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Project Manager

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DPDHL

US

10 days ago
full-time
degree mentioned

Job highlights

Qualification

High school diploma or equivalent required. 5+ years of experience required. Strong operational skills. Strong knowledge of logistics. Heavy lift domestic trucking experience. Strong management skills

Responsibility

As a member of the Senior Industrial Projects Team, the primary role is to manage, coordinate, and control all activities associated with the shipping and logistics across all areas of supply chain management. Deliver overall logistics service to the client. Analyze KPIs to ensure efficiency and procedures are maintained. Liaise with client on a scheduled basis to review service provision and develop business opportunities. Responsible for contract negotiations. Account retention and development. Within the limits of the role assures safe project execution to the client's satisfaction, consistent with cost, schedule and contractual requirements. Within the limits of the role accountable for overall project delivery to time and budget as well as expected results for HSE and client satisfaction. Assures the project execution is in accordance with policies, procedures, systems, and requirements approved by the Company. Manages and coordinates activities of project personnel by direct supervision. Supervise operations and logistics teams across all locations. Global high level logistics planning. Support and supervision of key shipments if required. Support team members during peak periods in different areas of operation when required. Ensure project compliance with Customs and other shipping regulations. Ensure evaluations of Service Providers are reviewed and audited. Drive and manage search for improved services and rates from Service Providers. Ensure project shipment processing is executed in line with quality & safety procedures. Ensure all financial and administrative activities comply with the Company’s standards, at all times. Have overview and sign off of all SOPs relating to the project in conjunction with Contracts Manager and KAM. Provide direction and support to team. Provide team with targets against agreed timelines. Performance Management – appraisal, evaluation, staff development. Encourage and create a spirit of co-operation between teams in different locations. Provide manpower planning for Logistics function within Supply Chain. Assist in the management of personnel issues within the Logistics Team where required. Attend meetings with entire Logistics Team to give all members the opportunity to receive information and give feedback where required. Provide motivation and drive to deliver the above in an integrated team environment and proactively contribute towards all activities to meet the Projects overall objectives

Job Description

Description

Job Title: Industrial Projects – Senior Project Manager Job Location: Portland, OR DHL Global Forwarding (DGF) is the world leader in air freight services and one of the leading providers of ocean freight services. Around 30,000 employees work to ensure the transport of all kinds of shipments by air or sea. DGF's logistics solutions span the entire supply chain, from the factory to the shop floor. They also include special transport-related services. Our business model is very asset-light, as it is based on the brokerage of transport services between customers and freight carriers. We consolidate shipments to achieve higher volumes, purchase cargo space at better conditions and optimize network utilization. Our global presence means we can offer a variety of routing options and meet our customers' increasing demand for multimodal shipments. We have an exciting opportunity for an Industrial Projects Senior Project Manager. As a member of the Senior Industrial Projects Team, the primary role is to manage, coordinate, and control all activities associated with the shipping and logistics across all areas of supply chain management. Key Responsibilities: • Deliver overall logistics service to the client • Analyze KPIs to ensure efficiency and procedures are maintained • Liaise with client on a scheduled basis to review service provision and develop business opportunities • Responsible for contract negotiations • Account retention and development • Within the limits of the role assures safe project execution to the client's satisfaction, consistent with cost, schedule and contractual requirements • Within the limits of the role accountable for overall project delivery to time and budget as well as expected results for HSE and client satisfaction • Assures the project execution is in accordance with policies, procedures, systems, and requirements approved by the Company • Manages and coordinates activities of project personnel by direct supervision • Supervise operations and logistics teams across all locations • Global high level logistics planning • Support and supervision of key shipments if required • Support team members during peak periods in different areas of operation when required • Ensure project compliance with Customs and other shipping regulations • Ensure evaluations of Service Providers are reviewed and audited • Drive and manage search for improved services and rates from Service Providers • Ensure project shipment processing is executed in line with quality & safety procedures • Ensure all financial and administrative activities comply with the Company’s standards, at all times • Have overview and sign off of all SOPs relating to the project in conjunction with Contracts Manager and KAM • Provide direction and support to team • Provide team with targets against agreed timelines • Performance Management – appraisal, evaluation, staff development • Encourage and create a spirit of co-operation between teams in different locations • Provide manpower planning for Logistics function within Supply Chain • Assist in the management of personnel issues within the Logistics Team where required • Attend meetings with entire Logistics Team to give all members the opportunity to receive information and give feedback where required • Provide motivation and drive to deliver the above in an integrated team environment and proactively contribute towards all activities to meet the Projects overall objectives Skills / Requirements: • High school diploma or equivalent required • BA/BS degree preferred • 5+ years of experience required • Strong operational skills • Strong knowledge of logistics • Heavy lift domestic trucking experience • Strong management skills Why join DHL Global Forwarding? We are part of Deutsche Post DHL, the world’s leading logistics provider with operations in over 220 countries. Visit our career site on the web at https://www.logistics.dhl/us-en/home/careers.html