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VAC4462 - Director of Park & Logistics

Division Logistics
Location Caucedo, Dominican Republic
Department CAUCEDO - DPW FZE CACEDO- DEP
Closing Date 13-Sep-2020
About the Business

DP World is a leading enabler of global trade and an integral part of the supply chain. We operate multiple yet related businesses – from marine and inland terminals, maritime services, logistics and ancillary services to technology-driven trade solutions.

We have a portfolio of 77 operating marine and inland terminals supported by over 50 related businesses in 40 countries across six continents with a significant presence in both high-growth and mature markets. We aim to be essential to the bright future of global trade, ensuring everything we do has long-lasting impact on economies and society and creates a better future for everyone.

Our dedicated team of over 37,000 employees from 110 countries cultivate long-standing relationships with governments, shipping lines importers and exporters, communities, and many other important constituents of the global supply chain, to add value and provide quality services today and tomorrow.

We make sure cargo keeps moving so people have the things they need, when they need them, helping economies grow and nations prosper. It’s an important job, and one that requires smart, proud, passionate people working all across the world – people who are not afraid to innovate and find new ways of driving our business forward. We foster a culture of collaboration, innovation and respect. Our global workforce is made up of 45,000 people with over 110 different nationalities who bring their experience and expertise together, allowing us to be a global leader.

By thinking ahead, foreseeing change and innovation we aim to create the most productive, efficient and safe trade solutions globally.

 

Job Summary & Job Purpose

Job Summary:

The Director of Park & Logistics, based in the Dominican Republic, reports to the Executive Director, is responsible for providing the strategy for the development of all aspects of the Logistics Park, high volume supply chain / logistics operations to guarantee a quality of consistent high-level service and customer satisfaction, profitability, profitable operations, and compliance with company policies and procedures.

Job Propose: 

Create, manage and control the operations and client portfolio of the Logistics Park, offering them an integrated and high quality service.  As well as directing the execution of the trading strategy for each of the units under your responsibility.

 

 

 

Key Accountabilities

 

  • Lead and lead 3PL compliance operations to achieve key goals and objectives and the execution of an operational and business plan.
  • Assess financial, economic and sociopolitical issues to identify trade opportunities and risks.
  • Interact with senior management by providing updates and solutions on situations related to the business impact of the project.
  • Analyze monthly financial performance against budget to adapt to changes and adapt quickly.
  • Develop the pricing structure of the different services of DP World Logistics.
  • Manage customer expectations and ensure compliance with the agreed terms of the contract.
  • Work together with other departments within DP World Caucedo and integrated with our Regional team, in order to produce the best results for our customers.
  • Manage each and every administrative and operational situation related to DP World Logistics.
  • Detect new opportunities through DP World Logistics for efficiency in the customer's supply chain.
  • Develop strong relationships with leading BCOs and customers, engage directly with decision makers that enable DP World Logistics to detect new opportunities.
  • Set income goals and account development plans that meet business expectations.
  • Develop financial models to assess the future profitability of business opportunities.
  • Engage operations and finance teams to ensure that trade agreements are financially and operationally sound.
Knowledge, experience and skills

 

Education:

  • Industrial Engineer/ Business Administration or related careers.
  • MBA or Master's degree in international trade or logistics preferred.

Experience:

  • More than 5 years of experience in management positions.
  • More than 7 years of experience in commercial development with 3PL or logistics provider.
  • Minimum 7 years in a leadership role required
  • Proven experience in client portfolio management.
  • Experience working in multinational companies is desire

Communication Skills:

  • Proven ability to develop and maintain relationships with customers.
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills including the ability to persuade, influence, negotiate, and make formal presentations in meetings.
  • Ability to speak, read and write business level English and Spanish.         
  • Have strong management and leadership skills.

Special Knowledge/Skills:

  • Advanced, applied understanding of project management methodologies with focus on managing solution driven strategy plans to achieve goals.
  • Knowledge of Strategic Planning processes. Ability to develop short and long-range project planning and effectively communicate information to diverse work groups required.
  • Ability to manage the financial aspects (purchasing, budget preparations and review, financial reporting and monitoring expenses, P & L experience) required.
  • Knowledge of Lean/Six Sigma is a plus.
Remuneration and Employment Benefits

 

The employment benefits package is reflective of the location.

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