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Direct Imports Program Manager

Job ID: 1696399 | Q-Express Documents Transport

DESCRIPTION


An innovative Operations leader with superior analytical and planning abilities and preferred experience in Supply Chain / Logistics Operations. Must have knowledge of the local logistics and experience working with freight forwarders and customs. Must have excellent technical, problem-solving, and communication skills.

Responsibilities:

· Find practical and simple solutions to complex problems without sacrificing quality or core functionality.
· Experience defining projects, collecting requirements, designing process and system solutions, writing detailed functional specifications, coordinating efforts to scope, schedule; as well as managing some cost related KPIs and On time metrics for inbound shipments
· Ability to utilize exceptional problem-solving, and communication skills to influence business and technical audiences
· Work collaboratively with multiple teams to partner on a common goal/project

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

· Candidates must be independent and flexible, with solid communication skills, and a strong customer focus.
· Spoken and written Arabic and English language skills.
· Outstanding analytical, problem solving, and organizational skills
· Must be detail-oriented with a demonstrated ability to self-motivate and follow through on issues.
· Candidate must have Supply Chain and Planning knowledge through work experience or coursework.
· Proficiency in SQL, Microsoft Excel and basic programming skills.
· Experience in Logistics Cost Reduction related projects and KPI performance tracking
· At least 5 years of experience as in Operations Logistics and freight forwarding

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

· Engineering Degree, Masters in Management studies or MBA.
· Strong verbal and written communication skills.
· Strong attention to detail and organizational skills
· Strong program management skills and ability to prioritize in complex, fast-paced environment