Thursday, 21 April 2016

Job Vacancy at Damco (Maersk Line)

Damco is one of the world's leading third party logistics providers specialising in customised freightforwarding and supply chain solutions.
The company has about 11,000 employees working in more than 300 offices around the world and a global presence in about 100 countries. Damco is part of the Maersk Group. More information about Damco can be found on
Job Position: Area Program Manager
Department: Supply Chain/Logistics Operations
Ref.: DC-102866
The Area Program Manager(APM) has the Operational ownership of the area service delivery towards DPSA project and will be an 'Operational Excellence' ambassador.
Key Responsibilities
1.Service delivery and customer satisfaction
Maintain and improve customer satisfaction levels (NPS), internal measurement and visibility of operational performance.
Development of Global and Regional standards and IOPs for DPSA project.
Implement and verify implementation of cost reduction projects in the Damco delivery and support cost reduction projects in the customer supply chain.
2.Productivity and Profitability
Support establishing a profitability baseline for the account on CM2 level
Represent the account(s) during additional business implementations along with the implementation team.
Make expertise and knowledge available to Damco Operations and drive Operational Excellence through day-to-day execution and participation in inspirational workshops regionally and locally.
3.People Development
Ensure to maintain a Program Management and OPS team leader pipeline & have a succession plan in place.
Be involved in objective setting & performance management of the operational team.
Ensure to manage team also by providing recognition & feedback pro-actively.
4.Collaboration & community development
Engage with Commercial and Operational experts on Global/Regional/Cluster level to explore new developments servicing the changes in customer demand.
Participate in area / regional Program Management meetings, calls and share best practices pro-actively.
Take ownership of customer initiated projects and ensure internal resourcing is appropriate to execute within the agreed timeline.
Who we are looking for
1. Behavioral
Composure (high capacity for stress)
Confidence in dealing with people and building relationships
Ability to manage stakeholders on various levels in the organization
Assertive/decisive and pro-active
High sense of urgency and persistence
2. Technical
Damco operational structure and functionality (systems, products)
Project Management and training skills
Ability to organize and facilitate origin / vendor / customer workshops
Continuous Improvement techniques and metric driven
Outstanding verbal, writing and presentation skills
3. Experience / Skills
Bachelor Science degree preferably in Business / Logistics / Engineering
Experience of working with wide variety of complex operational and commercial challenges
Exposure and understanding of Business Improvement / Lean tools
Excellent communication and influence skills
Ability to interface with local and regional management teams
Being a team member supporting the global/regional/country teams proactively
5+ years relevant experience with a proven track record in operational management (preferably from APMM)
Ability to work in a matrix organization and influence decision makers
Proven and sustained track record of delivery, with focus on driving results through others
We Offer
Becoming part of an exciting company that has a track record of strong performance and ambitious aspirations in a growing industry.
Wide range of international career opportunities and lots of opportunities for personal and professional growth.
Truly international working environment.
Strong emphasis on value and team based leadership and an open and engaging company culture.
Competitive compensation package
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should
Click here to Apply