Project Logistics Director

Kobaltt
Dubai, UAE

Ref: KP678-1287
Kobaltt

The Role


The Role


Description of the role
A leading Freight Forwarding company is looking for a Project Logistics Director to be responsible for the overall direction, coordination, implementation, execution, control and completion of specific projects ensuring consistency with company strategy, commitments and goals.
• Responsible for building and developing clients within the Oil + Gas, Industrial and EPC Industry. Initial target region for the UAE with growth to expand at a Regional level across the Middle East/ Europe and Asia.
• Identify and qualify potential sales leads and develop and maintain them so that there is a possibility of growing the business and a Sales Team.
• Effective planning/coordination, execution skills between clients, vendors, overseas offices/agents, transportation companies & various agencies involved in the supply chain.
• Should have managed at least one project valued around AED 500million as a general contract, including costing, quoting & executing the project

Requirements


Requirements


Required candidate profile
• Must have a project oriented background
• Ideally a logistics background, however strong knowledge of basic logistics principles / activities is acceptable
• Knowledge of supply chain activities
• Knowledge of procurement activities
• Must have a track record of project management from inception through to completion
• Must have strong working knowledge of the Gulf region
• Must have been involved with international business activities, and strong knowledge of transaction involved with such
• Command of Arabic language an advantage but not a must
• Must have the ability to frequently travel regionally and internationally
• Ability to create / manage / complete projects of various nature
• Business development oriented
• Lean Methodology, 6 Sigma experience
• Proficient in project management timelines (MS Project)
• Logistics development experience, ways of improving our logistics services within the warehousing environment
• Ability to forecast, adapt and manage changing trends and requirements
• Minimizes the company’s risk and exposure on projects.
• Able to project cost, revenue and profit over the short term and long

Characteristics
• Initiative and commitment to achieve
• Communication Skills
• Decision Making
• Planning and organizing skills
• Team Orientation
• Influence & negotiation skills
• Conflict Management
• Adaptability
• Attention to detail and quality

About the Company


About the Company


Kobaltt MENA are leaders in recruitment across Technical, Construction, Property, Supply Chain & Logistics, Facilities Management, Sales & Marketing and Accounting & Finance Markets. We enjoy long established client relationships with an in-depth knowledge of the MENA and International Market, offering candidates reputable career prospects.

With established Middle East regional offices located in Abu Dhabi, Doha and Dubai, Kobaltt is providing a specialist range of permanent and contract recruitment services to the construction, property and engineering, Supply Chain & Logistics, Oil & Gas, accountancy and finance sectors.

Our team has over 25 years accumulative years of experience being based in the GCC with established client networks and candidate profiles.
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