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Logistics Manager

Qatar Project Management (QPM)

Doha, Qatar

Ref: KP594-801

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

- Assist the Senior Project Manager in delivery of Project Management requirements for managed Project(s)
- Organize, monitor, store and distribute goods on behalf of the Client liaising with various internal and external stakeholders
- Draft, review or recommend any logistics related documents as required
- Identify, develop and promote Programme and Project logistics policies and Procedure
- Ensure and review logistics compliance related to Projects Competently deliver any logistical issues or requirements on various projects
- Liaise with various stakeholders, internally and externally
- Strategically plan and manage logistics, warehouse, transportation issues etc.
- Direct, optimize and coordinate full order cycle
- Plan site set-up to move labour, plant, and materials around site efficiently (e.g. hoarding, gates, site accommodation, cranes, hoists, security, temporary services, material delivery and waste management strategy, catering)
- Plan internal and external logistics routes through the project phases focusing on separation of vehicles, machinery and people. Lay down areas and offloading points
- Pre-plan the usage of key assets such as hoists to ensure planned assets meet the needs of the program
- Organize resources to work additional hours as required to meet project deadlines (e.g. extended site hours if required by client)
- Responsible for ensuring logistics activities are not a constraining factor on the program, where deemed unavoidable ensuring the issues are communicated in order that de-confliction can occur
- Liaise and negotiate with consultants, contractors, suppliers and manufacturers
- Keep track of quality, quantity, stock levels, delivery times, transport costs and efficiency
- Comply with laws, regulations and ISO requirements
- Create a secure site
- Responsible for all traffic management internally and externally, weighbridges and road network cleanliness
- Manage installation of site accommodation and manage these facilities
- Create operational procedures and method statements
- Organize site inductions, ensure induction records are securely stored
- Create a schedule of logistics meetings and ensure logistics is represented at site meetings


Skills and Competencies
- Minimum of 10 years post graduate experience with experience in major infrastructure projects or programmes; preference will be given to roads, aviation, structures or rail related experience
- A track record of delivery within a construction management or logistics function (over the past 3 years) that has led to performance improvement e.g. cost reduction, process/service enhancements, innovation, winning work etc.
- Personal commitment to promoting a sustainable approach to logistic procurement and supply chain development
- Excellent communication skills that build empathy and support, engage with individuals at all levels, influence, promote
- Intellectual capacity to deal with complex logistics issues, and to implement logistics and supply chain vision, strategy and priorities. A driver of performance improvement
- IT skills (e.g. Powerpoint, Visio, Word, Excel)
- An inspirational manager that can get the best out of individuals and teams. Can build consensus, work in a matrix structure, deliver performance and outcomes, and drive the professional and personal development of team members
- Manage suppliers: scaffolding, temporary electrics, plumbing, welfare and office accommodation
- Able to organize resources to enable contract deadlines to be achieved
- Demonstrable track record in the delivery of large multidisciplinary projects
- In-depth knowledge of logistics procedures
- A “rounded profile”, comfortable with planning, analysis and managing process (the successful candidate will also be able to mobilize people and teams and by their leadership skills lead teams and secure successful deliverables)
- Effective in building good working relationships within complex structures, both internally and with various project stakeholders

Mandatory Requirements
- University degree from a recognized university in an appropriate field such as Business Administration, Logistics or Supply Chain Management or equivalent
- Excellent communication skills in English, written and spoken
- Driver’s license
- Desirable requirements
- Evidence of suitable professional qualification CEng, PMP, MRICS or equivalent is preferable
- Master’s degree in a relevant field
- Recognized safety programme, qualified and up to date
- First Aid
- Lifting Supervisor Certification
- Arabic language skills
- Experience of working in Qatar and / or the Gulf region

About the Company

Qatar Project Management (QPM) is an independent subsidiary of Barwa Real Estate Development Company that provides expertise in Project Management, Design Management, Construction Management, and Contract Administration together with other associated Project Management functions. Established in 2008, QPM is centralized platform for provision of Project Management services to Barwa and Qatari Diar as well as local and international markets. QPM provides these services through an in-house team of highly-skilled, motivated, and qualified professionals supported by state-of-the-art information technology and highly-effective Project Management systems.

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