Manager, Field Implementation
en Agility

Fecha de publicación: 30/11/2019

Descripción del empleo

Your future at Agility

 

Agility Global Integrated Logistics is one of the world’s top freight forwarders and providers of contract logistics. It offers ocean, air and road freight, warehousing and distribution, and integrated supply chain services in more than 100 countries. GIL and its parent, Agility, are pioneers in emerging markets, and leader and investors in the use of technology to enhance supply chain efficiency. Agility is a publicly traded company with $4.6 billion in annual revenue. 

We are currently looking for a new member to our Global Transformation team based in Basel, Switzerland: 

 

Manager, Field Implementation

Objective

As a leading Global Freight Forwarder, Agility GIL is continually improving and innovating in the area of processes and systems. As part of a current Transformation initiative, Agility GIL is building and deploying new generation, web-based operations software that will manage the entire “quote-to-bill” operations cycle and related job accounting.

The Transformation team uses a “team-based” organization structure to develop and deploy the software. This includes the use of Agile and Agile-like development approaches in building the software and a highly user-focused implementation approach in the deployment of the software.

At both stages (development and deployment) the Transformation team emphasizes personal growth within the context of delivering high levels of user satisfastion.

 

Responsibilities 

  • Liaise closely with Senior Managers to achieve Transformation objectives and timelines
  • Collaborate with various Agile, Cross-functional, Business Process Owners, and other Field Implementation team members to ensure process and system consistency and standardization with implementations
  • Identify and communicate issues proactively and lead problem solving initiatives
  • Ensure proper and timely project reporting and communication
  • Assist country’s management and teams in capturing agreed Transformation benefits (training, monitoring, providing support as required, etc.)

Requisitos del puesto

Requirements 

  • Min. 2 years of experience in project and process management type of role
  • Bachelor’s degree in business related field or alternatively vocational Freight Forwarding training with additional management training
  • Experience in supporting transformation projects such as process reengineering, system implementation etc.
  • Familiarity with the freight forwarding/logistics industry preferred
  • Experience in supporting project activities of high complexity within stretch time lines and in dynamic environments
  • Pro-active communication with a positive “can-do” attitude
  • Strong soft skills – collaboration, teamwork, cultural sensitivity
  • Efficient time management skills, ability to multi-task and to work and deliver under pressure
  • Understand and promote Agile framework and principles
  • Excellent written and spoken English

Career Opportunity

You will have the opportunity to work for a dynamic and growing company with strong empowerment culture. You will be part of the global team focused on enabling the business with a better operational system to achieve strategic goals and to create value. The job will require up to 50 % travelling domestically and internationally.

Interested? We are looking forward to your application!

We only consider direct applications for this position.

Resumen de la oferta

Sobre Nosotros

La historia de Agility es análoga al crecimiento de los mercados emergentes en la economía global. La empresa se inició como proveedor local de almacenaje en Kuwait, y creció hasta convertirse en la mayor empresa de logística del Medio Oriente. Ha adquirido más de 40 marcas de logística en todo el mundo, invirtiendo miles de millones para construir una red global con una fuerte presencia en los mercados emergentes. En la actualidad, Agility es uno de los mayores proveedores de logística integrada del mundo, con más de 22.000 empleados y operaciones en 100 países.

El negocio comercial principal de Agility, Global Integrated Logistics (GIL), proporciona soluciones de cadena de suministro para satisfacer las necesidades de los clientes tradicionales y complejos. GIL ofrece transporte aéreo, marítimo y por carretera, almacenamiento, distribución y servicios especializados en logística de proyectos, ferias y eventos y productos químicos. El grupo de empresas Agility Infrastructure gestiona el sector inmobiliario industrial y ofrece servicios relacionados con la logística, como la optimización y consultoría aduanera, la gestión y el reciclaje de residuos, la aviación y los servicios de asistencia en tierra, el apoyo a los gobiernos y ministerios de defensa, .

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