Country Head Of Airfreight Egypt & Business Unit Manager Cairo (Cairo, Egypt)

Panalpina Cairo

Posted 2 months ago

Req ID: 151331 - Posted 03/12/2018 - Air Product Management (AF-1)

Job Function: General Management

Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-time

Contract Type: Permanent

Job Level: Management

Office Location: Cairo (CAI)

The Panalpina Group is one of the world's leading providers of supply chain solutions, combining its core products of Air Freight, Ocean Freight, and Logistics to deliver globally integrated, tailor-made end-to-end solutions. The Panalpina Group operates a global network with some 500 offices in more than 70 countries, and employs around 16,000 people worldwide.

We are looking to hire a Country Head of Airfreight Egypt & Business Unit Manager Cairo to be responsible for the Country EBIT results of the Air Freight product and the Business Unit Cairo EBIT results.

Responsibilities

The primary purposes of this role are:

  • To execute the global Air Freight product and trade lane management / procurement strategies at Country level

  • To execute the global Air Freight standards & guidelines at Country level

  • Fulfill and exceed customer expectations by providing the highest possible service quality to the customers

  • Optimize the transaction, Increase sales and manage costs optimally.

  • Responsible for strong growth within the BU and maximal utilization of business potential

  • Continuously strive for high productivity, competitive efficiency and best quality

  • Each BU will continuously strive for maximum productivity to assume

  • Fully adhere to all defined global processes, policies and standards and to local law

  • Drive QHSE within the organization, ensuring a continuous improvement of the QHSE management system with a special focus on:

  • The adherence to the global incident handling standards and the registration of incidents in the incident handling tool

  • The adherence to the global corrective and preventive action standards as well as being actively involved in the root cause analysis and agreement of corrective and preventive actions for severe and reoccurring incidents, audit findings, KPI deviations etc.

  • No major CAR-s from external audits against ISO 9001, ISO 14001 & OHSAS 18001 are raised.

  • The continual reduction of health, safety & environmental incidents and accidents

BU Manager Responsibility

  • Responsible for the financial results and the continuous supervision of the financial status, including activities in the field of accounting, financial controlling and strategic planning;

  • Prepare the local budget including the investment program, together with detailed documentation according to the instructions issued by Corporate Controlling;

  • Develop and expand customer relationships;

  • Implement the Internal Control System (ICS) and all processes included in the Internal Management System (IMS);

  • Responsible for the standardization of processes, structures and systems according to corporate decisions;

  • Arrange and continuously optimize organizational structures, including internal service providers, shared service and competence centers;

  • Responsible for the supervision of personnel matters, with particular emphasis on staff training and career planning in cooperation with local HR;

  • Ensure the adherence to instructions, policies and guidelines defined by Global Process Owners and corporate functions;

  • Ensure the adherence to the Panalpina Code of Conduct;

  • Inform him/herself about all applicable local and international laws, regulations, and legal obligations and of ensuring compliance;

  • Ensure a regular and consistent information flow to the Country Management about all important matters.

Trade Lane Management & Procurement

  • Responsible that the capacity and procurement strategy in the Country, as well as its execution, is in line with the global product and trade lane strategy;

  • Set up the capacity planning (allotments, BSA, consolidation share) based on the carrier strategy, the trade lane plans and guidelines received from Regional Air Freight;

  • Responsible for Capacity Management / Optimization, i.e.

  • Allotment optimization,

  • Local alignment with TLDs to get best cargo mix,

  • Ad-hoc capacity buy, in order to optimize cost of sale;

  • Track Country procurement execution against plan with respect to volumes and carriers and initiate and track corrective actions as required, as directed by Corporate Air Freight Trade Lane Management;

  • Develop, drive and monitor corrective actions in case of deviations of actual Air Freight Product performance against plan;

  • Negotiate / sign capacity deals on Country level - in line with corporate guidelines - and keep the respective Trade Lane Manager informed;

  • Ensure the management of capacity agreements in the respective systems;

  • Provide input to the Regional Head of Air Freight Trade Lane Management & Procurement on pricing analysis and support resolution of Country concerns (e.g. capacity management / better pricing / selection of carriers);

  • Challenge and validate the proposed MSRs from the Country TLDs for assigned trade lanes;

  • Decide on spot rates for new business opportunities;

  • Ensure up-to-date and confirmed selling rates in the central rate repository;

  • Ensure that carrier buying rates are made available and maintained in the Rate Portal;

  • Set KPI and incentive framework to be applied in the Country for specific SLAs with carriers, in alignment with the Global Head of Tradelane Management & Procurement Air Freight;

  • Monitor, control and consolidate performance feedback for regional review meetings;

  • Hold local incentive agreements negotiations - but only in alignment and with approval from Global Air Freight Trade Lane Management & Procurement;

  • Liaise with Global Own Controlled Product & Procurement Air when required;

  • Analyze cargo flows / cargo mix / consolidation benefit / GP out of Country;

  • Perform (Air carrier) DPO optimization in his/her Country;

  • Maintain and cultivate local relationships with carriers.

Qualifications

  • Minimum 12 years of operational air freight experience either on the forwarder or airline side

  • Minimum 12 years of operational of customs clearance air and ocean.

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in people management and leadership, including recruitment, training & development, coaching, conflict and performance management

  • Work experience in a global forwarding / logistics company

  • Profound knowledge of the air freight industry

  • Good knowledge of

  • Panalpina's strategy and products

  • Trends and opportunities

  • Markets (customers, competitors, suppliers, overall environment)

  • Procurement and capacity management for air freight, including service contracts

  • Business administration

  • Supplier management

  • The Country concerned, including knowledge of local suppliers

  • Local laws and regulations

Skills

  • Good ability to

  • Plan strategically and translate strategy into operational roadmaps, deploying resources efficiently while pushing for results

  • lead people, including hiring and retaining talent, directing reports, defining KPI's and monitoring performance

  • Work in teams

  • Organize, including prioritizing, planning, assigning and controlling objectives

  • Influence and negotiate

  • Communicate and network using advanced inter-personal skills

  • Analyze and conceptualize

  • Is result oriented and places great emphasis on customer focus

  • Is authentic, positive, honest and open

  • Acts as a role model for Corporate Values and fully adheres to the Code of Conduct

Languages

  • Fluent in English (written and spoken)
  • Local language (written and spoken) preferred
See if you are a match!

See how well your resume matches up to this job - upload your resume now.

resumetriaasssdfel.jp… Change Resume
Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
lc_ad

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Store Manager In Cairo GA

Dollar General Corporation

Posted Yesterday

VIEW JOBS 8/14/2018 12:00:00 AM 2018-11-12T00:00 Company Overview STORE MANAGER IN CAIRO GA Dollar General (NYSE: DG) is a Fortune 200 company with more than 14,500 retail locations in 44 states, 15 distribution centers and 130,000 employees that embody our mission of Serving Others each and every day. We work in an energetic atmosphere that embraces innovation, diversity and teamwork, all while keeping our customers and communities at the center of everything we do! At Dollar General, employees have numerous growth and development career opportunities through award-winning training and being part of one of America's fastest-growing retailers. Apply today and let's grow together! Job Details GENERAL SUMMARY: Responsible for the management of all employees in the effective planning and implementation of all store processes, including ordering, receiving, stocking, presentation, selling, staffing and support. DUTIES and ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: * Recruit, select and retain qualified employees according to federal and state labor laws and company policies; ensure store is properly staffed. * Provide proper training for employees; conduct performance evaluations; identify gaps for appropriate solutions and/or counseling, up to and including termination. * Make recommendations regarding employee pay rate and advancement. * Communicate performance, conduct and safety expectations regularly; coordinate meetings and events to encourage safety, security and policies. * Ensure that the store is appropriately staffed and effectively opened and closed each day. Personally open the store a minimum of two times per week; personally close the store a minimum of two times per week. * Evaluate operating statements to identify business trends (including sales, profitability, and turn), expense control opportunities, potential shrink, and errors. * Order to ensure the meeting or exceeding of in-stock targets; review ordering plan, seasonal direction and inventory management issues on a weekly basis; follow up on Basic Stock Replenishment (BSR)/cycle counts. * Facilitate the efficient staging, stocking and storage of merchandise by following defined company work processes. * Ensure that all merchandise is presented according to established practices; utilize merchandise fixtures properly including presentation, product pricing and signage. * Maintain accurate inventory levels by controlling damages, markdowns, scanning, paperwork, and facility controls. * Ensure the financial integrity of the store through strict cashier accountability, key control, and adherence to stated company security practices and cash control procedures. * Provide superior customer service leadership. * Maintain a clean, well-organized store; facilitate a safe and secure working and shopping environment. * Ensure that store is adequately equipped with tools necessary to perform required tasks. * Follow company policies and procedures as outlined in the Standard Operating Procedures manual, Employee Handbook, and company communications; ensure employee compliance. * Complete all paperwork and documentation according to guidelines and deadlines. Qualifications KNOWLEDGE and SKILLS: * Ability to read and interpret documents such as diagrams, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedures manuals * Ability to perform mathematical calculations such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and percentages. * Knowledge of cash handling procedures including cashier accountability and deposit control. * Ability to perform IBM cash register functions to generate reports. * Knowledge of inventory management and merchandising practices. * Effective oral and written communication skills. * Effective interpersonal skills. * Knowledge of recruiting, interviewing, hiring, counseling and termination practices including legal compliance and internal processes. * Knowledge of cash, facility and safety control policies and practices (deposits, store keys, SAFE program, etc.) * Good organization skills with attention to detail. * Ability to solve problems and deal with a variety of situations where limited standardization exists. WORK EXPERIENCE and/or EDUCATION: * High school diploma or equivalent strongly preferred. * One year of management experience in a retail environment preferred. COMPETENCIES: * Aligns motives, values and beliefs with Dollar General values. * Supports ownership by tapping into the potential of others. * Acts as a liaison between the corporate office and store employees. * Fosters cooperation and collaboration. * Interacts with staff tactfully yet directly and maintains an open forum of exchange. * Demonstrates responsiveness and sensitivity to customer needs. * Applies basic principles of retail (i.e., ordering cycles, peak inventories, merchandise flow, etc.). * Provides continuous attention to development of staff. * Recruits, hires and trains qualified applicants to fulfill a store need. * Ensures store compliance to federal labor laws and company policies and procedures. WORKING CONDITIONS and PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: * Frequent walking and standing. * Frequent bending, stooping and kneeling to run check out station, stock merchandise and unload trucks. * Frequent handling of merchandise and equipment such as hand-held scanner, pricing guns, box cutters, merchandise containers, two-wheel dollies, and U-boats (six-wheel carts). * Frequent and proper lifting of up to 40 pounds; occasional lifting of up to 55 pounds. * Occasional climbing (using ladder). * Regularly driving/providing own transportation to make bank deposits and occasionally to attend management meetings and to other Dollar General stores. * Fast-paced environment; moderate noise level. * Occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions. Dollar General Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. #CC# Dollar General Corporation Cairo GA

Country Head Of Airfreight Egypt & Business Unit Manager Cairo (Cairo, Egypt)

Panalpina