Vice President International Logistics
Company: Interstate Group Holdings, Inc.
Posted on: May 15, 2022
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for an accommodation or an alternative application process. Vice
President International Logistics Full Time Senior Management
Springfield, VA, US 30+ days ago Requisition ID: 1635 Primary
duties will include development and execution of strategic
initiatives to accomplish the companies' business objectives, full
profit & loss accountability, identification and acquisition of
necessary resources, planning and implementation of forecasts -
budgets - processes and procedures in the areas of Administration &
Finance, Operations, and Sales. -The position shall be part of the
Senior Management Team of the organization and holds with it the
associated responsibilities, obligations and professionalism. The
fulfillment of the assignments herein shall be fulfilled directly
and/or indirectly in collaboration with other management personnel,
staff or other resources. -ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
-include the following. -General Management:
- Develop and implement strategic plans and assignments to
advance and achieve the goals of the business unit's mission,
objectives and actions to meet customer satisfaction, revenue, and
- Construction of strategic plans are to include annual goals for
a running 3-year period.
- Ensure company operations to ensure necessary quality,
productivity and efficiency of resources.
- Evaluate performance of staff for compliance with established
policies and objectives of the company and their contributions in
attaining objectives. Ensure personal growth and development of
staff through coaching, motivation, training, and other means.
Ensure adequate knowledge regarding forwarding and related
industries to include; trends, competitors, governing authorities
and amongst others. Administration/Finance:
- Assumes full responsibility for profit & loss of the division
as well as preparation and presentation of forecasts, budgets &
operating results. Negotiates contracts with both partners and
- Manages the all-financial aspects of the division and works in
collaboration with the Finance Team to ensure appropriate pricing,
accurate billing, timely invoicing as well as receipt of
- Develops activity reports and financial statements to determine
progress and status in attaining objectives and revises plans in
accordance with market conditions.
- Ensures the proper technology platform is in place to meet
business needs and objectives. -Operations:
- Assumes full responsibility all operating activities,
procedures, policies, and standards. Recommends and implements
systems and process improvements by analyzing and reviewing work
flows. Works in collaboration with other departments and managers
to create enhancements for needed functions and features.
- Develops and manages vendor & carrier relationships and
- Acquisition, management and compliance of the companies'
licenses, certificates and authorities. -Business Development &
- Plans, develops, and implements strategies for meeting company
objectives pertaining to both retention and generation of revenue
sources. This includes opportunity identification & lead capture,
qualification, needs analysis, solutions development, presentation,
and closing. -
- Manages RFP & Proposal responses. Participates in presentation
as well as trains and coaches presentation teams.
- Identifies partnerships, acquisition and merger opportunities
that align with the company's business objectives, and direct
implementation activities when applicable. Foster initiatives and
expand business development channels with global suppliers to
solidify and enhance revenue and market share opportunities.
- Promotes the division through written articles and personal
appearances at external functions, as well as to regional,
national, and international constituencies.
- Provides advice and guidance to marketing efforts to ensure
global acceptance and understanding of company's brand and message.
Works with marketing to broaden company's audience and
-marketplace.OtherMiscellaneous duties as assigned that are
typically accountable to or the responsibility of this position
level within the organization.QUALIFICATIONSTo perform this job
successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential
duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are
representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions.Must have the
ability to withstand pressure inherent in a position at this level
of professional responsibility.Must demonstrate decision making
abilities and time management skills inherent with a position at
this level. Minimum requirement in Microsoft Word, Excel and
PowerPoint of Intermediate Level (Advanced Level or higher
preferred). Minimum keyboard skill level of 40 wpm
preferred.EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE -A college degree (4 years)
in in business administration, economics, transportation,
logistics, or related study areas. A minimum of 10-15 years of
hands-on experience in international forwarding. Should offer a
minimum of 5-7 years of supervisory/managerial experience in which
3+ years are in a senior management level with proven successful
results.Must have strong established relationships with industry
service providers. Ability to negotiate rates with service
providers. SUPERVISORY SKILLSResponsible for the overall direction,
coordination, and evaluation of department/division personnel and
activities. Carries out senior management and supervisory
responsibilities in accordance with the organizations policies and
applicable laws. Responsibilities include staff acquisition,
training and retention; planning, assigning and directing work;
appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees;
addressing complaints and resolving problems. -LANGUAGE SKILLS
-Above average ability is required for the following; read,
analyze, and interpret business periodicals, professional journals,
technical procedures, or governmental regulations. To write
reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. To
effectively present information and respond to questions from
groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
Foreign language skills are preferred.
MATHEMATICAL SKILLS Above average ability is required for the
following; add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of
measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. To
compute rates, ratios, and percent's and to draw and interpret
REASONING ABILITY -Above average ability is required for the
following; to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and
draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety
of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal
with several abstract and concrete variables.CERTIFICATES,
LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS -Prefer demonstration of third-party
accreditations and certifications in international forwarding.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are
representative of those that must be met by an employee to
successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing
the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use
hands to finger and type. The employee needs to be able to hear
well enough to communicate with coworkers and applicants. The
employee must be able to see well enough to read written items and
use a computer. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk,
and stoop. The employee is frequently required to sit and reach
with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or
move up to 25 pounds.
Keywords: Interstate Group Holdings, Inc., Springfield , Vice President International Logistics, Executive , Springfield, Massachusetts
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