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Vice President International Logistics

Company: Interstate Group Holdings, Inc.
Location: Springfield
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

This website is AudioEye enabled and is being optimized for accessibility. To open the AudioEye Toolbar, press shift + =. The toolbar contains the followingThe AudioEye Help Desk to report accessibility and usability related issues.The AudioEye Certification Statement to explain the ongoing web accessibility and usability enhancements for this website.The Player tool to listen to this site read aloud. The Player is not intended as a substitute for your screen reader. If you are unable to complete this application due to a disability, contact this employer to ask 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 profitability expectations.

  • 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 clients.
    • 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 funds.
    • 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 performance.
      • Acquisition, management and compliance of the companies' licenses, certificates and authorities. -Business Development & Marketing:
        • 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 graphs.

          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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