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Senior Project Manager, Logistics

We are looking to recruit a remote Senior Project Manager, based in the Northeast or West Coast region of America. Within this growing team, you will serve as primary liaison to stakeholders throughout a project lifecycle. You will be responsible for delivering every project on time within budget and scope.

About the Role

How you will contribute

  • Serve as primary liaison to business customers and provide recommendations for improved system processes. Develop deliverables related to project initiation including feasibility studies, risk assessment, project initiation reports, staffing, project organization outline, and standards and control procedures.
  • Develop good working relationships with the local customer plant and project leader; ensures that we establish excellent two-way communication.
  • Monitor project progress, deliverables, quality assurance, and customer service.
  • Adjust resources as necessary to ensure project success and completion.  Provide work direction and feedback to all team members and assist them in issue resolution. 
  • Develop new processes as necessary to ensure mission critical systems are completed; provide expertise in identifying appropriate methodologies for large-scale projects. 
  • Prepare and deliver formal presentations to colleagues and management.  Shares “best practices” for account management, staff development, and technical expertise.
  • Develop, maintain & follow a detailed Launch Plan based on syncreon Launch Process Template with focus on the following: Daily follow-up with customers e.g. Plan for Every Part, Milestones, Ramp-Up plans, Scope of Work etc., daily follow-up with internal project team members, discuss project exceptions/issues from each project discipline, and ensure that the communication and dynamics within the project team will support the success of the project.
  • Ensure that any external suppliers of equipment or services are sourced appropriately.
  • Maintain, update & distribute weekly or bi-weekly Flash Report for Steering Committee review so that it presents an honest reflection of the project’s status. Review, communicate and escalate critical project issues with VP Project Management & Steering Committee in a timely manner.
  • Schedule and facilitate project meetings as required to ensure that all aspects of the project are dealt with professionally and efficiently.
  • Develop Project Evidence Binder, in line with clearly documented syncreon expectations and QS Standards – managed throughout the project on the Portal Server.
  • Manage the Project Budgets (Resources & CAPEX) – If there is any risk to this objective, it would be expected that the Project Manager escalates accordingly to the VP Project Management/Steering Committee so that alternative plans can be made to either bring the budgets back on track or request further justified approvals
  • Provide leadership, support & training to project team members and new operational staff.
  • Manage handover process to Operations (Plant Manager sign-off) at the appropriate time which will be jointly determined by Business Development and Operations.
  • Other duties as assigned


Your Key Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree (Masters also preferred); experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.
  • Experience in Project Management in automotive and/or logistics environment. Operational experience also preferred.
  • Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks and reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations.
  • Job requires analyzing information and using logic to address work-related issues and problems.
  • Job requires accepting criticism and dealing calmly and effectively with high stress situations and willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges.
  • Ability to be open to change (positive or negative) and to considerable variety in the workplace and the persistence in the face of obstacles.

DP World offers exciting and challenging roles within a growing international organization. We strive to hire and develop the right people, locally and globally; stimulating personal growth and self-development within an informal atmosphere. We offer a market competitive compensation package.

About DP World
We are the leading provider of worldwide smart end-to-end supply chain logistics, enabling the flow of trade across the globe. Our comprehensive range of products and services covers every link of the integrated supply chain – from maritime and inland terminals to marine services and industrial parks as well as technology-driven customer solutions. Both syncreon and Imperial are part of our family. 
We deliver these services through an interconnected global network of 295 business units in 78 countries across six continents, with a significant presence both in high-growth and mature markets. Wherever we operate, we integrate sustainability and responsible corporate citizenship into our activities, striving for a positive contribution to the economies and communities where we live and work. 

Our dedicated, diverse and professional team of more than 97,657 from 158 nationalities are committed to delivering unrivalled value to our customers and partners. We do this by focusing on mutually beneficial relationships – with governments, shippers, traders, and other stakeholders along the global supply chain – relationships built on a foundation of mutual trust and enduring partnership. 

We think ahead, anticipate change and deploy industry-leading digital technology to further broaden our vision to disrupt world trade and create the smartest, most efficient and innovative solutions, while ensuring a positive and sustainable impact on economies, societies and our planet.

DP World is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO). We strongly believe that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success and we make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills. We welcome applications from all members of society irrespective of age, gender, disability, race, religion or belief.
By submitting your resume and application information, you authorize DP World to transmit and store your information in the world-wide recruitment database, and to circulate that information as necessary for the purpose of evaluating your qualifications for this or other job vacancies.



Nearest Major Market: Phoenix

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