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Agility Global Integrated Logistics is one of the worlds 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 $46 billion in annual revenue

We are currently looking for a new member to our Global Finance team based in Baar, Switzerland

Director, Program Management Office

The organization is currently implementing a significant change program across its financial global services, in country and within its internal shared service centers across all regions We are looking for the best talent to head up our Project Management Office, as the Program Management Director this role is a pivotal to the leadership and successful delivery of existing and future Agility projects

You will have the opportunity to work for a dynamic and growing company with a strong empowerment culture within a multicultural environment As the Director, PMO, you will be a key member of the senior leadership team reporting directly to the SVP of Financial Operations

Your responsibilities

You will develop and implement best practices to enable successful delivery of a broad range of Finance change projects across the business
You will oversee the portfolio of organizational projects, providing expert knowledge and practices, supporting and monitoring progress and reporting on portfolio status
You will manage projects & programs directly, including the ongoing Oracle implementation project as well as the Finance Transformation Project
You will be responsible for the development, introduction and on-going iteration of the finance organizations project delivery approach
You will provide strong leadership in a matrix environment to promote best practices in managing interrelated projects and programs to ensure successful delivery & adoption
You will work with operational and project teams to manage change and introduce best practice process & procedures including status updates, risk & issue management within the business

Job Requirements Your qualification

Preferred Bachelor degree in Project Management, Business Administration, Finance, or Economics, MBA or relevant advanced degree is beneficial
Experience delivering large scale ORACLE ERP implementation projects would be required
At least 5 years of relevant project management or PMO management experience, within a company or with a consulting organization
Six Sigma and Lean Certification beneficial
Experience implementing, managing transitions and working with shared services required
Experience working on Financial Transformation Projects required
Advanced Excel and PowerPoint, Microsoft Project skills are a must
Proven ability to develop and maintain high profile, influential and collaborative relationships across teams, easily gains trust and confidence of multiple stakeholders
Ideally a good understanding of the freight forwarding business model, including an interest in global business trends, their implications to the freight forwarding business model and impact on working capital and cash position of the logistics industry sector
Proven experience leading & developing successful teams
Excellent written & spoken English is essentialInterested

You can apply here or by sending an email with your CV to Katharina Antwi kantwiATagilityDOTcom

Welcome on board!

Job Snapshot Employee Type Full-Time
Location Baar, Canton of Zug
Job Type Consultant Finance Transportation
Experience Not Specified
Date Posted 5/28/2019

About Us Agility brings efficiency to supply chains in some of the globes most challenging environments, offering unmatched personal service, a global footprint and customized capabilities in developed and developing economies alike Agility is one of the worlds leading providers of integrated logistics It is a publicly traded company with more than $44 billion in revenue and more than 22,000 employees in over 500 offices across 100 countries

Agilitys core commercial business, Global Integrated Logistics (GIL), provides supply chain solutions to meet traditional and complex customer needs GIL offers air, ocean and road freight forwarding, warehousing, distribution, and specialized services in project logistics, fairs and events, and chemicals Agilitys Infrastructure group of companies manages industrial real estate and offers logistics-related services, including e-government customs optimization and consulting, waste management and recycling, aviation and ground-handling services, support to governments and ministries of defense, remote infrastructure and life support

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Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Logistics/Freight Forward/Distribution/Courier
Functional Area : IT Software : Software Products & Services
Role : Project Leader/ Project Manager
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 11th Jan 2020

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