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VAC4464 - Senior Manager Supply Chain Solutions

Division Logistics
Location Dubai, U.A.E.
Department DPW FZE DUBAI PORT INTL
Closing Date 23-Sep-2020
About the Business

DP World is a leading enabler of global trade and an integral part of the supply chain. We operate multiple yet related businesses – from marine and inland terminals, maritime services, logistics and ancillary services to technology-driven trade solutions.

We have a portfolio of 77 operating marine and inland terminals supported by over 50 related businesses in 40 countries across six continents with a significant presence in both high-growth and mature markets. We aim to be essential to the bright future of global trade, ensuring everything we do has long-lasting impact on economies and society and creates a better future for everyone.

Our dedicated team of over 37,000 employees from 110 countries cultivate long-standing relationships with governments, shipping lines importers and exporters, communities, and many other important constituents of the global supply chain, to add value and provide quality services today and tomorrow.

We make sure cargo keeps moving so people have the things they need, when they need them, helping economies grow and nations prosper. It’s an important job, and one that requires smart, proud, passionate people working all across the world – people who are not afraid to innovate and find new ways of driving our business forward. We foster a culture of collaboration, innovation and respect. Our global workforce is made up of 45,000 people with over 110 different nationalities who bring their experience and expertise together, allowing us to be a global leader.

By thinking ahead, foreseeing change and innovation we aim to create the most productive, efficient and safe trade solutions globally.

 

Job Purpose

The Senior Manager Supply Chain Solutions is responsible for identifying and qualifying additional sales opportunities and developing additional products and services for use by the Strategic Accounts Manager, Supply Chain (SAMS).

The role is an integral part of the Supply Chain and Logistics organization, working to support the sales efforts through software, products and services offerings.

The successful candidate must be able to work independently, be comfortable with ambiguity, and be able to communicate with and influence employees at all levels of the organization. S/he will be a strong project manager with deep analytical abilities and will over-index in several leadership competencies, particularly deep dive, invent and simplify, ownership, bias for action and deliver results.

Key Accountabilities

 

  • Develop product lines and evaluate new ideas for market viability
  • Performs customer analysis and competitive assessments employing corporate methodologies
  • Responsible for the analysis and evaluation of key market statistics and customer requirements to define product strategies and identify product opportunities to expand the market share
  • Collaborates with the relevant stakeholders to create products and validate early product definitions
  • Bring new products to market with return-on-investment analysis
  • Lead the development of detailed roadmaps and business plans including product life, technology development, and communicate strategies and training of supporting products
  • Manage from concept, to design, sample production, testing, forecast, cost, mass production, promotion, support, and finally product end of life
  • Responsible for managing and implementing marketing activities through research, strategic planning and implementation
  • Work closely with the SAMS on license deals, enhancing account coverage, and deepening relationships with existing clients.
  • Expand licenses of existing products with assigned clients
  • Assist in handling customer concerns, support inquiries and renewals
  • Partner with other departments to serve the customer and resolve issues

 

Other:

  • Applicable if role has direct or indirect reports - responsible for the management and leadership of an engaged team, promoting collaboration and ensuring that each is developed and evaluated against goals and objectives which are aligned, specific, measurable, attainable yet challenging, realistic and time bound.
  • Act as an ambassador for DP World at all times when working; promoting and demonstrating positive behaviors in harmony with DP World’s Founder’s Principles, values and culture; ensuring the highest level of safety is applied in all activities; understanding and following DP World’s Code of Conduct and Ethics policies
  • Perform other related duties as assigned 

 

Experience & Qualification

 

  • Minimum Bachelor's degree in Logistics or Industrial Engineering or equivalent experience
  • 10-12 years of experience of supply chain related software experience/ implementing software or managing specific product lines
  • 2+ years of Product Management experience with a major Supply Chain Execution or Supply Chain Planning Systems company preferred
  • Experience building productive internal and external working relationships with Sales teams, Customer Support groups, Professional Services consultants, and stakeholders
  • Knowledge of professional selling strategies as well as knowledge of complex sales methodology
Remuneration and Employment Benefits

 

The employment benefits package is reflective of the location.

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