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Senior Project Manager - Logistics - Kuwait

Job Description and Requirements

Accountable for the Project Management component of the Corporate Logistics function from concept to completion in accordance with Company Policy and agreed objectives. Work within approved budget agreed time scale and quality requirements.

The below Key Performance Areas include but are not limited to:

  • Work with stakeholders to define requirements, implement project deliverables and provide project status updates to enable the Logistics Project team to expand into new markets, improve process and systems, onboard new brands through feasibility studies, strategy development, operational support and controlled project management. 
  • Communicate effectively with stakeholders to identify needs and evaluate alternative business solutions. 
  • Ensure regular communication with all Alshaya Departments and Franchise Partners, and conduct regular and constructive meetings with all third-party service providers engaged in projects
  • Remain on the forefront of emerging industry practices. Initiate and maintain key contracts. Manage all processes within one’s own area of expertise in line with company policies and procedures and market guidelines.
  • Deliver clearly defined project deliverable on time, to budget, at the agreed quality
  • Forecast likely business benefits and track success of project
  • Ensure that costs are kept to within budgeted levels, continuously looking for additional savings to maximize bottom line contribution.
  • Implement and coach project management methodologies to ensure robust project governance
  • Control the scope of the project and formally managing change
  • Manage projects within Logistics from concept to completion in accordance with Company
  • Policy and agreed objectives.
  • Accountable for delivery of cross functional projects through leadership, influence and engagement.
  • Accountable for the delivery of multiple projects/programs from inception through implementation, including planning, risk, cost and benefit management.

Knowledge/ Skills:

  • An appropriate Business degree essential Experience:
  • Must have significant experience of managing complex projects from inception through implementation in challenging environments.
  • Background in a senior role within an international shipping, logistics or retail supply chain business (operational management is beneficial but not essential)
  • Evidence of strong relationship building skills that enables robust and effective stakeholder management.
  • Experience of managing and developing specialist project teams that can operate in matrix environment
  • Project Management minimum 10 years’ experience