Job Summary

Alchemy are proud to be supporting a freight forwarding technology business who are changing the way the sector operates.

To assist the business to meet its goals, both locally and globally, we are seeking a Global Head of Project Management and Strategic Operations to join the business, in a permanent capacity, based in San Francisco.

This role will see you launching new initiatives as a Global and American Lead managing both strategic and operational projects and programs.

Responsibilities will include the:

  • Development and management of end to end customer focused operational improvement projects
  • Design of account management approaches that nurture and increase wallet share
  • Set up of a global project management office, developing and implementing project management methodology, procedures and standards across several global regions
  • Recruitment and management of a skilled program and project management team
  • Spearheading American programs and projects
  • Partnership with global operations strategy and leadership teams to implement projects at a global, regional and local level
  • Driving project schedules and timeframes to deliver high quality projects on time and on budget

Ideally you will have:

  • Exposure to the freight forwarding industry
  • Significant experience working in a Leadership role in a consulting environment focused on program and project management
  • Exposure to programs and projects that effect organisational design, process people and technology
  • A strong understanding of Change Management methodology and its practical implementation
  • The ability to think strategically while focusing on the detail
  • The ability to build strong relationships across the business both vertically and horizontally
  • A second language would be advantageous

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Job Summary

Reference: 9621

Sector: Consultancy

Location: San Francisco, California, United States

Salary: Market related

Contract: Permanent

Posted: 21 Mar 2019