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General Manager

Yang Kee Logistics - Expires on Nov 02, 2015
  • Country
  • Location
  • Job Type
  • Experience
  • Eligibility
  • Singapore
  • Not specified
  • Permanent - Full Time
  • 10+ years
  • Expat and local
Senior / Executive Management
Job Category
Transportation / Logistics

Job Description

  • Responsible for leading Yang Kee’s Transport Department and managing business unit's overall business and P&L performance
  • Responsible for planning and implementing departmental strategic goals and directions, in alignment with company's vision and objectives.
  • Build high-quality transport operations team through effective, results-oriented operations management.
  • Drive transport product development process and achieve profitable business growth
  • Lead business discussion, contract negotiations and implementations of key business plans
  • Maintain high standards of customer service and develop key customers’ relationships through superior account management.
  • Ensure compliance with Yang Kee’s operational, quality and HS&E (health, safety, environment) standards
  • Develop, monitor and sustain cost control programs across business unit, and perform regular cost analysis to achieve optimal resource utilisation.
  • Act as Subject Matter Expert for key Transportation products and services
  • Responsible for organic growth and development of business opportunities with new and existing customers.
  • Work closely with Business Development and Sales teams to develop Yang Kee's value proposition, maintain a healthy sales pipeline and gain new business
  • Collaborate with other Product Heads / Heads of Department in achieving corporate objectives for Logistics Division 
  • Reports to Divisional Head for Business Operations
  • Develop and foster positive, professional and creative problem solving work environment.
  • Provide leadership in coaching, mentoring, personnel selection and professional development of staff.
  • Establish ongoing programs to ensure continuous improvement, including initiatives such Kaizen and LEAN programs to maintain performance quality.
  • Perform day-to-day, general office administration duties and all others within managerial scope of responsibility.

Job Requirements

  • Minimum Bachelor Degree in Logistics, Supply Chain or Transportation or equivalent combination of work experience
  • At least 10-15 years of leadership experience in operations and business management at senior levels.
  • Proven track record in P&L management, operations management and transport product development
  • Demonstrated business acumen with extensive business experience in strategic & budget planning, Capex proposals and strategic asset investment  
  • Deep working experience in vehicle fleet management and transport optimisation models
  • Advantageous if familiar with container depot, chemical logistics and project logistics operations
  • Ability to develop short and long-range project planning and effectively communicate information to diverse work groups.
  • Good experience in developing and implementing new product capabilities, including TMS, sub-contractor management, optimization and productivity improvements
  • Good relationship with container depots, shipping lines and port operators.
  • Excellent track records in securing and developing key customers accounts
  • Excellent planning, problem-solving, collaboration, decision making, and organization skills.
  • Track record in championing new initiatives, change management and building teams Solid leadership and stakeholder management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including diplomacy and patience.
  • Strong drive and self-initiated

About the recruiter

Yang Kee Logistics

Established in 1990 and with its headquarters in Singapore, Yang Kee Logistics (“Yang Kee”, together with its subsidiaries, the “Group”) was founded with only a fleet of two trucks as a trucking ...

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