A high-level operational and strategic role for a business-focused leader who can take our company further
This is a position with senior management responsibility for trucking, rail and barge within the scope of Europe. Thus you lead and manage the inland transportation team with a day-to-day focus on the operation of a reliable and cost-effective inland transportation network. Beyond this, you formulate strategy, action plans and implementation for mid-and long-term developments. Reporting to the COO you are a member of the operations management team and you work closely with the Regional Directors.
Join a major player
Samskip is an international company that provides the latest and most sustainable logistics solutions worldwide. As a senior manager with strategic responsibility, you will be perfectly placed to have a major influence on Samskip’s future and shape of Europe’s transport networks.
A vision for the business of transport
Samskip operates within a complex, highly competitive and fast-moving business environment. To help ensure our ongoing growth it is essential that you have an up-to-date and real-time understanding of these developments. With this will come a deep knowledge of all relevant business operations and wide industry experience, particularly with regard to trucking. You will also have built an extensive network of high-quality contacts and expertise.
All of this knowledge and experience will equip you to lead the tactical and strategic development of new modalities and geographies in cooperation with trade and regions management. Within this context, you are able to visualize a successful future and know how to reach it by deploying the right people and the appropriate resources at the right time.
You design and execute an efficient and effective organizational structure aligned with the business processes in collaboration with other corporate functions such as Human Resources and IT and Processes. Further, you develop, implement and maintain Key Performance Indicators (KPI) to measure and maintain service reliability, efficiency, asset utilization and costs at budgeted levels. Further detailed activities include:
At all times you act in the best interests of the Samskip Group and consider the interests and constraints of other activities and departments.
A great place to work
This role represents an outstanding opportunity to act and lead across a dynamic international platform at the cutting edge of 21st-century logistics. Moreover, you are based at our headquarters in Rotterdam, one of the world’s busiest and most important transport and shipping hubs. Samskip also offers:
Leading us into the future
Are you a decisive and self-confident leader who can focus on and achieve key objectives? Can you unite and inspire your teams through outstanding interpersonal and communication skills? Do you have the flexibility to adapt yourself and Samskip to whatever the future brings? Or to take a central role in shaping that future? If so, we’d love to hear from you. You should also bring:
If you think you have the experience and capability necessary to make a success of this role, we look forward to receiving your application. Click on the "Apply" button and send us your CV. If you have any questions about the vacancy feel free to call us on 088 – 400 15 10 or send an e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org.