Manager Innovation and Operations

  • Delft
  • HBO
  • Salary indication €3,800-4,000
  • 40 Hours per week
  • Fulltime
  • #1AV0042184

About the job

As manager operations innovation you will work at the European headquarters of our clients large international company.
As part of the Operations team you will take care of the operational and innovation activities.
You are responsible for managing various accounts such as IT, OPS, Innovation and Contract and you lead the communication between the Headquarters in Korea and 16 local sales subsidiaries asking them for input from all logistics teams in Europe.

In addition, you know everything about logistics activities in Europe and you advise management to improve logistics operations.
Your most important activities are:

  • Acting as Account Manager for the IT, Operations, Innovations and Contracts components;
  • Communication leader between different (head) offices;
  • Managing innovation projects, in collaboration with different departments, head office and local sales subsidiaries;
  • Perform KPI analyzes and improve operations and processes;
  • Perform cost-saving logistic result calculations and prepare reports;
  • IRRE Management.

Job requirements

You are someone with a strong result driven mindset and extensive managerial experience. You have strong communication, persuasion, negotiation and analytical skills. You describe yourself as:

  • Independent: Able to plan own projects and set priorities;
  • Responsible: Able to work towards and meet deadlines;
  • Quality: Accurate with an eye for detail;
  • Sensitivity: Strong communicator, cultural awareness.

You have:

  • A Master Degree in Logistics/SCM;
  • Around 5 years working experience in a relevant role with Logistics / Supply Chain;
  • Extended knowledge of SCM/Logistics;
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills;
  • A proficient level of English and Korean;
  • The ability and will to travel.

About the company

This company is one of the fastest growing logistics service providers in the world and specializes in innovative logistics services by developing and applying optimized solutions
and providing SCM consultancy to customers based on their own Cello platform. The company is active worldwide in 40 countries
employing more than 4.500 logistics ex perts.

The Operation Innovation Manager is part of the Operations team located at the European HQ in Delft.
This location is easily accessible from Rotterdam, The Hague (Den Haag) and Leiden.

What we offer

  • An interesting job for a great employer;
  • A fulltime contract;
  • A gross salary between €4000-€5000 per month, based on fulltime and depending on your experience;
  • Outstanding secondary benefits, for instance a fully paid health care insurance and fitness subscription.

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Vestigings gegevens

ASA Professionals MIdden
Breestraat   51   -53
2311 CJ, Leiden

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