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61455775 Head of Landside Execution - West Coast - Florham Park, NJ

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Bachelor's Degree
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Head of Landside Execution - West Coast


Los Angeles


Commercial/Sales/Business Development

Last application date: 3/12/2021

As the Head of Landside Transportation Execution, your mission is to manage our West Coast landside operation, monitor our network's overall performance, and manage vendors. To be successful, you will need to demonstrate agility, demonstrate a proactive approach, and collaborate with cross-function teams and Senior Leadership. You will need to have the ability to drive change and insight to develop and implement cost savings and process improvement initiatives.
We offer

At Maersk we value the diversity of our talent and will always strive to recruit the best person for the job - we value diversity in all its forms, including but not limited to: gender, age, nationality, race, sexual orientation, disability or religious beliefs. We are proud of our diversity and see it as a genuine source of strength for building high performing teams

Key responsibilities

\*Responsible for leading a specific geographical area and reporting to the Regional Head of Landside Transportation Execution (LTX).
\*Manage a large group of ILWU union clerical staff in both Northern and Southern California locations.
\*Participate in union meetings as well as negotiations in conjunction with labour relation leaders.
\*Work through grievances and arbitrations as needed to support the organization.
\*Develop priorities to drive performance and ensure alignment to objectives.
\*Monitor, record and report cost savings, service failures, cost changes, and any other input towards key measurements.
\*Drive collaboration between cross-functional teams.
\*Lead and contribute towards the operating system, build a high-performance culture.
\*Build a good working relationship with vendors and customers and staff to ensure customer satisfaction.
\*Ensure all new change initiatives are implemented by the team, and within the standard global landscape.
\*Lead and develop team through coaching, goal setting, periodic feedback, and reviews.
\*Drives cost reductions within the function.
\*Has responsibility for training and growing employees within function, improves the way the team works.
\*Challenge, drive and improve global standards.

We are looking for

Job Specifications:

Education and Experience

\*Bachelor's degree required
\*Five or more years transportation experience required preferably in operational logistics
\*Five of more years' experience in a leadership role
\*Union management experience preferred

Technical Skills and Competencies:

\*Proven leadership skills and ability to create followership.
\*Customer oriented
\*Strong execution mindset
\*Strong understanding of transportation industry and in particular internal shipment cost drivers
\*Articulate individual who can relate to people at all levels of an organization and possesses excellent communication skills
\*Organizational and time management skills - multi-tasking and prioritizing, planning work activities efficiently to meet deadlines and high-level goals
\*Conflict resolution and negotiation - bringing others together and trying to reconcile differences
\*Drive for results - drives for results and success, conveys a sense of urgency and drives issues to closure, persist despite obstacles and opposition
\*Collaborative - works together with others in the business unit to achieve results, fosters teamwork
\*Proven ability to deliver under pressure
\*Working knowledge of MS office products and ability to quickly adapt to software

Last application date: 3/12/2021

At APM Terminals, we are a team of over 20,000 employees spread across more than 60 countries united by a passion to provide our expertise in port operations and container management services. By providing the expertise and port infrastructure essential to world trade, we actively support the advancement of the societies around us, enabling local economies to unlock their potential and build an even stronger global community. Working with a team of talented professionals you will get a chance to experience different cultures and make friends all over the world. You'll find a culturally diverse, stimulating environment at any of our offices, terminals or depots. When you join APM Terminals, the world is your workplace. APM Terminals is an independent business unit within the Danish Maersk Group - a Global Fortune 500 company with about 89,000 employees and offices in 130 countries with global growth opportunities in a range of fields from shipping and energy to our offshore and manufacturing industries - Join us to achieve even your most ambitious career goals!

Additional info

Ref.: AT-298162

For further information, please contact: John Crowley

Internal contact: John Crowley

JobLevel: 5

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Maersk Line, the global containerized division of the Maersk Group, is dedicated to delivering the highest level of customer-focused and reliable ocean transportation services. Our vision, built from a strong heritage of uprightness, constant care, and innovation, has guided our business operations since the first Maersk Line vessel sailed in 1904. By remaining committed to that vision we have expanded our business to become the world’s largest ocean carrier. And we are consistently recognized as the most reliable container shipping company.
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Direct Employer
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180 Park Avenue
Florham Park, NJ 07932

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