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Senior Manager - Customs & Freight Forwarding

Expo 2020 Dubai

10 - 11 years Dubai - United Arab Emirates

Any Graduation. Any Nationality


, Posted on June 12, 2018 1 Opening

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The main responsibilities of this role will include:
- To lead the Customs & Freight workstream within the Event Operations Logistics Function, to ensure that materials and equipment, for Expo 2020 and all key stakeholders, are imported and re-exported (where necessary) according to relevant standards and procedures necessary for event operations;
- Assist and liaise with the other Logistics workstream Senior Managers (i.e. Material Management, Warehousing, Distribution, Venue Logistics, Support Services) with their C&FF requirements to support an efficient and economical end-to-end Logistics operation;
- Assist, liaise, support and work collaboratively with the Expo 2020 Official Logistics Partner in relation to the C&FF elements of the Logistics Services Agreement;
- Define the short term and long term goals and objectives for the C&FF workstream and agree this with the Head of Logistics, Continuously improve Expo 2020 C&FF Processes, Policies and Procedures;
- Accountable for Expo 2020 and stakeholder compliance with Federal and Emirates customs authorities as well as Dubai Trade procedures;
- Via liaison and instruction from the Office of the Executive Director, approach Federal Customs, Dubai Customs, other customs bodies and government entities to ensure all applicable laws, rules and regulations are adhered to (including the See Agreement, relevant Expo 2020 Special Regulations and Customs Guidelines); also to meet with the mentioned parties and build processes to ensure smooth transition of material/equipment into country (and out for post-event) for Expo2020;
- Via training and communication, develop tools, briefings training and engagement opportunities to communicate C&FF to the other Logistics workstreams, as well as relatable to external stakeholders, including consultants, advisors and participants, ensure all operate in compliance with Corporate and International procedures and standards;
- Lead the C&FF workstream responsibly and proficiently, providing effective line management to direct reports, participate in the development of a workforce plan for the C&FF workstream to ensure the availability of required resources;
- Lead as the key manager and information flow between Procurement and Logistics to gain and report visibility on material/equipment and shipments touching any Logistics workstream.
Skills
10+ years experience in strategy, research, and thought development/leadership;
- A Bachelors degree within a relevant field;
- Strong understanding of innovation drivers and content, strong interpersonal and relationship skills;
- Experience with Federal, Emirates and Dubai Customs authorities as well as Dubai Trade systems and procedures;
- Experience with large scale import and export procedures, experience in management of logistics operations and supply chain.


Industry Type : Advertising / PR / Event Management
Functional Area : Administration

Keywords

Procurement Supply Chain Material Management Freight Forwarding Catering Waste Managemente Management Services Logistics Operations Executive Director

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