Director Contract Logistics | Norway

Moss (Norway)
Contract Form
Direct contract
Logistics and SCH
English, Norwegian

Job Description

Our client, a leading global logistics company, is looking for their new Contract Logistics Director to oversee all activities of their facility in Norway. This pivotal role involves full responsibility for staffing, work distribution, and oversight of operations. As a Director you will regularly review financial, sales, and operational reports, including monthly P&L statements. Additionally, this role is crucial for workforce planning and development, ensuring employee performance aligns with the company's strategic objectives and will also play a key role in shaping the future direction of the organization. You will be an ideal candidate for this position if you are hands-on, highly collaborative, and adept at navigating complex environments to deliver outstanding results.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Review reporting and business intelligence tools daily to monitor performance, cost management, and financial operations.
  • Manage the subsidiary's operations and administration to meet company goals.
  • Develop country-specific objectives, strategies, policies, and operating plans.
  • Implement strategic plans to ensure revenue, productivity, and profitability targets are met.
  • Establish and evaluate performance standards for growth and profitability.
  • Collaborate with regional management to enhance operating effectiveness and financial performance.
  • Maintain compliance with company policies and ISO procedures.
  • Ensure uniform interpretation and administration of corporate policies by subordinates.
  • Provide ongoing coaching and development of staff skills.
  • Maintain the highest standards of customer service for both internal and external customers.
  • Foster a teamwork-oriented environment.
  • Manage client metrics related to quality, productivity, and performance.
  • Support the business with Contract Logistics Solutions for new and existing customers.

Key Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in International Logistics or related field preferred.
  • Experience with EDI/Cargo Wise systems preferred.
  • Extensive management experience with P&L responsibility.
  • Strong background in Contract Logistics and E-commerce.
  • Highly organized with the ability to meet tight deadlines.
  • Analytical mindset with the ability to interpret and derive insights from various sources.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.
  • Open to new approaches and alternative methods to achieve results despite setbacks.
  • Understands and applies commercial and financial principles to improve performance.
  • Team player capable of thriving in a challenging and dynamic environment.
  • Knowledge of the freight forwarding and logistics industries.
  • Skilled negotiator and problem solver

If you have the required experience and would love a new challenge, send your CV or reach out to