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WING.AE is courier marketplace acting as an aggregator of shipping service companies that provides the most innovative mobile and web-based user-friendly delivery booking services to the market. We currently offer our services throughout UAE. We are expanding into KSA and Egypt to offer last mile solutions to the market. We have recently been acquired by Amazon and will continue to be key player in the shipping industry by filling the gap in Amazons demand for last mile solutions at the same time providing solutions to other delivery customers in the market.
Scope & Responsibilities
An Operations Manager (OM) at Wing is highly visible and makes a strong impact on our organization. An OM is an efficient leader who brings thoughts into executions efficiently with the help of the team s/he takes care of.
Candidate should have experience in supply chain strategy, operational process improvement, logistics supply chain, and depth in at least one of the Supply Chain disciplines at an established company.
About the Role
Experience in operations management at a reputable company
Up to date knowledge of logistics industry, it’s players
Having a strong network of 3PLs within the country
Top notch negotiation skills
Experience in creating teams, hiring talent and managing/coaching them, growing the team while achieving constant improvement in productivity
Experience in building rapport with the suppliers and managing healthy, productive relationship
Experience in supply chain strategy is a must (e.g. Supply Chain Org and Operating Model, End to End Visibility, Supply Chain Segmentation/Tailored Supply Chain, etc.) along with depth in at least one of the following specializations (listed in order of importance):
Experience in Logistics and Distribution - Experience in Logistics Strategy - (e.g. Insource vs. Outsource, use of 3PL, mode optimization, zoning, route optimization), Experience in Network Optimization, Experience in Warehouse Management and Optimization, Inventory Strategy/Optimization/Placement, and/or Last Mile Delivery
Experience in Procurement - Strategic sourcing, Supplier Relationship Management
Experience in Planning - S&OP or Integrated Planning and Execution, Master Scheduling and MRP, and/or Supply and Demand Planning.
Additional requirements include:
5+ years of experience at an established e-commerce logistics house
2+ years of experience managing the successful execution of multiple strategy or sourcing projects across multiple clients is highly-preferred
Strong core skills, including: meeting and workshop development and management, deck writing, storyboarding, inductive/ deductive reasoning, client interviewing, issue analysis, data analysis, process design, and change management
Strong design thinking skills including: application of conceptual modeling and visualization to problem and solution definition; knowledge of quantitative and qualitative methods for developing compelling insights into vendor performance
Multi-tasker, problem solver, fast response to issues in resolving them
Undergraduate degree required; top MBA or other applicable post-graduate degree preferred
Authorized to work in the KSA in an unrestricted manner
Willingness to travel up to 100% depending on company requirements
MBA or other applicable post-graduate degree preferred.