Logistics Project Manager in Miami, FL at Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.

Date Posted: 10/8/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Position Summary

Proactively plans, coordinates and drives logistics activities of new ship start up, dry docks, and owner supplies deliveries to ensure they are accomplished according to project scope, timelines and budget. Performs independently and lead others either directly or indirectly, and is accountable for the results of the Logistics Project Team.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Develops Logistical plans for Dry-docks, New-builds, and Special projects including timelines, schedules, and consolidation points of owners supplies.
  • Serves as the Supply Chain focal point of contact on the pier in the execution of the loading plans of owner supplies, tools and materials onboard.
  • Tracks and report progress of loading plan, ensuring risk are identify and mitigated, issues are escalated and resolved and changes are documented and approved.
  • Directs planning meetings with the shipyard, Marine Operational groups, and Supply Chain to ensure project coordination from a logistical perspective
  • Collaborates with internal and external constituents, including suppliers and third party logistics suppliers, to meet common goals and resolve conflicting issues.
  • Manages the receiving and releasing process of owner supplies at on site new build warehouses.
  • Develops work procedures; prepares work schedules and expedites workflow. Issues written and oral instructions. Studies and standardizes procedures to improve efficiency of subordinates.
  • Develops and executes reverse Logistic strategies at the conclusion of the project and works with operating groups to coordinate the ultimate disposition of owner’s goods.
  • Leads logistics and Supply Chain staff, mentors and influences others on complex projects and assignments.
  • Performs other duties as required.
  • This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.  Employees will be required to perform any other job-related duties assigned by their supervisor or management

Job Requirements

Financial Responsibilities

Depending size and scope of a project a Project Manager is responsible to oversees financial budget between Three Hundred Thousand to One Million dollars.

Travel Requirements 

  • 50% of the time (September - April)

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree with a concentration on International Business and Project Management or related field, or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum of 5-7 years or combination of education and experience required. 
  • Shipyard experience required.
  • Project Management experience required. 
  • Software:High knowledge of MS Excel

Knowledge and Skills

  • Extensive working knowledge of international and domestic transportation including ocean, truck and air.
  • Extensive knowledge of all export documentation practices and procedures.
  • Content expert as it relates to US Department of Transportation, IMO, International Import/Export and Customs Regulations
  • Solid written and communications skills, must communicate at all levels of the organization.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, communicate in a multicultural environment with all levels of employees and management.
  • Ability to apply effectively the policies and practices involved in the Human Resources function. Ability to supervise a staff in a positive and productive manner by motivating, developing and managing employees as they work. Ability to utilize and administer the disciplinary action process through coaching and counseling to improve performance or terminate employment.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those requirements employees must meet to perform the essential functions of this job with or without reasonable accommodations.  While performing job functions the employee is regularly required to sit, and stand, write, review and type reports, compile data, operate a pc, communicate, listen, and assess information.  The employee may move about the office complex, may travel to other office locations and may lift, push, pull or move 10-15 pounds. The employee is occasionally required to walk to the dock, ascend and descend the vessel. This position may regularly travel domestically or internationally. Visual requirements include distant, close and color vision, and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. The environment includes work inside/outside the office, travel to other offices, as well as domestic, international, and shipboard travel. A high noise level is possible if visiting shipboard or offsite locations.

 

It is the policy of the Company to ensure equal employment and promotion opportunity to qualified candidates without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, sexuality, gender identity or expression, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law. RCL and each of its subsidiaries prohibit and will not tolerate discrimination or harassment.

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