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Project Manager - Freight Management

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Baku
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 01/05/2015
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The Role:
Only candidates who already have the rights to work in Azerbaijan will be considered for this role

• Lead the safe performance of all logistics activities in accordance with schedule, cost and quality thru existing freight management contractor
• Lead development of internal freight management team capability
• Assure performance and continued improvement of freight management contractor activities
• Develop and embed robust control processes and contract performance management processes to assure successful delivery
• Engage with stakeholders, provide visibility of logistical activities / alignment of plans with construction schedules / quickly resolve issues / implement improvements
• Create and support a safety and quality culture across the logistical supply chain.
• Liaise with Regulatory bodies associated with logistical activities.
• Monitor and plan for any regulatory or procedural changes that has potential to impact on delivery
• Ensure compliance with PSA/HGA import/export requirements.
• Monitor and plan for any geopolitical activity that has potential to impact on the delivery of equipment
• Ensure the Freight Management Contractor(s) maintain highest standards and service levels; intervention where required.
• Manage interface with regulatory authorities
• Ensure compliance with all legislation and regulations at all times
• Assure compliance with local content and nationalisation commitments


• Track record of experience gained in similar international projects, in a similar role leading to development of the following skill sets:
a) Leading multi-location teams in a professional manner through all of the main aspects of logistics (planning, organisation, motivational, control systems)
b) Coordinate overall planning activities and linking into schedule
c) Organising resources in order to ensure effective oversight of all aspects of the logistics activities.
d) Oversight of resolution of technical / commercial issues
e) Control of budget, progress in P3/P6, and reporting same in a structured format
f) Ability to conduct presentations to large groups of personnel, as well as senior management.
g) Proven track record of building / leading high performing management teams
h) Established record of successful completion of challenging schedules
i) Established record of excellence in HSSE achievement

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Technical or business degree qualification (preferably relevant to project management and/or logistics industry);

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Masters degree in relevant discipline
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