Global Logistics Manager

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Type werk: Contract

Our client is looking for a Global Logistics Manager for a contract position, located in Aberdeen, London or Netherlands


The Global Logistics Manager is responsible for ensuring that all logistics activities (Aviation, Marine, Inventory Management and Base operations) across operations are carried out in line with company and industry standards.  A key part of the role is reinforcing the HSE culture and ensuring lessons are learnt and transferred to support improvements across the business.

In countries without a Logistics Manager in place, such as new and short-term project/drilling activity, the Global Logistics Manager will fulfil the role of Logistics Manager for the activity.

Monitor HSE culture, behaviours, and performance for all logistics activities, working with country Logistics Managers to implement necessary measures to drive improvement and optimization of Logistics activities. 

The incumbent will be expected to be mobile and willing to travel to existing operations sites and to spend periods of time at locations not covered by an existing Logistics Manager.


Reporting to Director Supply Chain & Logistics to provide assurance across all of company operated activities on Logistics related matters.
Responsible for all logistics operations not covered by a country Logistics Manager to ensure that all logistics and base services are provided to the project or drilling programme safely and effectively.
Work closely and collaboratively with country Logistics Managers to engender a spirit of sharing and support across the entire business
Develop and maintain a sound HSE culture internally and with base and logistics service providers, including establishment and follow up of annual HSE plans across all countries. 
Responsible for development, implementation and monitoring of logistics standards and procedures, including but not limited to Aviation, Marine, Warehousing Standards and assurance programmes. 
Monitor performance for key suppliers, provide periodic reports on performance 
Establish and monitor performance metrics and KPI’s for logistics activity across all business
Develop and maintain a Logistics performance culture and reporting framework to provide visibility on areas of risk and opportunity
Solve logistical problems and define/present business solutions as required. 
Responsible for global overview of inventory management and driving optimization initiatives related to cost, inventory, etc. 
Ensure that warehouses are available and managed in accordance with company procedures and agreed service levels.   
Ensure that required governing documentation and work processes relevant to Logistics and Warehouse Operations are developed and implemented. 
Provide advice and support regarding base and logistics operations issues to management and the business as required. 
Represent company in external fora on topics related to Logistics, e.g. IOGP, etc. 
Maintain close working relationships with internal and external partners to ensure understanding and cooperation towards promoting company interests and achieving results. 
Responsible for supply bases emergency response and support activities.

Relevant higher university degree. In special cases relevant work experience may compensate for limited formal education 
Extensive experience from a relevant field/ discipline, with extensive leadership experience.  
Proven knowledge of logistics operations, including marine, aviation, warehousing and inventory management within the E&P business and Oil & Gas industry. 
Demonstrable track record and approach to HSE performance in logistics operations.
Leadership skills and track record of achieving high team performance. Strong ability to motivate, persuade and influence others (internally and externally) 
Excellent stakeholder engagement and management skills.
Strong analytic and negotiation skills
Good interpersonal communication and influencing skills 
Fluent in English (oral and written)
Good inter-cultural skills given nature of role covering multiple countries
Additional Competence Requirements

Agile and adaptable in the face of changing situations, flexible in mindset and doesn’t over complicate
Takes ownership and accountability, embraces the ambiguous world we operate in, makes tough, well-timed and informed decisions (when applicable)
Works effectively in a matrix structure, shares knowledge freely and embraces different opinions
Is entrepreneurial, pushes boundaries and leads with conviction, is a catalyst for and supporter of change
Takes a ‘first’ approach, ambitious to succeed and driven to exceed expectations (business oriented)


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