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Project Manager/Site Manager

Location: Newark
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

Project Manager/Site Manager

MTS Logistics Offers:

  • A highly-competitive compensation package (including a great base salary and a generous commission structure)
  • 401K plan with potential up to 100% matching
  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance plans
  • Paid Vacation and Personal Time Off (PTO) Days
  • Car allowance
  • Cell phone
  • Laptop

    About the Position
    • Duties and responsibilities include the following (other duties may be assigned):
    • Manages the project life cycle from initiation to closure
    • Develops new project plans in consultation with stakeholders
    • Creates a comprehensive project plan for all phases of the project
    • Manages multiple projects to ensure the overall program is achieved
    • Provides on-site leadership to the project
    • Communicates status reports on project milestones, deliverables, dependencies, risks and issues to senior management and key stakeholders
    • Assists in the event of a dispute (negotiation, arbitration or litigation) if necessary
    • Reports on the results of the project success criteria
    • Measures, tests and deploys management activities
    • Negotiates contracts with vendors

      • Advanced knowledge of MS (Excel, Teams, One Notes, PPT, Share point, CargoWise)
      • A deep understanding of vessel charters, heavy haul trucking, crane lifts and barge transportation
      • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
      • Self-motivated with strong influence, leadership, and negotiation skills
      • Education & Experience
      • Advanced knowledge of MS tools (Excel, MS Project, Teams, One Notes, PPT, Share point, CargoWise)
      • 5+ years experience in project management with a freight forwarder

        • Develop and implement strategic operation plans for each project
        • Interfaces with the customer to ensure the satisfaction of customer requirements and requests by meeting all key performance indicators (KPI) on each project
        • Participates in the implementation of new customers including but not limited to; assisting in determining rate schedule, planning required manpower to meet Service Level agreements, writing, and reviewing Standard Operating Procedures, etc.
        • Contract negotiations with vendors
        • With the direction of the Director of Projects, develop and execute bid proposals
        • Identifies resources needed and proactively communicates with necessary parties
        • Manages day-to-day operational aspects of a project and scope.
        • Effectively applies MTS methodology and enforces project standards and safety protocols
        • Minimizes our exposure and risk on projects and oversized cargo
        • Ensures project documents are complete, current, and stored appropriately.
        • Identifies business development and "add-on" sales opportunities as they relate to a specific project.
        • Timely billing in accordance with company standards and KPIs
        • Co-ordinate and communicate between Customers, MTS offices, and vendors
        • Co-ordinate operation and logistic teams at key locations
        • Co-operate, and work very closely with other team members in other locations.
        • Participate in customer critical meetings such as proposal review, project kick off meetings and site visits.

Keywords: MTS LOGISTICS INC., Newark , Project Manager/Site Manager, Professions , Newark, New Jersey

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