Overview

Logistics Portfolio Lead Job in Dubai, UAE at Avertra

Job Description

JOB SUMMARY:

The main objective of the Logistics Portfolio Lead is to help grow and foster a positive working relationship with Avertra’s VIP logistics clients. You are expected to act as a thought leader while helping our client’s C’ levels determine enterprise strategies in the areas of e-commerce, last mile delivery, freight forwarding, and crowdsourcing. You will need to have Logistics Industry experience, preferably expert level knowledge in multinational cross border processes. You will be working on the client’s site in UAE to manage Avertra’s portfolio while helping grow this portfolio through continuous client meetings, to assist in problem solving and drive portfolio growth. We are looking for a hands-on leader with a strong personality and the ability to manage multiple moving parts. 

JOB RESPONSIBILITES:

  • P&L responsibility for our services in the logistics space
  • Be the main point of contact with the client and acting as the middle man between Avertra and the client.
  • Drive +25% YoY growth in our logistics vertical offering
  • Participate in sales and pre-sales activities 
  • Ensure our SOW’s are being met by our team and the client responsibilities are also met
  • Handle inquiries concerning billing issues, on-going project issues and general questions providing prompt knowledgeable responses.
  • Upsell Avertra products/services to the client by researching areas of improvement and making a sales pitch
  • Work with Avertra’s Product, Marketing, and Sales teams to develop  presentation materials and strategy commentary. 
  • Play an important role in editing RFP’s/RFI’s.
  • Manage and build client relationship by spearheading all scheduled and ad hoc interactions (phone and email), conducting in person portfolio discussions and initiating social opportunities
  • Make daily, weekly, monthly outgoing calls and meetings with the client to ensure satisfaction.
  • Present reports and quarterly business reviews to customers and Avertra executives as requested
  • Meet/exceed expected reliability standards
  • Keep customer information updated on assigned accounts and stay abreast of customer needs/changes

Skills

COMPETENCIES:

  • Customer Focus: Consistently deliver high-quality service
  • Research/Analysis & Reporting: Strong research, mathematical and quantitative analysis skills to analyze market and financial data and make projections
  • Data Interpretation, Sense-making & Communication: Ability to synthesize complex data from multiple sources and create clear, informative reports
  • Relationship Management Skills: Build trust with clients and develop strong networks of expertise

EDUCATION:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Business Administration, or any relevant field

EXPERIENCE:

  • 8+ years of experience in the Logistics industry, preferably in portfolio management.
  • Experience in Portfolio Management

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Outstanding presentation and communication skills, particularly via phone/video  
  • Exceptional client service/relationship building skills and demeanor
  • Experience in creating RFP’s
  • Logistics industry experience is a MUST
  • Superior work ethic 
  • Ability to multi‐task 
  • Intellectual curiosity
  • Strong analytical skills 
  • Self‐starter
  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • Must be willing to relocate to the UAE

PREFERENCES:

  • PMP Certificate
  • Utility Industry experience
  • Software development knowledge

TRAVEL:

  • YES
  • Must be willing to relocate to the UAE

WORK SCHEDULE: 

Job Details

Job Location
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Company Industry
Distribution, Supply Chain & Logistics

Company Type
Employer (Private Sector)

Job Role
Logistics and Transportation

Employment Type
Full Time Employee

Monthly Salary Range
$6,000 – $7,000

Number of Vacancies
1

Preferred Candidate

Career Level
Management

Years of Experience
Min: 8 Max: 10

Nationality
United Kingdom; United States

Degree
Bachelor’s degree / higher diploma

About Company

Company: Avertra

Company Location:  Dubai, UAE

Job Category: Distribution, Supply Chain & Logistics

About Avertra