Remote - Project Logistics Manager
C.H. Robinson is currently looking for a Project Logistics Project Manager to support our customers. We’re looking for a subject matter expert that will work with the internal C.H. Robinson network on projects related to our Project Logistics division. In this role, you will build strong relationships with multiple groups internally at C.H. Robinson, interact directly with customers to build and strengthen relationships, and conduct analysis to help customers maximize C.H. Robinson’s technology offerings.
This position may be located anywhere in the U.S. or Canada.
Develop a comprehensive understanding of the project requirements including scope of services, site conditions, import privileges, customs clearance, shipping and import document preparation, cargo insurance coverage and limitations, routing, carrier selection, and quoting, reporting and invoicing requirements
Prior to award, the Project Manager assists with the preparation of the RFQ response both commercial and technical aspects
After award, the Project Manager prepares, reviews with the client, and implements specific project procedures
Monitor compliance, procedural review and updates as required
Overall project management and coordination
Work with Senior Managers to build method statements and work plans
Ensure that all contractual obligations are met, and that full client satisfaction is achieved
Ensure maximum profitability and cost avoidance for projects and transactional shipments
Monitor customer credit status and balances
Monitor compliance with insurance requirements, reporting and claim settlement
Interface with client when critical issues arise and assess possible solutions
Ensure that whenever the Company is in a position of potential doubt or liability on a sea freight/surface or air file, that legal counsel is contacted, and clear and precise written direction is obtained in order to proceed and deal with the situation
Successfully transfer knowledge to other relevant internal teams as well as provide support as needed
Leverage technical expertise and relationships to contribute to strategy and drive business results
Track and report project financials (budgeted vs actual) for allocated resource hours and billings
Prepare agency agreements/contract of services in co-operation with and under management supervision
Negotiate and coordinate project cargo with the requirement that any booking notes or final agreements with carriers for sea carriage are co-signed by a senior manager
On site supervision of loading or discharge of equipment at the port, at rail siding, at barge terminals, at vendor manufacturing plant
Additional Responsibilities Include:
Familiarization with company rules, regulations and procedures
Advise management of charter requests and legal issues immediately
Compliance with corporate policy for communication, confidentiality and signing authority (financial and legal commitments)
Completion of the 4 Project Logistics Pillars:
Fluency in Incoterms 2020
Method statements approved by Senior Manager Project Logistics
Profound and in-depth understanding of the CH Robinson Capital Project execution model and work breakdown structure
Design solutions and turnkey project execution
Other duties or responsibilities as assigned according to the team and/or country specific requirements
High School diploma or GED
Minimum of 7 years project logistics experience
10% Travel (domestically/internationally)
Freight forwarding experience (preferably project style cargo and breakbulk)
Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite of programs
Strong decision making, critical thinking and problem-solving skills
Your Health, Wealth and Self
Your total wellbeing is the foundation of our business, and our benefits support your financial, family and personal goals. We provide the top-tier benefits that matter to you most, including:
Basic and Supplemental Life Insurance
Vacation and PTO time
Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
Retirement Plan with 4% company matching
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Charitable Giving Match Program
Plus a broad range of career development, networking, and team-building opportunities
Dig in to our full list of benefits on OUR CULTUREpage.
Why Do You Belong at C.H. Robinson?
Standing out among the world’s largest logistics platforms, C.H. Robinson solves logistics problems for companies across the globe and across industries, from the simple to the most complex. For 100+ years, our global suite of services has innovated trade to seamlessly deliver the products and goods that drive the world’s economy. With 19 million shipments annually for 105,000 customers, our people and technology literally move the world.
As a FORTUNE 200 company, FORTUNE has also named C.H. Robinson one of the World’s Most Admired Companies 2021. Headquartered in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, we are proud to be recognized as one of LinkedIn’s Top Companies in Minneapolis-St. Paul 2021. And we’re not stopping there… Join us as we collaborate, innovate, and work as one global team to make life better and more sustainable for our customers, communities, and world.
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