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Project Management Office (PMO) to the VP Global Seafreight (f/m/d)

What if… your work empowered change in an industry that essentially impacts the prosperity of the entire world? Forto is in business to exactly do that – disrupt logistics! Simplifying global trade has been our mission from day one. Our exponentially growing team of technology and logistics experts forge ahead each day with the goal to deliver a highly transparent, frictionless and sustainable digital supply chain while chasing towards our moonshot goal of achieving climate neutral operations by 2025.

 

Your role

In this role you will act as a partner to the VP Global Seafreight to help drive activities, projects and strategies for all related topics across the company to achieve our ambitions of growth, excellence and customer satisfaction.

You will

  • Function as the Project Management Office (PMO), drive and oversee strategic business initiatives from development through successful execution 
  • Lead and manage department overarching projects
  • Assist and communicate with executives in decision-making, program management, and initiative implementation
  • Support on the future Global Seafreight Strategy 
  • Develop project roadmaps for initiatives across multiple countries 
  • Develop and follow up an effective operating model for Seafreight (responsibilities, collaboration)

What you bring

  • 5+ years experience with proven experience in project management, ideally in the intercontinental ocean/air business segment
  • Experience with analysis approaches, a high level of organizational skills, and process thinking
  • Strong skills in stakeholder management and the ability to emphasize with different people functioning as interface between various parties
  • The ability to firm up theoretical concepts and present concrete solutions and ideas
  • Collaboration skills and willingness to go beyond strategy in order to support execution with the ability to work independently and set priorities, manage them, and deliver on-time results
  • Excellent communication in written and verbal form
  • You are fluent in English and German
 

Forto is an internationally growing company

Locations
  • Company language: English
  • 17+ offices across Europe & Asia
  • 800+ employees
  • 30+ nationalities represented
  • 2500+ customers

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Team:

  • At our core, we are in love with progress and cannot cope with the standstill.
  • We are constantly striving for ways to be even better tomorrow. We are facilitators, we are explorers, we are visionaries.
  • We stand for a workplace where people from diverse backgrounds can do their best work and be themselves.
  • We consider empathy as the basis for effective collaboration and believe that diverse perspectives result in more insightful products and solutions. We want to create a place of belonging where everyone has an equal opportunity for career advancement and recognition.

 

Work Life:

  • Experience a company culture where we work on eye level and knowledge sharing, as well as mentoring is on our daily agenda.
  • We love our work and tackling business challenges but also believe in the importance of having a healthy balance with our personal life. That's why we appreciate a flexible work setup that fits around family, friends, and physical health.
  • We have the freedom to work in a hybrid setup.

 

Company Offering:

Sustainability

  • Sustainability Team
  • Emission Offsetting
  • Green Energy
  • Organic Food
  • Paperless Office

Work Setup

  • Flexible Working Hours
  • Team & Company Events
  • Home Office Equipment
  • Hybrid Work 

Learning & Development

  • Peer Learning Program
  • Mentorship Program
  • Leadership Training
  • L&D Budget

Onboarding

  • Best Onboarding Program
  • Visa & Relocation Support
  • Remote Onboarding
  • Buddy Program
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