Dynamic Resource

Dynamic Resource

 

Join Livingston’s Global Trade Management team and help large companies manage their supply chains on a global scale.  Livingston is a market leader offering customs brokerage, consulting and compliance, and freight forwarding services at more than 90 key locations in North America, Europe and Asia.  Our Global Trade Management experts help companies lower their costs, get to market faster, and free up resources as they do business internationally.  You can be a part of our global operations and grow your career by becoming an expert in the ever-changing world of international trade. 

 

Job Type: Full Time 

 

Location: IL Chicago State St - US071 

JOB SUMMARY

A Dynamic Resource utilizes broad global trade knowledge and project management skills to execute assigned projects.  This position works with internal contacts at all levels of the organization and clients to provide data, guidance and expertise to implement and maintain processes related to global trade activities.

KEY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Coordinate all phases of technological process improvements and change requests with relevant stakeholders. 
  • Interact and coordinate with internal and external contributors to consolidate and report status and direction in a clear and consistent manner.
  • Review root cause analysis and implement best practices to various projects.  
  • Drive action on upcoming and past due tasks and escalate issues and risks in a timely fashion.
  • Lead or manage multiple technology projects of moderate to large size/complexity concurrently.
  • Create and maintain pertinent project documentation, including but not limited to, status reports, work plans, presentations, and performance metrics.
  • Facilitate internal and external update meetings and periodic individual/group trainings.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by management. 
  • Adhere to established policies and procedures.

KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS

  • Demonstrable knowledge of Special Trade Programs and Free Trade Agreements
  • Must be able to analyze complex situations with significant regulatory controls  
  • Excellent analytical, organizational, verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Ability to communicate and present to executives, client stakeholders and peers.  
  • Ability to develop processes and lead projects from concept to implementation including identifying roles, tasks and deliverables
  • Demonstrated ability to apply best practices and business acumen.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and maintain a positive attitude.
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship-building skills with a proven ability to influence resources in both matrixed and remote environments.
  • Demonstrated initiative and eagerness to learn new business processes and concepts.
  • PC proficiency in Microsoft Office (including Word, Excel, Access, and SharePoint).
  • Ability to promote collaboration within cross-functional teams.
  • Proven ability to work with a sense of urgency in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to provide exceptional customer service.

WORK EXPERIENCE – MINIMUM REQUIRED

3 years of related experience

EDUCATION

Required: Bachelors Degree or equivalent

CERTIFICATIONS DESCRIPTION

COMPETENCIES

Business Acumen and Straight Talk
Inclusion and Collaboration
Customer First Focus
Leading and Developing
Agility
Accountability

Livingston is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

For Canada: Livingston is an equal opportunity employer and committed to creating and sustaining an inclusive environment in which all individuals are treated with dignity, respect and one which reflects the diversity of the community in which we operate. Accommodations are available for applicants and employees with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please advise when submitting your application.      


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