Carrier Program Manager

Program Manager

 

Join Livingston and grow your career in the constantly changing world of international trade. Livingston is a market leader offering customs brokerage, international trade consulting, compliance and freight forwarding services around the world.  Livingston has over 3,000 employees at more than 90 key border crossings, sea ports, airports and other strategic locations in North America, Europe and Asia.  

Our fast-paced and collaborative environment offers you the opportunity to work with leaders in the industry, receive recognition for achievements and develop your expertise in the complex and evolving world of trade. Learn how you can make an impact at Livingston.

 

Job Type: Full Time 

 

Location: HomeOffice Georgia, HomeOffice Florida, HomeOffice Illinois, HomeOffice Maryland, HomeOffice Michigan, HomeOffice North Carolina, HomeOffice Ontario, HomeOffice Oregon, HomeOffice Quebec, HomeOffice South Carolina, HomeOffice Texas, LA New Orleans - US051 

JOB SUMMARY

The Program Manager overseas medium to large strategic initiatives that include a number of projects or workstreams, bringing them together as a collection of projects.  They have overall responsibilitiy for all aspects of assigned regulatory, business and technology projects (initiate, plan, execute, control, close) as well as leading governance and reporting initiatives.  The Program Manager handles complex projects that span long periods of time and align with larger company goals.

KEY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop project scope and objectives involving key stakeholders and customers.
  • Develop detailed work plans to support key strategic projects and track progress.
  • Identify project resources and assemble project team; assign individual roles and responsibilities; ensure a common understanding by setting expectations to align stakeholders, customers and team members.  
  • Adhere to quality standards and review of project deliverables.
  • Manage tasks as defined in the project plan, by following up with project team members on execution of assigned tasks, in order to achieve the project goals.
  • Manage changes to the project scope, schedule and costs using appropriate verification techniques in order to keep the project plan accurate, updated and reflective of authorized project changes as defined in the change management plan and facilitate acceptance.
  • Maintain project log to track project actions, issues, risks and decisions. 
  • Measure and monitor project performance using appropriate tools and reports, highlight any required corrective actions, and communicate to all stakeholders up to and including executive team.
  • Implement the approved actions and workarounds required to mitigate project risk.
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation.

KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS

To perform this job successfully, the person must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable a person with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Demonstrated Project Management skills
  • Demonstrated client management / communication skills
  • Demonstrated organizational and multitasking skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • High ability to work independently and cross-functionally within tight timelines
  • Demonstrated Technical skills 

WORK EXPERIENCE – MINIMUM REQUIRED

5 years of related experience

EDUCATION

Required: Bachelors Degree or equivalent

CERTIFICATIONS DESCRIPTION

COMPETENCIES

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

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.