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Contract Logistics Director Automotive to DFDS

Contract Logistics Director Automotive to DFDS

Are you a commercially driven person with passion for logistics who sees opportunities around every corner?

DFDS has successfully undergone major changes in recent years. DFDS is the consolidator in the shipping and logistics industry in Europe and has a strong record of successfully acquiring businesses. The company has doubled in size over the last decade and continues to grow rapidly with the recent acquisition of UN RoRo (larger Mediterranean shipping company). DFDS is running at a rate with revenues of ~16 bDKK and EBITDA of ~3.6 bDKK.

As part of the DFDS continued growth and development strategy, focus is to grow with selected industries such as Automotive, Forest & Metal and Cold Chain. In connection to this we are now recruiting a Contracts Logistics Director with responsibility to develop the business for DFDS Logistics Services and DFDS Logistics Contracts in Sweden, together with local management. You will be a part of a growing company and be an important player for driving our further development in Sweden.

Main responsibilities

As Contract Logistics Director Automotive at DFDS, you are overall responsible for the contract logistics business in Sweden. This includes MD responsibility for our two companies; DFDS Logistics Services and DFDS Logistics Contracts. In line with the business strategy and defined targets and in cooperation with local management, your focus will be on identifying new business opportunities and develop new service offerings for our customers, while maintaining continuous development. You will handle important agreements related to warehousing, cross dock, logistics and transports and you will work to optimize cost structures and cross-organizational cooperation.

The position is located in Gothenburg and you will report to Niklas Andersson, Executive Vice President, Logistics Division.

Preferred professional profile

We think that you have several years’ experience from a similar role within logistics and supply chain in the wide context of contract logistics. To become successful, you have solid experience in running continuous improvement projects and you have experience in navigating both at a strategic, tactical and operational level.

We are looking for a person with a strong personal drive and ability to create trustful relationships. An entrepreneurial spirit and opportunity driven person that is good at establishing customer relationships will have great chance to succeed in this role.

As a leader you are communicative, outgoing and result oriented. You have a high level of integrity and ability to interact and influence at all levels with an extensive experience from management and change management. English is a prerequisite.

Unique opportunity within DFDS!

You will be part of a growing and dynamic company. In this position you will develop, both professionally and personally. The position will be a critical for the business and you will have many possibilities for a further career within DFDS. To develop tomorrow’s leaders is a key part of the strategy for DFDS.

Apply now!

If you find the job interesting and you fulfil the expectations, please apply no later than May 31st and preferably earlier as we will evaluate applications on an ongoing basis. All applications will be treated in confidence.

For any questions regarding the position, please contact Niklas Andersson, Executive Vice President, Logistics Division, phone +46 705 58 60 01.