Regional Logistics Development Manager,

Singapore, ,

Business unit: Corporate Integrated Supply Chain

About AkzoNobel

AkzoNobel has a passion for paint. We’re experts in the proud craft of making paints and coatings, setting the standard in color and protection since 1792. Our world class portfolio of brands – including Dulux, International, Sikkens and Interpon – is trusted by customers around the globe. Headquartered in the Netherlands, we operate in over 80 countries and employ around 35,000 talented people who are passionate about delivering the high performance products and services our customers expect.


- Development of a coherent regional Logistics (cross BA) network, aligned with the company Logistics Strategy, including assessments, modelling & simulation,  logistics mode selection
- Provides support for the implementation of Logistics change projects
- Deploy the standardized  processes for Logistics
- Manage all regional Logistics commercial/sourcing activities (RFQ’s, contracts etc), delegating to local Logistics operations staff as appropriate
- Recognized specialist in a specific logistics mode/category, coordinating best practice across the regions
- Lead the continuous Logistics assessment and benchmarking to identify improvements opportunities.
- Maintain knowledge of the Logistics Market within the region. Leverage regional and global synergies
- Provide rapid support to assist “deliver” personnel when issues are raised
- Lead the regional Logistics Managent network in which all Logistics representatives of the Business
- Develop logistics digitalization in line with company logistics strategy

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Job characteristics

Closing date

February 28, 2019

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Business unit

Corporate Integrated Supply Chain

Job family

Integrated Supply Chain

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Full time/part time


Contract type


Job requirements/Candidate profile

- Degree in Supply Chain or other relevant discipline or equivalent qualification
- Minimum 2 years of experience within a Dynamic Multi National BtB and/or BtC Supply Chain organization
- Strong analytical & interpersonal skills and ability to influence and guide others
- Ability to work at all levels of the organization
- Experience to implement, manage and optimize large (Logistics) change programs
- Logistics market knowledge and identification of external developments
- Skilled in communication in the English language in writing and spoken word
- Stress resistance, flexible, problem solving attitude with a strong focus on results

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