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Logistics Project Specialist

Job Summary: The Senior Logistics Project Specialist will manage and execute multiple time-sensitive projects to meet the business objectives of iHerb and its Global Logistics department. Reporting to the Executive Vice President of Global Logistics, this position assumes primary accountability for assigned projects and manages projects from concept to deployment to ensure project goals and objectives are accomplished within prescribed time frames. Responsibilities encompass the overall management of a project, including timeline adherence, internal and external communications, risk assessment, and project scope. This position requires strong leadership, analytical and communication skills with advanced knowledge of Excel for data analytics. Job Expectations: Manage projects from design through implementation to support growth and operational improvements for the companyOverseas strategic planning by way of setting the strategic direction of projects.Utilize project management skills in gathering, documentation and analysis, risk assessment, project planning and tracking, resource allocation, and conflict resolutionIdentify, drive and develop best practices, efficiencies, and project workflows.Develops project plans which identify key issues, problems, approaches, performance metrics, and resources requiredPerform day-to-day management of project development activities to include but not limited to; prioritizing, resolving issues and discrepancies as they surfaceCollaborate and synchronize project development goals with applicable stakeholdersEnsure that projects meet deadlines through the negotiation of time commitments and resource allocation with various departments and escalate issues that may impact successful implementationConduct data collection and analysis before, during, and after project completionActively participate and lead in well-formulated recommendations, identifying new opportunities and initiating action plans to improve business processShare weekly project progress reports with the Executive Vice PresidentKnowledge, Skills and Abilities: Required: Excellent verbal and written communication skillsExcellent organizational skillsExcellent coaching and leading skillsAbility to collect, analyze and report on data needed for required projectsDetail oriented: attention to accuracy in this role is vitalAnalyze information and evaluate results to choose the best solution and solve problemsAbility to apply knowledge and skills to achieve intended results; use analytical thinking/techniques to solve problems. Ability to multitask in a high pressure environmentGood understanding of how various areas integrate within the organization to achieve the business objectivesAbility to self-motivate, work as a team player, and work in a fast paced environment.Comfortable presenting information to individuals at multiple levels in and outside of iHerbMust be able to make evaluative judgments based on the analysis of informationIdentifies potential solutions through the application of technical experienceAbility to manage complex projectsEquipment Knowledge: Experience with Microsoft Office Suite (e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)Experience with Google Business Suite (e.g., Gmail, Drive, Docs, Sheets, Forms. etc.) preferredExperience Requirements: Generally requires a minimum of 2 years of related experience. Project management best practices and processesExperience with leading business transformations & integrations, multiple, cross-functional global projects.Education Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in Business or related field preferred, or a combination of education and equivalent work experience.Judgment/Reasoning Ability: Able to identify, troubleshoot and resolve problems quickly using sound judgment, poise and diplomacy. Ability to use judgment and reasoning skills, and determine when to escalate issues, as required, in a timely manner. Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a Team Member to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the Team Member is regularly required to talk and hear. The Team Member is frequently required to sit, walk, climb stairs, use hands and fingers, bend, stoop and reach with hands and arms. Reaching above shoulder heights, below the waist or lifting as required to file documents or store materials throughout the work day. The Team Member may occasionally lift or move office products and supplies up to 25 pounds. Proper lifting techniques required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Work Environment: The noise in the work environment is usually moderate. Other factors are:Hectic, fast-paced with multi-level distractionsProfessional, yet casual work environmentOffice / Warehouse environmentAbility to work extended hours as requiredAbility to work remote

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74 days ago

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