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Country Project Manager (f/m/x) Air Freight Processes & Systems

Date: 06-Feb-2019

Location: Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Company: Panalpina

Req ID: 148795
Job Function: Air Freight
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-time
Contract Type: Permanent
Job Level: Professional

Location: Frankfurt - Moerfelden (FRA), Germany

Travel Required: up to 25%

Start Date: 04/01/2019

We are looking to hire a Country Project Manager (f/m/x) Air Freight Processes & Systems to the next possible start date based in our offices in Mörfelden or Düsseldorf:


Do you sometimes think, "This can't be all? There should be a better way?" If so, you are the person we are looking for! As a project manager at Panalpina the primary purpose of your job is to drive projects of continuous improvements within the product Air Freight. The following tasks describe your job in detail:

• Act as an active partner in country organization and evaluate projects for quality/productivity improvement

• Responsible for the planning, execution and closing of the assigned projects according to the defined project management methodology

• Use management information and overall track KPI's to review and improve specific service quality improvement opportunities

• Follow and track the project roadmap and plan topic-related meetings/workshops

• Provide recommendations to Country Head of Air Freight Manager in regards to setup, structure, procedures, required capacities, priorities etc. for the particular projects

• Take over general administrative work


• Bachelor's degree or higher or apprenticeship with professional experience

• Experience in project management and process engineering - within transport and logistics is preferred

• Good knowledge of impovement methods (e.g. Lean, Six Sigma), freight forwarding, SCM

• Profundable knowledge of MS Office (Excel, Project)

• Ability to think outside of the box, good communication skills

• Fluent in English and German, other languages are welcome

Specifics for Job/Environment

• Interesting and challenging task in an international environment and a defined responsibility

• Personal development and flat decision-making levels

• Contribution and space to turn new and own ideas into reality

• Attractive salary plus company pension scheme


If you wish to learn more about this opportunity, please contact Human Resources:

Lisa Wiemann

+49(6105) 937-539

Persons with a severe disability are invited to apply.

The Panalpina Group is one of the world's leading providers of supply chain solutions, combining its core products of Air Freight, Ocean Freight, and Logistics to deliver globally integrated, tailor-made end-to-end solutions. The Panalpina Group operates a global network with some 500 offices in more than 70 countries, and employs around 14,000 people worldwide. We are looking to hire a Regional Logistics Solution Design Manager to work with both internal and external customers to understand requirements and develop logistics solutions for new opportunities and solutions for existing customers.