11/06 Chhaya S
Manager GSDC at DHL Supply Chain

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DHL - Head - Transportation Solutions (8-12 yrs)

Mumbai Job Code: 707924

Head Transportation Solutions


Location (City / Country) - Mumbai 


 Job Family-  Solutions Design

Role Purpose - Design complex and commerically viable solution through consultative approach involving senior leadership

- Lead re engineering of current process /set up to sustain cost competitiveness/value competitiveness

- Lead a team of GSDC solution designer and consultants to effectively deliver GSDC service portfolio

- Part of GSDC Management team to develop new GSDC service portfolio and effectively communicate GSDC mission and vision to its partners

Key Tasks, Accountabilities and Responsibilities :

- Lead complex solution design consultatively with senior leaders

- Model current and future complex scenarios with little or no support

- People Management of GSDC Solution Designer, Consultants and Business Analyst

- Train and Develop new joiness/Management trainees in solution design work

- Recruit talented new joinees in GSDC

- Key Accountabilities Regional objectives on EBIT/Budget

- Renewal/New Business won as a result of of solution design activities

- Customer satisfaction survey

- Employee Engagement Survey

- Responsibilities Measurement Criteria / KPIs

- Customer Maintains effective relationship with customers and Cluster Solution Design leads Net Promoter Score (NPS)

- Focus on customer needs and gain their commitment E: NPS > 0, T: NPS >25, M: NPS >50

- Effectively partner with customers(internal/external) to understand the business objectives

- Stakeholder - Regular review and communication of progress against objectives Regular feedback by stakeholder

- Process Peer review of solution design done of GSDC solution designer and effectively provide them required training On time responding to customers timeline

- Encouarge and guide the team to generate and update documents for knowledge management for completed projects Documented Solutions

- Provide guidance to Innovate and improve in working practices faciltating to the development of overall methodology

- Effectively manage relationship with regional solution design,COE and Business development to deliver the solution

- People - Management - Engagement with team to deliver on GSDC mission and vision Employee Engagement Survey

Requirements for the Job :

- Divisional Experience Knowledge of warehousing and broader supply chain elements and how each elements is linked with another

- Strong knowledge of logistics business

- Client Management & cross culture adaptation

- People Management

- Functional Experience Experience in Complex Transport Design

- Understanding of modeling and simulation tools like Workwave/Llamasoft/CAST


- Commercially astute

- Strong customer communication skills

- Geographical Experience Ability to work out remotely in cross cultural environment

Education / Qualification / Certification Requirements :


- Postgraduate in Supply Chain management/Operation Management from A-Grade Institute/University with graduation in Engineering

Language Level :

Language Requirements - Business English - Advanced

Competencies :

Competency Required Level Competency Description

- DP DHL Core Competencies Making Customers More Successful


- Maintains effective relationships with customers

- Develops / Delivers high quality / innovative products, services or solutions

- Focuses on customer needs and gains their commitment

- Gains management/colleague support to meet customer needs

Shaping Direction :


- Ensures strategies/plans are aligned and reflect others views

- Develops strategies / plans aligned to broader organizational strategy

- Communicates strategy

Driving High Performance :


- Establishes clear, challenging and achievable objectives

- Coordinates efforts and aligns resources to achieve objectives

- Regularly reviews and communicates progress against objectives and adjusts as needed

- Champions continuous improvement and innovation

- Takes responsibility for own decisions and recognizes the contribution of others"

Developing Others


- Provides employees, colleagues and business partners with candid and regular feedback

- Provides employees with development opportunities

- Inspires others to develop themselves Supports employees with career opportunities

Developing Self :


- Conveys a clear sense of personal goals and values

- Actively seeks feedback to improve performance

- Develops new skills and modifies behaviors based on feedback

- Takes personal responsibility for career and development

- Competency Required Level Competency Description

Solution Design Excellence :


- Defining & Developing Effective Commercial Solutions

- Has the technical skills to create and model scenarios of current and future operational solutions with no or very little supervision

- Displays a pragmatic and commercial approach and is solutions oriented. Capable of seeing the - big picture- and is not focused solely on the technical details

- Analyzing Information & Developing Processes

- Demonstrates a vision of a range of high level flows based on ambiguous data, own experience and market benchmarks


- Leads designers in the use of appropriate tools, methodologies, and scenarios to deliver winning solutions

Building Organization Support :

- Ability to build and maintain relationships with senior management and key customer contacts

- Able to fully articulate a solution to all different audiences and is capable of exploring and leveraging alternatives when faced with a roadblock

Adopting and Promoting Innovation :

- Capable of streamlining work processes, for example eliminating steps that do not add value or rearranging the steps in a process to facilitate workflow

- Demonstrates very strong problem solving skills and can deviate from the standard blueprint to find innovative ways to solve the problem and address the customer need"

Facilitating & Influencing :

- Shapes and guides the process of working together so that goals are met and objectives are accomplished

- Makes an immediate and long lasting positive impression on others. Has presence and comes across with credibility. Shows confidence in self and others

Next Career Steps :

- Prerequisites and Next Career Steps Constantly coaches and supports the development of the team

- Able to understand and communicate the strategy

- Possible next roles: Role Required Attributes for next role

- Head-GSDC Has a deep understanding of the business, its functional areas and interdependencies and is capable of translating the overall strategy to Solutions Design

- Solution Design team manager in Region Same as GSDC team manager

- Sr Manager in Region Same as GSDC Sr. Manager

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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