UAE Nationals are encouraged to apply
New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) seeks to appoint a Cold Chain Management Specialist reporting to the Director of Logistics.
The Specialist will be responsible for the logistics of cold-chain import/export orders, including any related export and import documentation required for shipments. In addition, the specialist will handle time-sensitive and temperature-sensitive goods while ensuring the temperature is well maintained within acceptable parameters at all times until delivery to the end-user. Operational administrative duties include communication with freight companies, customs authorities, end-users, and Procurement to support the logistic activities across the multiple business units. The Specialist is required to have a robust knowledge of all available products and services to recommend or advise on the best method of shipment. The role will be reporting to the Director of Logistics, and recommending process and value improvement opportunities, in supporting the achievement of the Department’s mandate and objectives, with the ultimate objective of supporting the academic and research mission of the University.. In addition, the Specialist will concentrate on cold chain management and operational efficiency—safe and damage-free transportation of goods. Promote critical thinking, innovative approaches, and best practices to assist with maintaining a stable and reliable supply chain.
Will cross-train and support International Logistics when needed. Will provide services that guarantee timely and accurate material delivery and have a good understanding of transporting complex shipments such as live specimens in cold storage, live animals, and other sensitive goods and provides for regular and timely status updates of goods that are in transit to end-users. Will arrange for packing, pickup and transport services as required either onsite (NYUAD campus) or at field or vendor locations. Will arrange for land, air and sea transport, as appropriate and cost effective and efficient, based on the needs of the customer.
The role will require excellent knowledge and understanding of compliance, safety, security, regulatory, and NYAUD's policies.
NYU Abu Dhabi is a degree-granting research university with a fully integrated liberal arts and science undergraduate program in the Arts, Sciences, Social Sciences, Humanities, and Engineering. NYU Abu Dhabi, NYU New York, and NYU Shanghai, form the backbone of NYU’s global network university, an interconnected network of portal campuses and academic centers across six continents that enable seamless international mobility of students and faculty in their pursuit of academic and scholarly activity. This global university represents a transformative shift in higher education, one in which the intellectual and creative endeavors of academia are shaped and examined through an international and multicultural perspective. As a major intellectual hub at the crossroads of the Arab world, NYUAD serves as a center for scholarly thought, advanced research, knowledge creation, and sharing, through its academic, research, and creative activities.