UAE Nationals are encouraged to apply
New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) seeks to appoint an International Logistics Specialist reporting to the Director of Logistics
The International Logistics Specialist will be responsible for managing the international freight forwarding and the related operational administrative duties, including but not limited to, determining the correct method of shipment and providing an unbroken logistics chain for different goods (i.e. chemicals, biological items, equipment) including any goods deemed necessary to support the logistic activities across the multiple business units.
The Specialist will manage the end to end logistics chain in compliance with the different applicable Export / Import control rules, including obtaining any required Ministry Licenses and Permits required for custom clearance. 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. The role of the specialist will be working directly with logistics companies to manage the logistics actions in support of research and teaching on a global scale. The role will require working collaboratively, with the different stakeholders, to drive effectiveness and efficiency, throughout the chain, with the guiding principle of improving internal client satisfaction. Provide services that guarantee timely and accurate material delivery and a good understanding of transporting complex shipments such as live animals and provides for regular and timely status updates of goods that are in transit. Will arrange for packing, pickup and transport services as required either onsite (NYUAD campus) or at the field or vendor locations. Will arrange for land, air and sea transport, as appropriate and cost effective and efficient, factoring on the needs of the customer. Will cross-train, as required.
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.