Risk Manager, Transportation Security -- Onsite at Client

  • 300 Tradeport Dr, Atlanta, GA 30354, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

“We’re not in the shipping business; we’re in the information business” -Peter Rose, Expeditors Founder

Global supply chain management is what we do, but at the heart of Expeditors you will find professionalism, leadership, and a friendly environment, all of which foster an innovative, customer service-based approach to logistics.

  • 15,000 trained professionals
  • 250+ locations worldwide
  • Fortune 500
  • Globally unified systems

Job Description

The Risk Manager works on-site with a large global customer. This position requires a dynamic individual with a strong security & logistics background as well as excellent analytical, communication, change management, customer service skills and project management. Part of a Global Security Team, the Risk Manager manages the relationships with the third party vendor to onboard internal Business units on the platform. Collaborates across functions and regions to improve relationships, manages and implements projects, and streamlines overall operations utilizing a host of tools including business analysis and process improvement techniques. Makes recommendations for strategic decision making and implementation of global initiatives.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Conduct assessments to define and analyze possible risks threats to supply chain
Gathering business and customer requirements via different channels
Continuously assess risk data quality on the platform, identify gaps and propose solutions to address those gaps
Maintain and develop positive business relationships; listen to customer and stakeholder needs; improve systems and processes to enhance the overall experience
Apply security & logistics experience as well as superior communication skills to resolve key business problems and exceed customer expectations 
Manage and/or support global and regional-specific projects and implementations
Drive quarterly initiatives; work through challenges, report progress and manage project risk
Foster an environment of outstanding customer service with a heavy focus on positive attitude, professionalism, preparation, and follow up skills
Ensure all processes and procedures are documented and routinely updated; ensure process maps and visual charts are included for activities and functions
Identify global inconsistencies and develop methods to standardize them across regions to ensure proper operational backup and escalation are always available
Develop task lists to ensure all responsibilities are identified, assigned, and monitored
Ensure training materials are current and well understood
Meet minimum annual company training requirements


Knowledge of security related transportation methodology 
Ability to learn quickly, adapt and execute multiple projects at a time
Able to adapt to rapidly changing situations and priorities. Comfortable adjusting concepts to fit new situations.
Work collaboratively within a team, has excellent proficiency using multiple communications platforms (i.e. email, chat, video conference, etc.)
Effective interpersonal skills, including negotiation, proven ability to listen, comprehend, effectively communicate clearly and concisely to obtain positive results
Risk sensitive, recognizes when problems arise or are likely to arise
Critical thinking using logic, data & qualitative reasoning 
Ability to develop, evaluate, and recommend best options
Analytical with a strong attention to detail
Proactive self-starter with strong organizational skills and the ability to work in a fast-paced agile environment
Accustomed to leading meetings with customers, vendors and key stakeholders
5+ years security, logistics, distribution or related experience
2+ years project management
Undergraduate degree in Security, Logistics, Supply Chain, or other related field
Industry certifications, a plus
Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
Proficient in Google suites, Microsoft suite, VISIO/Lucidchart 
Must be willing to work outside normal business hours, including weekends (as needed)
Domestic and international travel maybe required (10%-25%)

Additional Information

Expeditors offers excellent benefits:

  • Paid Vacation, Holiday, Sick Time
  • Health Plan: Medical, Prescription Drug, Dental and Vision
  • Life and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • 401k Plan 
  • Training and Professional Development Program


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