Global Vice President Perishables, Dubai Ports (DP) World, UAE

  • Full time
  • Dubai, UAE
  • Posted 11 months ago
  • 30000-70000 AED / Month

Dubai Ports (DP) World UAE presently has a job for eligible candidates for the position of a Global Vice President (VP) Perishables. DP World was founded in 1972 as a local port operator in Dubai. Over the time, DP World has evolved from a single port operator to a global logistics provider with operations over 69 countries & across every continent. They are leading provider of worldwide smart end to end supply chain logistics, enabling the flow of trade across globe. Their range of products & services covers every link of the integrated supply chain, from maritime and inland terminals to marine services & industrial parks as well as technology driven customer solutions. DP World has a dedicated team of more than 100,000 employees from over 160 nationalities that ensure the smooth flow of trade.

Job Purpose of A Global Vice President (Perishables)

  • Global VP of the Perishable Vertical is a senior leader role.
  • Responsible for driving thought leader ship and end to end solutions in the perishable vertical.
  • Drive growth and profitability in the vertical sector and lead a team of professionals to develop and execute strategic initiatives that drive E2E solutions, increase revenue, improve operational efficiency, enhance customer satisfaction and establish the company as a thought leader in the perishable vertical.

Your Job Duties As A Global Vice President VP (Perishables) At Dubai Ports (DP) World UAE

Strategy & Solution Building 

  • Develop & apply the overall strategy for the vertical, including strategy, E2E solutions, sales and strategic global key account management strategy.
  • Work with solutions engineering to develop E2E solutions that promotes cross and up selling on the selected sub verticals.
  • Develop solutions that improve supply chain efficiency, reduce costs and enhance customer satisfaction.

Sales & Client Management 

  • Drive revenue growth by pursuing new business opportunities, making relationships with key customers and developing innovative solutions that meet the unique needs of the vertical.
  • Oversee the key account management of the vertical clients, ensuring that all services are delivered on time.
  • Join customer quarterly business reviews with strategic accounts as a member of senior leadership.
  • Supports the regions and all functions to establish budget, fore casts and KPIs.

Thought Leadership 

  • Build the company reputation as an industry thought leader by publishing research and other thought leader ship content that shows company insights.
  • Work closely with cross functional teams to ensure alignment and collaboration across the organization.
  • Monitor industry trends & new technologies, finding opportunities and risks for the automotive vertical and the broader organization.
  • Represent the company at industry events, conferences and trade shows.


  • Promote positive behaviours in harmony with DP World’s values and culture.
  • Ensure that the highest levels of safety are applied in all activities.
  • Understand and adhere to DP World’s Code of conduct and ethics policy.
  • Perform other related duties as asked.

What You’ll Need?


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Logistics, Supply Chain Management or a related field.
  • MBA is preferred.


  • 15 plus years of experience in the supply chain industry, with at least 5 years of experience in vertical.
  • Proven track record of driving revenue growth and profitability of a significantly sized business of DP World’s vertical.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and publish thought leader ship content, such as research papers, articles and case studies.

Skills & Knowledge Desired

  • Strong leader skills.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Strong problem solving skills.
  • Knowledge of the vertical, including trends and best practices.
  • Speak and write fluent English language.
  • Good in the full Microsoft Office Suite such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Good critical thinking skills.

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