VP Operations (f/m/d) - Asia
Hong Kong

Hong Kong / Shenzhen / Shanghai / Operations Logistic Excellence / Full-timeApply for this jobImagine an industry where people collaborate on a truly global scale, where people can be in Vietnam, and help solve a problem in South America.

An industry that is vital for the well-being of billions of people, intertwined with companies from all over the world that produce and sell something across borders.

Sounds like a complex endeavor? Well, this is where we come in. Our Company Simplifying global trade has been Forto’s mission from day one.

Forto stands for scalable and sustainable logistics technologies that allows users to own their entire supply chain. A one-stop-shop and single face to the customer that would cover the entire process chain from quotation, booking, document management, track and trace all the way to proactive exception handling and supply chain data analytics.

A growing team of over 450 technology and logistics experts at ten locations, together with financing totalling over USD 100 million, forms the basis for further growth.

You will

  • Lead and develop the Asian operations teams and expand the operations team to further countries in Asia in collaboration with our Asian leadership team and business development team
  • Own Asian operations and continuously improve and scale operations with the right Operating Model (organizational structure, roles & responsibilities, processes, governance, guidelines, metrics, tools & systems)
  • Be part of and closely work with the Asian leadership team to shape Forto’s Asia strategy and drive company success out of Asia
  • Be part of and closely collaborate with the global operations leadership team to shape the global operations strategy and to seamlessly integrate Asia operations in the global operating model
  • Closely collaborate with our technology team to drive digitalization and automation within Asian operations
  • What you bring

  • Successful strategic operations leader ideally in the logistics industry with proven track record in scaling organizations and teams globally (>
  • 10-15 years experience)

  • Strong systems thinker with extensive conceptual and analytical skills to manage growth with the right operating model
  • Proven track record in Asia with deep understanding of the Asian markets and cultures
  • Strong leadership skills with proven experience of building, developing and mentoring high-performing teams
  • Excellent communicative and interpersonal skills
  • Willingness to travel nationally and internationally
  • Fluent in English - German and Mandarin is a plus
  • Why Us - You can look forward to

  • Personal & Professional Development : Through strong ownership from the first day you will experience a steep learning curve, grow on a professional level and take the next steps to being an Expert or People Lead.
  • Impact : We are leading the digital transformation of a whole industry and share a high awareness for environmental issues on all levels especially supported by our management.
  • Team : Join a team of over 30 nationalities and different backgrounds from Tech, Logistics, Business and more. What really matters to us is a caring and welcoming environment where we embrace uniqueness and celebrate diversity.
  • Working culture : Experience a company culture where we work on eye level, decisions are made quickly and knowledge sharing, as well as mentoring is on our daily agenda.
  • Culture Check out our video to see what it is like to work at Forto : https : / / www.youtube.com / watch?v g4A7kaUaN4w.

    At Forto we don’t just accept differences we celebrate them, support them and cultivate them to the benefit of our employees, products and our communities.

    Forto is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer.Apply for this job


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