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DIRECTOR-BASE LOGISTICS

Air Methods - Greenwood Village, CO 80111

 

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Job Summary

Responsible to plan, direct and manage the efficient operations of new, closing or converting bases. Will collaborate with multiple related departments and functions to ensure successful, on-time delivery and execution of projects. Independent direction and decisions will have a significant impact on the overall initial and on-going base/project success.

Core Responsibilities for jobs at this level.

  • Develops and translates base operations strategy into actionable plan
  • Leads planning, development, implementation, coordination and evaluation of related processes
  • Plans, coordinates and evaluates complex departmental and intradepartmental projects or programs for implementation across large department or function
  • Recommends actionable policies appropriate for the function, interprets and recommends modification to AMS Customer Experience policies and practices

Essential Functions and Responsibilities include the following.

  • Plans and oversees the management of all required activities and related logistics to complete base openings, closures, conversions and moves on-time and within budget.
  • In collaboration with all responsible business functions and customers, manages the process ensuring all related functional activities throughout the project lifecycle are executed to plan
  • Partners with Real Estate and Regional teams to identify base locations, contracts and lease terms. Works in conjunction with Operations to understand all potential aspects of future base operations cost.
  • In collaboration with business functions, recommends and supports implementation of continuous process improvement
  • Provides business recommendations and documentation on project cost and timing to ledership and/or customers including capital expenditures
  • Develops and updates regular progress reporting status to leadership including overall project planning, execution and budget.
  • Identifies and leads any required third-party resources for construction or other base related services
  • Other duties as assigned.

Additional job requirements:

  • Indicate the percentage of time spent traveling: 75%

Subject to applicable laws and Air Method’s policies, regular attendance is an essential function of the position. All employees must follow Air Methods’ employment practices and policies.

 

Supervisory Responsibilities

Directly supervises employees in Base Operations. Carries out Supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, selecting, hiring, and training employees, planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance, rewarding and disciplining employees, addressing complaints and resolving problems. For Exempt Managers: Managers that carry out these responsibilities for two or more employees will have significant input in hiring and termination decisions.

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. In accordance with applicable laws, Air Methods will provide reasonable accommodations that do not create an undue burden so disabled employees may perform the essential functions of the position.

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university; and ten or more years’ related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Master’s Degree preferred
  • Experience in medical transportation services or logistics preferred
  • Project management experience at the tactical and semi-strategical level
  • 7-10 years of project management / logistics experience preferred

Skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills and a high degree of collaboration at all levels.
  • Demonstrates high critical thinking, reasoning skills, and problem solving skills
  • Excellent organizational skills, detail oriented, ability to multi-task efficiently and meet deadlines
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to exercise sound judgement and make decisions in a manner consistent with the essential job functions.
  • Builds partnerships with related departments or functions to enhance efficiency and execution
  • Contributes to business sustained growth through leadership and functional expertise
  • Initiates, leads and evaluates implementation for functional programs across major business areas

Computer Skills

  • Advaaced Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

  • None

This position is subject to drug and/or alcohol testing per the DOT/FAA requirements (pre-employment, random, reasonable cause/suspicion, post-accident).

Air Methods is an EEO/AA employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.