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Expired Vacancy
Logistics & Inventory Director, Americas

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   Location: New York
   Salary: On application
Experience: Mid-Senior level
Deadline: 07 March 2018

Please note that this vacancy has expired and you can no longer apply.

The Company

Christie’s, the world’s largest Art Business, is an incredibly exciting & enriching place to start or continue your career. Whether you work within one of our Specialist Art Departments or in our more Operational focused teams, we are all working together with one common goal in mind: to continue the success of this 250 year old company, steeped in history, bringing constant innovation whilst not forgetting our age old values; Passionate Expertise, Exceptional Client Service, Teamwork, Integrity, Business Judgement, Innovation & Respect. Colleagues across all departments are truly passionate about what they do and it is constantly inspiring to work with industry leaders across all segments of the business.


The Role

Based in New York, the Logistics & Inventory Director, Americas will be responsible for developing and maintaining the strategy and operations to support the internal property flow throughout all Christie’s locations in the Americas. These responsibilities include managing the Logistics’ P&L, leading the art handling team, and ensuring an effective, efficient and secure supply chain process.


Specific duties & responsibilities will include but are not limited to

  • Design, implement and execute the Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) strategy
  • Lead the Logistics team of 60+employees
  • Manage relationships and performance of new and existing vendors
  • Manage warehousing and distribution of our property among various locations
  • Manage relationships with and monitor performance of our logistics partners; oversee development of systems and processes to continually improve performance
  • Collaborate with management team to ensure the client’s journey is well developed and maintained throughout the sale lifecycle
  • Advise finance variances between existing forecasts, budgets, and actuals
  • Develop and execute strategies to ensure sufficient capacity and redundancy exist at each stage
  • Assess feasibility of building in-house, outsourcing, or automating logistics & warehousing capabilities; lead development of initiatives as selected
  • Perform root-cause analysis and proactively identify and correct all people, process, and behavior related process deficiencies from Christie’s to 3rd party vendors

The Candidate

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field
  • Excellent influencing, communication, and presentation skills
  • Strong analytical capabilities and comfort with operations metrics
  • Ability to manage and lead large organizations
  • Ability to generate and quickly execute upon the synthesis and analyses of extensive data
  • Self-motivated and highly results-driven
  • Outstanding project management and cross-functional leadership skills

The Benefits

  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental and Vision care plans for employees and dependents (Generally Christie’s pays 80% of total premiums)
  • 401k Savings Plan – Christie’s matches dollar for dollar on the first 5% an employee elects to contribute
  • Life Insurance – 3x base salary up to $400k (100% paid by Christie’s)
  • Disability Insurance (100% paid by Christie’s)
  • Generous time-off and leave policies; including up to 8 weeks Paid Family Leave
  • Robust Wellness Program
    • Onsite weekly yoga class
    • Discounted or subsidized Gym Memberships to Equinox, NYSC & NYHRC
  • Annual Performance Bonus plan
  • Commuter Benefits – Pre-tax money towards your daily commute with a Christie’s contribution of $21 per month
  • ‘Art & Soul’ – Each employee receives one paid day per year to dedicate their time to a charity of their choice
  • Perks and Discounts through Zo and Plum Benefits

*Christie’s reserves the right to change company benefits at any time


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