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Assistant Manager, Technical Logistics - Transportation - NBC Sports - Full Time

NBC Sports - Stamford, CT

Posted on 02/07/20 (Ref: )

Assistant Manager, Technical Logistics - Transportation - NBC Sports - Stamford, CT - NBC Sports

Assistant Manager, Technical Logistics - Transportation - NBC Sports

About Us

When the Comcast-NBCUniversal transaction was completed in January 2011, the two companies combined to form NBC Sports Group, which serves sports fans 24/7 with premier live events, insightful studio shows, and compelling original programming. The sports media company consists of several assets including NBC Sports, NBC Olympics, Golf Channel, 12 NBC Sports Regional Networks, NBC Sports Radio, and NBCSN. NBC Olympics, with more than 100 Emmy Awards for its coverage, is renowned for its unsurpassed, award-winning coverage and at the conclusion of the 2032 Summer Games will have presented a total of 23 Olympic Games and 17 consecutive Games, more than any other U.S. company in both categories. NBCSN, part of the NBC Sports Group, is dedicated to serving passionate sports fans in more than 85 million homes, delivering over 2,400 sporting events annually.

Role Purpose

The Assistant Manager, Technical Logistics Transportation will provide key administrative and operational support of Sports and Olympic projects and assist with the planning and execution of all shipping and logistical functions for domestic and international events and projects. In this position, administrative assistance is of key importance to event logistics including financials, customs documentation, asset management, and overall production operations support. The position will report to the Senior Manager, Technical Logistics.

  • Coordinate domestic and international shipping and logistical services for NBC Sports and Olympics in the areas of broadcast and production equipment, supplies and services
  • Analyze transportation strategies, networks, data and information relating to logistics, transportation and inventory control
  • Understand country specific requirements and custom regulations, internal and external customer specific requirements, regulatory requirements, and related functions that provide the required customer service levels and processes to attain project service goals
  • Coordinate the expediting and the receiving process of all NBC Sports Purchase Orders in the internal asset management system through vendor communication, order track and trace, as well as internal customer coordination to ensure purchase orders are completed in full and on time for final processing
  • Plan, book, track, and coordinate domestic and international shipments across multiple carriers and modes of transportation as well as produce and manage the appropriate documentation for above logistical tasks
  • Coordinate domestic and international trade compliance procedures and adherence including customs import/export compliance as well as internal audit compliance
  • Lead distribution and transportation related customer issues and resolutions

  • Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in logistics, supply chain management or related field
  • Minimum two (2) years' experience working in transportation and freight logistics
  • IATA Compliance-Hazmat Hazardous and dangerous goods handling certified

Additional Qualifications
  • Proficiency in MS windows and MS Office
  • Proven working knowledge and understanding of Customs procedures requirements
  • Proven experience coordinating domestic and international airfreight and ocean freight shipments
  • Strong analytical, technical, problem solving, and interpersonal skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to interact effectively at multiple levels in support of customer relationships
  • Ability to meet strict time frames in environments with zero tolerance for failure

Eligibility Requirements
  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through to be considered (note job #: )
  • Must be willing to work in Stamford, CT
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • It is the policy of NBCUniversal and NBCUniversal' s affiliated businesses to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy) sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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