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Team Lead, Administration


DSV - Global transport and logistics
In 1976, ten independent hauliers joined forces and founded DSV in Denmark. Since then, DSV has evolved to become the world's 3rd largest supplier of global solutions within transport and logistics. Today, we add value to our customers' entire supply chain by transporting, storing, packaging, re-packaging, processing and clearing all types of goods. We work every day from our many offices in more than 80 countries to ensure a steady supply of goods to production lines, outlets, stores and consumers all over the world. Our reach is global yet our presence is local and close to our customers.  


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Location: Houston, TX 

Division: Air & Sea 
Job Posting Title: Team Lead, Administration 
Time Type: Full Time



The Administration Team Lead will be responsible for leading and managing the administration team to ensure efficient and effective support for the operations and business units of DSV. The successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing daily administrative tasks, coordinating team projects, developing and implementing policies and procedures, and ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements. 


Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Lead and manage the administration team to ensure efficient and effective support for the operations and business units of DSV. 

  • Oversee and coordinate daily administrative tasks, such as data entry, filing, document management, and other related tasks. 

  • Develop and implement policies and procedures to improve efficiency, productivity, and compliance with regulatory requirements. 

  • Manage and maintain accurate records and data related to administrative tasks and projects. 

  • Provide guidance and support to the team members, ensuring that they have the resources, tools, and training necessary to perform their tasks effectively. 

  • Collaborate with other departments and stakeholders to ensure that administrative tasks and projects are aligned with the company's goals and objectives. 

  • Prepare reports and presentations for management as required. 

  • Monitor and ensure compliance with relevant regulations and standards. 

  • Identify opportunities for process improvement and develop and implement solutions to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of administrative tasks and processes. 


Educational background / Work experience 

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Logistics, Supply Chain Management or related field. 

  • At least 5 years of experience in a similar role in the transportation and logistics industry. 

  • Proven track record of successfully managing and leading administrative teams. 


Skills & Competencies 

  • Strong leadership and management skills. 

  • Excellent organizational, planning, and time management skills. 

  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills. 

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. 

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. 

  • Knowledge of relevant regulations and standards in the transportation and logistics industry. 


Function / Market & Industry Knowledge / Business Acumen / Processes 

Supervisory Responsibilities (if any) 

  • Lead and manage a team of administrative professionals. 


Preferred Qualifications 

  • Master's degree in Business Administration, Logistics, Supply Chain Management or related field. 

  • Professional certifications such as APICS, CSCP, or other relevant certifications. 


Language skills 

  • Fluent in English (oral and written) 


Computer Literacy 

  • Proficiency in using various computer software applications, including Microsoft Office Suite, ERP systems, and other relevant software programs. 


At Will Employment 

DSV Air & Sea Inc. employees are hired for an undefined period of time as “at will” employees. This means that an employee may be terminated for any reason, or no reason at all, at any time, provided the discharge does not violate any law*. Additionally, each employee has the right to terminate his/her employment at any time. *Except if employed in Montana, where termination requires just cause. 


DSV is an equal employment opportunity employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, ancestry, disability, veteran status, marital status, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law. If you require special assistance or accommodation while seeking employment with DSV, please contact Human Resources at If you are interested in learning the status of your application, please note you will be contacted directly by the appropriate human resources contact person if you are selected for further consideration. DSV reserves the right to defer or close a vacancy at any time.


DSV – Global transport and logistics

DSV is a dynamic workplace that fosters inclusivity and diversity. We conduct our business with integrity, respecting different cultures and the dignity and rights of individuals. When you join DSV, you are working for one of the very best performing companies in the transport and logistics industry. You’ll join a talented team of more than 75,000 employees in over 80 countries, working passionately to deliver great customer experiences and high-quality services. DSV aspires to lead the way towards a more sustainable future for our industry and are committed to trading on nature’s terms.

We promote collaboration and transparency and strive to attract, motivate and retain talented people in a culture of respect. If you are driven, talented and wish to be part of a progressive and versatile organisation, we’ll support you and your need to achieve your potential and forward your career.


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