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tms (transportation management system) (100331)

Transport Management System Consultant

5-7 Years

Full Time Jobs

Market Rate



Job Description:

Purpose of the position: 

The purpose of the role is to obtain and maintain excellent product knowledge from Ziegler's in-house developed Transport Management System (TMS) in order to implement, support and enhance the TMS.

  • Implement: set up and roll out the TMS, train the users and manage the implementation projects
  • Support: make the application and supply chain knowledge available to Ziegler global organization.
  • Enhance: contribute to the continuous development of the TMS 

Key tasks:  

  • Obtain and maintain excellent product knowledge about Ziegler TMS from the in-house development factory.
  • Design and develop the knowledge transfer frameworks towards the global operations organization (15 countries).
  • Create and maintain the full set of user documentation (user manual, sales material, etc.).
  • Organize and conduct user training based on a well-defined framework.
  • Assist in pre-sales, provide demo/presentation, respond to IT-related questions in an RFQ
  • Create, develop and manage the routine relationships with the business stakeholders
  • Collect, analyze and inject user requirements and customer needs.
  • Conduct User Acceptance Test and provide release notes.
  • Measure user satisfaction based on the quantitative and qualitative frameworks. 
  • Participate in the application roadmap and footprint definition including the embedding of the TMS into the overall IT landscape.
  • Continuous benchmark Ziegler’s TMS with the COTS TMS in the market.
  • Act as a project manager in implementation or transformation projects.

 Skills & Competencies: 

  • Educational background: Master's degree or equivalent experiences
    Professional experiences: Minimum 5 years in transport, freight or supply chain with a minimum, of 2 years in a process / IT-related position
  • Languages: English, good knowledge of German, French or Dutch is a plus
  • Professional competencies: Subject matter expert in transport, freight, and supply chain
  • Capable to translate business requirements into functional specifications
  • Excellent project management knowledge and practice                                        
  • Analytical and process-oriented
  • Good communication, presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Computer Literacy: Sound knowledge of MS Office (Excel, Word and PowerPoint)         
  • Sound knowledge of Transport Management Systems                                          
  • Knowledge in Agile Development (Scrum / SAFe)                                       
  • Basic knowledge of the concept of EDI and customer integration

Duration: 6 Months 

Location:  Belgium