Corporate IT WMS Development Consultant
Lisbon, PT
há 5 dias

Job Function : IT

Full-Time / Part-Time : Full-time

Contract Type : Permanent

Job Level : Professional

Sub-department : Logistics IT Products

Office Location : Lisbon CoE (LIS COE)

Travel Required : up to 10%

The Panalpina Group is one of the world's leading providers of supply chain solutions, combining its core products of Air Freight, Ocean Freight, and Logistics to deliver globally integrated, tailor-

made end-to-end solutions. The Panalpina Group operates a global network with some 500 offices in more than 70 countries, and employs around 16,000 people worldwide.

We are looking to hire a Corporate IT WMS Development Consultant to assists Logistics in all warehouse projects requiring the usage of a Corporate standard Warehouse Management System (WMS).


  • Define and execute application strategy
  • Participate in the application vision, strategy and footprint definition
  • Ensure that business solutions team and external consultants use the standard project management methodology and conform to guidelines regarding WMS configuration and usage
  • Proactively support the project managers to deliver the full business project scope regarding configuration and development of the WMS
  • Ensure that software vendors meet expectations towards development and configuration of the WMS
  • Plan and control software development and configuration
  • Act as interface between the demand functions and software provider to ensure the IT development meets business expectation and generates business value
  • Proactively recognize risk and work to prevent and resolve it
  • Qualifications

  • Degree in IT, business administration, logistics or a similar discipline
  • Minimum 5 years working experience, ideally in an international environment, 3 years thereof in the forwarding / supply chain management industry (air and ocean freight)
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience with Red Prairie Discrete in any of those domain knowledge : WMS configuration, MOCA / DDA, Integrator, Parcel / Centiro, EMS, Nice Label and Jasper / JDA reports.
  • Preferably with working experience in a multinational freight forwarder
  • Skills

  • Know how in warehousing / logistics / supply chain management
  • General IT and Warehouse Management Systems knowledge
  • Understanding of IT trends, related to logistics and supply chain management solutions
  • Project management skills
  • Methodical approach and process-oriented
  • Analytical skills (incl. systematic thinking)
  • Action oriented and target driven
  • High Integrity
  • Responsible, dependable and can work with minimum supervision
  • Good communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Conflict management skills (incl. understanding of people)
  • Ability to work and understand different kind of cultures and people
  • Ability to motivate, cooperate and work in a team
  • Capability to train people
  • High stress level (Ability to work under pressure and deal with tight dead lines)
  • Languages

  • English spoken & written
  • German language an advantage
  • Specific for job / Environment :

  • Your job location will be in Saldanha (center of Lisbon, Portugal) and you will be part of the Corporate IT Center of Excellence with peers working in Basel, Switzerland;
  • International environment
  • Permanent contract with 35h / week
  • If you are interested, please submit your CV in English!

    Thank you and I hope to see you soon!

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