Solution Manager (*)

  • Essen, Germany
  • Entry date: immediately
  • Schenker AG
  • Information Technology
  • Full Time (Duration: Permanent)
  • Job-Ref.: 176691
  • Academic Professionals

Job description

  • Responsible for conducting requirements engineering and solution design for the products offered within Global IT Land & Digital Solutions
  • Identify, analyze, prioritize, and specify (internal/external) customer demands towards our digital portfolio and the respective project scope to determine best solutions
  • Determine feasibility and respective solution specifications according to IT&D and Business guidelines and strategies. Closely align with involved stakeholders (e.g., KAM/Sales, Product Managements Land, Air, Ocean and Contract Logistics) but also with internal IT&D development team
  • Transfer solutions into production in close collaboration with involved internal teams (development, test and operations)
  • Provide vital input into the assessment, design, development, and implementation of digital solutions
  • Consult and transfer know-how to internal customers and stakeholders in regards of digital solution processes and portfolio
  • Minimum bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Business Administration, Logistics, Business Informatics, Computer Science, or related disciplines
  • Several years’ relevant working experience; previous exposure in Shipping or Logistics Industry is a definite advantage
  • Experience identifying process improvements and coordinating their implementation
  • Proven experience with business and technical requirements analysis, specification and verification
  • Strong business and system acumen
  • Excellent understanding on project and application life cycle
  • Proven track record in agile product development or general experience in agile methodologies
  • Understanding of business and IT processes
  • Strong customer service orientation
  • Self-initiative, detailed-oriented with excellent analytical skills
  • Flexible thinker able to operate in a changing environment
  • Team player with very good communication skills
  • High system affinity and challenger mentality
  • Fluent Business English (written and spoken)
  • Excellent MS Office skills (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook, Visio, etc.)

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Our offer

Attractive Conditions

In addition to diverse fringe benefits and a company pension scheme, we offer our employees* additional attractive benefits.

Flexible Working Hours

We follow the principle of trust based working time, and with agreement we also offer regular working time at home

Workplace Health Management

We take social responsibility for our employees*. DB Schenker offers a comprehensive workplace health management with programs for health promotion and prevention.

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About us

At DB Schenker, you are part of a global logistics network that connects the world. A network that allows you to shape your career by encouraging you to contribute and truly make a difference. With more than 76,000 colleagues worldwide, we welcome diversity and thrive on individual backgrounds, perspectives and skills. Together as one team, we are Here to move.

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Schenker AG
Kruppstraße 4
45128 Essen

Phone: +49 201-8781-5525

* Equal Opportunity Employer: at DB Schenker we are proud of our diverse workforce and we are committed in enhancing it further. Therefore, we welcome all applicants, regardless of gender, age, disability, nationality, religion or sexual orientation.