IT Manager (Systems)

Logistics Executive

Ref: GP327-1053
Logistics Executive

The Role

The Role

Maritime & Logistics Company

USD 45,000 + allowances, medical & tickets

Based in Qatar

The IT Manager is responsible to for the selection, delivery and implementation of all systems for the logistics function. He will be responsible for the configuration, process, and tactical support to the operations team so as to ensure that the WMS and subsystems deliver the performance and functionality necessary for the operations team to achieve their business objectives.

Support operations in driving increased efficiencies
Identify required WMS configuration and systems changes to support new processes and proposed changes to existing processes
Coordinate systems changes with IT and vendors
Review and approve SOP changes pertaining to WMS and to other logistics systems
Develop training plan and provide training when needed
Serve as Project Manager for WMS implementations/Upgrades
Define project tasks and resource requirements
Manage project resource allocation within team
Track project deliverables using appropriate tools
Serve as liaison between DC Operations, IT, and vendors
Develop documented implementation plan and report on project progress
Configure systems to support planned processes
Play key business role in testing, roll out, and implementation of WMS
Provide ongoing and post-implementation support
Troubleshoot issues and identify root causes
Provide site support for distribution centers to support processes, ad-hoc reporting, issue tracking, and drive issue resolution
Performs all functions in accordance with IT and mentors junior staff members



Desired Skills & Experience

Bachelor of Science in Information Technology or Information Systems or other relevant field.
At least 4 – 7 years experience as an IT Manager or Specialist from WMS Software developers.
Experience with WMS implementations and familiar with ATMS software
Expertise in supply chain management, warehousing, and distribution
Knowledge of project management techniques and tools
Good organization and follow-up skills
Excellent computer skills with Microsoft Office
Comfortable working with a multicultural staff.
A team player
Strong communication skill set; be able to manage, influence, negotiate and deliver presentations
Strong analytical, problem-solving, and decision making skills

About the Company

About the Company

Logistics Executive has been established for more than 10 years and delivers professional Executive Search & Recruitment services to the global Logistics and Supply Chain market.

Our service covers the full spectrum of senior roles within the Logistics & Supply Chain vertical and includes support functions such as Finance & HR. We are also able to provide Interim Managers and Supply Chain Consultants on short or limited term contracts.

Our knowledge and reach in the Logistics & Supply Chain sector usually means that we can provide better candidates than the ‘generalist’ search firms.

We provide a suite of HR & Talent Management consultancy services to the industry including Outplacement, Executive Coaching, Psychometric testing, Assessment, Performance Reviews and Leadership Development programmes.

The Dubai Regional Office covers Africa, Middle East, Central Asia / CIS, South Asia and the surrounding regions - however we source candidates globally through our international network.

Our other international offices cover Europe, S.E. Asia and Asia Pacific.
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