Stroom is looking for a Solutions Design Manager, The Netherlands

Contract type

Permanent

Area

Zuid-Holland, The Netherlands

About company

Established in 2012, our client is one of the fastest growing logistics service providers in the world and specializes in innovative logistics services by developing and applying optimized solutions and providing SCM consultancy to customers based on their own platform. The company is active worldwide in 40 countries employing more than 4.500 logistics experts.

Job Description

As a Solutions Design Manager, you represent the organization at management level to clients, whereby you analyze the commercial needs of the clients and thereafter develop a satisfying operational solution together with the Business Development team.

  • Solution Design
  • Representing our client towards operational stakeholders at (potential) customers
  • Exploring the most effective solutions (with prospects) for complex issues and providing subsequent advice on the best possible innovative solutions in close co-operation with Business Development Managers
  • Leading the technical and operational design of new business
  • Designing robust and technically feasible logistics solutions for new business in warehousing and transportation
  • Supporting local logistics teams with solutions for supply chain processes
  • Extend existing customer relations based on consultative selling Sourcing
  • Building logistics networks (freight networks, e.g. gateways, multi-client consolidation)
  • Source appropriate sub-contractors for specific solutions, customer-centric or generic
  • Sub-contractor evaluation and management Pricing
  • Based on customer needs and our clients’ added values, create tailor-made product propositions
  • Creating generic market-ready products (network transport, multi-modal corridors etc.)

Requirements

We are looking for a solutions design manager with:

  • Bachelor or Master degree in SCM & Logistics study
  • Operational experience of the industry is a must, experience in a client-faced role a plus
  • Minimum 7 years’ experience
  • Project management experience

SKILLS

  • Technical knowledge in a logistic environment
  • Conceptual and analytical thinking;
  • Commercial awareness
  • Hands-on mentality, eager to take initiative new opportunities and deliver targets
  • A good doses of courage for exploring this new adventure with us

What we offer

Outstanding secondary benefits, for instance a fully paid health care insurance and fitness subscription at Basic Fit. Our client is located in Delft, Breda and Tilburg, with subsidiaries all over Europe, to which you will also travel as well from time to time. Your main location will be Delft.

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