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CEVA Logistics, one of the world’s leading supply chain companies, designs and implements industry leading solutions for large and medium-size national and multinational companies. Over 44,000 dedicated employees, working in 11 regional clusters around the globe, deliver operational excellence- to provide viable answers to the most challenging supply chain questions. We operate nationally throughout the U.S. with opportunities throughout the nation. Our North American headquarters are located in Houston, TX. 

CEVA offers competitive incentive packages, exceptional benefits and an exceptional culture for career building. Start your career with CEVA and build on our Foundations:  Unity, Growth and Excellence.  CEVA people are passionate about supply chain management.

IT Director - Contract Logistics Customer Engagement

 

YOUR ROLE


Are you the person who always ensures that key IT solutions are designed in such a way that they provide a compelling and effective solution for our customers? Would you like to use your knowledge and skills to help the company in new business wins and allow operations to successfully operate?

 

We are seeking a candidate with deep knowledge of 3PL Contract Logistics IT Landscape and Operations across various verticals. The ideal candidate should have experience in CL sales/business development cycle including RFP/RFI process, prepare and presenting IT Contract Logistics solutions to potential clients.

 

This person must have demonstrated experience in Contract Logistics IT solutions including WMS, TMS, WCS/WES, Integration, Business Intelligence Tools, Parcel Carrier integration, and other surrounding subsystems. Must champion and advocate for innovative CL IT solutions and be able to professionally and effectively present proposed IT solutions to the Business and potential customers.  

 

 

WHAT ARE YOU GOING TO DO?

 

  • Ownership of the Contract Logistics IT Business Development Team
  • Provide leadership and development to a team of IT Contract Logistics Customer Engagement Professionals
  • Facilitate the IT portion of the sales process to gather and document customer requirements
  • Uses expert knowledge of IT Contract Logistics landscape including WMS, TMS, BI, OpRep, Integration, Parcel Shipping solutions, and others to provide expert guidance and assistance in selecting proper IT solutions for clients
  • Develop and approve quotations for the IT portion of new sales opportunities/RFPs
  • Partner with Global IT Development, Business Development, Solutions Design/Engineering, Key Account Managers, and Operations Business Unit leaders
  • Prepare and present IT relevant material to potential clients from RFI responses through final solutions presentations
  • Provide effective turnover of awarded business to IT Project Delivery teams
  • Keep current on, and help to drive IT product strategy for CEVA Contract Logistics
  • Liaise with other functions from IT side to share information about CEVA’s IT solutions, capabilities, and development roadmaps

 

Together with other IT Experts, you will work closely with our Business development organization, our Contract Logistics, Supply Chain Solutions, Ground and Freight Management Business Lines, and our Global IT community.

 

WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

 

  • 10+ years of experience in Contract Logistics with exposure on the warehouse floor with knowledge of operational processes across a variety of business verticals
  • 5+ years of relevant Contract Logistics IT Solutions Design experience
  • 3+ years responding to RFPs/RFIs and presenting IT solutions to potential clients
  • Proven experience with WMS implementation and related systems, preferable for large complex projects and customers
  • Proven strategic management and leadership experience including direct management of people and processes

 

Additional Skills and Experience that Contribute to Success:

 

  • Cross-function management experience including people and process management
  • Consistent utilization of best practices and methodologies to ensure demand management and planning projects portfolio management, and support for customers are met
  • Ability to understand inter-dependencies between IT and business initiatives to effectively leverage resources
  • Proven experience implementing IT solutions and communicating with high-profile customers
  • Knowledge of IT, Finance, Budgets, and Proposal Management
  • Ability to review and change processes to achieve best practice standards

 

Interpersonal and Communication Skills:

 

  • Outstanding communication and presentation skills, both oral and written
  • Leadership skills – willing to grow and develop a growing team
  • Strong aptitude to build and maintain an informal network within CEVA as well as within our client teams
  • Team player
  • Ability to travel

 

 

WHAT DO WE HAVE TO OFFER?

 

With a genuine culture of reward and recognition, we want our employees to grow, develop and be part of our journey. We offer a competitive benefits package. There’s no doubt that you will be compensated for your hard work and commitment so if you’d like to work for one of the top Logistics providers in the world then please do get in touch to find your next role.

 


Houston
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CEVA operates in a multicultural, global environment and is a richly diverse organization operating seamlessly as one company. We aim to attract, motivate and retain the best people in our industry, whatever their background.  We share the same passion to deliver world-class solutions to our customers. We have the best supply chain professionals in the industry and develop this talent in an inspiring work environment.

CEVA Logistics is proud to be an equal opportunity work place and an affirmative action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status or any other characteristic.  We are an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities.


Nearest Major Market: Houston

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