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Transportation and Distribution System Lead

  • Job reference: 922842
  • Location: Prague
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Life Sciences, IT
  • Date posted: 05/12/2018

Orion Group are recruiting a Transportation & Distribution System Lead (Permanent Position) based in Prague on behalf of a multinational client

Job Description

Located in Prague Orion Group are recruiting for a Transportation and Distribution System Lead. In this role, you will be responsible for the following:

  • Understand the company's complex logistics activities, workflows, systems, organization, and outputs to ascertain and plan for a successful future state
  • Lead the IT delivery and IT systems used to support the logistics and distribution activities
  • Develop strong relationships with Global IT Teams, ERP, Analytics, PMO, etc. to ensure that the business needs are being met and appropriately resourced and planned
  • Implement new and improved logistics, transportation, and distribution operations that will be effective, properly maintained, and efficiently operated
  • Use data analysis to actively identify new and innovative ways to track business performance, and suggest additional ideas for drivers and removing obstacles in our delivery
  • Provide recommendations to close any design and control gaps identified
  • Oversee and execute on process changes and improvement, technology upgrades and using new IT technologies to improve the business
  • Develop and implement a transportation and distribution IT asset management strategy to support the company's financial goals and capital planning efforts
  • You will be part of a global team but you will act as the in-region point of contact for all IT logistical efforts and as such you will drive a strong collaboration with your business partners

Job Requirements


  • Certified Supply Chain Professional / Certified in Logistics, Transportation & Distribution preferred
  • IT or Project Certifications, PMI, Prince, ITIL
  • Education Requirements: Undergraduate degree in Information Technology or Operations Management, Supply Chain, Business Administration, or related field
  • Skill Preference:
  • 5-7 years of progressive experience across Information Technology, logistics, distribution, and transportation operations
  • Experience leading with data analysis to make decisions on process or system changes
  • Extensive people and stakeholder/relationship management experience in a logistics and supply chain environment
  • Experience with selecting, on-boarding, and managing vendors and transportation and distribution services providers
  • Prior project management skills in logistics, transportation, and distribution with an excellent track record of achievement
  • JDE, Oracle or other ERP experience preferred
  • Advanced Visio process flow mapping experience preferred
  • Experience working in a regulated or tightly controlled industry, GxP, FDA regulated

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.

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