Job Description :
Role: WMS Senior Manager. Location: Nashville TN. Duration: Full Time. JD Looking to Hire Manager/Sr. Manager for their WMS Implementation. This position is responsible for leading strategic and tactical activities related to business system solution implementations, and on-going supervision of Implementation Managers and leads. This role includes the day to day oversight of the team responsible for delivering these solutions to meet or exceed customers' and internal business partners' requirements. This role acts as a project leader on internal team initiatives. Primary Duties: Minimum of 10 years experience in Supply Chain Execution applications (e.g., Warehouse Management Systems, Transportation Management Systems, Order Management Systems is a MUST Manages resources and projects to ensure deadlines and requirements are met Provides input to strategic decisions relative to the Company's IT solution portfolio Maintains workstream level updates for leadership Perform workload analysis to effectively prioritize and assign project requests Possesses technical and business implication knowledge of configuration strategies relative to application solutions supported Participates in the creation and maintenance of all internal team standards and ensures that team members adhere to these processes when executing their duties Participates in strategies for estimating implementation costs, timelines, and models. Workstream representation during the new business sales cycle, and capability to act as the IT sponsor for an existing client. Drives the recruiting process for the team including a final hiring manager decision after manager / Sr. Manager interview rounds. Prepares performance reviews, job family and compensation initiatives. Leads actions from employee satisfaction surveys Analyzes complex and at times ambiguous customer and business partner requirements in order to effectively implement and support business systems solutions Executes implementation processes for new customers and conversions by applying systems implementation concepts and principles Recommends configuration strategies for a predefined IT solution(s) that meet or exceed the requirements of our customers and business partners Develops new processes to leverage functionality within the IT solutions to deliver enhanced logistics capabilities and services to our clients Collaborates with other departments on integrated new business, conversions, or IT application rollouts Ensures that new implementations meet or exceed customer service goals Provides scheduled updates to customers and other stake holders Ensures processes are design for quality on new account handoffs to support operations Serves as project leader on internal team initiatives as assigned Other duties as required and assigned Education and Experience: Bachelor's degree in Information Technology or related field from a 4 year college or university Minimum of 10 years 3PL or MIS experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience Minimum 10 years experience with Supply Chain Execution applications (e.g., Warehouse Management Systems, Transportation Management Systems, Order Management Systems, etc, preferably those within the GEODIS portfolio Experience in Third Party Logistics or sophisticated supply chains of a manufacturer or retailer PC literate to include proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, Visio, Project, PowerPoint and Outlook Essential Skills: Ability and willingness to travel up to 50% Ability to define and drive strategic initiatives for the department Ability to learn and become proficient at an expert level with new software systems and industry trends. Requires a complex level of knowledge of business applications and business processes Ability to create and analyze department level dashboards for leadership visibility Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form Ability to communicate with various levels of the organization as well as various levels of the customer's organization Ability to work within moderate to little supervision from a more senior leader Ability to work with teams in multiple regions and languages