IT Specialist - Contract Logistics

DB Schenker - 10th Of Ramadan City, Cairo

Applicants for
1 open position
Experience Needed:
2 to 3 years
Career Level:
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Job Type:
Full Time
Negotiable, Yearly Bonus
Education Level:
Bachelor's Degree only
Arabic, English
1 open position
About the Job

Job Purpose:

  • Develop an IT Logistics competence and support Logistics staff developing the customer tailored system configurations.
  • Manage the IT Logistics team results by communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results; coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; initiating, coordinating, and enforcing systems, policies, and procedures.
  • Maintains staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees; maintaining a safe and secure work environment; developing personal growth opportunities.
  • Maintains organization's effectiveness and efficiency by defining, delivering, and supporting strategic plans for implementing Logistics information technologies.
  • Be an effective member of the regional team to align and ensure that all work done is carried out to appropriate performance and quality standards.

Main Tasks

  • Receive information from the immediate Project Manager, Direct Manager, CIO, and Regional Logistics IT Manager about the internal logic of the corporate software and its relationship with business processes and generate a list of functional requirements for the system and monitor their compliance and implementation.
  • Participate in the planning and implementation of projects on customizing and improvements of IT systems for existing and new customers.
  • According to the developers, administrators and users about the necessity or desirability of changing the operating logic, adding new modules, interface elements or operations performed in order to improve the efficiency of corporate software.
  • Inform operators and other users of the corporate software on any possible logical or quantitative differences in the mass of information in order to clarify the reasons for their occurrence and correction on the basis of documentary evidence.
  • Independently make the necessary adjustments to the relevant information on the basis of documentary evidence from the head of departments – the owners of this information.
  • Testing or create Testing plans, to form various information and analytical reports to verify the correctness of corporate software.
  • Educate users to work with the new or modified corporate software or other standard data processing means by providing appropriate instructions and presentations.
  • Lead and/or support implementation of projects in the different country branches being flexible to spend necessary time in the respective cities/warehouses.
  • Proactively take over tasks to support other department functions and build up own competences in all Contract Logistics related functions.
  • Ensure the available and ability of maintaining Level-1 support tasks across the IT Logistics staff and facilities.
  • Ensure to perform Level-2 support task to existing projects or to future handovers.
Job Requirements
  • Bachelor level in Computer Science & Information Technologies.
  • Minimum 2 years experience in IT Applications & Enterprise Solutions (example: WMS, ERP, TMS,....etc.).
  • Technical Experience in SAP R/3 (SD, MM, WM modules) is a plus.
  • Minimum 2 years experience in Contract Logistics business.
  • Experience in Project Management.
  • Good awareness of Country business culture.
  • Multi-tasking ability to work different programs and plans at the same time.
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal).
  • Ability to lead and motivate people.
  • Ability to communicate with all levels of the organization.
  • Strong English language skills essential.
  • Possibility to travel when required.
  • Ability to set own agenda and work under own initiative
About this Company

DB Schenker stands for the transportation and logistics activities of Deutsche Bahn. The Logistics sector of DB is the world’s second largest transportation and logistics services provider based on revenues and performance.

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