JR. ANALYST - RATE MANAGEMENT

  • Agility Logistics
  • Basel, Switzerland
  • 04/10/2018
Full time Data Science Data Engineering Data Analytics Data Management Statistics

Job Description

JOB DESCRIPTION

SUMMARY

The Junior Analyst, under the guidance of the APO Rate Cloud - Transformation, will have project and process management responsibility to build up Agility’s Rate Database. This individual will work with various stakeholders to understand current state operations and to ensure completion of Agility’s Rate Database in a timely and accurate manner. Ultimately, this individual will work in a collaborative, crossfunctional, and cross-cultural manner to be a change leader.

ESSENTIAL TASKS

Work with FOCIS Rate Cloud Module Agile team and Agility E Services to:

  • Enhance functionality for uploading and maintaining Rates and Charges in FOCIS
  • Improve KPI reports for Rate Management

Work with Global Operation Center – Rate Management Team and Global National Pricing Center Leadership to:

  • Design and improve processes for gathering and maintaining Rates in FOCIS Rate Cloud
  • Collecting, documenting and analyzing Requirements for FOCIS Rate Management

Work with Data Quality Manager to:

  • Perform Quality Control Tasks and ensure learning process applies
  • Ensure proper and timely KPI Reporting is done to various stakeholders

JOB REQUIREMENTS

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Prior experience of quoting and/or pricing for Air and/or Ocean is essential.
  • In depth knowledge of Air and/or Ocean freight Contract / Rate management or similar needed.
  • 1-2 years of experience in project and process management type of role
  • Bachelor’s degree in business related field or alternatively vocational Freight Forwarding Training with additional Management training

DESIRED ATTRIBUTES

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to communicate with all levels of the organization
  • Ability to execute project activities of high complexity within stretch time lines and in a dynamic Environment
  • Pro-active communicator with a positive “can-do” attitude
  • Problem solving skills with a proactive Approach
  • Strong facilitation and change management skills
  • High integrity, objectivity, and independency
  • Team player with ability to work with cross-functional and cross cultural teams

LANGUAGE SKILLS

English and local language. Local language dependent upon region and country working in. This Position requires strong written and verbal communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively in a diverse multicultural environment.

COMPUTER SKILLS

Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office Suite. Ability to learn work flow applications.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to walk and use hand and eye coordination. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. The employee must be able to travel both domestically and internationally over 50% of the time and drive a vehicle.

WORK HOURS AND ENVIRONMENT

Normal working hours for this position are Monday-Friday, however, working beyond these days might be required by business needs.