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Title:  Implementation Consultant

Location: 

Goteborg, SE, 401 27

About Descartes: 

Descartes Unites the People and Technology that Move the World
The need for efficient, secure, and agile supply chains and logistics operations has become ever more critical and complex.  By combining innovative technology, powerful trade intelligence and the reach of our network, Descartes helps get goods, information, transportation assets, and people where they’re needed, when they’re needed. 


We’re one of the most broadly deployed logistics and supply chain technology companies in the world. More than 22,000 customers around the globe use our cloud-based solutions to transform the way they move inventory and information to enhance productivity, better serve customers, thrive competitively, keep pace with evolving regulations, and respond to rapidly changing market conditions. Descartes is publicly traded (Nasdaq:DSGX, TSX:DSG) with headquarters in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, and offices and partners around the world. With record financial performance for more than 16 years, we lead the industry in innovation investment. Every day, logistics service providers, manufacturers, retailers, distributors, and other logistics-intensive businesses of all sizes rely on our scale, stability, and comprehensive solution footprint to move what’s most important to them. Learn more at www.descartes.com. 
 
We’re growing fast and invite you to join our amazing team. 

 

POSITION SUMMARY

In your function of Consultant Customs and Logistics, you will be responsible for the analysis, design and configuration of our Descartes product suite for customs and transportation management solutions. You will be part of the Nordics Professional Services organisation of Descartes.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Analyse the process of our clients to determine the optimal fit for our solutions.
  • Define solution scope, design and configure the Descartes solutions based on customer requirements and the Descartes’ product suite.
  • Define, document, run and support User Acceptance tests, based on previously set solution design.
  • Support our sales and pre-sales teams in setting-up customer specific demonstrations to demonstrate the value that the Descartes products deliver.
  • Support our product management teams on setting new product requirements and ensure that customer specific product enhancements are on the product enhancement roadmap.

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum 3 years’ relevant education from college/university or 5 years of relevant experience.
  • Excellent communication and consultancy skills both verbal and in writing in English and Swedish.
  • Strong knowledge on SQL querying.
  • Knowledge of file formats such as Flat files, XML, ASCII, EDIFACT and Web services

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures of Logistics and Transportation Industry.
  • Preference will be given to candidates that have relevant operational experience.
  • Preference will be given to candidates that have experience with international logistic operations and in-depth knowledge of customs processes and legislation.
  • You are proficient in Swedish and English.
  • You are willing to travel occasionally to other Descartes locations.

 

This position can be based in either the Gothenburg or Malmö office in Sweden.

 

Join Us 
As we scale, we’re looking for new doers, collaborators and innovators to join Descartes in uniting the people and technology that move the world as the Global Leader in Logistics and Supply Chain Technology. We’re entrepreneurial, hardworking, geeky-in-a-good way problem solvers. Guided by our values, we nurture a TEAM focused culture that invests in people and creates opportunities for advancement across a broad spectrum of career paths. We prioritize work-life balance and foster an environment with the space to take ownership, to be heard, and to carve a path for your individual accomplishments to help drive our success. At Descartes, everyone has a voice and the best argument wins, regardless of who makes it. We offer competitive compensation, great benefits, remote and flexible work hours, and the opportunity to join a company on an awesome mission with a great existing team and trajectory. 

 

Descartes also has a deep sense of environmental responsibility. Learn more about how we helped our customers save over 552,000 metric tons of CO2 in 2020 by reducing fuel and paper consumption: https://www.descartes.com/who-we-are/social-responsibility-sustainability/environmental-impact.  Join a team that’s committed to working with customers to conserve resources and enhance sustainability. 

At Descartes, everyone has a voice and the best argument wins, regardless of who makes it. We offer competitive compensation, great benefits, remote and flexible work hours, and the opportunity to join a company on an awesome mission with a great existing team and trajectory. If you feel you have 70% of the qualifications we are looking for, and Descartes sounds like the team and the mission you want to be part of, apply now. We can't promise it will be a fit, but we do promise to consider your experience. 

 

Due to COVID-19, we've implemented a virtual hiring process and continue to interview candidates by phone or video (Microsoft TEAMS) and are on-boarding new hires remotely. We value the safety of each member of our community because we know we're all in this together. 


We are an Equal Employment employer. We do not discriminate in hiring on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, provincial, or local law. For more information about our commitment to equal employment opportunity, please review our Code of Business Conduct and Ethics at Descartes.com.  


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