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Information Systems Graduate 2021

Information Systems Graduate 2021

Posted 3 August by Sterling Recruitment Solutions Ltd
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Information Systems Graduate 2021

Birmingham Business Park

Permanent - Full time

£21,000 pa

Our client, a leading logistics business based at Birmingham Business Park (near to the NEC and Birmingham International Railway Station) is looking for recent Graduates to work within the Cargowise Team.

Cargowise is the most widely used commercially available logistics, customs and freight forwarding software in the world. It is a key component to Metro’s strategy towards becoming a digital logistics company. Our primary target is to create streamlined workflows for the benefit of both internal users and customers. Automation is high on our agenda, as is creating efficiencies by simplifying processes through masterful use of technology.

As a graduate in Information Systems, you will:

  • Learn how logistics and freight forwarding work and receive introductory training in the Cargowise platform.
  • Study to obtain Cargowise Certifications (CCO - Operator, CCS - Specialist all the way to CCP - Professional)
  • Gain confidence in existing operational processes and how they are managed in Cargowise.
  • Provide end-user support.
  • Be part of testing new system functionality and create sandbox scenarios to try out new features and modules.
  • Learn how to convert 'analogue’ business processes into digitally managed workflows through reviews/discussions with frontline users, process mapping and implementation in Cargowise and other systems.
  • Assist with the Cargowise configuration in all areas, gradually taking on project areas of your own.
  • Be part of the go-live training in Mid-2022.
  • Work collaboratively with colleagues and partners in office and online environments.
  • Learn to apply both literal and lateral thinking to solve process challenges.

About You

  • A good degree, preferably a 1st or 2:1. IT / computing/systems or similar
  • Do you love solving complex multi-faceted problems? ERP implementations such as Cargowise is like assembling a 1000-piece puzzle, one little piece at a time and always with an eye on the big picture.
  • Need to be methodical, clear-thinking, and able to consider what-ifs constantly.
  • Can communicate clearly and succinctly, removing jargon to bring across the necessary information to your target audience.
  • Need to be able to zoom into detailed problem solving and be able to zoom out to bigger picture.
  • Attention to detail, accuracy, and ability to identify urgent shipment requirements.
  • The ability to instruct shipping lines, hauliers.
  • The skill to prioritise entry requests.
  • A positive attitude and good problem-solving skills and to apply lessons learned.

Reference: 43117455

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