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  • Job Type
    Full-time Position
  • Category
    Supply Chain & Logistics
  • Languages
    English
  • Experience Required
    Entry
  • Degree Required
    Bachelor
    • Province
      Amsterdam
    • Date Posted
      August 11,2021
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    Strategy & Planning - Analyst

    sennder is a European digital freight forwarder looking for an Analyst, Carrier Strategy & Planning to join our Scaled Spot team.

    The role is based out of the Amsterdam office and will report to Senior Manager, SPOT in Carrier. Do you want to help us shape the future of the logistics industry?

    We value humility and we're as interested in your character as we are in your talent. Please apply, even if you feel you only meet part of our listed criteria. Diversity drives innovation and we offer an international and friendly work environment with an energetic company culture. Just be yourself and maybe you'll bring something valuable to the role we didn't initially think of.


    ABOUT THE ROLE

    The Carrier Strategy and Planning team works directly with the leadership to set strategy, align teams around that strategy, collaborate with business partners to deliver on it, and provide internal updates on key metrics and performance indicators.

    We are looking for an Analyst with some serious ops resourcefulness to support business planning and execution. This role will be self-driven and require someone capable of identifying key data insights, diving into business and operational issues and proposed or build a more viable solution.

    Our new teammate needs to be passionate about driving projects with a business impact, democratising data and empowering the team through valuable insights—someone who understands and speaks data, operations and strategy equally well.

    You will be a trusted partner to executive leadership and relied upon to guide various complex issues from day one.

    Join us on the ground floor and help us build the future of freight!


    ABOUT sennder

    sennder is Europe's leading digital freight forwarder at the intersection of where technology meets logistics. Through our proprietary transportation operating system, built by our in-house tech teams, we not only connect shippers to our fleet of thousands of trucks, but also improve how they move products in sustainable, cost-efficient, and transparent ways - making the logistics industry fit for the future. In a traditional industry, we're growing and moving fast to digitally automate all road logistics processes.

    You can be part of one of Europe's latest growth stories as we fast-forward road logistics into digitalization.

    Get to know us, our culture, green business, funding history, and more on our blog here.


    IN THIS ROLE YOU WILL…

    • Strategy: Work closely with the Scaled Spot leadership, program managers, and product to align and iterate on overall Spot strategy and new product launches
    • Planning: Build and maintain financial and headcount models, operational reporting, OKRs, projections, and key business metrics to inform the leadership and the entire org of where the business stands
    • Program/Project Management: Be a resourceful, go-getting multitasker, supporting initiatives across the company by working with cross-functional stakeholders
    • Process Improvement: Identify the most significant operational gaps, inefficiencies, and risks using our internal data and deliver solutions
    • Scale: Build, maintain, and communicate detailed reporting models to assist regional and pan-EU expansion efforts and make data-driven decisions
    • Develop Relationships: Interface with other functional areas (Sales, Operations, Product, Finance, Marketing, Legal, etc.) to ensure efficient and productive working relationships

    PREFERABLY YOU ARE…

    • 3+ years of investment banking / consulting / business intelligence / strategy or related experience; some high-growth operations or startup experience is very much preferred
    • Advanced analytics skills (can perform complex functions) are a must; SQL skills are a preferred
    • Advanced Python knowledge would be a big plus
    • Ability to work with remote teams to develop strategies and foster a cohesive and creative work environment
    • Balance attention to detail with swift execution - we need to do things quickly and do them well.
    • Self-starter - the ability to self-serve, investigate and get the data we require will make you much more effective in this role
    • Experience in defining solutions to complex, strategic topics with a deeply analytical and data-driven approach to issues
    • Clear communicator. You are a clear and concise communicator who can quickly synthesise a lot of information, highlight the key takeaways, and disseminate actionable insights.
    • Bachelor's degree
    • Fluency in English, written and spoken
    • Experience in Logistics and tech industries preferred
    • Some exposure and experience in B2C/B2B marketplaces is a plus

    WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT

    • A fast-growing company, transitioning from startup to scale-up, where your work will make an impact on our growth and lead to several career opportunities.
    • An international team of 800+ people with 65+ nationalities spread across 7 country offices with English as our company language.
    • A quarterly feedback and review process for personal development. We also use "Objectives and Key Results" for company goals.
    • A structured promotion process, providing everyone with fair and transparent career growth.
    • Learning and development opportunities on the job and through conversations with your manager.
    • Various opportunities to connect with colleagues, formally and informally, digitally or in person (when allowed), through regular team events, company get-togethers, and partnership events with other companies and local organizers.
    • When in office: unlimited snacks, drinks, and fruits.
    • Compliance with COVID-19 restrictions when required with remote interviews, onboarding, and working.

    At sennder, we want to maximize the individual's potential for all employees and reinforce an inclusive culture and environment of continuous learning that empowers people to succeed as a team. In addition to humility, we value commitment, team spirit, respect, and kindness to build trusted relationships across teams. Learn more on our career site.

    Please send your application in English and help us reduce negative unconscious bias by leaving out your picture, age, address, and other unnecessary information in your CV. We only want to know the merits on which you'd be great for this role.

    If you have any questions or problems please reach out to us ta@sennder.com. We do not accept applications via email.

     
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