Navis / Xvela

Consultant II

2 weeks ago
Requisition Number
Regular Full-Time


Ocean carriers and terminal operators know that efficiencies can be gained, waste eliminated and revenue increased through better collaboration on vessel stowage planning and execution. The tools and incentives to change these business processes have been lacking -- until now.

Navis is the global market leader in a multi-billion dollar industry building and implementing marine terminal operating systems and optimization solutions at ports around the world. From Long Beach to Hong Kong, Dubai to Brazil, and Rotterdam to Busan, Navis delivers mission critical enterprise software that is at the heart of running a terminal and services to optimize operations. We are an innovative and profitable logistics software company building mission critical solutions that enable the world economy.

Most of the material goods in the world are transported in containers using our software.


The Navis Project Consultant performs system implementation tasks for implementation consulting projects. The Consultant determines business and technology requirements in terms of operational processes and technology and works as part of a team providing solutions for the implementation of Navis products.


As a Consultant II you will:

  • Part of an high professional team, that Implements Navis solutions with customers using our proven Implementation Methodology
  • Work closely with customers to define, prioritize, and document business and operational requirements for enterprise-level supply chain management solutions
  • Define interface requirements to integrate Navis solutions with customer's existing systems
  • Assess solution options and define conceptual solution design, in conjunction with client operational and IT systems engineers
  • Serve as customer advocate throughout solution design, development, test, training  and go-live phases to ensure delivered solution meets customer objectives
  • Provide domain expertise, especially in the areas of terminal operations, throughout the project life cycle
  • Assist with building a growing consulting practice to include practice aids and templates for use at multiple clients



  • Degree in Business, MIS, Computer Science, Industrial Engineering, Transportation or related disciplines
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills in English and Spanish and/or Portuguese
  • Able to work extended hours under tight deadlines
  • Able to multi-task and successfully meet objectives
  • Experience with related systems such as transportation management systems, cargo tracking technologies, warehouse management systems, or radio frequency identification, RTLS and OCR systems
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to both understand the big picture as well as the details
  • Strong leadership and organizational skills
  • Detail oriented, hardworking and self-motivated
  • Willing to travel up to 80%

Desired Skills:

  • Transportation domain knowledge, especially shipping/intermodal/container operations
  • 5+ years’ experience in container terminal projects or complex logistics automation projects
  • Extensive knowledge of networking technologies and relational database structures or web-based enterprise solutions and technologies

Optional Skills:

  • Previous experience with implementing the N4 software would be very beneficial
  • Experience with Unix, Windows, Oracle, EDI, Oracle, SQL Server and Java (Groovy)
  • Experience in the deployment of ERP software
  • Strong technical and troubleshooting skills in several applications and technologies
  • Working knowledge of use case modeling and process modeling techniques
  • Experience in the deployment of IT infrastructure such as handheld devices, servers and clusters


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