Senior Transportation Consultant

Our Company

Trimble Transportation is in business for optimizing the movement of freight by providing shippers and carriers both mobility, enterprise and visibility software tools they need to run their businesses more efficiently. As the leading provider of Transportation Management Software (TMS), Asset Management Software (AMS), and Fleet Management Software (FMS) we are devoted to propelling companies in the trucking industry toward increased efficiency, lower costs and optimize operations.

Position Overview:

The Senior Transportation Consultant is responsible for the selling and the execution of consulting services.  This position provides the day-to-day management of the customer relationship and for ensuring that project deliverables, milestones, and issues are fully understood and delivered on time and within budget. Through strong interpersonal skills, open communication, and a balanced approach, the incumbent achieves results and facilitates consensus. 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Identifying and establishing consulting services offerings.
  • The marketing and selling of consulting services
  • Execution of consulting services and providing value-added professional services
  • Develop, manage and track project plans, including detailed and accurate estimates, scope documents (SOW), requirements, risk assessments, specifications, schedules, and budgets
  • Identify resource requirements/needs, resource assignments, coordination of resources and resource dependencies and constraints
  • Monitor and track key Account/project dependencies
  • Document and manage schedule and budget implications for requested project changes (change control and scope creep)
  • Developing and maintaining strong relationships with clients to ensure customer satisfaction and to manage their expectations regarding functionality and deliverables
  • Identification and documentation of risks and risk mitigation
  • Highlight upcoming and missed milestones
  • Communicate project status and risks both internally and externally to the client
  • Provide regular reporting on all related activities
  • Provide day-to-day leadership for selected strategic Account
  • Issue identification, resolution and tracking
  • Conflict resolution
  • Meeting facilitation
  • Participation in.sight user conference which may include the participation in specific forums and the development and delivery of educational classes related to the Trucking Industry

Required Skills:

  • 10+ years of experience in Transportation/Trucking Industry
  • Supply Chain experience is desirable
  • 5+ years of experience as a proven Project/Account Management successful track record is desirable
  • 5+ years of consulting experience is desirable
  • 5+ years of selling professional services is desirable
  • Excellent project management skills, from inception through to completion
  • Experience with project management best practices/ methodologies/ project lifecycle 

Trimble Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws, or any other protected factor. EOE/M/F/V/D


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