Training Application and Systems Specialist, Americas

Newark, New Jersey, USA Global Forwarding Freight 69215 21. April, 2021
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Job Title:Training Application and Systems Specialist, Americas
Job Location: anywhere in the Americas region

We have an exciting opportunity for a Training Application and Systems Specialist to manage GPAM Systems Training, and Systems Change Management activities for the Americas countries, manage and support deployment of global and regional applications, provide first level support for global applications, define support processes and establish common standards across the region, track support requests and timeliness of issue resolution, report to the business on service KPIs, coordinate systems change management activities for global and regional applications to include defining business requirements, validating benefits, prioritizing change requests, managing user acceptance testing, and supporting release to production, works with business owners on process standardization and optimization,  leads business process transition activities.

*** Please note this position can be located anywhere in the Americas region ***

Key Responsibilities:

Systems Support and Training 

§Provide first level support to Super Users for global and select regional applications

§Train country Super Users on global systems and related business processes

§Establish common support processes and maintain standards across the region

§Identify improvement potential, work with Product and IT to implement change

§Escalate issues to Regional and Country Management, IT or Global teams as required

§Track support requests and timeliness of issue resolution

§Report to the business on service KPIs

Systems Change Management

§Coordinate systems change management activities for global and regional applications to include

§Manages prioritization of change requests for global systems in conjunction with business owners, other regions, and BUIT

§Provides input to business benefits, business requirements and solution design

§Manages feedback from teams involved indirectly to communicate back to Global inputs received for the application (system) they are managing

§Manages user acceptance testing (UAT) for global and regional applications

§Manages business aspects of system releases (e.g. defining process change, training)

§Informs business community about system outages and changes

Process Management

§Works with business owners to support standardization and process optimization in the region

§Manages and supports business process transition activities

Deployment of Global Applications

§Represents the region on global projects

§Has overview of global application deployments in the region

§Provides project management or project coordination for select work streams

§Manages first level support and enhancement requests for global applications deployed in the region

§Escalates issues to Regional and Country Management, IT and Global teams as required

§Provides onsite deployment support and reports on progress

Skills / Requirements:

  • Experience end user training
  • Knowledge in Freight Forwarding Business
  • Knowledge on DGF GPAM applications
  • Experience with large scale training programs
  • Effective communication skills / interpersonal understanding
  • Ability to influence and negotiate internally
  • Customer and business orientated, logistics market understanding and insight
  • Achievement drive and initiative
  • Lateral thinker able to work outside constraints of as-is model
  • Always looking at the bigger picture and have strong analytical and decision-making skills
  • Pragmatic and have a result-oriented mind. Works in a structured and accurate way
  • Tolerant of ambiguity with ability to remain impartial in regard to own re-scope of processes.
  • Fluent in English (verbal and written)
  • Fluent in Spanish (verbal and written)

Why join DHL Global Forwarding?

We are part of Deutsche Post DHL, the world’s leading logistics provider with operations in over 220 countries. Visit our career site on the web at

OurTOP EMPLOYER prestigious certificationattests to our best-in-class efforts to attract and retain talent by fostering a positive work environment and encouraging personal and professional development among employees.At DGF, we don’t build businesses. We believe in building people so they can build the business and this means every success that we have comes from our employees. Together, our employees continue shaping our environment as a great place to work and community that we are all proud of.

As the world’s leading logistics’ company, DHL offers a wide range of interesting job challenges and opportunities in our different divisions around the globe. Our performance management system supports us in recognizing your potential, evaluating your performance, and continuously planning the development of your career with DHL.We will always enable you to take on responsibility and encourage your growth, personally and professionally.

We are proud of our history and what we have created, a global market leader with 30,000 passionate employees. Our aspiration is to become the undisputed leader in our industry, when people think of forwarding; we want them to think DGF, because we have:

  • The largest global network with more than ~30,000 passionate employees

  • The most efficient processes and fastest response times

  • The best solutions and best customer service

Our Vision: The Logistics Company for the World

Our Mission: Excellence. Simply Delivered.
Our Purpose: We connect people, improving their lives.
Our Values: Respect & Results
Our Goals: Employer, Provider, and Investment of Choice, Living Responsibility

About DHL Global Forwarding (DGF):

DHL Global Forwarding (DGF) is the world leader in air freight services and one of the leading providers of ocean freight services. Around 30,000 employees work to ensure the transport of all kinds of shipments by air or sea. DGF's logistics solutions span the entire supply chain, from the factory to the shop floor. They also include special transport-related services.

Our business model is very asset-light, as it is based on the brokerage of transport services between customers and freight carriers. We consolidate shipments to achieve higher volumes, purchase cargo space at better conditions and optimize network utilization. Our global presence means we can offer a variety of routing options and meet our customers' increasing demand for multimodal shipments.

We are part of Deutsche Post DHL, the world’s leading logistics provider with operations in over 220 countries. Visit our career site on the web at

DHL Global Forwarding is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

Work Authorization:

DHL Global Forwarding will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. This is not a position for which visa sponsorship will be provided. Individuals who need sponsorship for work authorization, now or in the future, are not eligible for hire for this role.

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