Corporate Rate Application Consultant


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Corporate Rate Application Consultant

Req ID: 132454
Job Function: IT
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-time
Contract Type: Permanent
Job Level: Professional

The Panalpina Group is one of the world's leading providers of supply chain solutions, combining intercontinental Air and Ocean Freight with comprehensive Value-Added Logistics Services and Supply Chain Services. We operate a global network with some 500 branches in more than 80 countries, and employ approximately 15,500 people worldwide.

We are looking to hire a Corporate Rate APCO Specialist to support our team.


- Evaluation and functionaliy testing of SAP TM Change Management Standard functionalities.

• Guidance and support to Rate Mantenance Teams in other countries.

• Support of the Country Project Team on rate collection and charge calculation matters.

• Conduct Training sessions on Process, Templates and Tools in the Countries

• Maintain the Agreement Collection Templates in SharePoint and monitor template statuses

• Liaise with Corporate Products to make sure Templates are up to date and fit for purpose

• Provide active support to Rates Stewards during Collection and Validation phases

• Assist to ensure adequate readiness for CBT/UAT

• Participate in the CBT/UAT sessions to test Agreements accurately and throughout

• Understands and explains Maintenance processes to the Rate Stewards

• Provide back-end support to Business Service Centers in other countries

• Creating Business Requirement Forms (BRF) for identified GAP’s/requirements

• Test realized tasks / bugs, inform test results, do the integration test

• Provide input to the Rate Transition Manager for optimization potential

• Share information and knowledge with all involved parties

• Consultancy tasks to corporate air and ocean products

Qualifications / Education

• Proficient in SAP TM and Quotation tool functionality

• Proficient in SAP Solution Manager

• Proficient in MS Office

• 5-10 years of industry experience

• 5-10 years of process training / design experience

• High knowledge of busniess processes, in specific for freight forwarding and logistics

• Good understanding of Shared Service Center concepts

• International experience and willingness to travel


• Capable to build strong long-term team relationships within and across functions and geographical boundaries

• High commitment and a positive attitude in the face of setbacks and obstacles

• Ability to work under pressure and deal with tight deadlines

• High commitment and positive attitude

• Be authentic, approachable, open and honest.

• Organizational skills (prioritize, plan, assign, control).

• Detail oriented and able to multi-task.

• Readiness to provide alternatives and optimized solutions


• Very good command of English, written and spoken

• German and / or other languages advantageous

Specifics for Job / Environment

• You will be part of a dynamic team

• International Environment

• Our Head Office is located in Basel only 5 minutes from the main SBB railway station and the city-center