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Business:  Navis
Job Function:  Engineering

Zone None Cargotec City, ES

Senior Operational Consultant

Making Your Next Move Count


At Navis you will find a rewarding career where you can thrive at every level. We invest in our teammates through offering competitive compensation and benefits, progressive training opportunities that empower employees to achieve total (physical, financial, social & community) wellbeing. In addition to challenging and meaningful work, you will find a strong work-life balance and a deep commitment to developing you. Navis’ culture thrives on teamwork and diversity. So, bring your unique perspective and talent to Navis and thrive in your every work day!



Navis LLC is an equal opportunity employer, committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants shall receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, or sexual orientation.




Position Summary


A Navis Sr. Operational Consultant performs analysis of business processes and associated process improvement and provides operational mentoring to Navis customers the N4 or Sparcs software.




Support the implementation of Navis solutions using our Implementation Methodology, with focus on operations coaching and business process analysis/improvement. Specifically, work with operational leaders at terminals to:


  • Coach vessel planners, yard planners, and dispatchers to use our N4 Software in an effective and proactive way.

  • Design control room role splits and what N4 tools and screens each role to use.

  • Propose alternate business processes and how these can be represented in Navis

  • Provide domain expertise in the areas of terminal operations throughout the project life cycle

  • Provide recommendations on standard operating procedures, role definition, and structure of the operations department.

  • Perform tuning activities to improve productivity and/or efficiency of container terminals.

  • Occasionally, support pre-sales activities and support Navis product management 

  • 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, or related disciplines

  • 5+ years of experience in hands-on operational planning and execution in a container terminal

  • 3+ years of experience in working with Navis Sparcs or N4 software as a user

  • 8+ years of experience in working in the shipping business

  • Experience in developing ideas for increasing operational productivity and efficiency

  • Experience in consulting and/or mentoring others in container terminal operations

  • Willing to travel up to 80%

  • Experience in working with IT departments to translate ideas into pragmatic and executable projects.

  • Experience in using software tools like MS Excel to analyze data through, e.g., pivot tables, scripts, formulas, etc.

  • Excellent written and oral communications skills in English


Optional Qualifications

  • Knowledge on Navis modules Expert Decking and/or Autostow

  • Knowledge of Simulation (emulation) techniques to help identify bottlenecks in logistics processes, ideally in the container terminal space.

  • Working knowledge of use case modeling and process modeling techniques

  • Project Management experience or certifications


About Navis


Navis is the global market leader in a multi-billion dollar industry building and implementing maritime terminal operating systems, optimization and automation 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 maritime platform striving to make global trade smarter, safer, and more sustainable for everyone by connecting multiple systems to support a more efficient global container flow. Most of the material goods in the world are transported in containers using our software.


Culturally, Navis is organized around our Guiding Principles for Success (GPS). Commitment to our core principles is an essential ingredient for success for our team members. Our GPS are Smart Operators, Customer Obsessed, Forging the Future and Better Together.