Business Consultant Advanced Planning & Scheduling (APS) – Junior to Senior

Ab Ovo is hiring junior, medior and senior Business Consultants! Location: Netherlands (Rotterdam and Amsterdam) Germany and USA

Your role

You will be responsible for initiating, formulating and implementing our APS solutions with our clients. Consequently, you are co-responsible for achieving customer satisfaction and results. As an experienced consultant, you have the ability to get to the very essence of complex (logistics) business processes and flag opportunities for improvement. Through the strength of expert knowledge, you develop new projects with new and existing clients of Ab Ovo. You fulfill a pivotal role in which you act as a driving force and discussion partner for both the client and your own team that is working on the project. You also play a key role within our business unit. Your vision of the profession and your proven track record and experience are highly appreciated and should be valuable in the further development and growth of our company and its people.

Your talents

  • University degree in mathematics, econometrics, informatics or industrial engineering with operations research as an area of interest;
  • Experienced consultant. Great chance for experienced developers APS or econometrists seeking a new challenge;
  • Analytical, independent personality, with a distinct, structural approach and highly developed capabilities for abstraction. Affinity with programming and model-based working;
  • Persuasive, enterprising, enthusing and cooperative. Ability to present a vision and win support for it;
  • A keen eye for commerce. comfortable in operating at management and executive level;
  • Internationally oriented. Advanced verbal and written command of English and Dutch. A command of German is considered an absolute bonus. Flexible and prepared to travel regularly on short businesstrips within north-western Europe;
  • Proven knowledge (either by education or experience) of the Dutch language (NT2, level 2 rating), or willingness to follow an express training, when apply in the Netherlands.

Our offer

  • Meaningful work in large-scale and challenging projects with attractive clients;
  • Chances for personal development as part of a successful and fast-growing company. Ampleopportunity to set out a personalized course therein
  • Content is key in our business. Hence we attach great value to your personal and professional development. We facilitate this in every way possible, including training days and the possibility to study and obtain qualifications;
  • Lots of opportunity to learn in an open culture with experienced colleagues and a strong embedding of knowledge development in practice groups.
  • The best of both worlds. Large and small. The professional aspect of working with large ambitious clients, combined with the security of a close-knit operational base. We are proud of our loyal culture, in which we know each other well and in which we respect each other. We cherish those positive relations, which translates into social outings, a company weekend and other social activities besides work
  • People at Ab Ovo cherish freedom and take responsibility. We believe in your strength and judgment. We are not confined by blueprints. There is room to organize the work in a way that suits you best;
  • Our company is doing well. We offer an excellent overall package of employee benefits and are keen to invest in a long-term, stable partnership with our workforce.

About Ab Ovo

Ab Ovo, founded in 1997, employs over 110 quality-driven professionals. At present Ab Ovo has six branch offices being located in Capelle aan den IJssel (Rotterdam – HQ), Amsterdam, Düsseldorf (Germany), Copenhagen (Denmark), Shanghai (China) and Boston (USA). We work for reputable companies internationally, including KLM, Vopak, Maersk, Hoegh Lines, DHL, DSV, Contargo, Rhenus Logistics, McGregor and a growing number of European railway companies like NS, DB Cargo, Green Cargo, VR Railways, Arriva and Lineas. The key to our success is the combination of knowledge of information science, in-depth management experience and extensive know-how of logistics business. More information about Ab Ovo can be found on


Feel free to contact us for further information about our company and this position. We certainly recommend visiting our website for further information about our clients, projects and the people at Ab Ovo.

For the Netherlands you can contact Ronald Keij at
[email protected], +31 (0)10 286 1533.

For Germany you can contact Gerd Jens Schmidt at
[email protected], +49 (0) 211 416684 10.

For USA you can contact Barbara Roos at
[email protected], + 1 617 306 2641.

They will be happy to invite you for an introduction. You can submit your application by e-mail. We look forward to your response!