Senior Business Consultant SCP&O

Ab Ovo is hiring a Senior Business Consultants! A Senior Business Consultant in Supply Chain Planning and Optimization plays a key role in improving the business performance of our customers and creating opportunities for Ab Ovo. Location: Netherlands (Rotterdam and Amsterdam)

Your role

As a Senior Business Consultant you will collaborate in a project team with project managers, developers, technical consultants and algorithm experts. You will be responsible for initiating, formulating and implementing SCP&O software 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 act as a driving force and discussion partner for both the client and your own team that is working on the project. You are the solution architect, having the functional lead in projects and being responsible for quality assurance. As a Senior Business Consultant, you will also improve methodologies and coach other consultants in their work and in their personal development. Your vision of the profession and your proven track record are highly appreciated and should be valuable in the further development and growth of our company and people.

Your talents

  • Master degree in mathematics, econometrics, informatics or industrial engineering with operations research as an area of interest;
  • Located in the Netherlands and at least 6 years of relevant working experience.
  • Proven track record in selected industries. Ability to share your knowledge and improve business performance within the sector.
  • Excellent analytical and conceptual skills, independent personality and structured approach.
  • Affinity with software development, programming and object-oriented modelling; Experience with the DELMIA Quintiq platform is a pre.
  • Persuasive, entrepreneurial, inspiring and cooperative, with a strong sense of ownership. Ability to present a vision and win support for it.
  • A keen eye for commerce. Comfortable in operating at management and executive level.
  • Good leadership skills, able to coach other consultants in their development.
  • Internationally oriented. Advanced verbal and written command of English. Flexible and prepared to travel regularly on business trips within Europe and where needed globally.

Our offer

  • Meaningful work in large-scale and challenging projects with attractive clients;
  • A working environment with an open and committed culture.
  • Very good attention for personal training and development. Together we create a personal development plan where we define and commit to your career plans for the future.;
  • An excellent overall package of employee benefits, like flexible working times and location, mobility allowance, good arrangements for phone, laptop, work desk and fruit at work.
  • Many social activities besides work, including a company weekend where family is also invited.

    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. You can send your application to We look forward to your response!