DET Subject Matter Expert

DET Subject Matter Expert

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Purchasing / Supply Chain Logistics

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    30000 Per Annum

  • Contact:

    Blaze Furley

  • Contact email:


  • Contact phone:

    0161 976 3540

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • Expiry date:


DET Subject Matter Expert

Location: Warrington (Remote)

Salary: Circa £30k

This is a project-based role providing subject matter expertise around all aspects of the Operations function and is integral to helping the Project Team deliver a new solution for primarily Delivery Enquiry Transformation Project.

DET Subject Matter Expert – Job Role:

  • Take ownership of engaging the wider stakeholder gourps to ensure there is a clear understanding of “what” change is being proposed and “why”.
  • Understand impacted processes and systems to identify areas for potential process improvement.
  • Build business relationships with stakeholders to share business and industry knowledge.
  • Work with the project team to facilitate business or technical decisions, remove ‘blockers’ and mitigate potential risks.
  • ‘Outside-In’ thinking to consider the impact on external customers and stakeholders.
  • Excellent communication skills - capable of presenting concepts to senior management and third parties
  • Ability to gain commitment to deliver from project team members that are seconded to project teams from the wider organisation.
  • Develop a network of contacts within Certas to ensure adoption of industry best practices

DET Subject Matter Expert – Person Requirements:

  • Significant experience in Sales/Routing and a good working knowledge of Logistics, Fleet-based Delivery and Order Processing (not necessarily just what and how Certas does it).
  • Works well in a team particularly where it is a network of people collaborating on a solution rather than perceiving it as a hierarchy.
  • Uses initiative, prepared from the start; ready, willing, and eager to get the show on the road.
  • Have positive influence with peers and should be able to inspire and persuade colleagues who could be helpful to the project.
  • Motivational by nature and can inspire and encourage one another as well as themselves.
  • Reliable, responsible, and accountable to others and themselves. Can create plans that incorporate timeliness with accuracy and detail, leaving some room for unexpected snags, and can stick to the plan.
  • Can express themselves in a way that gets their point across but know how to listen effectively when others are expressing thoughts, opinions and ideas.
  • Able to communicate well with other team members, colleagues and management. This reduces the chances of misunderstandings and misinformation.
  • Able to think creatively and imaginatively.
  • Be supportive of the solution, project and the company.

Other Desirables

  • Experience of working in a project environment, project lifecycle and delivery of both business change and technical environments.
  • Understands project plans and articulate roles, project goals, skills, training and experience timelines.