Senior Business Analyst TMS | Genk



H.Essers is an international and reliable family business that has been providing jobs and job security in the logistics sector since 1928. Our 7500 ambitious colleagues dare to be entrepreneurial, are ready to embrace opportunities and make a difference every day with a sense of simplicity. This allows us as a company to consistently invest in growth with a positive perspective on the future. There are so many reasons to choose H.Essers, which ones are yours?


We are looking for a Senior Business Analyst Transport Management System for our IT department in Genk.



As a Senior Business Analyst TMS, you will be part of an enthusiastic and driven team building solutions in the in-house developed Transport Management System (TMS). In doing so, you will be the glue between the external customers, the internal operational departments and the technical back office.


The TMS team has been supporting our transport organisation in carrying out their operational processes and tasks since 1985. The organisation has a clear strategic focus and is experiencing strong growth with several branches at home and abroad. To support this growth and strategic focus, the IT landscape needs to evolve continuously. For instance, you will help build our state-of-the-art cloud-based customer portal or the new synchromodal planning tools with which we can make the best possible use of the constantly expanding H.Essers transport network. Process-oriented thinking, stakeholder management and change management are the keys to success here.


More specifically, what do you do?

  • Your eager and critical mindset enables you to clearly identify the needs of internal and external customers
  • You take initiative and goal-oriented actions to achieve your own objectives as well as those of the various IT teams, and adjust your planning and tasks according to changing circumstances
  • As a seasoned analyst, you know how to guide and train your younger colleagues
  • You succeed in building a strong network of employees and key figures at different levels of the organisation
  • You strive to align end-user needs, business goals and technical capabilities to realise strong, stable and future-proof solutions
  • You see connections in existing data that are not obvious and thus challenge traditional ways of thinking
  • With your knowledge of project management, you ensure smooth project progress and know how to get projects over the line in good time.


In short, you will have the opportunity to contribute to the further growth of H.Essers by getting involved in strategic, diverse and challenging projects, both internally and with customers. You will use state-of-the-art technologies and well-thought-out Enterprise Architecture. You will join a young and dynamic Business Analysts team where you will play a crucial role in the further growth of the team. Close collaboration with key people at different levels of the organisation ensures that you also have impact and can make your mark.



You have a master’s degree in an economics subject, preferably logistics or a similar background based on experience and have at least 5 years of relevant experience as a business analyst. You have an interest in supply chain and are keen to be decisive. Your work experience enables you to conceptualise and propose things with a critical eye. You are result-oriented, with a focus on risk and quality. You enjoy variety, working independently and in a team and do not hesitate to share interesting ideas with the business or fellow IT professionals. You can communicate fluently and clearly both orally and in writing at various levels, both in Dutch and in English.



  • In addition to your attractive salary, we offer meal and eco cheques, group and hospitalization insurance, company car, smartphone and laptop, expense allowance and My Essers benefits. 
  • You can also count on an extensive holiday scheme and the option of teleworking.
  • Supported by our vision of ‘Lifelong Learning’, the H.Essers Academy offers you a free choice of various training courses that contribute to your personal development.
  • Your physical and mental health are strengthened through H.Essers’ Fit2Grow health program.
  • Your greatest asset is without doubt your place within the strong H.Essers family.

Apply now!