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Tech Lead Business Applications (f/m/d)

What if… your work empowered change in an industry that essentially impacts the prosperity of the entire world? Forto is in business to exactly do that – disrupt logistics! Simplifying global trade has been our mission from day one. Our exponentially growing team of technology and logistics experts forge ahead each day with the goal to deliver a highly transparent, frictionless and sustainable digital supply chain while chasing towards our moonshot goal of achieving climate neutral operations by 2025.

Your role

As a Tech Lead Business Applications (f/m/d) at Forto, you will work with the support of an established Workplace Technology team to ensure a clear and consolidated strategy is set in-place for and between all third-party workplace applications and take international ownership over the application landscape to drive positive change in empowering Forties with Technology.

You will

  • Develop International Strategy for Workplace Technology and various functions throughout the organization
  • Optimize and develop processes internally within Workplace Technology and for the rest of the organization
  • Plan resources for the rollout of projects both assigned, and self-assigned
  • Facilitate the training of local and international staff to facilitate changes in strategy
  • Align regularly with senior management and Workplace Technology Leadership teams
  • Support the budget control processes for one of the largest SG&A buckets at Forto
  • Work cross-functionally with Workplace Development on coding efforts that lay between third-party applications
  • Act as technical stakeholder in new and existing application tenders
  • Define the boundaries of administration per application by our Technology Partners
  • Empower employees with Technology driven initiatives

What you bring

  • Extensive years of Technology experience in various companies and levels of seniority
  • A proven record of international strategizing and management, especially outside of the EU
  • Comprehension of application security and disaster recovery measures
  • An understanding of business processes and an ability to ensure what tooling strategies are well aligned 
  • Experience working with API’s and tools such as Postman and GitHub
  • Expert level experience in conducting RFPs
  • Experience training both technical and non-technical personnel on administrative functionality
  • An expert level knowledge of common workplace technologies including Google Workspace, Microsoft Office 365, Slack and Atlassian, while any experience working with OneLogin or Okta is a plus
  • An outstanding ability to create clear and concise documentation
  • Strong customer service orientation
  • Fluent written and spoken communication skills in English

Forto is an internationally growing company

  • Company language: English
  • 17+ offices across Europe & Asia
  • 800+ employees
  • 30+ nationalities represented
  • 2500+ customers

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  • At our core, we are in love with progress and cannot cope with the standstill.
  • We are constantly striving for ways to be even better tomorrow. We are facilitators, we are explorers, we are visionaries.
  • We stand for a workplace where people from diverse backgrounds can do their best work and be themselves.
  • We consider empathy as the basis for effective collaboration and believe that diverse perspectives result in more insightful products and solutions. We want to create a place of belonging where everyone has an equal opportunity for career advancement and recognition.


Work Life:

  • Experience a company culture where we work on eye level and knowledge sharing, as well as mentoring is on our daily agenda.
  • We love our work and tackling business challenges but also believe in the importance of having a healthy balance with our personal life. That's why we appreciate a flexible work setup that fits around family, friends, and physical health.
  • We have the freedom to work in a hybrid setup.


Company Offering:


  • Sustainability Team
  • Emission Offsetting
  • Green Energy
  • Organic Food
  • Paperless Office

Work Setup

  • Flexible Working Hours
  • Team & Company Events
  • Home Office Equipment
  • Hybrid Work 

Learning & Development

  • Peer Learning Program
  • Mentorship Program
  • Leadership Training
  • L&D Budget


  • Best Onboarding Program
  • Visa & Relocation Support
  • Remote Onboarding
  • Buddy Program
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