Project Manager

Atlanta, Georgia, United States Full-time

RELEX is a fast-growing software company developing its own products that help retail companies plan and operate more efficiently. By accurately forecasting consumption of goods, we reduce inventory costs, increase availability and cut waste. To achieve this we use our in-house built terabyte scale in-memory database, which stores tens of billions of rows of data.

RELEX is trusted partner by leading brands including e.g. Party City, WHSmith, Delhaize America, Morrisons, Coop Denmark and Circle K Europe. We are a team of more than 500 employees with offices in the US (Atlanta), UK, Germany, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, France, Italy, Spain, and our headquarters in Helsinki, Finland.   

Are you a consultant-minded, customer centric individual looking for new challenges? Would you like to be part of creating long term success for retail, wholesale and manufacturing customers? Do you like to provide measurable value for your customers and fight against food waste?

Good news! We are now looking for a Project Manager to join our extraordinary Customer Operations team in Atlanta.

Here at RELEX we work in small teams where everyone’s input is valued. People can move among teams based on required skill set and personal interest. You are exposed to as much freedom and responsibilities based on your comfort level. We are passionate about what we do, but do not take ourselves too seriously. New challenges excite us where we can put our skills to test, and we make sure we have fun during the process. Life is supposed to be fun. Now - if you accept the challenge - we give you the opportunity to experience all this and more.

What you will be doing:

In this position you take responsibility in delivering software projects on schedule and on budget while exceeding customer expectations. The project is typically a large-scale implementation of RELEX solution or its further development for the customer. You will take care of project management as well as customer relationship, and you manage a project team with relevant experts. You will be in active contact with customer’s project team and executive level project owners. You will work mostly with supply chain related topics.

This is ideal for a talented person who wants to be part of building a success story and has relevant skills to contribute to RELEX and its continued growth. You are self-motivated and willing to learn new skills. RELEX, in turn, does its very best to take good care of its people.

The tasks can be modified according to selected candidate’s interest and competence.

We value the following skills:

  • Solid project leadership skills, including responsibility for managing project teams, schedule and budget
  • Capability to interact confidently with senior executives
  • Proactive, result-driven and hands-on attitude towards work
  • Ability to understand supply chain management systems from business and IT perspectives
  • Ability to independently develop customer accounts and create more value for our customers
  • Ability to understand technical backbone behind typical SaaS systems
  • Excellent communication skills in English, both verbally and in writing

…and the following experiences:

  • Previous work experience in IT software project management, supply chain management, account management or management consulting
  • Previous work experience in retail industry
  • Retail planning solutions (demand forecasting, replenishment & allocations)
  • Previous work experience where you had full management responsibility of an enterprise-scale software project
  • History of delivering high quality results on schedule and on budget
  • Previous experience full customer responsibility
  • Successful upselling to existing customers
  • Relevant Master's or Bachelor's degree (e.g. Business Administration, Computer Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Computational Science and Engineering, Supply Chain Engineering)

We offer:

  • Customer service management in an international working environment
  • Fun, ambitious and committed team of smart people to work with
  • Respectful and professional, yet easy-going atmosphere where individual thinking is encouraged
  • Possibility to grow in the company and to have support from an experienced team
  • International and relaxed working environment in a flat organization
  • Position where you can help retailers to fight against food waste

How to apply?

Apply by sending your cover letter and resume including salary expectation through the application form (https://careers.relexsolutions.com/) by November 19th. Please note that the position will be filled as soon as the right person is found.

For more information on the position you may contact Senior Manager Arttu Takala by email at arttu.takala[@]relexsolutions.com. Arttu is also happy to answer your questions by phone (+1 678 761 2254) on Friday November 16th and Monday November 19th between 3:00PM and 5:00PM EST.

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