Space Planning and Assortment Consultant

Atlanta, Georgia, United States Full-time

RELEX Solutions is the provider of the world’s most powerful unified retail and supply chain planning solutions. We are group of ~450 employees with 10 offices in the US, UK, Germany, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, France, Italy, and Finland (HQ). We are a close-knit community which combines the start-up mentality with corporate reliability. We are passionate about growth, and delivering value to our customers.

Following its 2016 acquisition of Galleria RTS, RELEX is highly committed to providing best in class space planning and automated assortment and space optimization solutions to the retail and supplier industries.  Leading retailers and suppliers around the world use RELEX systems to cut inventory and wastage costs, boost availability, and increase sales and margins.

The RELEX team in the United States is growing and is looking for a Space Planning and Assortment Consultant whose main responsibilities will be to work with RELEX North American customers throughout the implementation of Space and Assortment related offerings. You will have a key role in customer requirement gathering, process design, system deployment configuration, testing, and training. You will have the opportunity to consult with customers to provide thought leadership, business analysis, and process change to positively impact our customers’ key financial and operational measures by successfully implementing RELEX solutions. This vital role provides the opportunity to utilize project management skills and expand cross-functional knowledge of Supply Chain Management.

You will join in an unified team of ambitious, smart, talented and fun people; all committed to delivering value to our customers and success to an organization that every member feels is more than just a company. RELEX, in turn, does its very best to take good care of its people.

Desired background:

  • 2+ years of work experience in software implementation projects with a focus on retail space planning and assortment.
  • Experience in space planning and category management
  • Experience in assortment planning, floor planning, planogram execution, space optimization, store operations and or category development
  • Experience with deployment or usage of other commercially available space planning and category management software solutions
  • Excellent academic record with bachelor’s degree in Industrial Management, Supply Chain, Logistics, Operations Research, Computer Science or other relevant subject expertise

Travel will be required to visit customers on a regular basis or occasionally to meet with the RELEX teams in our other offices. There will be an onboarding and introduction phase for couple of weeks at the RELEX Space and Assortment center of excellence in our Stoke office in the UK and RELEX headquarters in Helsinki, Finland.

We value the following aspects in our candidates:

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Experience in working with or for a Grocery / CPG / FMCG retailer or supplier
  • Experience in space and assortment planning, planogram execution, space optimization, store operations, category development, and or inventory management, replenishment, allocation.
  • Ability to understand SCM and other retail planning systems from business and IT perspectives
  • Capability to interact confidently with customer stakeholders
  • Ability to assist with project planning, risk management, change management, client relationship management and an understanding of all project lifecycle phases
  • Ability to gather requirements, carry out process design, training and user testing support
  • Entrepreneurial attitude with interest towards growing the business
  • Outstanding work ethic and a sense of urgency to resolve issues quickly and efficiently
  • Fluent communication skills in English, other language skills are considered a bonus.
  • Good sense of humor 

We offer:

  • A front row seat in a rapidly growing and international software company
  • A fun, ambitious and committed team of smart people to work with
  • A respectful and professional, yet easy-going atmosphere where individual thinking is encouraged
  • Responsibilities in challenging projects from day one

How to apply:

Please send your cover letter and resume through the application form as soon as possible. Please note that the position will be filled as soon as the right person is found.

If you have any questions about this position, please contact us by email at us-office@relexsolutions.com

 

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