Senior 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 650 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 Senior 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:

  • Manage a software implementation projects through all phases of a project lifecycle including gathering requirements, technical implementation, business configurations, testing and go-live
  • Manage customer relationships as well as project team and internal experts
  • Ensure that customer gets measurable value from RELEX implementation project
  • Work with clients on a consultancy basis to understand and optimize their business processes and identify areas of opportunity to increase sales, reduce costs and maximize the efficiency of in-store operations through optimized product assortments and inventory management
  • Provide thought leadership, innovation and confidence to challenge business strategy with clients
  • Perform business analysis and problem-solving activities at the strategic, operational, and organizational level

Desired background:

  • 10+ years of Project/Program Management experience
  • PMI approved PMP certification
  • Previous work experience of enterprise-scale end-to-end software implementation projects and different project management methodologies with full management responsibility
  • Previous work experience in IT project management, supply chain management, account management, and/ or management consulting
  • Process and software solution experience of the following areas:
    • Supply Chain Management
    • Inventory Management
    • Demand Forecasting, Replenishment & Allocations
    • Assortment management, Category management
    • Space planning / optimization
    • Retail planning / optimization
    • Store operations
  • Industry experience with a grocery, consumer products goods (CPG), fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) retailers or suppliers, preferably experience with Tier 1 retailer
  • Solid understanding of retail industry best practice
  • Excellent academic record in Industrial Management, Business Administration, Business Management, Computer Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Computational Science and Engineering, Logistics, Supply Chain Management, Supply Chain Engineering, or other relevant subject expertise

We value the following aspects in our candidates:

  • Combination of Project Management skills, Business Consultancy skills and a knowledge of the retail industry
  • Able to influence business strategy and communicate effectively at all levels
  • Able to understand supply chain management systems from business and IT perspectives
  • Able to independently develop customer accounts and create more value for our customers
  • Able to understand technical backbone behind typical SaaS systems

Personal Characteristics:

  • Role requires traveling to client sites on a consistent basis; an understanding of and desire for this lifestyle is essential
  • Demonstrates an outstanding work ethic and a sense of urgency to resolve issues quickly and efficiently
  • A high sense of ownership and personal accountability for ensuring the quality and timeliness of own work
  • Displays business and organizational maturity; ability to guide customers to realize financial and productivity benefits
  • Ability to balance RELEX Solutions and client needs effectively
  • Proactive, result-driven and hands-on attitude towards work
  • Desire to develop and challenge colleagues to achieve customer and RELEX goals
  • Good sense of humor :)

We offer:

  • A front row seat in a rapidly growing and international software company
  • Working with a fun, ambitious and committed team of smart people
  • A respectful and professional, yet easy-going atmosphere where individual thinking is encouraged
  • Responsibilities in challenging projects from day one
  • International career and learning opportunities
  • Position where you can help retailers fight against food waste

How to apply:

Apply by sending your cover letter and resume though the application form (https://careers.relexsolutions.com/).

Please note that the position will be filled as soon as the right person is found.

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