Business Consultant

Atlanta, Georgia, United States Full-time

Type: Permanent full-time
Requested starting date:
 2019

RELEX Solutions is the provider of the world’s most powerful integrated retail and supply chain planning solutions that delivers impressive results for customers around the world. We are group of over 500 employees with 11 offices in the US, UK, Germany, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, France, Italy, and Finland. We are a close-knit community which combines the start-up mentality with corporate reliability. We are passionate about growth, but we are also a profitable business.

The RELEX team is now looking for a Business Consultant whose main responsibilities will include supporting and leading different retail and supply chain planning development projects in the field of demand forecasting, space and assortment analysis, analytics and retail process development.  You will take responsibility for delivering projects on time, within budget and still exceeding customer expectations. Your role can be adjusted according to your skills, interests, and experience.

You will join a close-knit, ambitious team of smart, talented people; all committed to the success of 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.

Ideal Candidate:

A motivated individual who has a combination of Project Management skills, Business Consultancy skills and a knowledge of the retail industry. This includes retail supply chain, store management, category management, assortment management, and space planning.  The individual should be able to influence business strategy and communicate effectively at all levels. After successfully performing in this role, the Business Consultant will be given opportunities to further develop based on their skillset and interests into roles such as Project Manager, Solutions Expert, or Account Manager.

Knowledge and Experience:

  • Experience in different aspects of software projects including: project planning, risk management, change management, and client relationship management
  • Experience in a minimum of three of the following areas:
    • Assortment planning
    • Floor planning
    • Schematic / planogram execution
    • Space optimisation
    • Store operations
    • Category development
    • Supply Chain
    • Store Systems
  • Experience with a grocery, consumer products goods (CPG), fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) retailer or supplier, preferably in space planning, product ranging, or merchandising
  • Solid understanding of retail industry best practice
  • Experience of mapping business processes and comparing those processes to industry best practice
  • Previous consulting experience preferred

Skills and Abilities:

  • Process design
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Training ability
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Technical competence demonstrated by the ability to understand basic to intermediate level technical concepts
  • Client relationship management
  • Microsoft Office required, SQL or BI skills are a bonus

Personal Characteristics:

  • Consulting requires traveling to client sites on a consistent basis; an understanding of and desire for this lifestyle is essential
  • A high sense of ownership and personal accountability for ensuring the quality and timeliness of own work
  • Willingness and desire to ‘do what it takes’ to deliver a successful project
  • Desire to develop and challenge colleagues to achieve customer and RELEX goals
  • Displays business and organizational maturity; ability to guide customers to realize financial and productivity benefits
  • Ability to balance RELEX Solutions and client needs effectively
  • Demonstrates an outstanding work ethic and a sense of urgency to resolve issues quickly and efficiently
  • Demonstrates a continual desire and capability to learn, partner, and collaborate

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Support all stages of a project lifecycle (e.g. discovery, testing, training) as assigned with knowledge of industry best practice
  • Responsible for the design, development and presentation of software demonstrations, that exhibit RELEX SOLUTIONS’s unique concepts and product offerings in a context relevant to clients’ business needs
  • Working with clients on a consultancy basis to understand and optimize clients’ 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
  • Match business requirements with RELEX Solution’s s concepts, demonstrating and delivering the potential benefits of our solutions in a client’s own context
  • Perform business analysis and problem-solving activities at the strategic, operational, and organizational level
  • Execute other tasks as assigned and as needed
  • Actively participate in the growing company culture
  • Flexible to travel an average of 85%

RELEX OFFERS:

  • 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

This is an ideal role for an entrepreneurial-minded individual who wants to be part of building a success story and to play a key role in our future growth. You are self-motivated and willing to take new challenges. You will join an ambitious team of smart people; all committed to RELEX’s success. RELEX, in turn, does its very best to take good care of its people.

HOW TO APPLY?

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

Apply for this opening at http://relex.recruiterbox.com/jobs/fk0mmxv?apply=true