Senior Project Manager (Supply Chain)

RELEX Solutions

Atlanta, GA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Prod Mgmt/Dev
  • Post Date: 01/10/2021
  • Website: relexsolutions.com
  • Company Address: Postintaival 7, Helsinki, Uusimaa 00230, FI

About RELEX Solutions

RELEX Solutions is a leading provider of cutting-edge retail optimization software that’s built for the age of Living Retail, where change is the only constant.

Job Description

Job Description – Senior Project Manager, RELEX

Reports to: Manager of Project Management, RELEX

Job purpose: To lead the successful implementation of RELEX’s suite of systems by managing and coordinating the project teams internally and with the customer. This role will not initially have any direct reports or personnel management responsibility. 

Type: Permanent, full-time

Desired background: 6-10 years of relevant working experience

Requested starting date: as soon as possible / can be negotiated

Travel: Currently no travel due to COVID, standardly anywhere between 30 - 80%

About RELEX Solutions: RELEX Solutions is a fast-growing software company developing its own products that helps retail companies plan and operate more efficiently. Leading retailers and suppliers around the world use RELEX systems to cut inventory and wastage costs, boost availability, and increase sales and margins.

Key responsibilities:

Managing and leading software implementation projects. Tasks include:

  • Responsible for project profitability and reporting
  • Responsible for owning and creating the project plan with the project team
  • Creating and implementing a communication plan, including steering group meetings
  • Responsible for creating and maintaining customer relationships with key stakeholders and executives
  • Ensuring that all stakeholders are adequately informed internally & externally
  • Ensuring that customer gets measurable value from RELEX implementation project
  • Responsible for project scope and managing change requests
  • Responsible for ensuring all tasks are completed within the timelines to best practice standards
  • Organizing and facilitating project meetings and workshops ensuring actions are documented and followed up until completion
  • Responsible for escalating risks and issues
  • Responsible for escalating resource requirements

 

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum 4 years’ experience in project management of IT system implementation projects within the retail industry
  • Industry experience with a grocery, consumer products goods (CPG), fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) retailers or suppliers, preferably experience with Tier 1 retailer
  • Previous work experience with full management responsibility of an enterprise-scale software project. Someone who is confident and comfortable with hitting the ground running
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, as PMs need to manage expectations for the client and internal teams, synthesize different points of view and incorporate other people's ideas into an active project plan
  • Strong time management, task management and budget management skills
  • 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

 

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Solid understanding of retail industry best practice
  • Ability to understand SCM systems from both business and IT perspectives
  • PMP certification

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