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Space & Assortment Consultant

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Job Description – Space and Assortment Consultant, RELEX AB

 

Reports to: Manager of Business Consulting, RELEX AB

Based at: RELEX AB office in Stockholm, (Kungsgatan 54)

Job purpose: To implement RELEX’s suite of systems and guide customers in their day to day use of RELEX solutions

Employment type: Permanent, full-time

 

A brief overview of RELEX Solutions:

RELEX Solutions is Europe’s fastest growing provider of unified retail and supply chain planning solutions.

RELEX offers a space planning solution that businesses use to maximise the sales potential of their fixture and floor space. Leading retailers and suppliers around the world use RELEX systems to cut inventory and wastage costs, boost availability, and increase sales and margins.

During the past 15 years RELEX has grown fast: we are a group of 850 employees with offices in the UK, Germany, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, France, Italy, Spain, the US and our Helsinki headquarters. We are a close-knit community combining start-up mentality with corporate reliability. We are passionate about growth, but we are also a profitable business.

 

Role overview:

The RELEX team in Nordic is growing and is looking for a Space and Assortment Consultant whose main responsibilities will be managing software implementation projects through all the phases of a project lifecycle in the field of retail category management and space planning. As a Space and Assortment Consultant, you will perform business analysis at a strategic, operational, and organizational level and be responsible for the design, development and implementation of the RELEX solutions. From time to time, you will also support the sales team’s initiatives through solution positioning, benefit analysis, completion of RFIs and preparation of ROI cases.

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 on 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.

Travel will be required to visit customers on a regular basis or occasionally to meet with the RELEX teams in our other offices. Due to our Nordic cooperation we expect you to also help out in Norway, Denmark and Finland when the situation requires it. Traveling to those countries is however limited. Main office will be Stockholm

Key responsibilities and accountabilities:

  1. Managing and participating in consultancy, data analysis and software implementation projects. Tasks include:
    • Attending or leading process development workshops
    • Analysing data and KPI’s
    • Presenting findings and results to customers (both to operative and to management level)
    • Configuring RELEX tools according to customer specifications
    • Educating and training customers to use RELEX tools
    • Providing user support for customers
  1. Participating and supporting sales process as a product / space and assortment specialist
  1. Attending suitable industry or RELEX events if needed
  2. Attending training and developing relevant knowledge and skills
  3. Helping in other general sales and admin tasks if required

 

Key requirements:

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience of space planning and category management OR
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in assortment planning, floor planning, planogram execution, space optimization, store operations and category development
  • Experience with a grocery / CPG / FMCG retailer or supplier
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to understand S&A systems from both business and IT perspectives
  • Capability to interact confidently with customer stakeholders
  • Native level Swedish communications skills
    • English is also a must. Danish, Finnish, Norwegian a plus
  • Recognition in RELEX core values

 

What we consider a strong plus:

  • Qualified to degree level OR 5+ years of working in the retail industry
  • Entrepreneurial attitude with interest towards growing the business
  • Any other languages at a high level of competency
  • Good understanding and practice of the supplychain side

We offer you:

  • Challenging projects in an international working environment
  • A fun, ambitious and committed team of smart people to work with
  • A front row seat in a rapidly growing and international software company
  • A position where you can help retailers fight against food waste and other big cost drivers
  • A respectful and professional, yet easy-going atmosphere where individual thinking is encouraged
  • Flexible work hours and a possibility to work remotely
  • Possibility to grow in the company and to have support from an experienced team

When?:

  • We will hire as soon as we find a relevant candidate. We would like the person to start earliest in August, latest in October 2021

 

 

Hiring manager:

Erik Kinch

Operation Director

+46 (0)735 17 61 43

Erik.kinch@relexsolutions.com