Advantage Solutions Specialist Project Management in Stamford, Connecticut

Summary

Project Management Specialist

At our Company, we grow People, Brands, and Businesses! We are seeking adynamicProject Management Specialist. As a member of the assigned task force will manage and deliver a comprehensive retail rebranding project within the agreed-upon due date. Candidate must be able to juggle multiple projects, timelines, and deadlines at once. It is a Home Based position.

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What we offer:

  • Full-Time Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life)

  • 401(k) with company match

  • Training and Career Development

  • Generous Paid Time-Off

Responsibilities:

  • Supports team in efforts to manage, document, and deliver all aspects of the strategic rebranding project.

  • Key liaison between project management team, retailer, suppliers, and warehouses to ensure concise and consistent communication is provided about project status.

  • Oversee and manage the planning and operations of numerous projects supporting the rebranding project, focused on management and communication of inventory levels between retailer, supplier, and warehouse.

  • Resolve problems as they surface & recommend solutions, escalating problems to senior levels when necessary.

  • Provides clear communication of status at both product and project level to ensure all stakeholders are aligned & in agreement with the plan.

  • Responsible to deliver all projects at high-quality standards, on schedule, and within determined budget.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration or Project Management or equivalent experiencerequired

  • 2-4 Years of experience in professional project or inventory management experience required on medium to large projects

  • Ability to Exercise Sound Judgement

  • Ability to Gather Data, Compile Information, & Prepare Reports

  • Ability to Ensure High Levels of Service & Quality are Maintained

Responsibilities

The Company is one of North America’s leading sales and marketing agencies specializing in outsourced sales, merchandising, category management and marketing services to manufacturers, suppliers and producers of food products and consumer packaged goods. The Company services a variety of trade channels including grocery, mass merchandise, specialty, convenience, drug, dollar, club, hardware, consumer electronics and home centers. We bridge the gap between manufacturers and retailers, providing consumers access to the best products available in the marketplace today.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

Job Duty

COMMUNICATION & COLLABORATION

• Supports team in efforts to manage, document, and deliver all aspects of the strategic rebranding project.

• Key liaison between project management team, retailer, suppliers, and warehouses to ensure concise and consistent communication is provided about project status. Supports team in efforts to manage, document, and deliver all aspects of the strategic rebranding project.

• Collaborates with and supports the efforts of project managers overseeing the rebranding/relabeling project.

• Lead and maintain strong partnership with clients, coworker and department heads to ensure overall satisfaction.

PROJECT MANAGEMENT

• Oversee and manage the planning and operations of numerous projects supporting the rebranding project, focused on management and communication of inventory levels between retailer, supplier, and warehouse.

• Track project deliverables using appropriate tools. Manage up-to date task status, elevating risks via frequent conversations and relationship building with the project team.

• Resolve problems as they surface & recommend solutions, escalating problems to senior levels when necessary.

• Provides clear communication of status at both product and project level to ensure all stakeholders are aligned & in agreement with plan. This includes the delivery of weekly reporting and facilitation of regular meeting cadence.

• Responsible to deliver all projects at high quality standards, on schedule, and within determined budget.

• Resolve problems as they surface & recommend solutions, escalating problems to senior levels when necessary.

• Develop full scale project plans to include the definition of project scope, goals & deliverables. Includes: Management and communication of project requirements, forecasting resource needs and timing, gaining alignment with project stakeholders, management of execution, and delivering results.

• Implement and manage project changes and interventions to achieve project deliverables.

• Work closely with assigned team in communicating project status and/or any discrepancies

• Track and manages up-to date task status and elevates risks via frequent conversations and relationship building with the project team.

• Track project deliverables using appropriate tools

• Provides clear communication regarding project status at both product and project level to ensure all stakeholders are aligned & in agreement with plan. This includes the delivery of weekly reporting to track product inventory levels and facilitation of regular meeting cadence.

Supervisory Responsibilities

Direct Reports

  • This position does not have supervisory responsibilities for direct reports

Indirect Reports

  • This position does not have guidance or mentoring responsibilities for indirect reports

Travel and/or Driving Requirements

  • Travel and Driving are not essential duties or functions of this job

  • Travel up to 10%

Minimum Qualifications

Education Level: (Required): Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience

Field of Study/Area of Experience: Business Administration or Project Management

2-4 Years of experience in professional project or inventory management experience required on medium to large projects.

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

Excellent Written & Verbal Communication Skills

Decision Making Skills

Ability to Exercise Sound Judgement

Ability to Gather Data, Compile Information, & Prepare Reports

Ability to Ensure High Levels of Service & Quality are Maintained

Well Organized, Detail Oriented, & able to Handle Fast Paced Work Environment

Strong Priortizing Skills

Environmental & Physical Requirements

Office / Sedentary Requirements

Work is performed primarily in an office environment.

Additional Information Regarding Advantage Solutions Job Duties and Job Descriptions

Job duties include additional responsibilities as assigned by one’s supervisor or other manager related to the position/department. This job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. The Company reserves the right at any time with or without notice to alter or change job responsibilities, reassign or transfer job position or assign additional job responsibilities, subject to applicable law. The Company shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable a qualified applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.

Important Information

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of associates so classified.

The Company is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment practices without regard to age, race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, physical or mental disability, or any other category protected by law. As part of this commitment, the Company shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable an applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.

The Company will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring (Ban the Box) Ordinance. All of our positions require the satisfactory completion of a background check. Please be aware that acknowledging or having criminal convictions does not constitute an automatic bar to employment. Factors including, but not limited to age and time of the offense, seriousness and nature of the violation, and rehabilitation will be taken into account.

Primary Posting Location : City Stamford

Primary Posting Location : State/Province CT

Primary Posting Location : Country US

Requisition ID 2018-194846

Position Type Full Time

Category Professional: (IT, Finance, Legal, HR, Talent Acquisition, Administrative, Customer Service)