Project Manager - Business Development


Company Summary:

At Arvato, we measure our success through the successes of our customers. Our DNA is built upon Customer Obsession, Ownership and Continuous Improvement (Hustle). We achieve our goals by means of experience, state-of-the-art technologies, creativity, passion and a commitment to quality, innovation and having fun! Come and join our team today!


Arvato Supply Chain Solutions is hiring a Project Manager to join our growing Solutions Design team!  The Solution Design team is responsible for designing and implementing customized solutions for our clients in global supply chain management, customer relationship management, online platforms, financial services and much more. In order to support our growth targets, we are looking for a strong project manager who can drive critical projects with minimal supervision. In this role you will leverage your solid logistics knowledge and will serve as the team’s Subject Matter Expert on the diverse array of components that make up our overall High-Tech Supply Chain Management landscape. 


General Duties and Responsibilities:

In this role you will handle large, complex project management across our North American operation, work in close cooperation with the Business Development team to acquire new customers and understand client requirements while transforming them into project plans. You will also manage RFP response process end-to-end (including proposal development and client presentations, as well as develop P&L and pricing end-to-end, and develop financial analysis and simulation of the designed solution.


The Project Manager in this role will prepare client proposals and presentations, deliver the presentations and effectively articulate pros and cons, facts and figures, and broad business topics to management, employees, peers, vendors and clients. You will also provide sales support and partnership in the identification of opportunities for new solutions and expansion into new industries while contributing to the gross margin growth.


Minimum Requirements

  • At least 3 years of experience in project management in a Supply Chain environment, preferably working with companies in the high-tech and/or consumer products industries
  • BS/BA in Supply Chain Management, economics or Business Administration or equivalent work experience
  • Ability and willingness to travel extensively, as needed


 Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Experience of managing RFPs (Request for Proposal)
  • Understanding of warehousing, transportation, customs clearance fundamentals
  • Strong analytical skills, strategic thinking
  • Excellent organizational skills and exceptional follow through discipline
  • Ability to transfer best practice business process and procedure globally
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills; ability to effectively communicate with global stakeholders, across business units at all levels, as well as external client communications at all levels
  • Strong leadership skills and exceptional customer service focus
  • Strong team player who can partner effectively with all levels of our employee and management team
  • High degree of intercultural affinity because we are a global company

About our company:
Arvato - the spirit of solutions!

We at Arvato provide a comprehensive range of services and solutions to our business partners in the consumer electronics, high-tech, telecommunication, networking and industrial sectors. With more than five decades of experience and our global footprint we create value for our customers and ensure that they are well equipped for the challenges of their markets.

Arvato is a part of Arvato AG/ Bertelsmann, an internationally networked outsourcing provider. More than 65,000 employees design and implement solutions for all kinds of business processes across integrated service chains, for business customers from around the world. Its portfolio includes all services related to the creation and distribution of printed materials and digital storage media, as well as data management, customer care, CRM services, supply-chain management, digital distribution, financial services, professional and custom IT services, and the direct-to-customer distribution of educational media. Arvato is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA.

Arvato is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values the array of talents and perspectives that a diverse workforce brings. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.



Company: Arvato Digital Services LLC 

Country: United States of America 

State/Region: Kentucky 

City: Louisville 

Postal Code: 40219 

Job ID: 40928


Louisville, KY, US, 40219

Nearest Major Market: Louisville

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