Senior Manager - Solutions Design 1

<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Company Summary:

<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">At Arvato, we measure our success through the successes of our clients. We are a global, privately owned, supply chain company with a focus on delivering digital, IT and data driven solutions to our clients. We aren’t just another 4PL company, we role our sleeves up and work with some of the most recognizable technology brands in the world. We achieve our goals by designing client focused solutions, state-of-the-art technologies, creativity, passion and a commitment to quality, innovation and having fun! Come and join our team today!


<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Position Summary: 

<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Arvato Supply Chain Solutions is hiring a Senior Manager Solution Design. The Solution Design team is responsible for designing and implementing complex supply chain management solutions. We understand our client business models and design solutions in <span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">close<span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"> cooperation with them. Then we drive to implement the solution. Due to our continued hyper growth, we are looking for a strong senior manager who can drive large business critical projects and requests for proposals as part of the global solution design team. This position is a critical success factor for our growth. You will be working with our clients from day one, working closely with senior management and have global career options.

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<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">The ideal candidate<span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"> has extensive experience with managing large complex projects with end to end responsibility. Setting up a new greenfield distribution center with extensive automation or implementing a large global client across several locations – a few examples of what you would be working on.


<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">You feel comfortable working in an open, dynamic and international environment. You will need to utilize strong analytical skills, strategic thinking, while being a team player who can communicate effectively with both internal and external clients. You have the ability and willingness to travel as needed is required. You have an open mind set to try out new things and to drive innovation. Coaching and mentoring team members and nurture talents is a critical element of the position.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage large, complex projects and RFP’s for our North American and global business verticals
  • Work in close cooperation with business development team to acquire new customers
  • Understand client requirements and transform them into financial business models
  • Manage large and complex RFP response process end-to-end (including proposal development and client’s presentations – and also present them)
  • Full financial ownership: calculation, P&L, pricing, financial analysis and simulation
  • Deliver presentations and communicate broad business topics to management, employees, peers, vendors and clients
  • Provide sales support and partnership in the identification of opportunities for new solutions and expansion into new industries
  • Mentor, manage, develop and nurture team members and talents


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Strong knowledge of Supply Chain Management in the High-Tech or consumer products industry
  • Strong leadership skills and exceptional customer service focus
  • Experience with managing large and complex RFPs & projects
  • Strong analytical skills, strategic thinking
  • Excellent organizational skills and exceptional follow through discipline
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills; ability to effectively communicate with global stakeholders, across business verticals at all levels, as well as external client communications at all levels
  • High degree of intercultural affinity because we are a global company
  • Operates as an independent, proactive, motivated self-starter who remains focused on task and delivering results in timely manner
  • Ability and willingness to travel extensively as needed
  • Excellent MS office + data analytics skills
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in RFP Management, Solution Engineering and project management



  • BS/BA in Supply Chain Management, Economics, Industrial Engineering or Business Administration or Masters preferred
  • Project management certification would be preferred


We offer:

  • The opportunity to develop yourself and work in a dynamic, agile work environment
  • Creative leeway for your own ideas, in order to advance a strongly growth-oriented service company with creativity and innovation
  • Various training and development opportunities to discover and develop new skills and knowledge
  • Global career options and mobility

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: 101425

Date:  Sep 29, 2020

Louisville, KY, US, 40219

Nearest Major Market: Louisville

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