Senior Project Manager

Location: Remote or Irvine, CA

 

Job Overview

Specright is looking to hire a Senior Project Manager within our Customer Success Team. In this role you will be responsible for managing the implementation of key customer accounts, communicating product development requests to the Engineering and Business Analyst teams, and working with our Sales team to best service Specright’s customers. You will work cross-functionally with teams including Sales, Marketing, Product Management, and Software Engineering. In this role, you will get the chance to work with customers such as Johnson & Johnson, P&G and Caterpillar.

 

Specright offers cloud-based software (SaaS) that is disrupting the $1 Trillion packaging and consumer products industries. Our customers typically manage thousands to 10s of thousands of product SKU’s – across ingredients, formulas, packaging, and products. Previously, most relied on PDFs, spreadsheets, emails, and less than user-friendly ERP / PLM systems to manage all aspects of their data needs--from procurement to quality assurance. Built on the Salesforce.com platform, Specright provides best-in-class architecture and flexibility that enables companies to reduce costs and empower efficiencies.

 

Roles & Responsibilities 

  • Lead in the clean hand-off between Sales & Customer Success
  • Collaboratively plan, organize, and direct projects for a successful customer implementation
  • Utilize Project management principles to establish full implementation plans including defining scope, deliverables, dependencies, duration estimates, resource estimates, risk identification and mitigation, and contingency planning
  • Manage multiple projects at once within designated project management tool - assigning and prioritizing tasks to project team
  • Proactively communicate timelines, deadlines, and action items to internal and external stakeholders
  • Analyze and manage project risks
  • Monitor progress by internal stage gates and milestones
  • Manage reports and necessary communication documentation
  • Keep internal and external stakeholders informed through each successful stage of the project’s development
  • Work one-on-one with clients in the following industries: beauty and cosmetics, consumer goods, packaging, food & beverage, wine & spirits, automotive, and chemicals
  • Train and mentor new Project Managers within the team

 

 

 

Qualifications

  • Trained or certified in Project Management Principles (i.e. PMP or CAPM)
  • 5+ years of project management experience required, ideally within manufacturing or tech industries
  • SaaS, Consumer Goods, Food & Beverage, Packaging or Supply Chain experience required
  • Salesforce.com knowledge preferred but not required
  • Experience with software delivery lifecycles preferred but not required

 

Soft Skills

  • Be an active learner
  • Ability to manage high complexity projects
  • The desire to dive head first into an early-stage technology environment
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, email and organizational skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Highly Accountable
  • Proactive approach to project management
  • Time management with respect to managing multiple projects at once
  • Fast learner, team player, can-do attitude, highly organized, execution-oriented, problem solver
  • Positive and Inquisitive Attitude

Culture

We are an energetic company with an entrepreneurial, informal, versatile, intelligent, and fast-paced culture. We promote an open and relatively flat organization with an emphasis on collaboration, sharing ideas and information. It’s more important to innovate than worry about making mistakes. Perks include equity packages, flexible work hours, catered lunch twice per week , and full benefits. Specright is VC-backed by Pritzker Group, Mucker Capital, Okapi Venture Capital, and Fika Ventures. This is your opportunity to join a successful, growing team in a fun environment!

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