Project Manager

| Austin

Your Team:

We’re an award-winning business, recently voted Best Small Companies in Austin! Brightpearl exists to automate retail so merchants can spend their time and money growing the business.

Brightpearl is designed for retailers and wholesalers and enables omnichannel merchants to manage the heart of their business easily from one single system. Over 1,200 businesses in 26 countries use our platform and we manage over 10m transactions and $3b of business a year. Brightpearl is a cloud platform which typically gets retail businesses up and running in less than 60 days - twice as fast as our competitors. We are increasing our investment across the teams to take us to the next level and we’re looking for proactive self-starters to hit the ground running on our Sales team.

Brightpearl’s US headquarters is in the heart of downtown Austin with a global headquarters in Bristol, UK.

Requirements

Requirements:

The Project Manager role is responsible for ensuring the Professional Services team deliver high quality software implementation projects to external clients. As a member of this team you will add value throughout the solution scoping stage (employing resource, risk and delivery analysis) and solution delivery stage (ensuring quality delivery standards are met) with a smooth customer handover to the Customer Success and Support teams. An ability to manage diverse teams and balance achievement of customer objectives in conjunction with delivery timelines and budget is essential for success in this role. The role is based in our Austin, Texas office and reports to the Business Consultancy Leader.

Your Day-to-Day Life:

  • Act as a point of delivery expertise, inputting to project scopes, involving all relevant client stakeholders to ensure feasibility of delivery
  • Ensure accurate resource availability and allocation
  • Ensure project portfolio delivery targets are being achieved
  • Develop and maintain detailed project plans to track progress
  • Perform risk management to minimize project risks report and escalating to management as needed
  • Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects
  • Manage projects to ensure delivery on-time, within scope and within budget
  • Manage the relationship with the client and all stakeholders
  • Ensure all the aims of the project are met
  • Ensure project quality standards are met
  • Use appropriate techniques to manage changes in project scope, schedule and costs
  • Measure project performance using appropriate systems, tools and techniques
  • Act as a PM point of expertise for other team members
  • Input to the recruitment of specialists and sub-contractors
  • Monitor sub-contractors/third parties to ensure guidelines are maintained
  • Establish and maintain relationships with third parties/vendors
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation
  • Ensure a process of continuous improvement to drive PM best practice

About You:

  • Degree educated
  • Technical background, with hands-on experience in software implementations
  • Experience with Waterfall and/or Agile Project Management
  • Proven experience delivering projects to external clients and stakeholders
  • At least 3-5 years in a similar role managing software implementation projects
  • Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • PMP / PRINCE II certification is a plus
  • Strong leadership, diplomatic and motivational skills including the ability to lead up, across, and down multiple business and technology organizations
  • Experience working with onsite and remote teams
  • Strong multi-tasking and problem solving skills

Benefits

  • Join one of Austin’s Best Places to Work 2018
  • Competitive compensation package: salary, stock options, medical benefits, 20 days of annual PTO and 12 Holidays
  • Stocked Kitchen with snacks and beer on tap
  • Work downtown Austin in an open and vibrant workspace
  • Enjoy frequent Company events, team building activities and after hour socials
  • We’re an energetic, driven organization who believe in promoting a healthy work-life balance and support remote working with management approval.

Check us out on Built In Austin to get more of an insight on what it’s like to work with us!

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Location

Located on 7th and Brazos, there's a great selection of lunch spots and coffee shops. We're also a short walk to the train stop!

An Insider's view of Brightpearl

What are some social events your company does?

The Company is transparent with employees offering weekly stand up meetings, monthly all-hands meetings & Friday happy hour in the office. In addition, we have monthly lunch-and-learns, volunteer opportunities & friendly departmental competitions. Holiday parties & group team building activities are an optional way to get to know your colleagues!

Sarah

Head of HR US

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

Brightpearl has given me an amazing opportunity to see creative collaboration, support, and teamwork across departments where even the execs aren't afraid to dive in to assist and support our customers. I am so proud of my company for getting on the Built in Austin's Best Places to Work list, it was well deserved.

AJ

Professional Services Project Manager

What makes someone successful on your team?

You have to be a self starter and vocal about what you need. Management wants you to be successful and will help you along the path to success, so don't be shy.

Nikki

Office & Operations Manager

What’s the vibe like in the office?

It's great to be a part of a company where your contributions are recognized and encouraged. From day one, I've felt support from the team and have consistently been provided insight on Brightpearl's trajectory. I'm incredibly excited for both the future of my career here, and the future of Brightpearl.

EJ

Account Manager

What are Brightpearl Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
The Company offers paid volunteer opportunities annually for employees to work together on a community project.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Brightpearl offers the opportunity for employees to save money on a pre-tax basis for things that they are already paying for on medical, dependent care and commuter expenses.
Disability Insurance
Brightpearl pays 100% of the cost for Short-term and Long-term disability benefits.
Dental Benefits
Brightpearl's dental plan pays 100% of the cost for preventive care 2x in a 12 month period. The employee premium is covered at 100% by the Company.
Vision Benefits
Our vision plan is through one of the largest network of providers. Brightpearl pays 100% of the employee premium for this benefit.
Health Insurance Benefits
We have two Medical plans. A High Deductible Plan with a HSA option which the Company contributes to every pay period. Also a traditional PPO plan. Both employee premiums paid 100% by the Company.
Life Insurance
Brightpearl pays for 1x base annual salary for every employee.
Onsite Gym
Our Austin office has access to an onsite fitness facility for all employees.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Our 401K plan is currently through Vanguard and offers a wide selection of funds to choose from to round out your saving options. We also offer a ROTH choice as well.
Company Equity
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Our PTO plan gives employees 120 hours of time to use for vacation or personal reasons.
Paid Volunteer Time
Our employees receive 8 hours per year of paid volunteer time.
Paid Holidays
Brightpearl offers 12 holiday days including the employee's birthday!
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Brightpearl focuses and the work that the employees contributes and supports each employee to come to work in a casual office dress.
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Brightpearl has team-building events, Company-wide holiday parties, a BBQ family-friendly event and many opportunities for happy hour as well.
Stocked Kitchen
Brightpearl has a stocked kitchen with coffee, tea and snacks.
Some Meals Provided
The Company will host frequent lunch and learn opportunities for the employees.
Parking
Parking is reimbursed up to $150 per month for parking in Austin.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
Acme Co. hosts lunch and learn meetings once per month.
Promote from within
Online course subscriptions available

Additional Perks + Benefits

The Company also pays for a College Assistance Program which offers free access to professionals to help you with college planning and debt related to education. Also, Brightpearl has an Employee Assistance Program which provides free and confidential counseling and financial advice.

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