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Analytics Project Manager - Carmel, Indiana

Selectica (NASDAQ: SLTC) develops innovative software that the world’s most successful companies rely on to improve the effectiveness of their contracting and sourcing processes. Our contract management and sourcing solutions support the Global 2000 and growing mid-size firms in closing billions of dollars’ worth of business each year.

About the Software

SmartSource SRM® is a SaaS application that enables companies to manage their sourcing process by providing online RFx/survey functionality to gather information from potential suppliers, evaluation functionality to review and score supplier responses, bid collection functionality to collect pricing from suppliers through various methods such as sealed bids or live auctions, an optimization engine to quickly analyze different award scenarios, and contract management to track contracts.

Job Description

Selectica is looking for a Project Manager to support clients using Selectica’s SmartAnalytics and Executive Analytics software. This position’s primary responsibility will be leading our clients through the spend analysis implementation process. Additional responsibilities include contributing on regularly scheduled client updates, delivering client trainings and participating in the development of Selectica’s Spend Solutions. The Project Manager will support our client’s goals, objectives and promote the effective use of Selectica technology throughout the organization. Generally, project work will be performed at the Carmel office but limited travel to client sites may be required.

Strong candidates must be extremely proactive, motivated, organized, and work well within a fast-paced group.

Key Responsibilities:

     
  • Lead and execute client implementations
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  • Ensure customer satisfaction by managing all project deliverables from development to delivery
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  • Manage changes in project scope/cost
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  • Conduct client trainings (on-site and via webinar)
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  • Participate on regularly scheduled client updates
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  • Interpret and execute client report development requests
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  • Contribute to the success of spend analysis proof of concepts
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  • Support sales in responding to Spend Analysis RFP’s
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  • Assist as a subject matter expert in sales and engagement processes
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  • Participate in the development of Selectica’s Analytics solutions
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  • Light maintenance of BI reporting templates
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  • Conduct data reviews to ensure high quality and accuracy of reports
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  • Apply appropriate problem solving skills by researching and resolving client data issues
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  • Provide responses to client questions via phone, email and online ticketing application in a professional and timely manner

Requirements:

     
  • Bachelor’s degree
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  • 3 years’ experience of spend analysis or Business Intelligence software
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  • Advanced user of Microsoft Excel including experience working efficiently with datasets, e.g., Excel pivot tables and advanced MS Excel modeling skills
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  • Experience using BI tools (e.g. Qlikview, Hyperion, Cognos, etc.)
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  • Ability to transfer knowledge to customer/client personnel
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  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills including presentation writing and delivery
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  • Proven ability to self-teach new software and material
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  • Creative problem solving skills
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  • Ensure a high degree of client satisfaction for all services provided
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  • Experience providing web and on-site client training
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  • Gradually assume more responsibility and autonomy
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  • Willing to travel up to 15%

How to apply

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