Junior Project Manager (m/f)

Boasting a strong brand name and a loyal customer base, Office Depot Europe operates in 14 European countries across three main activities and brands: "Viking," Contract, and Retail. Under the prestigious "Viking" brand, the company is a leading vendor in six product areas: office supplies, printing and document services, paper, computers and printers, business services like facility management, and office furniture, with direct sales to over 1.2 million small and mid-sized firms in ten European countries via the online channel, mail order, and call centers. The main markets for "Viking" are the region covering Germany, Austria, and Switzerland, plus the UK. The Contract segment, which boasts an attractive and loyal customer base together with a stable distribution network, maintains contracts to supply over 100,000 large business customers and corporations in the main markets in the UK, Benelux/France, Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. The Retail segment sells products under the strong Office Depot brand to over 600,000 active customers in over 100 stores and online.

Office Depot has an exciting opportunity for Junior Project Manager (m/f) to join the growing team in our Venlo Head Office. The role is a full time position offering an excellent salary and benefits package

Are you looking to work within a company utilising cutting edge tools, technologies and strategies?  Are you seeking a proactive role within a growing organisation helping to drive our future?  If your answers are yes, you’ve come to the right place.

Junior Project Manager (m/f)

Your Job:

To project-manage Office Depot and third party eBusiness integrations for medium to large sized customers. To confirm customer needs and coordinate the end to end integration plan from the scoping confirmation through to user acceptance testing and project sign off.

What are the responsibilities of the Junior Project Manager?

  • Coordinate the integration of Office Depot back-end eSolutions or Third Party Marketplaces for customers and suppliers. This includes user acceptance testing before integration sign off.

  • Reviews project scope with customers and confirm requirements before project commencement

  • Advises customers on the most efficient way to execute the different steps in our Integration projects. Signals deviations from agreed SLA’s and makes proposals to get the project back on track

  • Coordinates eProcurement integration projects for customers based in one or multiple European countries.

  • Completes project plan templates and confirm timelines

  • Carry out client and supplier conference call meetings and online presentations in order to advise on the best way of implementing eSolutions and keeps projects progressing.

Essential skills/experience required by the Junior Project Manager

  • Project management / Project co-ordination

  • B2B experience (B2B Customer Integration is desirable but not essential)

  • Customer Focused; dedicated; meets the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers

  • Has some knowledge about e-Message formats & communication protocols

  • Strong business acumen; knowledge of the service industry.

  • Fluent knowledge of English, spoken and written

  • Digital/IT experience is desirable but not essential

We welcome you to an inspiring, international environment with great opportunities for you to explore. As we care about our people we will reward you with competitive compensation and benefits. Curious? Feel free to take a peak below

  • A competitive salary, based on your experience

  • A good work-life balance with 36 days of leave per year, based on a 40 hour workweek

  • Flexible working hours in regard to starting your day between 07:00 and 09:00 am

  • Good travel expenses allowances

  • Employee discount on Office Depot products

  • Solid company pension scheme

  • Collective health insurance and discount on private insurances

  • Accident & Disability Insurance paid by Office Depot

  • Several initiatives to stimulate your well-being like contributions for sport memberships


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