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Senior Solutions Manager, Value Added Solutions


Frankfurt, Hesse, DE, 60327

Brand:  RS Group
Function:  Product & Supplier Management
Work Location: 

In this role you can work remotely from any place in Germany. There will be frequent visits to the clients.


In this role you will be supporting the delivery of the EMEA Value Added Solutions (VAS) Strategy and customer vision.

The role offers a unique opportunity to develop and execute a critical element of the RS Components EMEA growth strategy and offers you a significant opportunity for career development and progression.


The role will ensure alignment between commercial markets and functional teams, providing subject matter expertise to build and execute their local plan.  This will ensure establishment of resources, adoption of technology systems and development of business processes to deliver a consistent customer experience and commercial business model.

You will also work with the wider EMEA VAS team, Digital and Technology functions to ensure that product roadmaps and development activities in relation to eCommerce solutions are effectively communicated into market stakeholders. They will possess and develop a strong commercial understanding of customer needs, competitor environment and overall market commercial landscape.


What you will do to be successful in this role:


  • Embed industry recognised best practice project installations for RS Value Added Solutions and acceptance into service frameworks including support for ongoing implementations around break fix & service issue resolution
  • Support with rolling out a consistent end-end Service Delivery model, from pre-sale through BAU, for all RS Value Added Solutions within partner markets
  • Support the Head of Delivery and local market teams in building a team of implementation specialists following a consistent approach to the on-boarding of new installations & contracts from customer proposal to systems configuration, customer go-live (including end user training) and then handover to business as usual operations and support teams
  • Support markets in understanding the technical elements of Value Added Solutions, including eProcurement solutions such as PunchOut and eOrdering
  • Work closely with the EMEA VAS team to advance our capabilities where appropriate



A bit about you:


  • Experience of establishing operational, customer implementation and technical support processes in relation to managed service and digital propositions
  • Effective coach and collaborator, influencing other teams to take personal ownership & responsibility
  • A strong appreciation of digital procurement methods such as PunchOut, Electronic Ordering, Electronic Invoicing, and web order management tools
  • Experience of working in a matrix business
  • Experience working in an MRO distribution business, with prior experience of implementing Vendor Managed Inventory and eCommerce solutions
  • Experience of working in a global or pan-European role
  • Highly IT literate with good working knowledge of Microsoft office and an appreciation for SQL database management.
  • Experience in designing, mapping and improving business processes related to service design and delivery
  • Excellent German and English is a must have



Benefits we offer:

  • Company bonus
  • Ticket Plus
  • Company car also for private use
  • Capital-forming benefits
  • 30 days paid leave



We are RS Group 

RS Group plc (formerly known as Electrocomponents plc) is a leading global omni-channel industrial product and service solutions provider to customers who are involved in designing, building and maintaining industrial equipment and operations, safely and sustainably. We stock more than 700,000 industrial and electronic products, sourced from over 2,500 leading suppliers, and provide a wide range of product and service solutions to over 1.2 million customers. With operations in 32 countries, we trade through multiple channels and ship over 60,000 parcels a day. 

Our vision is to be first choice for all our stakeholders, and we know that starts with our people. At RS we want everyone to show up to work as themselves and know that they will be supported and encouraged to develop and grow. We want work to be a place that excites and empowers, a place where you can be passionate and challenge people to think differently.   

We want to hire the best talent, people who share our values and understand that when we act with respect and humility, we can do great things.  That’s why we’ve put our purpose at the heart of our organisation, we want to make amazing happen for a better world. We empower our people to make a difference, innovate to make more possible and deliver to make it happen.  

Are you ready to explore the possibilities? 




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