Project Manager

Quality Assurance Brighton, United Kingdom


Avalara is seeking a motivated and energetic Project Manager to join the Global Returns Services team (GRS). This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a fast-growing, fast paced, organisation. This is an internal facing role, responsible for the successful delivery of Commercial, Operational & Technical implementations, driving growth, and efficiency. You will be working with high-quality deliverables, working within an agile team structure, across multiple functional areas. The successful candidate will be data driven with a passion for driving outcomes based improvements aligned to Program goals. Data analysis and reporting against key KPIs will be a key requirement. The ideal candidate will have a hands-on approach, can operate at various levels and have an attention to data quality.

The position is based in Brighton, UK. The position will report into the Senior Director, GRS Program Development with key stakeholders including Engineering, Product Management and MRS (Managed Returns Services) located globally.

Job Duties:

  • Produce MI to agreed time and quality standards: prepare various packs for meetings at both a local and global level with management audiences.
  • Scoping and planning: ensure deliverables are clear and interdependencies across workstreams are understood.
  • Project Governance.
  • Issue & Risk Management.
  • Liaising with many stakeholders for day-to-day reporting of Projects.
  • Driving resolution of key issues including defining and managing remediation activities.
  • Ensuring Implementation plans for impact to customers both internally and externally are considered.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum qualification bachelor's degree and project management experience
  • Relationship Management, preferably with large corporate clients
  • Understand and experience of project lifecycles, governance and controls
  • Great organisation and time management skills
  • A collaborative mindset, with an enthusiasm for building networks with colleagues
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities, possess a high degree of flexibility and work well within a cross-functional team capacity
  • Experience with VAT and GST calculation and reporting technologies an advantage
  • Experience of Agile an advantage

About Avalara:

We're building cloud-based tax compliance solutions to handle every transaction in the world. Imagine every transaction you make — every tank of fuel, cup of coffee, or pair of shoes, every movie ticket, meal kit, or streamed song, every sensor-to-sensor ping. Nearly every time you make a purchase, physical or digital, there's an accompanying unique and nuanced tax compliance calculation.

The logic behind calculating taxes — the rules, rates, and boundaries — is a global, layered, three-dimensional mess of complexity, with compliance dictated by governments and applied by every business, every day.

Avalara works with businesses of all sizes, all over the world — from corner stores to gigantic global retailers — to calculate tax accurately and automatically, at speeds measured in milliseconds. That's a massive technical challenge, in terms of scale, reliability, and complexity, and we do it better than anyone.

That's why we're growing fast. Headquartered in Seattle, Avalara has offices across the U.S. and around the world, in Belgium, Brazil, Canada, India, and the U.K.

Equal Opportunities:

Avalara is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, creed, religion, age, gender, national orientation, disability, sexual orientation, US Veteran status, or any other factor protected by law.

Reasonable Accommodation:

Avalara is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to job applicants with physical or mental disabilities. Applicants with a disability who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process can follow this process outlined when applying for a position: Please provide your name and contact information to our recruitment team at [email protected]

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Avalara is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, gender, national orientation, disability, sexual orientation, US Veteran status, or any other factor protected by law.