Account Manager - Uniforms Category (5+ Years' Exp.)

| West Suburbs

HAVI is a privately held global company that innovates, optimizes and drives the supply chains and marketing promotions of many of the best known brands in the world. When you work at HAVI, you have a chance to make your mark – to be a part of work that drives value, brings a smile and keeps everyday life moving forward. Which means it’s not the size of our global footprint, but rather your personal fingerprint, that has the power to make a real difference for our customers… and to touch the lives of people both at home and around the world.

Responsibilities

The Account Manager in this role will support and lead the account for HAVI's newly acquired category uniform program for our largest customer. Not a sales or business development role, rather you will frequently engage with financial management, pricing, and uniform suppliers, and you will provide design process guidance. This role will play a critical role in developing the uniforms category strategy, coordinating the customer's working programs, leading initiatives, and managing the engagement of suppliers and internal SMEs in support of these deliverables. Additional responsibilities:

  • Clearly communicate our value proposition through internal teams and directly to the customer
  • Support variance account management and national/supplier pricing
  • Manage uniform suppliers – provide guidance based on set goals for program and inventory levels
  • Identify KPIs and establish goals for each supplier in all areas of the business
  • Develop & provide a path to orchestrate optimal number of elements for the uniform program, SKU optimization plan
  • Set guardrails in product development process to manage SKUs; set the stage for greater influence and efficiencies upstream in the manufacturing/production cycle
  • Support growth of the category and/or evolution of our category management, fully leveraging our core competencies to optimize and possibly global management
  • Develop account opportunities and mitigate account issues
  • Optimize delivery on agreed-upon services
  • Ensure effective internal communication and alignment with relevant customer stakeholders and key departments
  • Collect and disseminate as necessary appropriate account intelligence to various HAVI stakeholders

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent experience)
  • Minimum 5 years of business experience in a customer facing role, preferably account management or operations
  • General understanding of RFP process and ability to guide and execute
  • Uniforms or category/project management experience required
  • Excellent organizational and project management skills
  • Proven record of accomplishment of managing through influence
  • Relationship-building with different stakeholders
  • Proven experience in leading, managing and motivating non-direct reports
  • A self-motivated individual combined with result driven approach and entrepreneurial thinking
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Experience working with multi-functional teams

Additional Deisred Experience:

  • Purchasing/logistics/supply chain experience is a plus 
  • Understanding of / competencies within the QSR/food service space  

Benefits

 

Our total rewards philosophy integrates programs for compensation, benefits, recognition, learning and development, corporate culture, corporate citizenship and work-life balance. While individual program components may differ by country, some things remain constant:

 

   …our commitment to rewarding results

   …the opportunity to work with talented and driven individuals at every level of our company who respect each other, treat each other fairly and hold one another accountable for our customers’—and our company’s success

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Location

Amazing views of Morton Arboretum and wild life, walking paths. Bring your binoculars! Easy access to I-88 and I-355, 25 min Metra BNSF- free shuttle

An Insider's view of HAVI

What are some social events your company does?

Thankful Thursday! I recently came off the elevator on a random Thursday morning and our Executive Leadership team was handing out mimosas, bacon and doughnuts. Super fun way to start the day!

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What are HAVI Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
You can contribute your own pre-tax dollars to either or both: - Medical Spending Account/ $2,650 max. - Elder/Child Care Account/ $5,000 max.
Disability Insurance
No cost to employee Short Term Disability – Eligible on day of hire. Equals a percentage of your pay based upon length of service. Long Term Disability too.
Dental Benefits
Cigna is the Plan Provider and 2 Plan Options to Choose From Preventative Care: 100% (no deductible)
Vision Benefits
Lenses covered in full every 12 months after $20 Copay Frames covered every 24 months Contacts covered every 12 months: after $20 Copay
Health Insurance Benefits
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois is the Plan Provider 3 Plan Options to Choose From including an (HSA)
Life Insurance
HAVI offers a base amount equal to twice your annual salary provided by the company. Option to purchase additional life insurance and AD&D at discounted cost.
Wellness Programs
HAVI rewards participation in wellness activities. Fun, interactive and personalized online program that makes living a healthier life easier!
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401K allows you a choice of fifteen investment funds to choose from. In addition, HAVI's Profit Sharing contribution is based on company performance.
401(K) Matching
HAVI's company match is 100% of the first 3% you contribute and 50% of the next 2% you contribute. Amazing!
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
HAVI will grant up to two (2) weeks of paid Parental Leave to an eligible employee upon the birth of their child.
Flexible Work Schedule
The Sunshine Hours Program offers full-time employees the opportunity to participate in an altered work schedule that will permit them to enjoy a half day (4 hours) off work every Friday, May - Sept.
Adoption Assistance
The HAVI Adoption Assistance Program is designed to provide tax-excludable reimbursement of certain expenses for employees who are pursuing adoption
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Paid Holidays
HAVI offers 10 paid time off to observe all major holidays, 15 days off and 4 personal days!
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Dress for your Day!
Commuter Benefits
If you take public transportation to work, pay to park your car, or park and ride, you can save money on taxes by paying for your eligible commuting expenses through our Commuter Benefits.
Company Outings
Some Meals Provided
HAVI Global Solutions is dedicated to providing a lunch program that ensures that our employees have access to a very reasonably priced quality lunch
Parking
Covered Parking, no slush, no rain!
Fitness Subsidies
Preferential membership rates are available from X Sport Fitness
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Develop Your Place To Grow! HAVI’S digital platform that supports virtual and facilitated learning, which will empower you to navigate your own development journey.
Tuition Reimbursement
Eighty percent (80%) reimbursement, up to $10,000 per year for tuition, books and fees upon receipt of a passing grade. Courses must be approved by Manager and Human Resources prior to enrolling.

Additional Perks + Benefits

Impressive 401K and Profit Sharing • Life Insurance 2x's your annual salary • Educational Assistance • Summer Hours

We have Dress for Your Day!

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