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Technology Consulting Retail Merchandising Manager

Job Location: Sydney

Regional Description: Australia

Job Number: 00598636


- Job description

Your career in Accenture Products
Technology Consulting Retail Merchandising
Do you want to help the world’s best-known brands?
Join us to address their most complex issues
As an experienced professional, your market-leading industry, management and technology-consulting expertise will help clients navigate their landscape. You'll provide the critical solutions that improve their performance and deliver better outcomes for their consumers.
Accenture Products Group
Our Products Group brings together people with first-class consultancy skills and specialist industry expertise. You will develop a career working across a range of industries including legal, retail, consumer goods and services, automotive, infrastructure and travel.  To join us here you’ll need the sharp thinking to solve complex business problems and provide deep industry insight and technological know-how on a global level. The scope of the role, exposure to clients and cutting-edge technologies will provide an ideal platform to develop your consulting career.
Key responsibilities:
  • Reviewing and analyzing the planning processes of the client’s merchandising operations and processes and recommending improvements
  • Lead the engagement with business users to define business requirements and understand & explore business issues being encountered
  • Facilitation of client merchandising planning workshops where applicable to understand requirements and/or present and validate potential solutions
  • Lead the delivery and execution of specific initiatives or portions of initiatives as defined by the client
  • Ensure best practices and standards are implemented
  • Manage the relationship with the customer and be the "Primary Face" to the customer throughout the implementation process
  • Document the customers’ business needs through to implementation/configuration
  • Diversity of client base, breadth of opportunities, and wealth of learning
  • Working with teams across multiple geographic locations, workforces and key stakeholder’s groups
  • Teaming with high caliber Accenture colleagues in day to day activities
  • Leveraging our global network of Accenture professionals to strengthen your client prepositions and recommendations
Role Requirements
We are looking for an experienced Retail Merchandising Expert with solid SAP background (SAP IS Retail and/or S/4 HANA) to help our clients navigate their digital transformation journey.
  • Lead a team of other experts to deliver a retails solution to a client
  • Act as a key solution advisor to guide the design and build process
  • Manage client program stakeholders in order to maintain timeline and delivery of outcomes
Preferred skills & experience:
  • Deep knowledge of all or some of the best practice of SAP Retail processes
  • Deep knowledge of SAP IS Retail – Preferably exposure to SAP S/4 HANA SAP ECC  and the related integration to store systems is also suitable.
  • Experienced in Solution Architecting and Blueprinting
  • Retail Industry Experience
  • Excellent communication (verbal, written and presentation) and interpersonal skills
Nice to have:
  • New IT Experiences – IoT, Supply Chain Analytics
  • JDA or other planning tool experience
About Accenture
At Accenture, we can help you build the career you dream of. Our success relies on ensuring our people enjoy the inspiring challenges, exceptional experience and flexibility they need to succeed at every stage of their career.
As a leading professional services company with more than 375,000 people working across 120 countries, your career can take many exciting paths spanning digital, strategy, consulting, technology and operations.
As part of a global diverse workforce you will help organisations across every industry imaginable improve the way they work. Join us and let challenging, interesting and enjoyable work become part of daily life.
Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis as protected by applicable law.

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