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Principal Duties andlt;br or andgt; And Responsibilities: Industry Skillsandlt;br or andgt; • The candidate must have a good understanding of Retail industry acquired by working directly in the Retail or e-commerce industry or as part of the Retail practice of management consulting or analytics firmsandlt;br or andgt; • Should understand how global retail firms operateandlt;br or andgt; • Should understand the nuances of fashion vs grocery vs General Merchandise retailandlt;br or andgt; Functional Skillsandlt;br or andgt; • Strong working experience and conceptual knowledge of atleast two key retail functions is necessary – Merchandise Planning .incl. Assortment Planning. Supply chain planning Demand planning Replenishment Channel or Store operations Space Planningandlt;br or andgt; • Should understand the nuances of Retail functions andamp; processes KPIs and business rules across categories .grocery fashion home solutions etc..andlt;br or andgt; General Business Consulting Skillsandlt;br or andgt; • Perform detailed analysis of Business Processes andamp; Requirementsandlt;br or andgt; • Ability to identify company’s key cost and value drivers and explain their priority or influence on business performanceandlt;br or andgt; • Ability to draw insights from complex financial and quantitative analysis and integrate these insights to formulate a strategy and drive implementation and solution roadmapandlt;br or andgt; • Ability to develop strategies and operating models and assess implementation readiness and business implicationsandlt;br or andgt; • Collaborate with client team and delivery team to drive solution design and implementationandlt;br or andgt; • Ability to define and execute a transformational change plan aligned with client’s business strategy and context for changeandlt;br or andgt; • Ability to engage stakeholders in the change journey and build commitment for change. andlt;br or andgt; • Ability to manage proposals and business development efforts and coordinate with others to create consensus driven deliverablesandlt;br or andgt; Tool Skillsandlt;br or andgt; Hands-on skills acquired through atleast 1-2 project experiencesandlt;br or andgt; • Data Management Tools andlt;br or andgt; • Alteryx or SQL or MS Access – atleast 1andlt;br or andgt; • Advanced Excel Modelling – Must andlt;br or andgt; • Excel Macros VBA – Preferable andlt;br or andgt; • R or Python or SAS – atleast 1andlt;br or andgt; • Visualization Tools .Tableau Power BI. – atleast 1andlt;br or andgt; Experience: • Proven experience – with at least one retail industry project on data analysisandlt;br or andgt; • Functional knowledge and experience of atleast two of the below retail functions - merchandising supply chain store operations forecasting replenishment space planningandlt;br or andgt;


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Qualifications: • Bachelor’s Degree from a reputed institution .Engineering or IT domain. • Business Management Degree from a reputed institution Key Competencies and Skills: • Ability to advise clients on business issues and build credibility to gain buy-in • Ability to interact with many levels of Accenture management and client counterparts • Holistic understanding of retail industry and experience implementing best practices • Excellent presentation and business proposal development skills • Inter-personal skills Team and Project Management skills • Ability to manage competing demands and meet deadlines • Willingness to travel as per project requirements Additional Information: • Possessing valid work visas for target geographies will be an additional advantage

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