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Job Description

Products Strategy (Retail) Analyst

Find endless opportunities to solve our clients' toughest challenges, as you work with exceptional people, the latest tech and leading companies across industries.

Practice: Products Strategy (Retail) – Strategy & Consulting Global Network I Areas of Work: Retail Strategy | Level: Analyst | Location: Delhi, Gurgaon, Mumbai, Bangalore | Years of Exp: 1-3 years

Explore an Exciting Career at Accenture

Are you an outcome-oriented problem solver? Do you enjoy working on reshaping strategies for global clients? Does working in an inclusive and collaborative environment spark your interest?

Then, Accenture Strategy and Consulting is the right place for you to explore limitless possibilities.

The Practice – A Brief Sketch

As a part of the Products Strategy (Retail) team, you will work with leading retail clients across the globe, develop and execute global strategies, manage complex change initiatives, and integrate solutions to meet changing business challenges.

Let’s infuse fresh thinking in the systems and turn new ideas into reality. As a part of the team, you’ll help drive the following:

  • Conduct market research & analysis to identify trends & opportunities in the retail industry. Analyse client’s business, market, competitors and make appropriate inferences. Also, interpret data in context of industry and company specific issues. 
  • Collaborate with leading retail firms to develop and execute Merch / Digital / Supply Chain / Marketing strategies / Inventory management / Value Realisation, accelerate sales growth, improve profits, manage complex data and analytics initiatives, and help expand into new markets and revenue streams.
  • Provide solutions for complex client problems while following the fundamentals of issue-based problem-solving.
  • Construct basic components of business case and value analyses such as market share, sales, costs under various heads, and so on.
  • Analyze client’s business, market, competitors and make appropriate inferences. Also, interpret data in context of industry and company specific issues.
  • Partner with CEOs to architect future proof operating models embracing future of work, workforce & workplace powered by transformational technology, ecosystems & analytics.
  • Support practice workstreams & help build the practice. 
  • Prepare & deliver presentations to clients to communicate strategic plans & recommendations
  • Monitor industry trends & keep clients informed of potential opportunities & threats. 
  • Participate in the development of thought leadership content, including white papers & presentations, on Retail industry topics

Bring your best skills forward to excel in the role:

  • A Strategic Mindset to shape innovative, fact-based strategies & operating models and Strong project management skills to be able to motivate a team and make them in line with the strategic goals of a project. 
  • Issue Based Problem Solving to decode & solve complex & unstructured business questions. 
  • Functional and industry knowledge in broad based general management in Retail organizations with background in strategy / product development / sales / marketing / Digital & campaign management/ supply chain / manufacturing or R&D. 
  • Business Acumen to drive actionable outcomes for clients with the latest industry trends, innovations & disruptions, metrics & value drivers. 
  • Analytical skills to bring clarity to complex issues and gather data-driven insights. 
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal skills and presentation skills with an aptitude for compelling storytelling. Cross cultural competence with an ability to thrive in a dynamic environment. 

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Your experience counts!

  • MBA from Tier 1 business school
  • Minimum 1-3 years of work experience with retail companies
  • Post MBA experience in one or more of the following:

Corporate Strategy, Business Transformation, Mergers & Acquisitions, Organization Strategy, Pricing & Promotions Strategy, Growth & Innovation, Business Planning, Merchandise planning, Inventory Management, Assortment optimization, Supply Chain, Sales & Marketing, Consumer Marketing, etc. - in Retail industry.

  • Retail Industry knowledge & experience in emerging & developed markets.                                                                                            

What’s in it for you?

  • An opportunity to work on projects with global clients.
  • Potential to Co-create with leaders in strategy, industry experts, enterprise function practitioners and, business intelligence professionals to shape and recommend innovative solutions that leverage emerging technologies.
  • Ability to embed responsible business into everything—from how you service your clients to how you operate as a responsible professional.
  • Personalized training modules to develop your strategy & consulting acumen to grow your skills, industry knowledge and capabilities
  • Opportunity to thrive in a culture that is committed to accelerate equality for all. Engage in boundaryless collaboration across the entire organization.

About Accenture:

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions — underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network — Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With XX people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at

About Accenture Strategy & Consulting:

Accenture Strategy shapes our clients’ future, combining deep business insight with the understanding of how technology will impact industry and business models. Our focus on issues such as digital disruption, redefining competitiveness, operating and business models as well as the workforce of the future helps our clients find future value and growth in a digital world. Today, digital is changing the way organizations engage with their employees, business partners, customers and communities. This is our unique differentiator. To bring this global perspective to our clients, Accenture Strategy's services include those provided by our Capability Network – a distributed management consulting organization that provides management consulting and strategy expertise across the client lifecycle. Our Capability Network teams complement our in-country teams to deliver cutting-edge expertise and measurable value to clients all around the world. For more information visit

Accenture Capability Network  | Accenture in One Word

At the heart of every great change is a great human. If you have ideas, ingenuity and a passion for making a difference, come and be a part of our team.


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Please be informed that at any given point in time, you can only have one "Active" application.

Please be informed that at any given point in time, you can only have one "Active" application.

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