At IBM, we know that transformation drives change, and it is in our DNA to continuously transform. Our Business Transformation Consultants help drive large scale change that spans IBM business units and geographies. As a part of this team, you will have the unique opportunity to be a part of driving IBM's ongoing transformation as a company that continuously innovates and leads the market.
Your Role and Responsibilities
Consulting project delivery: Work as trusted business advisor for CEOs and other senior executives at the world's top companies and lead sizable project teams to design business solutions that will help grow or transform the companies.
Business development: Build long term client relationship and engage in business development activities; Build solid internal network to promote and develop operation strategy business opportunities.
Team coaching and development: Assist to build up team capability in strategy and transformation areas; Provide coaching to other junior members of the team.
We are hiring Retail Merchandise Planning/Inventory Management Strategy Consultants for all levels: Senior Managing Consultant, Managing Consultant, and Senior Consultant.
Industry focus: Retail, CPG, etc.
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
Minimum 2 years working experience in the Retail Merchandising, Merchandise Planning, Inventory Management, data-driven strategies and process improvement in consulting industry and in the retail industry.
E2E Merchandise Planning project experiences preferred.
Management consulting background with good project management and proposal development skills.
Merchandise Planning Management Experience in Fortune 500 companies preferred，including merchandise financial planning, category strategy planning, assortment planning, buy planning, allocation planning, in season management, inventory management etc.
Ability to analyze and quantify financial benefits associated with defined process changes.
Leadership and management skills to support clients through key process and technology changes using effective training, coaching and change management approach.
Passion for retail, for solving complex problems and for delivering sustainable results.
Intellectual curiosity and well-developed analytical skills and the ability to define, conduct, identify, quantify and effectively communicate insights from data.
Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
Bachelor's or Master's Degree, MBA is a plus, majoring in SCM, Operations, Logistics, OE, etc.
English: Fluent both oral and written
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