Infosys Consulting, the management and technology consulting unit of Infosys Ltd, is seeking motivated Consumer Products and Retail Consultants. Consulting managers seeking long-term growth and career-enhancing opportunities will find both as part of our team of front-runners in Consumer Products and Retail Consulting.
The ideal candidate will have a minimum of six years’ experience in the retail and consumer products industry with a strong understanding of business processes, technology and operations including knowledge of products and intermediary service providers.
About the Role
As a Senior Consultant, you will participate in the delivery of engagements aimed at designing and executing business strategies for our clients, being responsible for quality, budget and staffing, working closely with senior client stakeholders. You will contribute to the firm’s development by guiding and mentoring teams and sharing knowledge. You will build the necessary skills to become an expert in your respective domain and contribute to advancing Infosys Consulting’s thought leadership in the industry.
Participate in the design and delivery of client advisory, solution delivery and organizational transformation engagements in standalone projects or as part of wider client programs
Advise clients on strategy and detailed use cases by leveraging insights from industry best practices
Lead and manage a team of consultants to develop concise and practical strategies, roadmap and/or re-engineering program recommendations with a clear implementation path
Oversee the formulation of hypothesis / client problem statement, identification, analysis and interrogation of related data and synthesize the key outcomes and resulting recommendations
Seek out client input in a structured manner to better understand needs and develop ideas for how to meet those needs
Collaborate with clients to define long-term vision, goals and strategies, help identify and design downstream product, operational and technology initiatives
Direct teams of global consulting, IT professionals & subject matter experts in establishing comprehensive business and functional requirements, then translating those requirements into actionable project initiatives with associated metrics
Play a key liaison and coordinator between the business, product, technology, senior management, vendor teams and other members of the change programs
Provide insights on new and emerging best practices in consumer products and retail, contribute to the development of service offerings
Work with other practice members to support Infosys Consulting thought leadership activities and develop innovative assets, including differentiated points of view and methodologies
Build social networks that enable knowledge and information flow and stay abreast of market trends and how the industry needs to respond
Contribute to practice growth and vitality through roles such as recruitment, training and retention
Coach and develop junior team members to deliver quality results and promote professional development
Participate in and contribute to practice training activities
Develop and build relationships at senior management
Formulate and present Infosys Consulting propositions and service offerings
Bachelor’s degree or foreign equivalent required
Minimum 6 years of relevant experience, with at least 1-2 years of management consulting experience at a top-tier consulting firm
Good depth of business process knowledge within retail merchandising and supply chain operations
Demonstrated ability in delivering complex change programs in large organisations
Strong background of participating in teams comprising both client stakeholders, operations, business and technology specialists
A demonstrable ability to translate business objectives into operational and technology requirements with the commercial acumen to create supporting business cases
Excellent presentation and facilitation skills with ability to build client relationships
Must be willing and able to travel up to 80%, depending on client requirements
U.S. citizens and those authorized to work in the U.S. are encouraged to apply. We are unable to sponsor at this time.
MBA or equivalent advanced degree (desired)
Excellent business understanding of retail and consumer product operations
Expanded capabilities and experience to work across both retail and CPG engagements
Good depth of knowledge process optimization, system design and implementation
Experience of programs where stakeholder engagement is a key requisite to achieving successful program/project delivery
Proven ability to deliver under tight deadlines and challenging constraints
Ability to collaborate within the firm and leverage existing resources
Working knowledge of agile methodologies
Demonstrate thought leadership, ability to conceptualize and drive new solution / service offerings and take them to market
Ability and willingness to work as part of a cross-cultural team including flexibility to support multiple time zones when necessary
Infosys is a global leader in next-generation digital services and consulting. We enable clients in 46 countries to navigate their digital transformation.
With over three decades of experience in managing the systems and workings of global enterprises, we expertly steer our clients through their digital journey. We do it by enabling the enterprise with an AI-powered core that helps prioritize the execution of change. We also empower the business with agile digital at scale to deliver unprecedented levels of performance and customer delight. Our always-on learning agenda drives their continuous improvement through building and transferring digital skills, expertise, and ideas from our innovation ecosystem.
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