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Accenture

Retail Strategy, Growth and Competitiveness Consultant/Manager

Boston, MA

You Are:
A consumer and retail strategy expert with strong leadership and management skills. You have experience advising business leaders on growth, digital transformation, and data-driven retail strategies to achieve their strategic, financial, and operational goals. You have energy and drive in abundance, along with personal resilience, a passion for serving clients, and a love of continuous learning. You see complex business challenges as opportunities and create how to win strategies with crystal-clear reasoning and analyses-an aptitude you use to simplify highly complex problems. With robust communication and people skills, you're a natural at appreciating diverse perspectives and bringing out the best in teams.

The Work:

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  • Quickly assess retail clients' business landscape, strategies, opportunities, and challenges to assess optimal business scenarios and strategic choices in the context of global, economic, technology, and social trends.
  • Lead teams to provide differentiated growth strategies and solutions that meet the unique market and organizational needs of retail clients.
  • Help clients achieve long-term success by developing value cases and road maps that provide a clear path forward to execute strategies, manage change, monitor and gauge processes, and rectify issues if needed.
  • Manage teams in driving qualitative and quantitative insights and recommendations using data and visualization tools
  • Advise clients on how technology can help them achieve their strategy - e.g. leveraging digital tools to transform their consumer engagement and experience
  • Manage and mentor junior members of the Strategy team for increasing responsibility.
  • Build trusted senior executive relationships with clients to further Accenture's profile as a long-term trusted advisor and partner.
  • Ongoing refinement and deepening of your retail growth prowess with leading thought leadership and cutting edge concepts to reinforce Accenture's reputation as a thought leader.
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Qualifications

Here's What You Need:
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in the Retail industry
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in growth, digital, or related retail strategy work
  • Strong quantitative skills and analytical thinker with Minimum 2 years of prior experience in driving insights using statistics or data analysis
  • A Bachelor's degree
Bonus Points if:
  • You have an MBA or equivalent graduate degree
  • You have growth strategy consulting or internal corporate strategy experience
    Unless expressly indicated, this role is not open in the state of Colorado.
  • You've got in-depth knowledge of digital growth and transformation
Accenture Overview

We are a global collective of innovators applying the New every day to improve the way the world works and lives. Help us show the world what's possible as you partner with clients to unlock hidden value and deliver innovative solutions. Empowered with innovative tools, continuous learning and a global community of diverse talent and perspectives, we drive success in a new business architecture that disrupts conventional practices. Our expertise spans 40+ industries across 120+ countries and impacts millions of lives every day. We turn ideas into reality.

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Job ID: AccentureInc-00982366
Employment Type: Other