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Consultant (Retail – Demand Forecasting and Replenishment)

SAS Institute LLC is seeking an experienced professional for the position of a Consultant focused on Retail Industry within Professional Services Department.
As a Consultant, you will position and support implementation of world’s leading solutions in Retail and Manufacturing areas for different business purposes. You will work as a part of Project team, which consists of Project Manager, ETL Consultants, BI Consultant, Architect, possibly Deep Analytical Consultant.

Responsibilities:

  • Forecasting:
    • Demand Forecasting for Retail and Manufacturing.
    • Demand Shaping.
    • Sales Planning.
    • New Products Forecasting.
  • Demand Collaboration between different Departments: Sales, Marketing, Finance, etc.
  • Optimization and Operation Research (Inventory Optimization and Replenishment).
  • General Business Analytics, Statistics
    • Data preparation for analysis
    • Data quality management
    • Business reports based on analytics.
  • Understanding and development Customer needs.
  • Functional requirements development working with the Customer.
  • Software implementations participation as a Consultant and/or Analyst:
    • Preparing and conducting requirement-gathering workshops.
    • Translating business requirements into technical requirements.
    • Exploring Customer data.
    • Building analytical models.
    • Developing results reports and presenting reports to Customers.

Requirements:

  • Experience in business processes development for Retail or CPG company.
  • Hands-on experience in Demand Planning and/or Inventory Management in Retail or CPG companies would be appreciated.
  • Master's degree in Applied Maths, Programming or closely related field.
  • Extensive experience in the application of analytics (Forecasting, Optimization, Data Mining, Statistics and so on).
  • General IT skills (ability to manage software, SQL).
  • Ability to communicate with people with different background.
  • Good written and spoken English.
  • Working experience with the following tools and solutions would be much appreciated:
    • SAS Solutions.
    • Oracle Demantra
    • Oracle Retail.
    • SAP APO.
    • SAP F&R.
    • JDA Demand Management.
    • JDA Inventory Optimization.
    • JDA Fulfillment.

The company offers an attractive compensation package, ability for professional and career growth, work in the friendly international environment.

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