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Consultant (Retail – Demand Forecasting and Replenishment)

SAS Institute LLC is currently looking for an experienced professional for the position of Consultant focused on Retail Industry in 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 including:

  • Forecasting
    • Demand Forecasting for Retail and Manufacturing
    • Demand Shaping
    • Sales Planning
    • New Products Forecasting
  • Collaboration
    • 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

Typical activities:

  • 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
  • Working as a part of Project team, which consists of Project Manager, ETL Consultants, BI Consultant, Architect, possibly Deep Analytical Consultant.

Qualifications

  • 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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