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EY JDA Merchandising Consultant in Jefferson City, Missouri

JDA Merchandising Consultant

Consulting

Requisition # UNI00GL7

Post Date Nov 23, 2020

The opportunity

This is a rapidly growing area, so you will have plenty of opportunity to spread your wings and develop your skillset to keep up with the ever-growing demands of the digital landscape. Most of your time will be spent embedded with our clients’ team and we’ll look to you to provide our clients with a unique business perspective on how they must continue to innovate and remain competitive in this ever-changing industry.

Your Key Responsibilities

You will focus on the evaluation, design, customization and optimization of Digital and Cloud based solutions in support of major Merchandising processes. You will team with various EY groups with digital capabilities to pursue and deliver digital engagements and deliver solutions that will bring our client’s digital vision and strategy to life.

Skills and attributes for success

  • Working in project teams through agreed upon phases of project governance, requirements definition, vendor selection, risk analysis, customization, testing, training and rollout of a clients project lifecycle

  • Leading team members in developing applicable methodologies, tools, approaches, points of view, thought leadership and accelerators to differentiate EY in the Digital and Emerging Technology Consulting market

  • Providing broad technical and functional knowledge of various key technology and business platforms

  • Teaming with client technology professionals, and third-party strategic alliances

  • Developing long-term relationships and networks both internally and externally

  • Interacting and communicating effectively with teammates, clients, stakeholders, and executives

To qualify for the role you must have:

  • Bachelors degree and 10 or more years of related work experience

  • Extensive experience within leadership role and responsibilities delivering projects in Supply Chain Management, with focus toward Core Merchandising, Promotional Management, Category Management and Merchandise Financial Planning, as a business domain.

  • A good understanding of Value Chain Synchronization and Supply Chain Re- Invention will be beneficial

  • The successful candidate must also be willing and able to travel 70-90% of a work schedule

  • Hands-on knowledge of BY (formerly JDA) Portfolio Merchandise Management, BY Category Management Suite and/or BY Enterprise Planning

  • Experience with Advanced Planning tools like JDA, OM Partners, o9 and/or Kinaxis is required.

  • Experience with Blue Yonder Supply Chain software with deep functional / domain expertise and hands on experiences in configurations, training, knowledge transfer, customer communications and documentations

  • Led and managed minimum 2-3 full lifecycle Supply Chain implementations in large and complex environment

  • Lead and participate in:

  • Gather Business requirements

  • Analyze and transform to application requirements

  • Perform Fit-Gap Analysis

  • Lead Functional Design approval process

  • Strong interaction with development team to test and delivery the solution

  • Assist customer during UAT

  • Prepare and Review documentations

  • Working experience with Onsite & Offshore delivery model environment is preferred.

  • Subject matter in the following Supply Chain areas:

  • Clustering

  • Assortment Planning

  • Merchandise Financial Planning

  • Promotional Planning

  • Space Planning

  • Floor Planning

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Degree emphasis in Computer Science, IT, Computer Engineering, MIS, Mathematics desired; Master’s degree in one of these areas preferred

  • Certifications and prior consulting experience highly preferred

What we look for

We’re interested in passionate leaders with a strong vision and a desire to stay on top of trends in the Digital and Emerging Technology space. If you have a strong passion for helping businesses achieve their digital strategy, this role is for you.

What working at EY offers

We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, pension and 401(k) plans, and a wide range of paid time off options. Under our flexible vacation policy, you’ll decide how much vacation time you need based on your own personal circumstances. You’ll also be granted time off for designated EY Paid Holidays, Winter/Summer breaks, Personal/Family Care, and other leaves of absence when needed to support your physical, financial, and emotional well-being.

Plus, we offer:

  • Continuous learning : You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.

  • Success as defined by you : We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.

  • Transformative leadership : We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.

  • Diverse and inclusive culture : You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and consulting services, we hire and develop the most passionate people in their field to help build a better working world. This starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. So that whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.

Join us in building a better working world. Apply today.

EY provides equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.

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