SENIOR MANAGER-RETAIL ANALYTICS (SAS is mandatory) Responsibilities : - Technical - Able to comprehend complex tasks assigned and executes them with little to no supervision. - Logical Thinking - Able to think analytically, use a systematic and logical approach to analyse data, problems, and situations. Notices discrepancies and inconsistencies in information and materials. - Task Management - Basic level of project management knowledge and experience. Should be able to plan tasks, discuss and work on priorities. - Communication - Able to convey ideas and information clearly and accurately to self or others whether in writing or verbal. Qualification : Education : - B-Tech or BE in any engineering discipline from Tier I college with a minimum of 4-8 years of experience OR - B-Tech or BE or Bachelors in a quantitative discipline such as Statistics, Mathematics, Operations, Research, Economics or Econometrics from Tier 1 College with a minimum of 4 years of experience Required Experience: - Minimum of 4-5 years of relevant experience in Retail/FMCG domain. Technical: - Must have 5 years of hands on experience in one or more analytics tools: SAS/SQL/R/VBA/Alterx - Must have worked on tools: SAS/ Excel/ Power Point - Advanced expertise with MS excel - Must have experience in using Statistical techniques like: Regression Modeling/ Optimization/ Structuring/ Machine Learning Techniques - Must have experience in development or maintenance of processes to manage and improve sales and marketing operations such as: Sales Force Sizing/ Promotion Response Modelling/ Market Mix Optimization Desirable: - Customer Focus - Dedicated to meeting the expectations of internal and external clients. - Problem Solving - Uses rigorous logic and methods to solve difficult problems with effective solutions. Probes all fruitful sources for answers. Is excellent at honest analysis. Looks beyond the obvious and doesn- t stop at the first answers. - Learning on the Fly - Learns quickly when facing new problems. A relentless and versatile learner. - Drive for result - Able to set priorities; pursue tasks tenaciously & with a need to finish. Able to overcome setbacks which may occur along the way CANDIDATES FROM COMPANIES LIKE DUNNHUMBY, MU SIGMA, FRACTAL ANALYTICS, ABSOLUTDATA, AXTRIA WILL BE PREFERRED.