Analyst/ Consultant - Retail Analysis & Insights

Mount Talent Consulting
  • Bangalore, Mumbai, Gurgaon
  • Confidential
  • 2-7 years
  • 21 Jul 2015

  • Business Analytics

  • KPO/ Analytics
Job Description

Practice: Capability Network Products Retail

Specialization: Retail Industry/Consulting Experience & Data

Summary Requirement:

Must have a good understanding of Retail, acquired by working directly in the Retail
industry or in a Retail consulting practice.
Must have experience in driving decision making through data modelling & analysis using
analytical tools (like SAS, SPSS, R, etc.) to fulfill key Retail functional requirements like optimizing Pricing
and Promotions, improving Assortment and Space Management, optimizing Retail Inventory across the
Stores & Distribution Network, improving Customer Loyalty, developing Customer Segments, predicting
Customer Propensity to Churn.
Exposure to unstructured data analysis especially for e-commerce to generate business insights will be an added advantage.

Essential Experience & Skills Required:

Ability to understand the business context/use cases and develop advanced analytics based solutions for the same
Good statistical knowledge to applying statistical models to solve business problems
Ability to convert structured or unstructured business issues into data driven analytical models for decision making:
o Define scope of analysis, specify data requirements, establish credible sample size,
simulate business scenarios, analyze data, test hypotheses, generate business insights, present insights, dashboard results
Proven business results delivered in one or more key Retail functions through advanced
analytical models Customer Loyalty/ Segmentation and Customer Purchasing Behavior Insights
(through POS data analytics), Store Clustering, Pricing and Promotion Management, Assortment
and Space Optimization, Inventory Optimization, Distribution Network design, etc.
Analytics experience in predictive modeling , time series, segmentation, decision trees,
advanced algorithms etc. will be required
Hands on experience in handling large unstructured datasets and building complex analytical
models using analytical tools like SAS, SPSS, R, Perl, PHP, Python, SQL, etc. (at least one of the given tools)

Other Essential Requirements:

Ability to interact with client leadership and present solutions & insights in a presentation slides and/or through dashboards

Ability to manage competing demands and meet deadlines as per clients requirements

Willingness to travel long term / short term, within & outside India for consulting assignments

Desired Experience and Skills

Exposure to global retail industry and/or global retail consulting assignments will be an advantage

Possession of valid US work visa that is transferable in accordance with rules & regulations

Prior experience in one or more of big data, social, web and mobility analytics for Retail industry

vertical is desirable. Hands on experience in Hadoop, SAP HANA, etc will be an added advantage

Educational Qualification Required

Bachelors Degree in Engineering or Masters in Statistics from a reputed institution (Essential)

Masters Degree or Post Graduation in Business Management from a reputed institution

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