Accenture

Retail / Consumer Goods & Services - Manager/Consultant

Accenture
Full Time
West Kowloon
Non-specified
Intermediate (3-6 years)
Bachelor to Master
English

Job Description

Retail / Consumer Goods & Services - Manager/Consultant

Location: Hong Kong-Hong Kong

If you join Accenture you can make great ideas happen for some of the world's most dynamic companies. With broad global resources and deep technical know-how, we collaborate with clients to cultivate ideas and deliver results. Choose a career at Accenture and enjoy an innovative environment where challenging and interesting work is part of daily life.
Accenture's Consulting workforce is involved in business consulting, process design work and the application of technologies to business. A career in Consulting is varied and stimulating because each project presents a new challenge and will give you exposure to new clients, business issues, technologies and people. We need people who are able to challenge conventional thought, offer unique perspectives and conceive more innovative solutions for our clients.
Working as a consultant with Accenture, you will build core business, technology and industry expertise helping to deliver world-class business and technology solutions that enable clients to become high performance businesses.  Consultants must be professionals who have an interest in how business processes work and interact.  In addition, consultants need to apply their skills in project and program management while exhibiting leadership in process re-engineering and implementation of process, technology, and organizational change.  Finally, consultants also need to have a working knowledge of the industry and/or the functional areas they serve. 
The Consulting workforce is made up of three groups: Management Consulting, Systems Integration Consulting and Technology Consulting.  This consulting group structure provides outstanding opportunities to develop highly specialized skills that will help you advance your career.
Job Description
Business Consulting professionals focus on strategy and take responsibility for organizational change and business transformation. To help our clients become high performing businesses, they apply market-relevant skills in areas such as business strategy, customer relationship management.
Key responsibilities may include:
Opportunity Development
  • Executive presence - ability to quickly understand business issues and formulate solutions
  • Conduct business diagnosis and planning activities
  • Formulate specific solutions to address prioritized opportunities & gaps 
  • Develop compelling business case/ response to new business opportunities
  • Bring Accenture's suite of offerings to meet our clients' long- and short-term needs 
Shape and Deliver Strategy Program of Work
  • Understand strategic and financial business drivers and frame potential solutions
  • Utilize structured problem solving to develop hypothesis-driven work plans and approaches
  • Apply financial techniques to derive analytically-driven business case scenarios, risks, and options
  • Lead project teams to deliver business improvements / transformation activities
  • Conduct business architecture and process design activities
  • Design and develop business capabilities and performance measurements/KPIs
  • Implement business architecture, change initiatives and transformation activities
  • Implement business process, organization changes and system tools
  • Deploy communication and training activities
Client Relationship Development and Management
  • Develop trusted relationships with key decision makers across the client organization
  • Facilitate employee and stakeholder engagement programs  
  • Build and manage strong client and Accenture teams 
Practice Building
  • Participate in practice building activities (e.g, conference participation, thought leadership development, market offering development, campus and experienced hire recruiting)
  • Identify and begin developing expertise in specific practice specialty areas to drive firm recognized expertise development
  • Provide coaching and mentoring to analysts and consultants

Qualifications

Work Experiences:

·         Minimum 5 years of working experiences in retail/ apparel/ consumer goods industry or professional services companies that serve these industries;

·         Has developed industry executive level relation through his/ her career development;

·         Has deep industry knowledge and experiences in various retail/ apparel sectors, such as food retail (grocery, supermarket, hypermarket), apparel & footwear (brand companies, apparel retail), consumer electronics, DIY, pharmacy & drug stores, online, department stores, specialty stores.

·         Candidate with only consumer goods industry but some retail/ apparel exposure can also be considered.

 

Skill Requirements:

·         Strong business and industry acumen;

·         Strong project management or client account management capabilities;

·         Posses relevant business skills and exposure in any of the following functional domains: merchandising operation & planning, supply chain management & logistics, customer relation management, financial management, IT etc.

·         Candidate needs to be able to communicate in English, both spoken to written; in addition to Chinese.

 

Educational Background:

·         Holds a recognized university bachelor degree, any relevant graduate degree or professional qualifications will be a plus.  These can include MBA, retail, fashion, supply chain management or IT

 

All of our consulting professionals receive comprehensive training covering business acumen, technical and professional skills development.  You'll also have opportunities to hone your functional skills and expertise in an area of specialization.  We offer a variety of formal and informal training programs at every level to help you acquire and build specialized skills faster. Learning takes place both on the job and through formal training conducted online, in the classroom, or in collaboration with teammates. The sheer variety of work we do, and the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform from which to build a career.

Technical Skills

  • Analytics
  • Business Transformation
  • Change Management
  • Client Relationship Management
  • Consumer Electronics
  • Graphic Design
  • Management Consulting
  • Merchandising
  • Process Reengineering
  • Program Management
  • Recruiting
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Training