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Saturday, March 24, 2007

Merchandising Metadata Consultant

This position is being offered exclusively through Strategic Solutions International, Inc. Do not contact the Client directly. If you are interested, please contact Raymond-Michael at (952) 924-9422 for more information and to apply.

Job Description:

Provides Retail Software consulting services, within a team setting, to develop and implement merchandise planning, allocation and reporting solutions to our clients.

  • Gather information from clients and internal partners
  • Translate information into requirements
  • Translate requirements into mathematical models
  • Troubleshoot issues, present solutions and negotiate gaps
  • Advise clients on best practice solutions as it relates their respective business
  • Organize/manage time and deliverables across multiple clients
  • Coach/mentor client users and other technical staff
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • A minimum of five years experience in the retail industry with emphasis on one or more of the following: purchasing, merchandise planning, allocation.
  • Bachelor's degree or greater in Mathematics, Accounting, or other quantitative field/practice area.
  • Excellent written and oral communication, analytical, problem solving, interpersonal, and presentation skills, including ability to communicate with users with various technical backgrounds.
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills.
  • Leads system architecture definition and project implementation; works on problems of diverse scope; demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.
  • Ability to conceptualize client needs and translate them into specific implementation strategies.
  • Travel as business requirements dictate.

Preferences
  • Superior skills using the Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Ability to query and execute scripts against Oracle Databases.
  • Ability to develop and understand mathematical models.
  • Sound understanding of Retail Mathematics.
  • Sound understanding of Purchasing/Merchandise. Planning/Allocation processes.
  • Prior business consulting experience in an internal/external setting.
  • Experience with merchandise planning systems.
  • Experience with software implementation and change management.
  • Experience with business process mapping and development.

Additional Information


To qualify, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States, and should not require, now or in the future, sponsorship for employment visa status.


The level of this position will be determined based on the selected candidate's experience, education and skills. This is a six-figure combined compensation position including full benefits.


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