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Retail Business Analyst2019-07-03T13:13:10-04:00<p><strong>About ThoughtWorks</strong><span style="font-weight: 400;"><br></span>We are a global software consultancy and a community of passionate, purpose-led individuals. We think disruptively to deliver technology to address our clients' toughest challenges, all while seeking to revolutionize the IT industry and create positive social change.\</p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">We are looking for strong Business Analysts with deep knowledge and expertise in Retail space to partner with retail CXOs on their most challenging problems while being a part of a growing Retail practice at ThoughtWorks. You will think beyond software delivery and advise retailers on strategies in the retail space that both satisfies user needs and achieves desired business outcomes.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Some other things you can expect from this role, </span></p> <ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Facilitate and lead workshops that generate ideas and content for solutions</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Assess product/business opportunities for existing and prospective clients and proactively help prepare engagement proposals that can help systematically convert them into valuable, feasible and usable products in support of the retailers business goals</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">‘Bridge the divide’ between key groups involved in the product development lifecycle in ‘making things happen’ in support of the product/business vision</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Be accountable for the shipping product/project releases on time through close collaboration with agile product development teams and the extended client organization when staffed as a billable role on client engagements</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Drive data-informed decisions for the product and the business using retail analytics</span></li> </ul> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Qualifications:</span></p> <ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">6-9 years of deep business process understanding and operational experience in Retail, E-Commerce across core retail functional areas like Forecasting, Order Management, Merchandising &amp; Assortment Planning, Pricing, Promotions, Mark-down management, Inventory Management, Supply Chain, Loyalty, Customer Experience, Analytics etc.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Have a consulting mindset and ability to engage with a diverse group of stakeholders and build credibility as a trusted advisor</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Be able to consult senior stakeholders on building the product vision and roadmap</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Experience with modeling business processes</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Implemented innovative end-to-end solutions in customer engagement and customer experience</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Demonstrated experience of working successfully with development teams to deliver bespoke software</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Some experience with Agile, Lean, and Continuous Delivery best practices </span></li> </ul> <h3><strong><em>A few important things to know:</em></strong></h3> <p><strong>Projects are almost exclusively on customer site, so candidates should be flexible and open to extensive travel.</strong></p> <p><strong>Candidates must possess work authorization that does not require H-1B visa sponsorship by ThoughtWorks or dependent EAD.</strong></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Not quite ready to apply? 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