Role Description:The Retail Planning Architect / Project Manager leads supply chain transformation projects. The Architect / PM is responsible for both the project management (timeline, project plan management, staffing, budget, stakeholder management) and architecture (overall solution design including end-to-end design, integrations, and data considerations) for retail supply chain planning initiatives. The Architect / PM manages all workstreams of the project including functional and technical tracks, architects the end state design, and is responsible for the delivery of the engagement.
Qualifications-At least 5 years� experience with deep understanding of retail supply chain planning processes such as merchandise financial planning, assortment planning, demand forecasting, replenishment & allocation, category management, product development, pricing, etc.-At least 5 years� experience in full lifecycle implementations with leading retail planning applications (e.g., JDA, -JustEnough/Mi9, SAP, Oracle, Symphony, etc.)-At least 3 years� experience in supply chain project management, ideally for retail supply chain planning implementations-Demonstrated ability to architect an end-to-end retail planning solution-Deep understanding of retail planning tools both from a configuration and process standpoint-Experience with multiple retail planning implementations required-Deep knowledge of systems integration points for retail planning systems required-Experience with multiple retail supply chain planning tools a plus-Business background in a retail planning role a plus-Bachelor�s Degree, preferably in Supply Chain Management or related field
Soft Skills-Excellent analytical and problem solving skills-Excellent verbal and written communication skills-Ability to architect an end state integrated solution to meet business and functional requirements-Ability to manage both business and IT client stakeholders, including managing to Director level and above-Ability to lead a team, including multiple workstreams and both functional and technical tracks-Ability to articulate and present different points of view to different audiences-Ability to communicate with both business and IT-Successful teamwork experience and demonstrated leadership abilities-Time management skills are a must, along with the ability to be flexible and creative
Candidates should be flexible / willing to work across this delivery landscape which includes and not limited to Agile Applications Development, Support and Deployment. Applicants for employment in the US must have valid work authorization that does not now and/or will not in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the US by Capgemini.
Enterprise Architects define and ensure a comprehensive and coherent view across Business, Information, Systems and Technology. They go beyond designing IT systems to deliver business change, which may also be supported and enabled by IT. Enterprise Architects define services from a business perspective, both with and without automation. They make an initial grouping of services in components, using principles based on objectives and constraints. They have deep business and industry expertise, are familiar with industry standards, and can work at the boardroom and senior management level.
Required Skills and Experience:
You work with clients to build a holistic view of the strategy, processes, information and information technology assets for their organization. You lead enterprise solutions for a complete project or lead team(s) across multiple projects. You lead the integration of project solutions and technical governance.
� Qualification: 7-10 years (3 years min relevant experience in the role) experience, Bachelor�s Degree.
� Certification: Has / seeking IAF level 1.
� Should have experience in Functional Architecture Design.
� Should be proficient in Business Knowledge, Integration & Orchestration, Technical Solution Design, Risk & Quality Management.
� Should have progressing knowledge in Business Analysis & Software Engineering.
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