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Deloitte Retail or Consumer Products - Supply Chain Manager in McLean, Virginia

Retail or Consumer Products - Supply Chain Manager/Specialist Master

Are you a Consumer Products & Retail industry expert looking to work collaboratively with talented and innovative strategic thinkers on Product Development, Supply Chain Strategy and Planning, Sourcing and Procurement, Logistics and Distribution Operations, Lean Operations, and Mergers and Acquisitions projects? Use your knowledge and experience to help clients improve and enhance their global operations to meet the challenges of a rapidly evolving business landscape.

The Consumer industry is focused on serving the changing consumer, who has rapidly evolving needs, behaviors and preferences for products, services, and experiences. Our Consumer Products and Retail sector is undergoing a transformation fueled by an empowered consumer, technology advancements, market fragmentation and blurring lines across the industry. Organizations are racing to compete for the consumer's attention and win share of wallet, which is creating unique challenges to innovate, modernize technology and transform business models with the winners ultimately seeing this as a consumer-led renaissance.

Supply Chain Network Operations

Work You'll Do

You will lead and deliver components of complex client engagements that identify, design and implement creative business and technology solutions for large companies. Your responsibilities will include providing service excellence by identifying key client business issues, determining client needs by supplementing the standard assessment techniques and tools with innovation approaches, evaluating and validating analysis and developing recommendations for the client in the context of the overall engagement. You will be expected to implement and oversee the qualify of deliverables and effectively manage the team and day-to-day relationships to ensure exceptional performance. Managers participate in the development and presentation of proposals for business development activities.

As a Manager, you will lead and deliver small or components of large, complex client engagements that identify, design, and implement creative business and technology solutions for large companies.

Manager level responsibilities include:

  • providing service excellence by identifying key client business issues, determining client needs by supplementing the standard assessment techniques and tools with innovative approaches, evaluating and validating analysis and developing recommendations for the client in the context of the overall engagement.

  • You will be expected to implement and oversee the quality of deliverables and effectively manage the team and day-to-day relationships to ensure exceptional performance. Managers participate in the development and presentation of proposals for business development activities.

Qualifications

Required:

  • 8+ years of experience working in the Retail industry (merchants, buyers, planners, specialty apparel, footwear, large food or drug stores, big-box stores) corporate or retail environment or Consumer Products space (wholesale or distribution companies or with a firm who sells and distributes goods directly to consumers) and/or Retail industry (general merchandisers, specialty apparel or footwear, large food or drug stores, big-box stores, etc.) Consulting Experience and industry experience is a must.

  • 8+ years of experience with end-to-end supply chain management, inventory, distribution, inventory packages, demand forecasting and replenishment, merchandising, omni channel, omni channel fulfillment, logistics and transportation.

Preferred:

  • Strong project management and delivery experience, including project planning, budget oversight and staffing of project teams including time management.

  • Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills with the ability to exercise mature judgment.

  • Experience with selling to C-level executives and other business development activities.

  • Previous experience mentoring, training and developing junior members of the team; experience in employee performance reviews.

  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple task assignments.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills, including presentation skills (MS Visio, MS PowerPoint). Working knowledge and experience of MS Office applications and training development tools.

  • Located within a commutable distance of a Deloitte office.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.

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