Amsterdam,

Are you inspired by the rapidly changing environment in which today’s Retail companies operate in? Are you eager to learn and apply the latest in digital technologies? Are you a motivated and experienced professional who easily combines EQ with IQ?

Then the position of Manager Strategy Retail Industry is what you are looking for!

Your job

You will be part of the Retail Industry team within Strategy & Consulting. This team supports retail companies in grocery, fashion and beauty, DIY and non-food with challenges across the value chain in both the offline and online domain.

You will work on a broad range of topics, such as customer value proposition development digital commerce strategies and transformations, in-store optimization and organizational transformations. You will act as a project manager responsible to build strong client relations and to give direction to the Accenture project team by generating key ideas and conceptual frameworks to guide research and analysis. You will lead with insights to co-create technology-enabled, disruptive strategies and solutions that unlock value and drive growth for clients. You have the ambition to continuously develop your industry knowledge, your advisory and commercial skills, and are expected and challenged to do so. As a Manager you will also have an active role in developing though leadership and point of views on different topics within the different retail industries.

Your team

Strategy & Consulting

Our consultants in Strategy & Consulting are changing businesses every day using deep industry insights, knowledge and innovative ideas. Positioned at the crucial intersection of business, technology and industry, we devise creative new strategies based on trends, insights and data. With an eye for competitive advantage, digital disruption, operating models and the future workforce, we take on the challenge of designing and implementing transformative business solutions, using the newest technology.

Our research-based advice and situational analyses enable our clients to act with speed and confidence. Whether we're investigating complex issues or identifying new opportunities, our work always comes down to one thing: unlocking value and creating real, tangible impacts.

Your background

+ University Master’s degree with strong results

+ 5-7 years of relevant experience, with several years in strategy consulting

+ In-dept understanding of Retail industry, relevant Retail industry network is desirable

+ Fluent in English (both spoken and written), fluent in Dutch is desirable

+ Excellent powerpoint and excel skills, experience in data analytics tools such as PowerBI and Alteryx desirable

+ Strong project management and communication skills, both verbal and written

+ Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills: proven ability to build effective teams and foster a team-oriented and inclusive environment and proven ability to build strong client relationships

+ Driven and entrepreneurial: you enjoy a challenge, you are determined, optimistic and you have a proven ability to adapt and remove obstacles to achieve results

Amsterdam,

Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company. Combining unparalleled experience, comprehensive capabilities across all industries and business functions, and extensive research on the world’s most successful companies, Accenture collaborates with its clients to help them become high-performance businesses and governments.

Working with Accenture in the United States,  you can join ranks with more than 211,000 people in 120 countries and work with clients in nearly every major industry worldwide, including 96 of the Fortune Global 100, more than three-quarters of the Fortune Global 500 and government agencies around the world. Accenture’s people build careers in different areas of business, specifically Consulting, Technology and Outsourcing, as well as within our internal corporate functions.

With the breadth of talent our people have, they not only build strong careers, they offer their talents and skills to help clients and communities around the world.