Retail eCommerce/Digital Platform Strategy Consultant

McFadyen Digital


Date: Sep 23, 2022
City: Vienna, VA
Contract type: Full time
McFadyen Digital

Company Description

McFadyen Digital is the leading advisor and implementer of eCommerce Marketplace solutions.  During 15 years of implementing marketplaces, we’ve built dozens of platforms that cumulatively generate billions of dollars of gross merchandise value (GMV).  We’re honored to have supported 10% of the Fortune 500 with their digital marketplace initiatives.  Over 250 global brands like ABB, AB InBev, ACCO, Albertsons, American Red Cross, American Eagle Outfitters, US Army, US Agriculture Dept, (and many more) have entrusted their digital transformations to McFadyen. We operate global offices across the US, Brazil, and India. McFadyen Digital has been a trusted employer for 35 years and believe that people are the most important part of our company.  We’re proud of our Great Place to Work certification.

Learn more about us at our website: www.mcfadyen.com

Job Description

Job Description

Are you looking to advance your career in the field of retail eCommerce and platform strategy?  Are you highly self-motivated and love working on complex strategy engagements across multiple industries?  Do you have a desire to develop and lead innovative retail eCommerce solutions for Fortune 500 companies?   If you answered yes, then we want to hear from you! 

The Retail eCommerce/Digital Platform Strategy Consultant will be responsible for defining, developing and leading retail eCommerce strategy engagements for our clients, providing advice, guidance, and recommendations directly to client senior executives. This candidate will incorporate strategic thinking, advanced analytics, executive communications, stakeholder engagement, and ongoing leadership of the delivery of these transformative consulting engagements.

Responsibilities

Top responsibilities

  1. Define, develop, and lead retail eCommerce strategy engagements across a wide range of industries
  2. Draw on industry best practices to provide clients with
  3. Provide qualitative and quantitative analysis, gather and synthesize primary and secondary research and apply business model hypothesis, and recommendations efficiently and effectively
  4. Communicate effectively with a high degree of collaboration and influence
  5. Develop work products from start to finish (from brainstorming and framework development to final edits and end-product)
  6. Manage responses to RFPs and support business development efforts
  7. Work effectively across functional teams to understand business and feature requirements


Additional Responsibilities

  • Develop trusted advisor relationships with clients
  • Facilitate and support financial modeling and business case development
  • Exemplify quality standards in work products as error-free, client-ready deliverables
  • Provide guidance and feedback to team members
  • Develop communications for internal and external client stakeholders
  • Develop impactful data and conceptual visualizations
  • Demonstrate industry thought leadership

Qualifications

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree (MBA preferred)
  • Interest in and passion for driving innovation and digital transformation for our clients
  • Deep domain knowledge of eCommerce, retail eCommerce, and retail eCommerce performance metrics
  • 5+ years of management consulting in one or more of the following areas: retail eCommerce strategy, digital transformation, business analysis, ecommerce, platform business concepts
  • Demonstrated experience developing winning business strategies for past clients
  • Experience providing deliverables for large complex client engagements 
  • High degree of comfort working in unstructured situations and a proven ability to maintain poise, maturity, and work well under pressure
  • Solid verbal communication and narrative development skills, with the ability to summarize and convey key insights from analyses to senior audiences
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team structure and possess proven team leadership skills
  • Advanced proficiency with: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and analytic tools, such as Tableau
  • Fluency skills in English

 

What we can offer you

  • A career with thought leaders who literally wrote the book on Marketplace Best Practices
  • A career in the fast-paced world of Retail eCommerce, Digital Marketplaces and Platform Businesses
  • A career with first-movers who are deploying new business models and strategies worldwide
  • A career in a flat management structure without a rigid hierarchy and bureaucracy
  • A career in a culture that rewards creativity and innovation, risk-taking and teamwork

Additional Information

Our Core Values: Client Focus, Owning the outcome, Adaptability, Collaboration 

Key words: Retail eCommerce, Platform Business, eCommerce, Strategy, Strategic Analysis, Strategic Planning, Digital Transformation

McFadyen Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity / expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under federal, state, or local law, where applicable.

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