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Convenience Store Consultant

  • Location

    United Kingdom

  • Sector:

    Data and Tech

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £70,000 to £100,000

  • Contact:

    Stephen Bunch

  • Contact email:

    stephen@paritasrecruitment.com

  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    21-02-2021

  • Consultant:

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Convenience Store Consultant

We are looking for a strong convenience retail/fuel retail consultant who can support our clients by providing strategic thought leaders on envisioning, differentiating, and transforming customer retail experience.

 

The ideal candidate will be an expert in retail convenience store operations and transformation with experience in developing new customer journeys and experience using design thinking to support client to envisage and deliver to their business goals. 


Role & Responsibilities

  • Serve as a trusted advisor to clients with a focus on the convenience store and customer transformation.
  • Plan, organize and execute Strategic transformation engagements with our existing and emerging client base
  • Act as an advisor to the Retail consulting team to support their engagements
  • Partner with sales and product experts to guide and develop propositions
  • Develop thought leadership in the “Future Store” and create tailored market-relevant Strategic offerings and propositions for clients
  • Use insights to lead client discussions and help shape their Strategic agenda
  • Establish cross-functional relationships within the organisation and with clients to be viewed as a “go to” on the topic of retail store transformation

The person

  • A natural team player
  • Creative problem-solving ability whilst working in ambiguous situations
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Persuasive power to communicate with a variety of stakeholders
  • Excellent written and oral presentation skills with an inspirational and collaborative style
  • Ability to facilitate group workshops and processes
  • High degree of personal motivation, ability to self-manage whilst being professional and personable
  • Comfortable with and confident to present high-level Strategic transformation services and consulting solutions
  • Comfortable navigating complex, multi-stakeholder project environments
  • Demonstrable wide range of management skills and styles
  • Always curious about the future of technology and its impact on various user-experiences

Experience

  • Deep fuel retail or convenience store industry knowledge/experience
  • Demonstrable experience in Strategic consulting activities for complex organizations with the ability to shape large scale transformations roadmaps
  • Experienced in design thinking, service design and human-centric design
  • Working with cross-functional and cross geography teams
  • Working with senior-level client stakeholders, handling difficult conversations and resolving issues
  • Co-ordinating multi-faceted activities and deadlines, anticipating challenges, difficulties and pressure points
  • Evidence of thought leadership and innovative thinking
  • Possess strong knowledge & experience in the following areas/capabilities:
    • Experience in Site, Back Office and Head Office Retail transformations
    • Physical to Digital Retail Transformations
    • Customer Experience & Experience Design
    • Store Optimisation
    • Implementation of Digital Selling Platforms/E-commerce
    • Experience in defining Strategy and transformation roadmaps
    • Analytics and AI