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09/11 Recruitment Team
Talent Acquisition at Thoucentric Technology Private Limited

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Thoucentric - Data Scientist - Supply Chain Analytics - CPG/Retail Domain (5-8 yrs)

Mumbai Job Code: 762883

Job description -

Role Summary - 

The role requires individuals to formulate, organize and coordinate inter-connected projects across various departments and geographies specifically in Supply Chain Analytics space. The ideal candidate for this role needs to be an excellent leader with experience in managing cross-functional teams to deliver results within the necessary framework, adhering to cost and project delivery timelines.

The role would need individuals to gradually pick up both functional and technical aspects of supply chain technologies that are currently used by client or other market standard technologies recommended by us to the client. Candidates will be expected to work across several areas such as Marketing & Media Analytics, Demand Planning and Supply Planning, Procurement Analytics, Contract Designing, Inventory Management, Distribution/Logistics planning, Network planning and modelling, Simulation & Mathematical optimization models.

Over time, we expect the individual to grow into leading project teams - in supply chain technology implementations or non-technology based supply chain improvement projects.

- Work collaboratively with the client project manager, sales & marketing teams, customer development teams, S&OP teams, and the technology team to implement the overall solution and oversee the analytical approaches and methodologies and presents insight and recommendations to management for decision making and strategic planning

- Should have prior exposure to CPG & Retail domains

- Experienced in R and Python

- Expected to have a mix of analytical & functional skills and strong interpersonal skills to work with business requirements and develop them into a useable and scalable solution

- Adept at working hands-on with a team of business analysts, data scientists and machine learning experts to provide insights into business performance and suggest area and methods of improving operations

- Exposure to various modeling concepts/ algorithms, used in modeling supply chain problems

- Present complex information and data in an uncomplicated, easy-to-understand way - "breaks it down" to suit the audience

- Be the liaison between senior business stakeholders and technology teams to make programs successful from a business perspective.

- Ensure the successful completion of quality product and solution implementations utilizing strong leadership, project and resource management skills

- Creation of business blueprint documents and validate design by conforming to best industry practice

- Hands on experience in establishing and running large initiatives through structured programs

- Preparation of Status reports, Project plans, Activity Plans, Cadence Calls etc. for robust project management as and when required

- Responsible for issue recognition, identification and application of appropriate resources necessary to resolve issues, status reporting, and overall management of issues through resolution

- Own the project plan's delivery on-time and in scope to the satisfaction of all stakeholders

- Hands on experience in establishing and running large initiatives through structured programs

- Ability to understand and interpret the programs and linking the same with data to create meaningful reports

- Define and document the Project Objectives, Scope, Assumptions, Risks and Mitigation

- Develop a high-level Project chart with milestones and estimated timelines

- Detail the resources, points of contact, execution method and support mechanism

- Develop a detailed project plan with tasks, resources, time-lines, status tracking and progress tracking

- Ensure resource availability, allocation and tasks are completed on time to the satisfaction of stakeholders

- Create and manage periodic reporting of project execution status and other trackers in standard accepted formats

- Own the project plan's delivery on-time and in scope to the satisfaction of all stakeholders

- Perform periodic risk assessment and minimize risks through appropriate planning and escalation

- Maintain a comprehensive project documentation that is reusable

- Measure and communicate project performance using standard techniques and measures

Educational Qualifications:

- Bachelors/Masters/Ph.D. in Economics, Statistics, Engineering, Computer Science, Management or academic equivalent

Required Skills:

- Adept & conversant in CPG or Retail domains

- Experience is different aspect of CPG/Retail businesses like Sales & Marketing, Channel Management, Customer Development, Go to Market strategies etc.

- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to interact with internal and external stakeholders with emphasis on follow through and reporting

- In-depth technical knowledge and experience in one or more areas: Machine Learning, AI, Predictive Analytics, Prescriptive Analytics etc.

- Deep working knowledge on Machine Learning with emphasis on Time Series Modeling, Classification and Regression etc.

- Exposure to algorithms such as Linear Regression, Logistic Regression, CART, CHAID, Random Forest, SVM, XG Boost, Neural Networks

- Data management and statistical modelling skills: R, Python, SAS, SPSS Modeler, MS Azure Machine Learning ( Azure ML Studio), AWS Machine Learning ( SAGE Maker) & SQL

- Ability to present facts based on data and in working with very large quantum of data; including Big Data

- Experience in the areas of analytics, exposure to emerging digital technologies/ landscape. (eg Cloud computing, designing and embedding predictive analytics models into workflows/ processes)

Personal Attributes

- Ability to cope in a complex and fast-changing business environment, and to respond calmly and rationally to changing aspirations in a deadline-driven situation.

- Strong planning and organizing skills including the ability to manage several work streams simultaneously.

- Excellent communication skills with a capacity to present, discuss and explain issues coherently and logically both in writing and verbally.

- Good influencing and persuasion skills with the ability to enthuse and inspire multidisciplinary teams and build successful relationships at all levels.

- Good team player, self-motivated and able to work on own initiative.

- Clear decision-making ability with the facility to judge complex situations and assess when to escalate issues.

- Ability to balance conflicting and changing demands through prioritization and a pragmatic approach.

Location: To be filled by the operations team (default is set as Others) - City- Mumbai, Maharashtra, India, State- Mumbai, 

Maharashtra, India

Functional area: To be filled by the operations team (default is set as Others) - Other

Category: To be filled by the operations team (default is set as Others)

Industry: To be filled by the operations team (default is set as IT) - Other

Skills: To be filled by the operations team - Marketing & Media Analytics, Demand Planning and Supply Planning, Procurement 

Analytics, Contract Designing, Inventory Management, Distribution/Logistics planning, Network planning and modelling, 

Simulation & Mathematical optimization models.

Job Type - Permanent

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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