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CIO Advisory Principal Consultant - Retail Atlanta, GA, USA

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CIO Advisory Principal Consultant - Retail Description

Job #: 57237
EPAM is committed to providing our global team of 36,700+ EPAMers with inspiring careers from day one. EPAMers lead with passion and honesty and think creatively. Our people are the source of our success and we value collaboration, try to always understand our customers’ business, and strive for the highest standards of excellence. In today’s new market conditions, we continue to support operations for hundreds of clients around the world remotely, with the vast majority of our teams working from home. No matter where you are located, you’ll join a dedicated, diverse community that will help you discover your fullest potential.


You are strategic, resilient, engaging and a natural self-starter. You have a passion for addressing complex business & technology challenges and been part of bringing innovation to the retail industry. If this sounds like you, this could be the perfect opportunity to join EPAM as a Principal Consultant, CIO Advisory & Technology Consulting. Scroll down to learn more about the position’s responsibilities and requirements.

Here at EPAM, we are building a global Technology Consulting practice. The growth we are experiencing is driving the need for talented CIO Advisory and Technology consultants to deliver value for EPAM clients, architect and sell value-added solutions and to help grow our CIO and Technology Advisory practice. This is not the average consulting leadership role, EPAM’s CIO Advisory and Technology Consulting team is like a well-funded technology consulting startup with impeccable engineering credibility at the world’s most well-known brands!

What You’ll Do

  • Build the CIO and Technology Retail Industry Advisory Practice:
    • Work with EPAM practice teams to establish a vision for relevant CIO and Technology and Business Consulting retail industry service offerings
    • Develop and own end-to-end retail industry service offering and go to market model
    • Proactively build retail industry expertise, best practices framework, innovation models through the leverage of relevant technology solutions
    • Push the envelope and establish retail industry thought leader reputation
  • Deliver Value for EPAM Retail Industry Clients:
    • Enable retail industry client technology leaders to positively affect business outcomes by applying a holistic people, process and technology mindset to business alignment, technology strategy and technology tactics across the CIO Advisory & Technology Consulting services offerings
    • Partner with EPAM account management team and other client relationship owners to continually improve client and EPAM partnership outcomes
    • Establish trusted advisor status by proactively by sharing market eminence and capitalizing on opportunities to deepen retail industry client relationships
  • Architect and Sell Value-Added Retail Solutions:
    • Initiate and maintain strong working relationships with EPAM sales leadership, business development team, account management leadership and delivery managers
    • Work with sales and account management leadership to target retail clients with high potential to benefit from CIO Advisory & Technology Consulting and broader Business Consulting offerings
    • Engage with retail clients to understand their strategic challenge(s) and architect viable and value-added solutions that result in measurable business benefit
    • Identify additional opportunities to provide value-added services and work with Sales and Account Management to capitalize on these opportunities

What You Have

  • IT/Technology Leadership – Omni-channel retail IT/ Technology delivery experience as a leader (CIO/CTO or VP level) and/or as an external consultant. Demonstrate a good grasp of the daily expectations of and challenges faced by our client’s technology leaders. Hands-on experience understanding of technology trends & innovation and their application in digital transformation and operational value creation in the retail ecosystem
  • Business & Technology Acumen - Understanding of relevant retail technologies solution ecosystem and the ability to align technology strategies and solutions to business goals & outcomes in the retail enterprise. Passion and experience applying emerging technologies to generate new business opportunities and address modern business challenges. Understanding of both legacy and digital business and technology operating models
  • Enterprise Architecture Solutioning and Organizational Change Management Experience – Strong analytical skills with demonstratable experience architecting People, Process and Technology strategies and solutions across retail industry. Experience applying structured organizational change management approaches across all facets of technology-related change
  • Technology Services Sales Experience – Experience leading and supporting sales pursuits in an environment comprised of a dedicated sales team, account relationship owners and delivery teams
  • Consulting Organization Leadership – Experience leading and growing consultative teams and/or practices
  • Passion for continuous learning
  • Willingness to travel up to 50%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher
  • Minimum of fifteen years of progressively responsible experience in a technology consulting environment

What We Offer

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance (Subsidized)
  • Health Savings Account
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (Healthcare, Dependent Care, Commuter)
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability (Company Provided)
  • Life and AD&D Insurance (Company Provided)
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Unlimited access to LinkedIn learning solutions
  • Matched 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Legal Plan and Identity Theft Protection
  • Accident Insurance
  • Employee Discounts
  • Pet Insurance
  • REQ #: 196131580

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