Retail Benchmarking Specialist




Europe & The Middle East


Change management, Corporate development & finance, Innovation & product development, Operations, Pricing, Strategy, Sustainability


Consumer products, Retail

Who We Are

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Practice Area Profile

Digital technologies are fundamentally reshaping both consumer demand and competitive dynamics at unprecedented rates within the consumer industry. BCG’s consumer practice helps clients respond to industry disruption by redefining their channel strategies, transforming their organizations, and seizing competitive advantage. The practice serves clients across four main sectors - Consumer Products, Retail, Travel & Tourism, and Fashion & Luxury - and each of the four sectors covers a range of sub-industries and functional topics.

What You'll Do

As a Retail/Consumer Benchmarking Specialist you will be responsible for customized analysis, as well as collecting, validating, analyzing, and generating reporting on benchmark data from clients.

Job responsibilities span both cooperation with consulting teams as well as topic/sector knowledge creation and segmentation.

• Scoping knowledge needs of consulting teams & liaising with colleagues to address them
• Researching customized knowledge for client work
• Creating and delivering original and rigorous analysis
• Driving knowledge base development and collecting insights on retail/consumer/CPG/e-commerce market
• Carrying benchmarking surveys, building and maintaining proprietary databases & data models on retail/consumer/e-commerce
• Tracking innovations appearing on retail/consumer/e-commerce market
• Providing analytical support to the project teams
• Running quantitative and qualitative analysis on retail topics
• Actively engaging in the projects and jointly with consultants identifying best practices and key success factors

What You Can Expect

• Competitive salary
• Exciting job in an international and friendly environment
• Supportive managers and top leaders in the industry
• Additional trainings and courses
• Fast growth and steep learning curve with real impact on client’s work
• Outstanding learning opportunity in the challenging environment
• Fast track to Visiting Associate/Associate at BCG Warsaw

What You'll Bring (Experience & Qualifications)

• Bachelor’s degree (or final-year student preferably in Economics, Management, Econometrics, Marketing) with strong academic achievements and interest in retail
• At least 1 year of business oriented experience in retail/consumer/e-commerce/marketing sector (including internships, also from consulting/research roles)
• Advanced Excel skills (modelling and other analytical tools such as Alteryx, VBA, Tableau would be a high advantage, but are not mandatory)
• Proven analytical skills, experience in market research
• Strong interpersonal skills, ability to communicate with all levels of seniority
• Organization and prioritization skills, initiative, and ability to work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment
• Fluent in Polish and English

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