Job Title:

JDA IO (Inventory optimization) Consultant




Vancouver, BC

As a Lead Consultant, you will be a key player in the consulting team that helps discover and define the problem statement, evaluates the solution options and makes recommendations.

You will:

  • Create detailed design, architecture & process artifacts and implement the deployment plan.
  • Be responsible for leading the teams for JDA IO Product Implementation and/or Upgrade engagements.
  • Also support knowledge transfer with the objective of providing value-adding consulting solutions that enable our clients to meet the changing needs of the global landscape.


  • 6+ years of working experience in implementing/supporting JDA IO

Job Description:

  • Liaise with business users/client managers/ specialists to understand the requirements / problem statements in Business terms
  • Based on requirements model JDA IO and map the solution to the business needs/requirements as defined, within the limitations of the tool
  • Supports Business Integration team in writing of Functional Designs (FDs), Field Mapping Documents (FMDs)
  • Defines Supply & Inventory Planning data requirements, test scenarios/cases and associated to data requirements
  • Ability to create and review functional specification documents
  • Demonstrate conference room pilots with SMEs.
  • Provide thought leadership and makes decision independently / interact directly with customers
  • Facilitate fit/gap analysis, identifies impacts and prepare training related to Supply Planning processes.
  • Coordinating with the customer & offshore team to resolve queries or clarifications
  • Suggest and validate various solution options for the requirements and provide technical leadership in the development / implementation project


  • An advanced degree (B.S. or B.E Minimum, Masters preferred)
  • Expertise in implementing JDA Inventory Optimization to support Supply planning process driven by consumer demand.
  • Template solution knowledge and governance experience
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization
  • Prior experience in implementing of JDA ESP, Inventory Optimization to support Supply planning process driven by consumer demand.


  • Implementation experience in JDA IO
  • Strong conceptual understanding of Supplier, Manufacturer & Retailer in Supply Chain Planning.
  • Knowledge on various ESP modelling concepts like Resource, Production Method, Distribution Network Method, Calendars etc would be added advantage
  • Strong conceptual understanding of Deep Tree, MAP & Linear Optimization Algorithms.
  • Knowledge on Master Planning, Load planning/building concepts of Fulfillment module
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, troubleshooting skills
  • Strong Communicator
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-changing, dynamic environment
  • Exhibit a commitment to customer service while building customer partnerships.
  • Knowledge on other JDA modules would be an added advantage like I2 Supply Chain Planner.
  • Strong consulting mindset, exceptional client Interfacing skills
  • Prior experience in leading end to end Supply planning implementation
  • Prior JDA ESP and Fulfillment implementation experience in the Retail/CPG domain
  • Knowledge on estimation techniques & presales experience would be desirable


If you have the skills and experience required for this position, please forward your resume to:


Posted 2019-01-22

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