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Senior Director - Head of Consumer-Packaged Goods and Retail (CH) Geneva, Switzerland

Senior Director - Head of Consumer-Packaged Goods and Retail (CH) Description

Job #: 90773
Are you passionate about the Retail and Consumer Packaged Goods industry and want to leverage technology to drive transformation for CPGR clients in our Swiss business unit.
EPAM is looking for a ‘rockstar’ in the IT consulting space to lead our lead engagements and drive continued success within our Consumer-Packaged Goods & Retail business unit.
You will have an opportunity to work with the best-in-class engineering, digital innovation and design teams supporting you to shape product vision. As an Account Director, you will play a vital role in shaping products of our customers that impact the lives of millions of people worldwide.

Come join us!


As part of this role, you will be responsible for working with cross functional teams to consult, design and deliver digital innovation & transformation solutions to clients in consumer and retail space. You will leverage industry expertise and experiences using technologies to transform organizations across a variety of focus areas. As well as this, as a senior innovator in the practice, you will utilize your client management experience to develop relationships and identify opportunities for the wider practice.


  • Act as a trusted advisor with the CPGR space, providing consultative solutions
  • Collaborate with cross functional teams to deliver technology focused transformation projects across a variety of areas. Equip account managers and sales teams with the knowledge, materials, advice and support required to enable you to pursue opportunities within Retail and Consumer Products clients and prospects
  • With the support of our sales/pre-sales teams, assess client opportunities, generate & respond to RFP’s, create proposals and presentations, establish senior relationships with clients and prospective clients, and help to close/sign new deals
  • Shape and scope consulting engagements, establish optimal operating models and project team organization, and leading the transition from the sales process to the delivery phase
  • Stay abreast of current and emerging trends, unique opportunities and challenges in the sectors, markets and geographies (focus on Switzerland) in which our clients operate, and offer clarity in how these affect our clients’ businesses and initiatives
  • Establish and cultivate strong relationships with clients at senior levels as well as external and internal partners to maximize growth of practice activities within our Retail and Consumer Products portfolios
  • Align with Business Unit goals and objectives, support company financial goals including revenue and profit targets


  • Demonstrable broad and deep expertise in Retail and Consumer products and clients in Switzerland
  • Deep industry experience in trend-setting, digital & innovative technology focused leadership positions, or the equivalent from a recognized consultancy practice
  • Strong problem-solving and creative-thinking skills
  • Willingness to lead people and recruit your own team
  • Ability to travel on an as needed basis
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Seasoned presentation skills
  • Gravitas and personal credibility with senior executives
  • Proven ability to manage client consulting engagements under high stress, or the management of digital innovation transformation programs to completion

We Offer

  • Competitive compensation depending on experience and skills
  • Knowledge-sharing across EPAM's global Tech Communities
  • Unlimited access to LinkedIn learning solutions
  • Relocation support as per EPAM relocation policies
  • EPAM Community with regular corporate and social events
  • Career growth, performance and compensation reviews
  • EPAM Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP) (subject to certain eligibility requirements)
  • EPAM Switzerland was named a Top Company 2023 by Kununu for its people centric culture built on life-long learning

About EPAM

  • EPAM is a leading global provider of digital platform engineering and development services. We are committed to having a positive impact on our customers, our employees, and our communities. We embrace a dynamic and inclusive culture. Here you will collaborate with multi-national teams, contribute to a myriad of innovative projects that deliver the most creative and cutting-edge solutions, and have an opportunity to continuously learn and grow. No matter where you are located, you will join a dedicated, creative, and diverse community that will help you discover your fullest potential


  • Please note that any offers will be subject to appropriate background checks
  • We do not accept CVs from recruiting or staffing agencies
  • For this position, we are able to consider applications from the following:
    • Swiss nationals
    • EU/EFTA nationals
    • Third-country nationals based in Switzerland with an appropriate work permit
    • Displaced people from Ukraine who are currently in Switzerland and hold, or have already applied

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