Staples Manager of Strategy in Framingham, Massachusetts
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The Manager of Strategy will play a lead role in driving Staples Supply Chain transformation. This role combines strategic planning, business operations, and finance, and requires the incumbent to apply analytical thinking, strategic acumen, data analysis, cross-functional leadership, and project management skills to help shape Staples Supply Chain strategy.
We are looking for a candidate with strong leadership skills who is passionate about defining strategic priorities and outcomes and partnering across the organization to enable the achievement of our strategic objectives.
Partner with executive leadership to develop, communicate and implement the Staples Supply Chain strategy
Strategy will enable business growth through improved customer service and reduced cost structure while meeting the needs of all Staples business unitsLead strategic projects to improve service, capabilities, and/or the cost structure of the Supply Chain.
This includes:Performing scenario analyses to develop strategic alternatives in the areas of Inventory, Transportation, Fulfillment and Distribution, Merchandising, and TechnologyGenerating strategic insights, translating insights into business plans and sharing them with executive leadership
Performing financial modeling and analysis
Developing financial and qualitative business cases
Coordinating with cross-functional project teams
Verifying key project assumptions and data inputs
Managing time and deliverables to meet deadlines
3+ years in management consulting, corporate strategy, business strategy, network strategy preferred and an MBA from top business school
Excellent quantitative and analytical skills; ability to find structure, logic and insight in complex business problems to provide meaningful conclusions
Proven ability to build and maintain a network of senior level relationships to drive strategies to implementation
Strong data mining and research capabilities
Desire to develop strong knowledge and understanding of Staples distribution, transportation, inventory, and related requirements
Executive presence and ability to present to senior management
Staples is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.