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Staples Manager, Supply Chain Network Strategist in Framingham, Massachusetts


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 executiveleadership to develop, communicate and implement the Staples Supply Chainstrategy

  • Strategy will enable businessgrowth through improved customer service and reduced cost structure whilemeeting the needs of all Staples business units

  • Lead strategic projects toimprove service, capabilities, and/or the cost structure of the SupplyChain. This includes:

  • Performing scenario analysesto develop strategic alternatives in the areas of Inventory,Transportation, Fulfillment and Distribution, Merchandising, andTechnology

  • Generating strategic insights,translating insights into business plans and sharing them with executiveleadership

  • Performing financial modelingand analysis

  • Developing financial andqualitative business cases

  • Coordinating withcross-functional project teams

  • Verifying key projectassumptions and data inputs

  • Managing time and deliverablesto meet deadlines


  • 3+ years in managementconsulting, corporate strategy, business strategy, network strategypreferred and an MBA from top business school

  • Excellent quantitative andanalytical skills; ability to find structure, logic and insight in complexbusiness problems to provide meaningful conclusions

  • Proven ability to build andmaintain a network of senior level relationships to drive strategies toimplementation

  • Strong data mining and researchcapabilities

  • Desire to develop strong knowledgeand understanding of Staples distribution, transportation, inventory, andrelated requirements

  • Executive presence and abilityto 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.

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