Business Intelligence Director at Peapod Digital Labs (Chicago, IL)

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What’s Our Dish

Announced in May 2018, Peapod Digital Labs (PDL) is an Ahold Delhaize USA company that powers the eCommerce and digital strategies for the Great Local Brands of Ahold Delhaize USA. Accelerating growth in digital and personalization capabilities, PDL is an innovation lab focused on meeting the changing needs of customers, regardless of when, where, and how consumers choose to shop.


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The Business Intelligence Director (also known as - Director, Standard Analytics & Reporting) has a primary responsibility of leading data analytics and data warehousing, overseeing all activities and ensuring alignment with the business’s vision and objectives. They align and direct the management, development, and integration of data analytics and business intelligence necessary for supporting the mission, vision strategies, objectives, and goals of PDL and the local brands of ADUSA.


Recipe for Success - What's “in store” for the role  

  • Lead a team of BI reporting and visualization experts and professionals, serving all brands and multiple functions
  • Key role in change management from legacy (micro-strategy to PowerBI)
  • Expertise in both data visualization and reporting tools (eg. Cognos, Tableau, etc)
  • Key sponsors this role is to interface and square off with are marketing, Merchandising, Finance, Product
  • Orchestrates complex data and reporting environment to define and distill most relevant customer data reporting needs
  • Align and create organizational muscle to define most relevant KPIs and Metrics across a variety of business functions and user groups
  • Ability to toggle between business and technologies required to deliver on reporting and analytics requirements
  • Create business cases for technology investments and resources required to deliver reporting analytics outcomes including self-service reporting
  • Create standardization and rigor across team to apply to each team served in order to drive consistency and one version of the truth in reporting across the enterprise


The Essentials In Your Cart - The required ingredients  

  • Bachelors degree in data science, economics, statistics, applied math or similar
  • 10 years experience in a data analytics or data warehousing department
  • 8 + years of experience in a leadership level role

Extra Spices - What you should bring to the table  

  • Masters degree/MBA preferred
  • Vast and successful experience in bringing together diverse functions and building teams that include data analytics and warehousing teams, guiding them through successful data analytic projects
  • Strong functional understanding of contemporary marketing, loyalty and digital analytics
  • An innovative vision on how the practice should evolve to keep pace with the ever changing business needs
  • A passion for effective data visualization to tell effective stories via data visuals
  • Understanding today’s digital customer and how business should adapt accordingly
  • Cross-functional leadership experience, specifically collaborations with IT
  • Success in the roll-out of new analytic capabilities including software and data
  • Experience with big data associated with customer and product level hierarchies and development of multi-level customer segmentations
  • Expertise in statistical software and languages (SAS, SQL, R, Python)
  • Technical experience with enterprise data warehouse solutions, statistical analysis tools, database systems, and data visualization applications
  • Skilled in the use of SQL, highly proficient in the workings of data technologies
  • Deep understanding of testing and key metric identification for driving and maintaining healthy business performance
  • Detail oriented, comfortable working in relationship building and fostering a collaborative setting
  • Ability to work with business senior executives
  • Self-motivated, requiring minimal supervision, proactive
  • Creative, strategic, and independent thinker with superior problem-solving skills, advanced business acumen
  • Ability to work in a dynamic work environment with shifting priorities
  • Ability to inspire and manage a team



Join Us at Our Table

Peapod Digital Labs is a forward-thinking company with a strong legacy of innovation. We recognize who powers our progress – our people! We offer a great variety of benefits and perks to our employees, including: great health care options, including PPO and HSA plans (with company contributions), dental, vision, flexible spending accounts, a 401k with strong company match and immediate vesting, and generous and flexible paid time off.

We are an equal opportunity employer. We comply with all applicable federal, state and local laws. Qualified applicants are considered without regard to sex, race, color, ancestry, national origin, citizenship status, religion, age, marital status (including civil unions), military service, veteran status, pregnancy (including childbirth and related medical conditions), genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, legally recognized disability, domestic violence victim status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Right next to Union Station, we are easy to get to and surrounded by food in Downtown and the West Loop.

What are Peapod Digital Labs Perks + Benefits

Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing Education stipend
Online course subscriptions available

Additional Perks + Benefits

Building a cutting edge eCommmerce center of excellence means our teams need to focus on their work challenges, not whether their benefits are activated. With a one-stop shop for online benefit management, competitive bonus potential, and a flexible, brand new office, our employees are able to focus on making the customer experience amazing.

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