Strategy Analyst at Peapod Digital Labs

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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.

 

Browse The Aisles 

Peapod Digital Labs and the Commercial & Vendor Strategy Team are driven by putting the customer at the center of all they do, and are constantly looking for ways to evolve the omnichannel grocery experience. We are a seeking positive, enthusiastic, team orientated individual who wants to work in an entrepreneurial environment to develop and execute high-value strategic initiatives and our overall commercial and vendor strategy plans.


Vendor Strategy Associates work with the Strategy Managers and Leads to:

  • Cross-functionally help shape successful business plans and strategic decisions through the assessment of the current environment and marketplace by analyzing various sources of data, researching competitors and leading internal cross-functional conversations
  • Develop strategic recommendations for the organization, often developing supporting analytics and presentations
  • Participate in key team discussions and to share analysis, viewpoints and rationales
  • Assist with various ad hoc analysis, reporting and presentation development, often in partnership with key cross-functional stakeholders


People who will do well in this role often have the following traits: 

  • Comfortable with ambiguity and project-based work, able to bring focus and structure to drive initiatives forward
  • Creative, structured, and objective problem solver, both conceptually and analytically 
  • Creative and enjoys creating presentations and telling a story through visuals
  • Collaborative, enjoy working on teams, and comfortable leading without authority
  • Dynamic thinker and presenter who can work well with all levels of an organization
  • Ready to work hard in a fun and fast paced environment to create tangible change

 

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

  • Work with key stakeholders and cross-functional departments on large initiatives and strategies, creating business cases, financial models, and key analytics in support of critical work (e.g., market scans, internal performance analyses, project plans)
  • Create presentations to help drive work forward and gain alignment on critical issues which often will require the art of storytelling within presentations
  • Help drive annual strategic planning and integrated business planning process through analysis and research
  • Conduct and/or maintain performance scorecards on key strategic initiatives across the organization as well as strategic competitive analysis and trends reporting, sharing insights to Leadership 
  • Works with top strategic vendor partners (CPGs, fresh and private brand vendors) to identify strategic initiatives that may be mutually beneficial
  • Significant work building meaningful presentations for quarterly meetings with top vendor partners (often involved aggregating metrics from various functions and helping to note key insights)
  • Works on large corporate annual vendor facing events
  • May support the Commercial Strategy function as times on significant strategic projects

 

The Essentials In Your Cart - The required ingredients  

  • Bachelor's degree required (Master’s in Business Administration preferred but not obligatory)
  • 2+ years of strategy, process execution in grocery retail industry, CPG experience and/or consulting industry preferred
  • Domestic travel required with minimal notice required up to 20% per year
     

Extra Spices - What you should bring to the table

  • Existing eCommerce or commercial retail experience is a plus
  • Strong financial and business acumen
  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
  • Comfortable with ambiguity and project-based work, able to bring focus and structure to drive initiatives forward
  • Creative, structured, and objective problem solver, both conceptually and analytically 
  • Collaborative, enjoy working on teams, and comfortable leading without authority
  • Dynamic thinker and presenter who can work well with all levels of an organization
  • Ready to work hard in a fun environment to create tangible change
  • Ability to understand new concepts quickly and work in a fast paced dynamic work environment
  • Proven ability to drive organization change based on analysis and recommendations, possessing the ability to quickly analyze data, draw and present conclusions with actionable steps and measure final outcome
  • Effectively communicate and collaborate with cross-functional teams, executives and third parties 
  • Ability to lead without authority
  • Ability to work within tight timelines, deadlines and on multiple projects
  • Works well independently in ambiguous situations and with minimal supervision when required

 

 

 

 

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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Location

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

Culture
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
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
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)
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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