Omnichannel Deployment Strategy Manager 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.  

Peapod continues to be a consumer-facing eCommerce brand, and is part of Peapod Digital Labs, focused on growing Peapod sales to consumers.  


Browse the Aisles 

Peapod Digital Labs and the Strategy Team are driven by putting the customer at the center of all we do and are constantly looking for ways to evolve the customer experience through the development and execution of new projects and initiatives across our six brands and two service centers. We are seeking positive, enthusiastic, team orientated people who want to work in an entrepreneurial environment that drives new initiatives and strategic partnerships forward.

Lead by influencing strategic direction for PDL by building & guiding cross-functional leaders which include developing and refining the processes for Brand strategic business planning, competitive intelligence including response planning as well as other critical priorities to ensure Peapod's success. Assess company goals and objectives to determine appropriate strategy and initiatives and relative priority. Develop business cases and cross-functional enrollment for the financial resources required to successfully support initiatives. Develop, implement and continuously pursue innovative concepts and strategies that bring added depth and breadth to corporate business strategies in collaboration with retail. Provide strategic focus and effort to target growth opportunities including acquisitions and strategy roll out markets. Influence the Brand leadership team concerning strategic opportunities.

Recipe for Success - What's "in store" for the role  

  • Create Brand documents that clearly support requirements for Ahold Delhaize leadership (e.g. Supervisory and Management Board updates; EBDALT presentations, etc.

  • Business planning

  • Guide the leadership team in identifying and prioritizing annual priorities, including financial and strategic


  • Ensure transparency in timing, complexity and resource constraints of planned initiatives

  • Regularly facilitate leadership team conversations to review progress and updates to the strategic plans

  • Provide guidance on, identify, and share best practices to increase sales and maximize profitability

  • Facilitate Brand shared services interactions to select design firm, liaise between banner and shared services

    to determine colors, sizes, layouts and other design specifics in a timely manner to ensure completion on time

    and budget

  • Provide financial assumptions to investment analysis team to develop proforma and design specific breakeven


  • Maintain ownership over any/all future updates, coordinate between all functions to develop process to

    manage/maintain Strategic opportunities.

  • Own strategic special events including analyst trips, events (e.g. Investor Summits)

  • Manage and/or serve as member of key teams and committees on large-scale and/or long-term special

The Essentials In Your Cart - The required ingredients 

  • Bachelor's Degree 
  • 4+ years of work experience, ideally including working with research 

Extra Spices - What you should bring to the table

  • Ability to shift gears and re-priorize based on business needs
  • Consulting experience is a plus
  • Effectively communicate to various levels of management


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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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • KotlinLanguages
    • ScalaLanguages
    • SwiftLanguages
    • AzureLanguages
    • jQueryLibraries
    • ReactLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • SpringFrameworks
    • Vue.JSFrameworks
    • Microsoft SQL ServerDatabases
    • OracleDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • OptimizelyAnalytics


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
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) 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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