Strategy Pilot & Testing Manager

The Strategy Pilot & Testing Manager oversees the piloting and testing of ADUSA high-impact strategic projects/initiatives. Projects/initiatives may be executed across any of the six brands and may be specific to brick and mortar operations, online/digital or support the omnichannel experience. Projects/initiatives generally are small scale single brand pilots that may scale across all six brands if successful.

The Strategy Pilot & Testing Manager will take potential opportunities and work cross-functionally with different departments and brands to test new concepts and ideas, partnering with the brands to turn concepts and ideas into reality. This includes overseeing tests/pilots, working with key stakeholders to problem solve complex situations, and monitoring and adjusting as needed to help ensure successful execution. They will also work closely with the Pilot & Testing Consultant to ensure analytics and presentations are assembled in the most impactful way.

People who will do well in this role often have some of the following traits: analytical, innovative, determined, creative, objective, good listener, collaborative, dynamic, and able to lead and work well with all levels of the organization. They also like to work hard in a fun environment to create tangible change.

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

  • Partner with senior leadership to plan and test high impact strategic projects via pilots that support ADUSA's strategy
  • Effectively communicate and collaborate with cross-functional teams, executives and third parties across all levels of the organization and is able to handle themselves confidently in high-pressure situations
  • Work closely with the ADUSA brands and shared service functions to take concepts and strategies through to execution
  • Lead, develop, and execute the piloting of key strategic initiatives, including process development, work planning, measuring results, and sharing with the organization a recommendation on whether the imitative should be scaled based on analysis of data-driven business case results
  • Create presentations to help drive work forward and gain alignment on critical issues which often will require the art of storytelling within presentations
  • Develops a standard pilot process and continues to refine the process and optimize as needed.

The Essentials In Your Cart - The required ingredients 

  • 5-8 years of strategy development, process execution and/or consultant experience preferred.
  • Existing eCommerce experience is a plus.
  • Familiarity with test and learn practices is a plus.
  • Domestic travel required with minimal notice required up to 20% per year
  • Bachelor's degree required; MBA or advanced degree is preferred

Extra Spices - What you should bring to the table  

  • Effectively communicate and collaborate with cross-functional teams, executives and third parties
  • Strong communication skills both verbal and writing
  • Highly analytical, hands-on leader that can effectively work in groups to use critical thinking
    to problem solve (quantitative, conceptual, analytical)
  • Ability to understand new concepts quickly and work in a fast paced dynamic work
    environment
  • Ability to influence and grow internal and external networks
  • Ability to work within tight timelines, deadlines and on multiple projects
  • Acts objectively and is able to challenge status quo as needed
  • Works well in ambiguous situations and with minimal supervision
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
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    • AzureLanguages
    • jQueryLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • SpringFrameworks
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    • Microsoft SQL ServerDatabases
    • OracleDatabases

Location

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

What are Peapod Digital Labs Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
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

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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