Manager I - Strategy Analytics

Employer
Giant Foods
Location
Hyattsville, MD
Posted
May 03, 2021
Closes
May 15, 2021
Ref
14552BR
Function
Management
Industry
Retail
Hours
Full Time
Job Description

The Strategy Analytics Manager will provide project & strategy management that drives critical projects in order to advance the priorities, growth and long-range plans of Giant Food. S/He will manage broader strategic projects/initiatives that involve structuring complex, ambiguous problems and partnering directly with numerous core business functions (e.g., Consumer Insights, Operation, Merchandising & Category Management, Marketing, Finance) as they complete the assigned activities.
Duties and Responsibilities
Project Management (60-70%)
  • Manage cross-functional projects by working with managers and analysts across the organization to drive complex initiatives and deliver outcomes
  • Manage resources in an effective and efficient manner
  • Track project costs in order to meet budget
  • Develop and manage a detailed project schedule and work plan
  • Provide project updates on a consistent basis about strategy, adjustments, and progress
  • Manage contracts with vendors and suppliers by assigning tasks and communicating expected deliverables
  • Use industry best practices, techniques, and standards throughout entire project execution
  • Monitor progress and adjust as needed
  • Measure project performance to identify areas for improvement
  • Ensure transparency in timing, complexity and resource constraints of planned initiatives
  • Co-manage projects with other managers at ADUSA, Giant Food's parent company, to deliver on cross-brand projects

Support Strategic Planning (30-40%)

  • Support the annual business/strategic planning process as assigned
  • Work with the insights team to identify key macro and micro market and competitive trends and draw insights from market data through rigorous analysis
Qualifications
  • Bachelor\u0027s degree in computer science, business, or a related field
  • 5 years of project management and related experience
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred
  • Strong familiarity with project management software tools, methodologies, and best practices
  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft ExelExperience seeing projects through the full life cycle
  • Excellent analytical skills including financial analysis
  • Strong interpersonal & communication skills
  • Proven ability to complete projects according to outlined scope, budget, and timeline


Essential Skills

  • Bachelor\u0027s degree in computer science, business, or a related field
  • 5 years of project management and related experience
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred
  • Strong familiarity with project management software tools, methodologies, and best practices
  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft ExelExperience seeing projects through the full life cycle
  • Excellent analytical skills including financial analysis
  • Strong interpersonal & communication skills
  • Proven ability to complete projects according to outlined scope, budget, and timeline


Job Status: Full-Time (40 Hours)
FLSA: Exempt
Posting Title: Manager I - Strategy Analytics
Department Name: Division Controller
City: Hyatsville
State: Maryland
Education (Highest Level): Bachelors Degree
Job Category: Finance

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