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Retail Growth Strategy Manager

Home Chef Chicago, IL

Home Chef is building new ways to provide meal solutions that meet a wide variety of customer needs, and shipping locations both online and in store. Our team is a unique mix of creators, chefs, entrepreneurs, and trailblazers and were growing quickly. Our customer-first mentality, combined with a zest for supporting our peers, helped us bring home Built in ChicagosStartup of the YearMoxie award in 2017. If youre ready to be part of the action, were ready to connect with you. There are no limits to where we can go together.

The Retail Growth Strategy Manager is responsible for finding, analyzing, testing and solving complex challenges related to new products, revenue optimization, and profitability in retail.
Detailed Responsibilities:
    • Lead efforts to identify high priority new products for the Home Chef meal solutions portfolio:
    • Identify universe of products
    • Evaluate, determine "size of the prize", brand fit, and margin potential
    • Manage internal cross-functional + Kroger-facing teams to bring the product to life
    • Manage collaboration with Kroger to align products across divisions to create a cohesive brand
    • Create learning plan for all new products to test and consistently improve them over time
    • Develop data-driven hypotheses on the root causes of challenges and scope the impact, feasibility and timelines to address them
    • Work with retail team to launch!
    • Conduct post-test analyses and implement learning back into all aspects of retail
    • Synthesize research and demonstrate proposed solutions through data-driven analysis and story-lining

    • Work with senior leadership to prioritize execution of retail special projects and agree on the path forward:
    • Lead hypothesis-generation, analysis and problem solving on priority retail optimization projects including but not limited to product reconciliation across divisions, culinary / product improvements to current lines, and other root cause analyses
    • Think outside the box to deliver game-changing ideas and solutions to complex challenges
Preferred Skills or Experience:
    • Bachelor's Degree
    • 3+ years consulting, analytics experience, program/project management
    • Familiarity with food industry and / or meal kit industry
    • Project management experience in food, digital, data, strategic planning, and / or new capability development
    • Experience and expertise with business intelligence tools such as Looker or Tableau
    • Strong prioritization and project management skills
    • Experience spearheading execution on large-scale, high-impact projects
    • Excellent communication skills, with experience creating buy in with a range of stakeholders such as hourly employees, customers, suppliers, and ability to understand the big picture as well as exceptional attention to detail
    • Skilled at dealing with ambiguity and working in a fast-paced environment
    • Excellent analytical skills
    • Consulting, CPG, food industry or other rigorous background experience preferred
    • No ego team player excited to solve a wide range of challenges
    • Curious problem-solver eager to dive in and learn, not just pull a uniform solution from a box
    • 10-25% travel required
-Candidates can experience Home Chef as a customer - enter promo code PEOPLE30 for $30 off your first
-Direct access to senior management our leadership team works alongside our team members every day
-Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision insurance
-Generous paid time off (PTO) policy
-401k program
-Flexible spending accounts for qualified medical, dependent care, parking, or transit expenses
-Free water taxi, discounted gym membership, and daily bike storage for Wrigley building employees
-Cold brew coffee on tap at no charge
-Employee discounts for Home Chef meal kits
-Free lunch every Friday and snacks and beverages on hand every day
-Casual dress

Home Chef is an equal employment opportunity employer
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Home Chef


Chicago, IL
Posted: 13 days ago