Instacart

Instacart

Strategy and BizOps Director

Full-time
San Francisco, CA
Apr 30, 2021
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We're transforming the grocery industry

Instacart is the North American leader in online grocery and one of the fastest-growing companies in e-commerce. Since 2012, we’ve been working towards creating a world where everyone has access to the food they love and more time to enjoy it together.

Groceries delivered to your door in as little as an hour. It seems simple, right? Well, it’s more complex than that. From re-routing deliveries during snowstorms, to connecting customers with coupons and deals for their favorite brands, to updating over half a billion grocery data lines every night...our efforts bring Instacart closer to being the operating system for the grocery industry.

Solving these problems is what helps our customers get back time in their day, so they can do more of what they love.

Introducing Our Hybrid Working Model

As the future of work evolves, so do we. We have a hybrid model where our roles are open to in-office, flex, or remote work.  Learn more about our flexible approach to where we work.

https://instacart.careers/remote/

OVERVIEW

Instacart’s Business Operations team moves fast to set direction for our organization and solve Instacart’s toughest cross-functional problems. This is a rare opportunity to impact a fast-growing, high-potential startup, with high visibility into Instacart’s Product, Operations, Engineering, Business Development, Finance, and Analytics teams.

You will be the primary point of contact for our leadership team on critical questions related to Instacart’s near-term and long-term success, and will envision, coordinate, and execute business impacting initiatives. You will need to solve for multiple priorities (growth, efficiency, quality, just to name a few) and consider various stakeholders (customers, shoppers, and retailers). Each week will bring you a new set of projects and challenges, where success is measured by data-driven outcomes -- you will have the satisfaction of seeing the results of your work and earning the gratitude of your peers while growing your career and learning the ins-and outs of a cutting edge tech startup.

ABOUT THE JOB

  • Lead critical cross-functional initiatives to identify and quantify strategic growth opportunities and operational improvements, design sustainable solutions, and persuade varying audiences, turning your strategic recommendations into reality.
  • Develop a rigorous and detailed understanding of the P&L by geography, user type, product and retailer to drive growth, retention, product & pricing strategies.
  • Identify and triage multiple priorities, issues, and roadblocks facing the company using your experience leveraging data for business impact.
  • Serve as the primary cross-functional liaison between Instacart’s Product, Operations, Engineering, Business Development, Finance, and Analytics teams.

ABOUT YOU

  • 10-15+ years work experience in a relevant field with demonstrated cross-functional and collaborative project or team management experience, and a track record of leveraging data for business impact. This is a great opportunity for those with experience in Consulting, Banking, Private Equity, Corporate Strategy, or similar roles; MBA a plus.
  • Experience building and managing lean teams with outsized company impact. Experience as a manager of managers, especially in high growth tech environments, is a plus.
  • A history of identifying and developing business cases for strategic growth opportunities and operational improvements and elegantly executing projects from proposal to implementation.
  • A self-starter with the ability to quickly respond to problems independently and proactively address conflicting stakeholder requirements to achieve creative compromise.
  • Ability to deep dive into data, identify and quantify opportunities, and design sustainable improvements and solutions. Proficient in advanced Excel; working knowledge of SQL required
  • Polished communication skills and comfort working with senior leadership.
  • Passion for creating a best-in-class experience for Instacart’s customers & shoppers.
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