Instacart

Instacart

Strategy & BizOps Associate

Full-time
San Francisco, CA
Apr 11, 2021
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OVERVIEW

Instacart’s Strategy & BizOps 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, Engineering, Analytics, Operations, Business Development & Finance teams. As a Strategy & BizOps team member, 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. You will need to solve for multiple strategic priorities (i.e. growth, efficiency, and quality) and consider various stakeholders (customers, shoppers, advertisers, 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. As a Strategy & BizOps Associate, you are the perfect mix of analytical, technical, and operational. You will collect, sanitize, analyze, and synthesize data; apply critical thinking & communications skills to make actionable recommendations; and drive those recommendations thru to execution. You are a clear, confident communicator who loves taking a complicated problem, decomposing it, and building a compelling business case.

ABOUT THE JOB

  • Identify and triage key questions, issues, and roadblocks facing the company using your business acumen and experience
  • Conduct quantitative research and analysis requiring complex data retrieval that results in compelling recommendations for our leadership team
  • Collaborate on critical operational excellence projects, turning your strategic recommendations into reality
  • Serve as an important cross-functional liaison between Instacart’s Product, Engineering, Analytics, Operations, Business Development & Finance teams

ABOUT YOU

  • Work experience in a relevant field with demonstrated cross-functional and collaborative project management experience, and a track record of leveraging data for business impact. This is a great opportunity for those with experience in Consulting, Banking, and Private Equity, Corporate Strategy, or similar roles
  • SQL experience required
  • Highly proficient in advanced Excel
  • Data visualization tool experience a plus (Tableau)
  • Ability to deep dive into data, identify and quantify opportunities, and design creative and sustainable solutions
  • Polished communication skills and comfort working with internal stakeholders including senior leadership
  • Proven track record of designing and implementing process improvement projects from start to finish in a resource-constrained environment
  • A self-starter with the ability to quickly respond to problems independently
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