Special Projects & Strategic Development Project Manager

HQ Department – Sales, Business Development & Strategy
As a Special Projects & Strategic Development Project Manager, you will be working on a wide range of strategic topics within, and adjacent to, the grocery space and retail supply chain.

Scope of Strategic Projects

    • New markets, operating models, and partnership opportunities in line with business strategy
    • Enhancing, refining, and adding new layers to our value proposition towards customers, retailers, brands, and platform partners
    • Providing an independent strategic view (analytics, modeling, problem framing) to other business units, stakeholders and projects in the organization – especially cross-functional initiatives with a strategic angle
    • Supporting strategic planning, incl. synthesis, recommendations and communication for internal and external purposes

What You Will be Doing

    • Scout and assess new business opportunities from a commercial, strategic and resource-based view: new markets, value prop enhancements, operating model & cost structure, partnership opportunities
    • Project scoping and implementation planning: creation of in-depth roadmaps to launch and scale projects that require involvement and buy-in from numerous stakeholders in the organization
    • Project management: leading project rollout with a high degree of rigor and pragmatism, without losing sight of the big picture
    • Handover: once launched, you will drive a structured process to socialize learnings and hand the project over to our core business departments – as to free up time for your next challenge!

The Ideal Candidate

    • Graduated top of your class from a renowned university, and have demonstrated outstanding achievements in academia and beyond
    • 2+ years of relevant work experience in management consulting, or in business development in the start-up or a similar environment
    • Independent handling of projects: structuring, implementation planning, launch, synthesis of results and recommendations
    • Proven track record in project, stakeholder, and expectation management
    • Pragmatic and quick, focused learner with structured hands-on mentality
    • Expert in PowerPoint and Excel
    • Strong analytical skills and problem-solving capabilities, ability to break down complex problems, distill key levers and provide recommendations in-line with company strategy
    • Entrepreneur by heart: exceptional drive, the ability to work well with ambiguity and strong execution focus
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