Manager, US Strategy

What’s Our Dish 

Announced in May 2018, Peapod Digital Labs (PDL) is an Ahold Delhaize USA company that powers the eCommerce and digital strategies for the Great Local Brands of Ahold Delhaize USA. Accelerating growth in digital and personalization capabilities, PDL is an innovation lab focused on meeting the changing needs of customers, regardless of when, where, and how consumers choose to shop.  

Peapod continues to be a consumer-facing eCommerce brand, and is part of Peapod Digital Labs, focused on growing Peapod sales to consumers.  


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The US Strategy Team is growing to better support our great local brands and leadership team tackle the organization’s highest-priority strategic initiatives, identify continued near and long-term growth opportunities, and help shape the corporate agenda, working closely with the ADUSA CEO and US Leadership Team. Projects range from strategy development for emerging growth opportunities to long-term strategic planning. 

This position will report to the Senior Manager, US Strategy Special Projects with significant exposure to our various leaders across our Brands (Stop & Shop, Giant Martin, Giant Foods, Food Lion, Hannaford and Peapod) and Functional Leadership teams (E-commerce, Supply chain, Merchandising etc)

This is a great opportunity because...

  • This individual will have a material impact on the US growth strategy and planning process
  • This individual will have a material impact on the US growth strategy and planning process

Recipe for Success - What's “in store” for the role

  • Work with key stakeholders (often the US Leadership Team) to independently lead cross-functional teams on high-value initiatives and strategies, creating business cases, financial models, and key analytics in support of critical work
  • Assist the Strategy Lead and Head of Strategy in developing growth and deployment strategies for various parts of our business (e.g., new markets, B&M, eComm), collaborating with Officers across the organization
  • Create end-to-end presentations and materials to help drive work forward and gain alignment on critical issues which often will require the art of storytelling within presentations
  • Drive annual strategic planning and integrated business planning process by executing and coordinating analysis and research
  • Support MGR III, Special Projects in building team stand-up and training materials for the Special Projects, US Strategy, and broader teams

The Essentials In Your Cart - The required ingredients

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 5+ years of business experience with at least 1.5 + of those at a top-tier consulting firm

Extra Spices - What you should bring to the table

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) or demonstrable equivalent preferred
  • Experience in a customer-facing business environments
  • Strong financial and business acumen
  • Highly proficient in analytical tools such as Microsoft Excel, Tableau, Alteryx 
  • Comfort in translating analytics into effective Powerpoint presentations
  • Understanding of Retail value drivers
  • Influencing leadership at the strategic and executive level
  • Conceptual thinker and problem solver
  • Process-oriented
  • Highly effective communicator – especially when it comes to executive story lining and communications
  • Comfortable with ambiguity and project-based work, able to adapt and bring focus and structure to unique, high-value problems 
  • Creative, structured, and objective problem solver - both conceptually and analytically – with strong critical reasoning skills
  • Proven ability to drive organization change based on analysis and recommendations
  • Ability to quickly analyze data, draw and present conclusions with actionable steps and measure final outcome
  • Ability to lead without authority
  • Ability to work within tight timelines, deadlines and on multiple projects
  • Works well independently in ambiguous situations and with minimal supervision when required


Join Us at Our Table  

Peapod Digital Labs is a forward-thinking company with a strong legacy of innovation. We recognize who powers our progress – our people! We offer a great variety of benefits and perks to our employees, including: great health care options, including PPO and HSA plans (with company contributions), dental, vision, flexible spending accounts, a 401k with strong company match and immediate vesting, and generous and flexible paid time off. 

We are an equal opportunity employer. We comply with all applicable federal, state and local laws. Qualified applicants are considered without regard to sex, race, color, ancestry, national origin, citizenship status, religion, age, marital status (including civil unions), military service, veteran status, pregnancy (including childbirth and related medical conditions), genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, legally recognized disability, domestic violence victim status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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1385 Hancock St, Quincy, MA 02169

What are Peapod Digital Labs Perks + Benefits

Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing Education stipend
Online course subscriptions available

Additional Perks + Benefits

Building a cutting edge eCommmerce center of excellence means our teams need to focus on their work challenges, not whether their benefits are activated. With a one-stop shop for online benefit management, competitive bonus potential, and a flexible, brand new office, our employees are able to focus on making the customer experience amazing.

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