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Sr. Manager, Staples Transformation

Function: Strategy
Location: Staples Corporate Center, Framingham, MA US
Date posted: 6/7/2019 12:20:25 PM
Type: Full-time
Permanent / Contract: Regular
Job number: 1081801
DescriptionSr. Manager – Staples Transformation Strategy 

Interested in helping Staples North American Delivery business transform into a preeminent provider of workspace solutions? The Staples Transformation Strategy team is looking for top talent who will be responsible for leading major growth/transformation initiatives for Staples North American Delivery (NAD). 

Primary responsibilities: 
  • Lead North American Delivery growth/transformation initiatives: 
  • Lead strategic initiatives from inception to execution. Identify, develop and oversee various initiatives; provide ongoing status/progress reporting to senior leadership; identify risks and lead efforts to overcome challenges. 
  • Partner with select leaders to help them develop and clearly articulate their strategies/plans. 
  • Evolve an idea to concept, and determine ways to test, develop and move the concept forward. 
  • Lead and program-manage cross-functional teams to bring vision to reality. Develop partner relationships as necessary. 
  • Build out new capabilities for Staples as needed 
  • Identify key performance indicators. Measure and report on KPIs. Adjust initiatives as results require.

QualificationsBasic Qualifications: 
  • Bachelor’s degree 
  • 10-12 years of experience in a related field 
  • Strategic thinking combined with “on your feet” thinking; problem solver 
  • Ability to think critically and flexibility to work on a variety of initiatives 
  • Project management experience ranging from planning and design through execution, risk mitigation and analyzing results 
  • Strong analytical and financial skills 
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills (for presentation to “C” level) 
  • Strong leadership capabilities and demonstrated ability to lead cross-functional teams in an effective and collaborative manner 
  • Self-motivated with ability to work effectively with minimal supervision under tight timelines in a fast-paced environment 
  • MS Office suite proficiency; excellent Excel and PowerPoint skills for analysis and presentations 
Preferred Qualifications: 
  • MBA  
  • Management consulting experience 
  • Experience working in a sales organization, directly with sales and sales management and/or consulting experience 
  • Experience with Pricing, Ecommerce, Merchandising, and/or Marketing 
  • Demonstrated experience performing financial modeling and initiative reporting 
  • Ability to juggle several high pressure/high profile projects at once 
  • Detail-oriented with a high level of personal accountability 
  • Entrepreneurial background/experiences welcomed 
  • High degree of confidence, intellectual curiosity and a passion to succeed 
  • Track record of strong performance

Staples is The Worklife Fulfillment Company, helping businesses of all sizes be more productive, connected and inspired. With dedicated account teams, category professionals, innovative brands and a curated product assortment for business, Staples provides customized solutions to help organizations achieve their goals. Interested in joining the team? Check out our perks and benefits!

Staples is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.


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