US Foods Senior Business Analyst, Strategy in Rosemont, Illinois
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The Senior Business Analyst, Strategy, is responsible for leading analytical and project support for strategy initiatives. This includes conducting focused and complex analytics, summarizing recommendations and presenting to executive audiences, drafting and managing project plans, engaging with cross-functional teams, and supporting the roll-out and execution of strategy initiatives. Projects will include general internal strategy consulting and Design for the Future (adjacent business innovation) support.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Analytics and Solution Development: Conduct complex root cause analysis on obscure business problems, synthesizing insights and developing clear and concise recommendations
Communications: Develop and deliver executive-focused presentations on an as-needed basis
Project leadership: Own project deliverables, timeline, and success criteria, in collaboration with internal analytics partners, business stakeholders, and management
Field enablement: Develop training, standard operating processes, and tracking capabilities to enable leaders in the field to execute against corporate initiatives
Department Support: Provide analytical and project support for a variety of strategy initiatives, in a fluid environment, with a combination of consistent and ad-hoc requests and needs
Available for occasional travel as business requires (approximately 10%)
Education / Training
- Bachelor’s degree in Business / Engineering or related quantitative field required
4+ years demonstrated successful experience in analytical and project management roles
Preferred work experience includes time with a top-tier strategy consultancy or corporate strategy function
Prior distribution, retail, CPG, or related industry experience preferred
Knowledge / Skills / Abilities
Proven track record in development of strategies to solve complex business problems
Strong analytical, problem solving and technical aptitude:
Experience creating / structuring a data framework and pulling data from an array of disparate systems to generate analytical insights
Experience in gathering, organizing and reporting various information and data, with attention to detail and a high level of accuracy, completeness, responsiveness and accountability
Demonstrated motivation to build consensus, lead work streams, and drive progress on assigned projects
Clear, concise communicator able to interface with all levels of the organization
Strong written and oral presentation skills, including comfort presenting to senior management
Ability to manage multiple projects concurrently
Advanced proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint, and Access (or equivalent analytical software); SQL a plus
EOE* Race/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Protected Veteran/Disability Status*
US Foods is one of America’s great food companies and a leading foodservice distributor, partnering with approximately 300,000 restaurants and foodservice operators to help their businesses succeed. With 28,000 employees and more than 70 locations, US Foods provides its customers with a broad and innovative food offering and a comprehensive suite of e-commerce, technology and business solutions. US Foods is headquartered in Rosemont, Ill., and generates more than $28 billion in annual revenue. Visit www.usfoods.com to learn more.
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