Sr. Manager, Ops Strategy & Analytics
Panera Bread is a specialty concept with unparalleled people and quality products offering careers as diverse as our breads. Panera Bread is seeking a highly motivated individual with strong business acumen and communication skills as well as strategic, analytical, and technical capabilities to fill the role of Senior Manager, Ops Strategy & Analytics.
This position will be located either at the Laumeier Support Center, located in St. Louis, MO or can be remote.
Partner with the Ops Strategy & Innovation team in support of delivering against their goals
Analyze and drive key strategic and operational initiatives from idea to implementation
Develop practical and creative solutions to complex analytical challenges
Build multi-year strategic plans for key initiatives
Build strong working relationships within company; highly cross-functional role
Work directly with field management, the Ops Strategy & Innovation team, cross-functional Support Center teams and senior leadership
Bachelor's degree and 5+ years of relevant experience or MBA from a top ranked business school and 3+ years of relevant experience.
Previous experience in management consulting or corporate strategy preferred.
Strong business acumen and demonstrated ability to understand Panera's business model through analysis that drives to insight and action
Ability to partner with field management, Support Center teams and senior leadership
Effective verbal and written presentation skills; ability to tailor by audience.
Expertise with Microsoft PowerPoint is a must
Skilled with analytical tools (e.g. Microsoft Excel). Prior experience with OBIEE or SQL a plus. Willing to roll up sleeves to do analysis but also drive to outcomes and next steps
Demonstrated ability to manage complexity and ambiguity
Proven track record in coordinating and prioritizing multiple projects effectively
Performs well under pressure within team and individual setting
Willingness to ask for help and leverage the knowledge of others to overcome tough obstacles
Collaborative working style. Enthusiastically makes contributions and takes satisfaction in team accomplishments. A positive can-do attitude.
We offer a cool and colorful place to work where you are surrounded by other people who want to be here.
You get to play hard, have fun at work and participate in our culture of helping those around you.
Alongside the normal salary and benefits, you have access to all the free coffee and baked goods you could ever ask for.
The chance to join a fast-growing team looking to chalk up a huge “W” in 2020 and beyond.
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