Wayfair is looking for entrepreneurial, driven and analytical leaders to help build and execute operations strategy for our emerging categories. The ideal candidate brings positive energy, works collaboratively, and knows how to drive results in a fast-growing company. This person will serve as a core Operations leader for select emerging categories, working cross-functionally with Category Management and across 6+ Operations teams to identify opportunities, build an operations strategy, and deliver the intended impact by teaming with folks throughout the organization. The ideal candidate has leadership experience in a fast-paced and complex organization, where an entrepreneurial mindset, great communication and influencing skills, and problem-solving leadership have a premium.
We welcome applications from talented professionals with a relevant background and experience (e.g., management consulting, operations in a corporate setting, business/operations transformation leaders) whether in eCommerce or beyond.
Build and execute a growth-focused operations strategy
Proactively identify specific margin improvement opportunities through data and analytics
Size the expected impact of individual levers and determine what is needed to capture the impact
Prioritize operational improvement initiatives and build an execution roadmap
Serve as a highly analytical thought partner to stakeholders on complex operational challenges
Lead cross-functional initiatives to deliver on margin improvement opportunities
Track progress and performance and create visibility for senior stakeholders in the organization
Wayfair is one of the world’s largest online destinations for the home. Our family of brands includes:
Wayfair.com, where we offer everything home for every budget
Joss & Main, where beautiful furniture meets irresistible savings
AllModern, the destination for modern design online
DwellStudio, where we offer an inspired mix for the stylish home
Birch Lane, our home of classic designs and fresh finds
Wayfair generated $3.4 billion in net revenue for full year 2016. Headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts with operations through North American and Europe, the company employs more than 5,600 people.
2-3 years of relevant experience (e.g., retail/e-commerce operations, management consulting)
Distinctive problem-solving skills and a love for data and analytics
Effective oral and written communication skills – adept at leading meetings, influencing others
Clear track record of delivering cross-functional impact with a strong ownership mindset
Project management capabilities – employs a rigorous yet practical approach