Business Development Manager II
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The Business Development Manager will thoroughly understand ADUSA's business, competition (market,
regional and US) and strategic objectives to identify areas of opportunity. They will proactively seek new
business opportunities and partnerships that help drive ADUSA's goals forward. This may involve using
forward thinking and predictive modeling to understand where markets and competition are moving.
The incumbent will work hard to identify, build and maintain strong partnerships with third-parties to
maximize relationships and the provider's offerings to help drive our top initiatives forward. This includes
heavy involvement in the diligence to determine which partnerships are the best strategic fit for the
People who of people who will do well in this role often have some of the following traits: self -starter, curious,
analytical, creative, objective, collaborative, dynamic, and able to work well with all levels of the organization
and the vendors. They also like to work hard in a fun environment to drive tangible change.
What’s our Dish - About Us
Announced in May 2018, Peapod Digital Labs is an Ahold Delhaize USA company that will serve as the engine that powers U.S. eCommerce and digital strategies. Peapod Digital Labs will accelerate growth in digital and personalization capabilities for the great local brands of Ahold Delhaize USA and will serve as the innovation lab for the U.S. portfolio of companies, driving digital and eCommerce innovation, technology and experience to meet the changing needs of customers of Ahold Delhaize USA’s local brands, 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.
Recipe for Success - What's “in store” for the role
Support M&A strategy objectives including the identification, development and tracking of acquisition
Participate on teams evaluating M&A opportunities
Assist in the development and communication of the strategic business case to obtain leadership support for
Support the acquisition valuation process and due diligence processes
Facilitate the integration process as required with third party partners
Build and maintain strong partnerships with third-parties to maximize relationships and the provider's offerings
to help drive our top initiatives forward
Perform industry and competitive research to support senior leaders including analyzing company SEC filings,
Wall Street research, and market reports to help identify strategic opportunities
The Essentials In Your Cart - The required ingredients
- 5-8 years of strategic planning, M&A experience and/or big three consultant experience preferred.
- Existing eCommerce experience is a plus.
- Excellent financial acumen and analytical skills which include a solid understanding of valuation
principles and fundamentals of financial statement analysis
- Domestic travel required with minimal notice required up to 20% per year
Extra Spices - What you should bring to the table
- Highly analytical, hands-on leader that can effectively work in groups to use critical thinking to
problem solve (quantitative, conceptual, analytical)
- Effectively communicate and collaborate with cross-functional teams, executives and third parties
- Ability to understand new concepts quickly and work in a fast paced dynamic work
- Ability to influence and grow internal and external networks
- Ability to work within tight timelines, deadlines and on multiple projects
- Acts objectively and is able to challenge status quo as needed
- Works well in ambiguous situations and with minimal supervision
Join Us at Our Table - PDL Life
Peapod Digital Labs is forward thinking company with a strong heritage and recognizes who powers our progress – our people! We offer a great variety of benefits and perks to our employees that includes great choice of 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, generous and flexible paid time off, and great employee discount on your groceries. Oh yeah, and snacks & drinks of course!
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.
Bachelor or better.