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Strategy Consultant, International Supply Chain

Boston, MA
Supply Chain & Logistics - Supplier Operations


Job Description

Strategy Consultant, International Supply Chain 

We are seeking an entrepreneurial associate to a run major new business build PMO for Wayfair. This associate will drive the PMO for our “virtual” vertical integration into Asia source of supply; track implementation of our country specific logistic footprint for cross-vendor Asia consolidation opportunity beginning with China and Vietnam; run our vendor and site selection process for China and Vietnam.

The right candidate will bring a true business building mindset focused on outcomes and impact for Wayfair. This includes end-to-end ownership: strategy, solution and roadmap design, PMO discipline, vendor selection, vendor management and value measurement. 

The ideal candidate will have direct experience in performing market research analytics for the team that is managing logistics, freight forwarding, warehousing, export import documentation, customs vendors based in Asia.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Lead specific PMO workstream(s) to build out our Asia Supply Chain network
  • Develop applicable analysis and run sourcing strategies as needed
  • Discover suppliers who are complementary partners to our mission
  • Engage and reengage carriers / freight forwarders / warehouse owners in Asia (China, HongKong and Vietnam) to build and maintain relationships
  • Track overall program status and ensure timely completion of deliverables
  • Drive focus and escalation on activities that are at risk of delay
  • Analyze risk and perform risk management
  • Work with cross-functional teams
  • Project Management – Experience in detailing activities for and owning workstream in complex global projects
  • Execution – strong ability to make a plan come to life with a creative approach quickly
  • Detail-oriented and organized – eye for detail and remember to cross your “T’s” and dot your “I’s.”

 

Qualifications:

  • 1-2+ years of experience in market research analytics
  • Strong quantitative and problem solving mindset with strict attention to detail
  • Experience presenting and communicating with senior management
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Previous experience working with cross functional teams
  • Expertise in Microsoft office, especially Excel
  • Comfortable in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Entrepreneurial spirit, self-reliant and able to motivate others

 

About Wayfair Inc.

Wayfair believes everyone should live in a home they love. Through technology and innovation, Wayfair makes it possible for shoppers to quickly and easily find exactly what they want from a selection of more than 10 million items across home furnishings, décor, home improvement, housewares and more. Committed to delighting its customers every step of the way, Wayfair is reinventing the way people shop for their homes – from product discovery to final delivery.

The Wayfair family of sites includes:

  • Wayfair, an online destination for all things home
  • Joss & Main, where beautiful furniture and finds meet irresistible savings
  • AllModern, unbelievable prices on everything modern
  • Birch Lane, a collection of classic furnishings and timeless home décor
  • Perigold, unparalleled access to the finest home décor and furnishings

Wayfair generated $4.7 billion in net revenue for the twelve months ended December 31, 2017. Headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts with operations throughout North America and Europe, the company employs more than 7,700 people.

Tag: SCL-SO
Requisition ID: 13867