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Wayfair Strategic Projects in Boston, Massachusetts

<p><strong>About the Team</strong></p>

<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Network Strategy &amp; Performance team is focused on creating step-changes in our capabilities (best-in-class speed, perfect orders, reduced delivery costs) and delivery network configuration across Wayfair’s transportation and delivery operations. We partner closely with supply chain technology, advanced analytics, supplier operations, and field operations to recommend and then execute on initiatives that will enhance the Wayfair value proposition for our customers and enable our transportation network to scale with our growth.&nbsp;</span></p>


<p><strong>About the Role</strong></p>

<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">We are looking for a talented and driven leader to help us think strategically about how we manage cost, capacity, and routing decisions across both 3rd party and our own networks, and then drive multi-quarter roadmaps to build toward our vision. In this role, you will work closely with partners across analytics, finance, supply chain technology, procurement, and more to define, prioritize, and attack high-value opportunities over both near-term and longer-range time horizons. You will also step in to directly project manage critical transportation initiatives where significant cross-zone collaboration is required (e.g. high volume event management; new transportation partner integration).&nbsp;</span></p>


<p><strong>What You'll Do</strong></p>


<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Guide high-impact cost reduction initiatives including carrier mix/carrier selection and optimal network routing strategies</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Stand up new team to manage year-ahead transportation capacity planning and drive roadmaps toward critical capabilities and integrations to bolster our forward-looking capacity position</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Lead and develop a strong and experienced team of managers and analysts</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Build and leverage strong relationships across the transportation ecosystem (operations, technology, analytics, finance) and engage directly with senior leadership across functions</span></li>



<p><strong>What You'll Need</strong></p>


<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">10+ years of experience or 3+ years post MBA experience preferred; experience in management consulting, supply chain analytics, or transportation strategy and planning a plus</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Demonstrated analytical background and comfort partnering closely with analytics-heavy support functions</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Exceptional oral and written communication skills with the ability to tailor communication style based on the audience</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Experience and passion for working across functions and with executive leaders, synthesizing multiple points of view and owning a coherent action plan</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Thrives in a high growth, entrepreneurial, and ambiguous environment</span></li>

</ul><div class="content-conclusion"><p><strong>About Wayfair Inc.</strong></p>

<p>Wayfair is one of the world’s largest online destinations for the home. Whether you work in our global headquarters in Boston or Berlin, or in our warehouses or offices throughout the world, we’re reinventing the way people shop for their homes. Through our commitment to industry-leading technology and creative problem-solving, we are confident that Wayfair will be home to the most rewarding work of your career. If you’re looking for rapid growth, constant learning, and dynamic challenges, then you’ll find that amazing career opportunities are knocking.</p>

<p>No matter who you are, Wayfair is a place you can call home. We’re a community of innovators, risk-takers, and trailblazers who celebrate our differences, and know that our unique perspectives make us stronger, smarter, and well-positioned for success. We value and rely on the collective voices of our employees, customers, community, and suppliers to help guide us as we build a better Wayfair – and world – for all. Every voice, every perspective matters. That’s why we’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or genetic information.</p></div>