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Save money and fight against food waste

Get massive savings on fresh food items like meat and produce that are nearing their best before date at grocery store across Canada and the U.S.

Who we are

At Flashfood, we are on a mission to reduce the environmental impact of food waste and affordably feed people. We are tackling this gigantic problem together, with a team that believes in authenticity, perseverance, and humility. Our team comes from a variety of different industries and backgrounds such as management consulting, finance, and emerging technology, however we decided it was time to do something different - something that would create a better world for future generations! Our casual and collaborative culture makes us who we are. We have a passion for supporting our community and that starts with our ability to empower our people. We are ambitious and hard working, and are extremely proud of the culture we have created. We communicate openly, and are not afraid to push boundaries. Flashfood is looking for a dynamic person to join our team and help lead and drive growth, understanding, and success.

Who you are

As an Optimization Manager at Flashfood, you’ll have the opportunity to lead a high performance team. The optimization team leads our operations with partners across North America. This position is perfect for an experienced manager who has a track record of success. From the start, you’ll be instrumental in leading and coaching the team that supports our grocer partners on their mission to reduce food waste. You’ll develop the strategy to optimize results and eliminate food waste. Supporting and empowering the team to reach their goals is the key to success.

What you will do

  • Experience leading a team in a fast growing company
  • Driven by results. You are comfortable with data and insights
  • Excellent leadership skills. You are a great people manager. You know how to listen, motivate, clarify, and you lead by example
  • Exceptional analytical skills. You think excel is fun and you are proud to say it. Bonus if you know your way around Tableau
  • Tremendous coaching skills. You have a passion for teaching others and you get more joy out of their accomplishments than your own
  • Experience working in retail, CPG or a marketplace company considered an asset
  • Hunger for continuous improvement. You love to learn and you try to get better every day
  • Amazing prioritization skills. You relentlessly prioritize your time to focus on things that will make the biggest impact
  • Experience owning P&L considered an asset
  • A degree or equivalent; MBA or advanced degree a plus

Travel Expectations 

Although the current COVID-19 situation has decreased the travel requirements for this role, as it mostly done remotely, the following requirements should still be considered: 

  • This job may require moderate travel in the future.

What you will need

  • Manage and coach a high performing team of Optimization Leads 
  • Develop growth opportunities for your Optimization team 
  • Build and evolve strategies to create strong relationships with grocers
  • Steer performance and revenue optimization to reach profitability targets
  • Identify opportunities to improve optimization effectiveness. Coordinate cross-functionally to deliver process improvements, playbooks, toolkits, and skills development
  • Work alongside insights team to build reliable data-driven insights and recommendations for our grocer partners
  • Own optimization P&L
  • Collaborate with the Support and Success team to enhance our partner and shopper experience
  • Work with the Partnerships team to ensure our partners executive teams maintain a positive impression of Flashfood 
  • Work with the Implementation Manager to establish smooth transition processes
  • Be the face of Flashfood with our partners, exhibiting confidence and clear communication

Grocery, Technology

Job Type
Full Time

Seniority Level

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