associate strategy manager / Decision Scientist (Global Store Growth and Development) (Seattle, WA or Remote)

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Now Brewing – Associate Strategy Manager (Global Store Growth and Development)! #tobeapartner From the beginning, Starbucks set out to be a different kind of company. One that not only celebrated coffee and the rich tradition, but that also brought a feeling of connection. We are known for developing extraordinary leaders who share this passion and are guided by their service to others. This job contributes to Starbucks growth plan by spearheading a vision to rethink the future of our market planning strategies. The opportunity and uncertainty presented by COVID require an unprecedented level of agility throughout the organization and a deep reliance on finding signals in often very noisy data. This role works to directly tackle both needs through connections to emerging data sources and data science tools that are quickly making their way from concept to implementation in process for every store-level decision. This requires a mix of outputs from storytelling, data visualization, ad hoc analysis, business case development, process recommendations and change management, all while staying focused on aspirational long-term goals. This data innovation role will play a critical role in trade area transformation over the next few years, and will rely on a tight partnership with our A & I team. This new partner will be in a position to broker cross-functional relationships by leveraging their professional experience. Are you someone with strong data competency and a broad strategy background? The role collaborates with a highly cross-functional group across store development, technology, finance, business intelligence and data/decision science. As an Associate Strategy Manager, you will. – Organize sometimes ambiguous challenges into logical components, structure and propose a problem-solving approach, and execute a robust work plan – Use complex datasets to both develop and communicate insights, with the ability to translate that content effectively for various audience levels within the organization – Lead data and financial analysis with minimal guidance, utilizing creative and sometimes scrappy information sources We’d Love To Hear From People With – Knowledge of real estate dynamics/finance, retail development, market planning, applied demography or strategic planning – An enthusiasm and growth mindset for solving complex human challenges with data and a demonstrated ability to build compelling stories around them – Familiarity with and curiosity toward applied data/decision science, applied statistics, or econometrics: – Machine Learning + Artificial Intelligence – R, SAS, Python – A toolkit of technical skills may include: – Data Modeling and Flows: SQL, Alteryx, Cloud computing (e.g. Azure/Databricks) – Geospatial/GIS: Esri ArcGIS, QGIS, etc. – Wide variety of data sources: Spreadsheet, APIs, – Viz/Reporting: Tableau, MS Office Suite – Demography: Census and economic growth trends applied to place – Financial and business acumen: Ability to evaluate key performance indicators and translate data into actionable intelligence Join us and be part of something bigger. Apply today! Starbucks and its brands are an equal opportunity employer of all qualified individuals. We are committed to creating a diverse and welcoming workplace that includes partners with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We believe that enables us to better meet our mission and values while serving customers throughout our global communities. People of color, women, LGBTQIA+, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants with criminal histories will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with all federal state and local ordinances. Starbucks Corporation is committed to offering reasonable accommodations to job applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please contact us at or via email at