19066- Manager, Food Loss & Waste Program 382 views0 applications

Overview

The
Food Waste Retail Program Manager
will
lead work efforts within grocery retail and food service retail industries and
individual companies to set science based and data driven goals, focused on
preventing food waste and increasing food recovery efforts. The position will
work directly with the current Food Waste Program Director and the Food Waste
Program Manager and will oversee all domestic and international partnership
efforts on the food retailing industry. This position will support the data
collection and analysis efforts from pilot interventions with private &
public-sector partners that attempt to find food waste prevention best
practices.

Responsibilities

  • Lead
    retail and food service programmatic work streams for US domestic food
    waste program projects;
  • Analyze
    data from multiple sources including food costs, sales data (POS), waste
    disposal composting, anaerobic digestion, and weights & measures from
    food waste pilot programs;
  • Organize
    and coordinate data collection with demonstration projects in the field
    with merchandising teams (retail) and with culinary and operation teams
    within food service (restaurants);
  • Create
    retail and food service analytics and reports for the Food Waste team and
    provide insights and analysis;
  • Data
    entry, analysis, data visualization and management (Excel MS, Tableau,
    Power Bi);
  • Capable
    of creating presentations and synthesize results for multiple audiences
    including internal WWF senior leadership and with external stakeholders.
  • Performs
    other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s
    Degree Required, Master’s Degree Preferred
  • 8+
    years of relevant experience as defined below
  • Proven
    experience leading teams and managing large multi-stakeholder projects;
  • Must
    have strong experience working in food retailing (grocery retail).
    Experience in restaurant food service also preferred.
  • Must
    have strong proficiency in leading data analysis projects using MS Excel,
    data management best practices, and data visualization tools;
  • Proactive
    problem-solving and good communication skills (written and verbal);
  • Ability
    to work productively on independent research, data collection and analysis
    assignments and as part of a team;
  • Demonstrated
    familiarity with the environmental impacts of food waste, greenhouse gas
    accounting principles, and the World Resources Institute’s reporting
    protocols and standards, specifically the Food Loss and Waste Standard strongly
    preferred
  • Strong
    research, statistical, analytical skills, organization skills and
    attention to detail are obligatory;
  • Experience
    with Green House Gas accounting methodology and/or reporting preferred;
  • Tableau
    or equivalent experience preferred;
  • Fluency
    in English is required. Fluency in Spanish a plus.

 

 

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