• Supply Chain Management Innovation Action Team Leader

    US-IL-Downers Grove
  • Overview

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    HAVI is a privately held global company that innovates, optimizes and drives the supply chains and marketing promotions of many of the best known brands in the world. When you work at HAVI, you have a chance to make your mark – to be a part of work that drives value, brings a smile and keeps everyday life moving forward. Which means it’s not the size of our global footprint, but rather your personal fingerprint, that has the power to make a real difference for our customers … and to touch the lives of people both at home and around the world. 


    The Supply Chain Innovation Action Team Leader will lead the cross-functional assessment of new product or services opportunities for the SCM Innovation process. This includes scoping and defining new business opportunities and applying a hypothesis-based approach to evaluate strategic fit, economics and feasibility. Opportunity will vary in their level of development on an SCM Innovation stage gate process – starting with initial market sizing and opportunity assessment, up to formal detailed business case development, conducting pilots (where applicable), and developing execution / implementation roadmaps. Action Team Leader is responsible for structuring analyses, conducting business case development, developing and presenting recommendations and leadership reviews.


    Desired Skills & Experience

    • 3-5 years experience in strategy, business development, product development roles
    • Demonstrated experience in business case development, market sizing
    • Critical thinking, analytical and structured problem solving
    • "Solutioning" mindset - ability to help cross-functional teams / SME's translate idea into business opportunity
    • Business case development, market sizing quantitative / financial modeling
    • Commercial mindset and experience in business development, market intelligence, market sizing, product / service design and development
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills; experience presenting with executive level audiences
    • Experience engaging cross-functional teams
    • Strong project management skills
    • Self-motivated, self-driven
    • Conduct market research
    • Engage and evaluate potential partners, vendors, technologies, etc.
    • Develop business cases, including market sizing, pricing and revenue ramp-up's, run / operate cost estimates, and profitability analyses
    • Evaluate go-to-market strategies for new products or services
    • Design and conduct pilots to evaluate new product or services feasibility
    • Develop implementation roadmaps for new product or services
    • Lead project reviews with service line and executive leadership; develop presentations and communicate recommendations








    Our total rewards philosophy integrates programs for compensation, benefits, recognition, learning and development, corporate culture, corporate citizenship and work-life balance. While individual program components may differ by country, some things remain constant:


       …our commitment to rewarding results

       …the opportunity to work with talented and driven individuals at every level of our company who respect each other, treat each other fairly and hold one another accountable for our customers’and our company’s success



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