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Project Specialist

Company: Staples
Location: Framingham
Posted on: June 1, 2021

Job Description:


Staples is focused on our customer and our community. As a Project Specialist for Staples, you will have two main objectives - operations/ project management and performance management, which it delivers through strong cross-functional partnership between the Staples Business Units (Merchandising, Ecommerce, Promo, Store Operations, Print Operations and Marketing).

Our people are the heart of our success and we believe in collaboration, curiosity and continuous learning in all that we think, create and do. We are investing in our people and our stores, empowering our people to learn, grow and deliver. Come be a part of a team that's leading the way in a new era of working and living.

Operations Management:

  • Define initiatives in partnership with the business owners (category merchants, marketing, ecommerce, print operations)
  • Collaborate with business owners and cross-functional partners to create a unified strategy, project plans, and implementation timelines
  • Implement all initiatives
  • Work with team to identify and implement new strategic initiatives to test/roll out targeted towards driving sales and margin growth
  • Use strong analytical and financial skills to ensure initiative resource needs will align with expected return on investment

Performance Management:

  • Develop understanding of all key performance metrics-sales, gross margin, and customer acquisition/retention
  • Monitor ongoing performance for initiatives relative to financial goals
  • Develop and project manage short-term plans for mitigating risks and address opportunities
  • Drive cross functional leadership to execute changes in strategy based on recommendations


Get great perks.

  • Generous amount of paid time off and bonus plan
  • 401(k) plan with a company match, medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, and many more benefits
  • On-site, discounted childcare, fitness center and dry cleaners in Framingham, MA corporate office
  • Associate store discount and more perks (discounts on mobile plans, movie tickets, etc.)

Essential skills and experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree required
  • This position demands very solid organizational skills, and ability to multi-task
  • Ability to work well with ambiguity

Preferred skills and experience:

  • Ability to work independently and execute across multiple groups
  • Ability to handle multiple projects at one time, often varying in complexity and timelines
  • Team player, positive attitude, and willingness to dive into complex projects
  • An interest in technology, manufacturing, and systems is a plus



Click to learn more about the employee benefits, programs and perks offered at Staples.

Staples is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.

Keywords: Staples, Framingham , Project Specialist, Other , Framingham, Massachusetts

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