Sr. Manager, Strategy, Research and Analysis

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The Manager/Sr. Manager, Strategy, Research and Analysis will directly support the strategic planning, research and analysis activities of Sprouts’ Strategy and Business Development team. The primary focus of this position will be to assist the SVP, Business Development (or Sr. Manager, Strategy and Business Development) with research on strategic topics, assist in the development of strategic planning activities, analyses, modeling and presentations. These activities are time-sensitive, deadline-driven and may deal with highly-sensitive and confidential information. The individual in this position must be a self-starter, logical, detail-oriented, reliable, trustworthy and conscientious, as well as have a significant understanding of strategic concepts, researching, analysis and business acumen.

Essential Functions

  • Conducts overall market research and identifies key industry trends aimed at maximizing performance and profitability.
  • Recommends and assists in the development of strategy changes based on emerging trends, expansion opportunities, competitive threats, and business partner viability.
  • Synthesizes and summarizes research to capture and communicate key insights.
  • Performs analyses and modeling to support strategy and business development activities, including preparing business cases by incorporating financial, operational and qualitative data.
  • Supports the annual strategic planning process, including strategic initiative reporting and tracking.
  • Prepares presentations and reports for management on strategic areas of focus and opportunities including developing recommendations and actionable next steps.
  • Performs regular financial analyses and reports, including daily/weekly performance reporting, dashboards and reconciliations supporting key business areas.
  • Partners with and assists business unit leaders in the development of short- and long-range strategic planning.
  • Participates in the assessment of proposals from third parties in regards to business opportunities.
  • Acquires understanding of and absorbs new information rapidly.
  • Tracks key functional trends of the business supported and makes informed recommendations.
  • Other related duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Physical Requirements

  • A bachelor's degree in business or related field required; a master’s degree in business administration or a related field preferred.
  • A minimum five (5) years of experience in financial analysis, mergers and acquisitions, business case development, research, reporting and developing presentations.
  • Previous experience in a management consulting function strongly preferred
  • Complete understanding of P/L statements, general ledgers, and margins required.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of information, problem solve, communicate with all levels of management and work within strict time frames and resolute deadlines.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, the ability to take and give direction, while participating in a team environment.
  • Strong organization and planning skills; able to prioritize and handle multiple tasks.
  • Expert in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint.


In addition to a rewarding career, Sprouts offers a comprehensive program to help support you and your family. These programs include:

  • Competitive pay
  • Opportunities for career growth
  • 15% discount for you and one other family member in your household on all purchases made at Sprouts
  • Flexible schedules
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)


Eligibility requirements may apply for the following benefits:

  • 401(K) Retirement savings plan with a generous company match
  • Affordable benefit coverage, including medical, dental vision
  • Pre-tax Flexible Spending Accounts for healthcare and dependent care
  • Company paid life insurance and short-term disability coverage

Why Sprouts

Grow with us!

If you have a passion for inspiring people and a flair for fresh food, consider applying for a job at Sprouts! With a focus on customer service, our neighborhood grocery stores offer high-quality, farm fresh produce, natural meats, plenty of scoop-your-own bulk goods and much more in a fun, friendly, old-fashioned farmer’s market setting.  Come grow your career in healthy living with a fast-paced, rapidly growing company and teams that pride themselves on empowering others along their journey.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by people assigned to this work. This is not an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and requirements. Sprouts’ management reserves the right to amend and change duties, responsibilities, and requirements to meet business and organizational needs as necessary.





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