Wayfair: Data Governance Manager
4 Copley Place - Floor 7
Boston, MA 02116


Data Governance Manager

The End to End Design and Performance team is looking to add a Manager to their group! We are looking for a lead who is team-oriented with an entrepreneurial spirit. A proven, analytical problem solver who is passionate about data-driven decision making and is comfortable operating in a dynamic, high-growth environment. As an integral leader in the Wayfair Delivery Network, you will put your stamp on the measurement and execution of a very unique and proprietary network that is disrupting the status quo and redefining an industry.

The End to End team is focused on optimizing our Wayfair Delivery Network (WDN) our custom supply chain connecting our suppliers to our customers through a cohesive and integrated approach. Our goal is to create an unparalleled customer and employee experience at a cost position that is a competitive moat. We do this through data-driven decision making, an outcomes orientation, and strong internal and external partnerships. Success is delighting our customers by providing the fastest, most transparent, reliable, and exception free end-to-end delivery experience in the industry.

What You'll Do

  • Establish a comprehensive perspective of key supply chain metrics across various key strategic areas, identifying tradeoffs across metrics supported by cost/benefit analysis as well as a prioritized set of inputs which can be acted upon by operations, process, and technology teams
  • Define reporting requirements and work with business intelligence and technology teams to develop visibility solutions for leadership and operators across the supply chain, including real-time flow monitoring and exception alerting
  • Create aggregated dashboards for supply chain leadership to keep a pulse on performance
  • Develop a model to estimate the impact of a specific recommendation while controlling for factors that may introduce noise into the analysis
  • Conduct big data analysis using SQL, R, Python and other software applications
  • Present data with a clear point of view so that insights can be used to help drive business strategy
  • Drive cross-functional alignment on customer and operational priorities
  • Provide ad-hoc reporting and analysis and communicate the results of the analysis to the leadership in a clear and comprehensive way
  • Present data with a clear point of view so that insights can be used to help drive business
  • Travel ~10%, primarily to other Wayfair locations within the US

What You'll Need

  • 4+ years of progressive logistics and supply chain experience, consulting experience, or experience in an analytical role with desire to learn about logistics and supply chain
  • Highly analytical, creative, and innovative approach to solving problems
  • Passionate about solving complex business problems
  • Ability to influence without authority to drive improvement completion
  • Possess strong written and verbal cross-functional communication skills
  • Positive, people-oriented, and enthusiastic
  • Desire to directly manage others
  • Advanced use of Excel/VBA, Access, SQL. Experience using R, Python, or other languages also desired
  • Degree in Supply Chain, Mathematics, Statistics, Economics, Physics or other concentrations with heavy quantitative focus strongly preferred
  • Experience working with cross-functional teams, including corporate and front-line teams

About Us

Wayfair is one of the worlds largest online destinations for the home. Whether you work in our global headquarters in Boston or Berlin, or in our warehouses or offices throughout the world, were reinventing the way people shop for their homes. Through our commitment to industry-leading technology and creative problem-solving, we are confident that Wayfair will be home to the most rewarding work of your career. If youre looking for rapid growth, constant learning, and dynamic challenges, then youll find that amazing career opportunities are knocking. No matter who you are, Wayfair is a place you can call home. Were a community of innovators, risk-takers, and trailblazers who celebrate our differences, and know that our unique perspectives make us stronger, smarter, and well-positioned for success. We value and rely on the collective voices of our employees, customers, community, and suppliers to help guide us as we build a better Wayfair and world for all. Every voice, every perspective matters. Thats why were proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or genetic information.