Conducts the roll out for ongoing, customer facing cross functional initiatives across the enterprise as well as technical trainings. Ensures each effort follows USF best practice and, in doing so, drives and tracks projected value for the business by equipping relevant stakeholders with the tools and information they need to effectively conduct USF programs and ways of working. Dedicated to specific markets, where he/she leverages regional / area relationships and support functions to effectively manage roll outs.
**ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:**
+ Leverages initiative or training playbook created by the relevant function, in collaboration with VP Field Ops Planning guidance, to become an expert on a given effort;
+ Consistently follows best practice deployment design and approach, as described by VP Field Operations Planning, Director Field Effectiveness and SVP Deployment;
+ Uses change management and coaching skills to influence and lead stakeholders affected by a new initiative or receiving training;
+ Builds strong working relationships with area and regional leadership to ensure a collaborative execution of a given initiative;
+ Taps into regional support resources (e.g., HR, Finance, IT) as needed in a given deployment design;
+ Proactively resolves any issues that may arise throughout a roll out in a given market; escalates to Field Effectiveness Director, SVP Deployment and/or VP Field Operations Planning as appropriate;
+ Continually tracks and communicates progress updates and key learnings to ensure Deployment and function leadership are up to date and that best practices are codified;
+ Maintains flexibility to quickly adapt to a new initiative and often manages multiples initiatives or trainings at one time;
+ As needed, carries out second touch efforts and field readiness assessments to ensure the field is well-prepared to initiate or successfully conclude an effort.
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Bachelor’s degree in business, sales, or other relevant areas is required.
Seeking prior experience in training or deployment within Sales, Merchandising or Supply Chain, where candidate gained both functional experience and deep business problem solving expertise. Food distribution experience preferred.
Must possess outstanding written and oral communication skills, as well as the ability to effectively deliver high level presentations. Must demonstrate a keen ability to influence others, at all levels of the organization. The successful candidate will have a proven track record of implementing and problem solving through high impact initiatives across a large organization. Must demonstrate an effective project management skill set. The role requires intermediate proficiency in Excel, Word and PowerPoint. Must possess an intermediate understanding of business and sales acumen and have the ability to apply those successfully on a day to day basis.
**Primary Location:** Rosemont-IL
**Schedule:** Full-time **Shift:** Day Job
**Job Function:** Sales Support/Admin
**Job Level:** Individual Contributor
**Travel:** Yes, 75 % of the Time
About US Foods
Why US Foods? As one of America’s top 10 largest private companies, we offer talented professionals outstanding opportunities for personal and professional development. We maintain a strong focus on growth in a high-performance environment. That means your work will be challenging and rewarding. We conduct business in a highly ethical manner and maintain an unwavering commitment to operational excellence, safety, and environmental responsibility. As important, we encourage collaboration and value each member of our diverse and talented team.