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Starbucks Coffee Company group manager, Partner & Customer Solutions, Business Strategy in Seattle, Washington

Now Brewing – group manager, Partner & Customer Solutions, Business Strategy! #tobeapartner

From the beginning, Starbucks set out to be a different kind of company. One that not only celebrated coffee and its rich tradition, but that also brought a feeling of connection. We are known for developing and supporting partners who share this passion and are guided by their service to others.

As a group manager, Partner & Customer Solutions, Business Strategy , you will help transform the business- driving a step change in productivity, improving the customer and partner experience, supporting our sustainability goals and enhancing the quality of our food and beverage. You will help realize a disruptive ambition and big, iconic moves for Starbucks at scale, in engine strategy, equipment or packaging.

Leveraging your previous experience, we will enable you to:

  • Drive the engagement, development and performance of all members of their team

  • Drive holistic understanding of consumers, partners and marketplace to identify opportunities to build Starbucks competitive advantage

  • Lead cross functional teams through ambiguity to bring “big ideas” to life

  • Strategic lead of the Packaging portfolio, driving work that will enable key enterprise priorities and improve the customer and partner experience

  • Evaluate, prioritize and lead decisions regarding packaging innovation based on customer and partner need, financial viability, sustainability goals and brand fit

  • Lead testing and roll out approachfor packaging innovation to enable productivity improvements, cost savings and complexity reductions

We’d love to hear from people with:

  • Experience leading direct teams, with proven success in driving team engagement

  • Proven ability to influence and mobilize cross functional teams to get things to market

  • A strength in driving clarity and organizational focus

  • Ability to influence peers and leadership to meet strategic objectives and drive effective execution

  • Skills to create and leverage strategy to lead highly complex, ambiguous business priorities with clear and compelling communication and plans to execute

  • Success in creating a welcoming team environment, creating a culture in alignment with Starbucks Mission and Values

  • Bachelor’s degree or 4 or more years of US military experience

  • 5-7 years - Progressive experience in product or brand management

  • 3-5 years - Project leadership in a cross-functional environment

Join us and be part of something bigger. Apply today!

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

We are committed to creating a diverse and welcoming workplace that includes partners with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We believe that enables us to better meet our mission and values while serving customers throughout our global communities. People of color, women, LGBTQIA+, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Qualified applicants with criminal histories will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with all federal state and local ordinances. Starbucks Corporation is committed to offering reasonable accommodations to job applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please contact us at 206-318-0660 or via email at