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Business Planning & Strategy Analyst
Location: Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands

At Picnic, we’re revolutionizing the way people buy groceries with our innovative and sustainable app-only service. We do almost everything in-house, developing cutting-edge technologies and processes to ensure we continue to grow rapidly without missing a beat. If you enjoy working in a scale-up environment, using data to create actionable plans, we’re offering you the opportunity to join the team at our Amsterdam HQ and position yourself at the centre of our strategic decision-making.

🥜 In a nutshell

As we continue to scale the best milkman on earth, we are looking for sharp minds that can help us further shape Picnic as we expand across Europe. We are looking for graduate hires in a Business Planning and Strategy role, to develop our strategy and create an actionable plan with the goal of growing our business in the long-term.

Your excellent financial and analytical skills will enable you to analyse Picnic’s operational and financial performance, shaping a future proof business plan and actively work together with a large variety of teams within Picnic on impactful projects. Next to working on projects, we offer you training in both professional basics, such as 'presenting with confidence' and 'impactful feedback', and hard skill workshops, such as SQL and Python training.

Picnic is a highly inspiring environment where you will work with a diverse group of talented and motivated people, with whom you will have lots of fun as well. If you are someone who is structured, pragmatic, self-starting, and responsible, then we’d love to discuss the role further with you!

 

🎯 What you’ll do

You are confident and take ownership of your projects. You use your creativity to go beyond execution and join the collective ambition to continuously improve our business. You are a reliable team player and not afraid of a challenge. You like to work with numbers, but also get energized when working together with teams. You will:

  • Enjoy great autonomy, allowing you to identify challenges, carry out analyses, design solutions and execute them
  • Collaborate with teams across Picnic on high priority projects shaping our future
  • Design and implement leading business processes
  • Work on multiple projects in parallel, which will require you to be adaptable across multiple functions
  • Communicate with our stakeholders on the latest business developments

The team works on projects ranging from detailed expansion plans, partnerships with potential suppliers, attracting financing from some of the world’s most renowned investors and banks, negotiating and large scale infrastructure investments, in the Netherlands, Germany, France and beyond. 

 

About you

  • Master’s degree in Econometrics, Mathematics or equivalent
  • Preferably experience in Private Equity, Investment Bank or Consulting
  • Out-of-the-box thinking and initiative: Hands-on, nothing-is-impossible mindset
  • Curious in nature and passionate about making an impact
  • Excel and data analysis skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills (English)

 

📖 Picnic Perks

Every expert was once a beginner! 

  • You’ll get plenty of opportunities to challenge yourself and grow, including the Picnic Tech Academy, Lunch & Learn sessions, and tailored soft skills training. We also offer free professional weekly language courses.

Make a difference

  • You’ll work in an awesome scale-up environment with the freedom to drive your own projects and create a visible impact. 
  • Our fully electric vehicles and sustainable business model mean you’ll also be contributing to making the world a better place! 

Teamwork makes the dream work

  • With more than 80 nationalities across 3 countries, you’ll be part of a diverse company with plenty of cool stuff to get involved with, from board game evenings to after-work drinks to our company ski trip and more!

You are what you eat

  • You’ll get freshly prepared, healthy lunches and snacks (with plenty of vegetarian, vegan, and halal options). Coffee snob? Don’t worry, our amazing Picnic barista has you covered.

Stay healthy 

  • Mental health is important. As well as having the option to speak with Picnic colleagues who act as confidential advisors, our collaboration with OpenUp gives you easy access to professional psychologists, along with workshops and materials. 
  • There are plenty of sports communities and events to get involved with, from tennis to yoga to climbing! 

Attractive package

  • We offer competitive compensation and a pension plan that looks out for your future self as well as 25 vacation days per year, so you can recharge your batteries 

Work-life balance

  • Where possible, we like to enable people to work in ways that suit their working styles, which is why we have a hybrid-working model. Our teams generally like to have at least one team day per week at the office (the tasty lunch and Barista-made coffee may be a factor), but besides that, it’s up to you and your team.

Benefits for expats 

It can be daunting starting a new job AND moving to a new country. That’s why we offer lots of support for our many expat colleagues, including: 

  • Relocation package: If you join Picnic from abroad, we’ll cover your trip to Amsterdam, sponsor your Visa, and offer you a month of accommodation while you settle in (as long as regulations allow).
  • In the Netherlands, we offer support with your first tax report as well as arranging the 30% ruling.
  • From health insurance to living arrangements to pet passports, there are always colleagues who’ve faced the same challenges and are more than happy to help! 

 COVID-19

We care about your health and wellbeing. As such, we currently support online interviews and remote onboarding (learn more about the process here).

Commitment to equal opportunities 

Picnic is an equal opportunity employer—this means that all decisions regarding applications will be based on qualifications and merit. Applicants will be regarded independently of age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, ethnicity, skin color, civil status, religious beliefs, physical or mental disability, or any other factors protected by law. 

At Picnic, we celebrate and value our differences and are committed to building a safe and inclusive working environment where everyone can be themselves.

Our recruitment process

CV screening

Online test

Phone screening

Interviews

Assessment day

Closing interview

Offer

Apply now!