Spread Operations Program Lead (Contract)


Contract Position


The job is for a Spread Operations Program Lead at Instacart on a 6-month contract basis. The role involves analyzing data, identifying patterns, and driving solutions to improve efficiency and quality in customer experience and retailer clarity. The Program Lead will also be responsible for overseeing shopper and catalog quality programs and developing strategies for the stability of the Instacart platform.

What you'll do

  • Responsible for leading projects and work streams to meet goals and objectives with a high degree of precision while adapting to unexpected issues and proactively driving solutions
  • Ensure accurate and granular reporting on performance and QA for improvement areas
  • Develop deep subject matter expertise in Customer and Shopper Transactions
  • Create & maintain detailed documentation of operational procedures including regularly auditing current policies
  • Analyze problems logically with a focus on attention to detail while maintaining confidentiality
  • Effectively communicate to cross-functional stakeholders new trends and unusual cases, helping size business impact and gain deep rooted buy-in for sustainable wins
  • Optimize supporting processes through multiple iterations, standardizing to the point of near-automation
  • Research and analyze data using internal and external tools to identify fraudulent activity and understand opportunities to minimize fraud and reduce unnecessary customer impact
  • Partner with internal stakeholders to ensure a high level of compliance, while also developing long-term sustainable solutions.
  • Resolve customer and shopper account issues through timely and effective responses


  • Bachelor’s degree in Math, Economics, Finance, Business or other related field
  • 4-6 years work experience in a relevant field with demonstrated business acumen and a track record of leveraging data for business impact
  • Strong proficiency in Excel/Google Sheets
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively lead projects and work streams from inception to launch
  • High degree of ownership and accountability
  • Strong critical thinking and problem solving
  • Strong communication, writing, and attention to detail
  • Positive attitude and fortitude to work through ever-changing and dynamic operational conditions
  • Ability to resolve critical and sensitive issues quickly in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to operate within a high degree of confidentiality
  • Experience in creating and improving processes
  • Dedication to providing white-gloved customer service
  • Strong understanding of SQL is a plus
  • Willingness to work weekends, evenings or holiday when necessary


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United States - Remote

Contract Length

6 Months


The compensation for this position is not listed.


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