1 Presidents Choice Circle, Brampton, Ontario, L6Y 5S5
The decision to join a company is a big one. We have opportunities for hard working, energetic and reliable people just like you.
Why is this role important?
The Manager, Strategy & Analytics (12 Month Contract) is responsible for developing merchandising strategy for key initiatives within the Discount Division and influencing stakeholders to advance the divisional priorities.
What You'll Do:
Develop and deliver category strategy projects that improve our competitive position and accelerate financial performance
Coordinate the analytics and develop tangible metrics to measure success of projects and ensure tracking against targets is in place
Design and develop program/project presentations to key executive stakeholders throughout the business
Support divisional team by leading the execution of analytics required to support the development of long-term strategy to improve competitive position, sales, and profit
Conduct market reviews and category diagnostics on an on-going basis
Develop methods of applying analytics and embedding them across the division
Develop and lead analysis in support of the divisional annual planning cycle
Lead process for collecting and consolidating data required for periodic reviews with actionable insights for the division on merchandising strategy
Conduct risk assessments to inform on next steps and impacts to goal achievement
What You'll Need:
Minimum 3 years previous work experience required; retail, management consulting, or consumer goods experience strongly preferred
Post-secondary undergraduate (finance, economics, commerce)
Excellent communication skills, comfortable presenting to a room of senior executives
Knowledge of Loblaw systems, data sources, and metrics is an asset
Comfortability with data analytics and the ability to derive actionable insights is required
Experience with analytical tools, such as SAS, R, SQL, etc., would be an asset
Detail oriented and strong time management skills
Independent problem solving, critical thinking, and resourcefulness
How You’ll Succeed:
At Loblaw, we seek great people to continually strengthen our culture. We believe great people model our values, are authentic, build trust and make connections.
If that sounds like you, and you are open-minded, responsive to change and up to the challenges provided in a fast-paced retail environment, apply today.
In addition, we believe that compliance with laws is about doing the right thing. Upholding the law is part of our Code of Conduct – it reinforces what our customers and stakeholders expect of us.
Type of Role:
Temporary with Benefits (Fixed Term)
Type of Contract:
Loblaw recognizes Canada's diversity as a source of national pride and strength. We have made it a priority to reflect our nation’s evolving diversity in the products we sell, the people we hire, and the culture we create in our organization. Accommodation is available upon request for applicants with disabilities in the recruitment and assessment process and when hired.
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