Help us boldly shape retail in Canada
Canadian Tire Corporation’s (CTC) rich heritage of serving Canadians from coast-to-coast dates back to 1922. Our vision is to become the #1 retail brand in Canada by 2022 and we are focused on innovating and making important investments in our business, especially when it comes to our people. To reach our goal, we need the best talent to help us evolve and drive change across the business – and boldly help shape Canada’s retail industry. As we strive to be at the forefront of a complex and vastly changing retail industry, it is an exciting time to join the Canadian Tire family of companies.
Reporting to an AVP, Automotive Accessories the successful candidate will be accountable for delivering the financial plans of their merchandising categories through the development and execution of assortment, pricing and promotional plans.
What you’ll do
Acts as the subject-matter expert for Mobile and Automotive Electronics and develops a broad categorical understanding of its relative consumer trends, competitive & market analysis and CTR store executional nuances and requirements. Financial accountability for category through adherence to predefined CTR strategy objectives and guidelines
Setting & delivering against categorical assortment plans
Planning, execution & delivery of line review process which can include but is not limited to:
Approval of the assortment and pricing plans
Import trip planning and execution
Overseeing timeline delivery
Recommended action plan for item discontinuation and pricing
Define and execute against categorical promotional plans; including promotional item selection & offer to deliver against the plans and financial objectives
Provide content for store education on product/process education
Creating a sustainable pipeline of innovation
Ensuring adherence to CTR promotional and pricing strategies
Develops, mentors, guides and coaches Category Business Analysts by setting clear performance objectives and providing ongoing and timely feedback
Who you are
We are looking for individuals who are:
Creative and courageous, with the ability to manage in an environment of change and ambiguity to help us take bold, strategic moves in this rapidly evolving retail environment
Action oriented, and comfortable taking calculated risks to better serve our customers and business
Outcome focused, critical thinkers with the ability to analyze and visualize, to ensure continuous improvement across our entire business
Collaborative team players with superior influencing skills, who build relationships easily across various stakeholder groups to move initiatives forward
Inclusive leaders who build and develop teams that effectively anticipate and respond to disruption, while consistently delivering strong performance
If you’re curious, ready to take on new challenges and open to doing things differently to help us evolve rapidly, then this is definitely the place to be.
What you bring
3-5 years in Category Management experience and/or progressive growth in a relevant cross functional role
Demonstrated ability to develop and execute business plans and initiatives that will achieve financial performance and operational targets
Strong business acumen skills; demonstrated expertise of retail marketing, consumer trends, and inventory management
Absolute commitment to delivering consumer-focused initiatives; possess superior innovation management skills
Strong people management skills with demonstrated ability to develop others
Superior leadership skills and presence; highly developed sense of accountability, passion and track record for delivering results
Highly effective interpersonal and communication skills; regularly influences and persuades key stakeholders
Post-secondary education or equivalent experience
Ability to travel 2 - 4 weeks per year
About Canadian Tire Corporation
Canadian Tire and its family of companies are boldly shaping retail in Canada and we continue to deliver a positive experience for our customers. As one of the most trusted brands in Canada, our employees take pride in the work we do across the country. It’s more than the iconic triangle that keeps our employees around. From benefits and perks, to learning and development opportunities, to our commitment to Jumpstart – these are some of the many reasons why Canadian Tire Corporation is one of Canada’s Top Employers.
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Canadian Tire is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace for all. We recognize that our future success depends on the perspectives and contributions of all our employees - their diverse backgrounds, abilities and experiences make our business stronger. If you are contacted for a job opportunity, please advise us of any accommodations needed to ensure fair and equitable access throughout the recruitment and selection process. All accommodation information provided will be treated as confidential and used only for the purpose of providing an accessible candidate experience. Automotive
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