243 Consumers Road, Toronto, Ontario, M2J 4W8
Take ownership and find more ways to care about our local store owners in a career at Shoppers Drug Mart Central Office / Store Support. Provide great service, specific expertise and actionable advice to support Associate-Owners and their staff in delivering the best health, beauty and convenience services to Canadians.
Why this role is important?
Reporting directly to the Category Director, the incumbent supports all product and financial processes associated with category management and assists in the general administration and management of categories and suppliers. The incumbent maintains the data for the flyers and all supporting documents, data retrieval and analysis for planograms, reviews, supplier meetings.
What You'll Do:
Enters, maintains and monitors all critical information including key sales and financial data to prepare and analyze weekly sales reports.
Completes all required forms including product information form and vendor profile form to ensure all required documentation is complete and accurate.
Works to ensure all data is maintained accurately across SDM CPMS systems.
Prepares and submits worksheets for flyers, various merchandising plans and seasonal spreadsheets to include accurate estimates, sales, deal, retail and shelf life information.
Proofs and edits flyer and other seasonal marketing initiatives to ensure accuracy and make adjustments as required.
Provides support to Marketing Call Centre to resolve issues or concerns in a timely and efficient manner.
Prepares and distributes communications for stores to ensure category information or updates are provided in a timely manner.
Monitors and liaises with relevant departments including, Planogram, Logistics, Inventory and Promotions to resolve issues or concerns in an efficient and timely manner.
What You'll Need:
Greater than one year, but less than or equal to, two years general business or merchandising experience.
Post secondary education with courses in business, merchandising or equivalent.
This position requires a demonstrated level of initiative and judgment in order to organize and prioritize tasks, workload and projects. Courtesy, tact and diplomacy are required in dealing with colleagues in every day working relationships.
Requires an understanding of inter-related work processes to be able to adapt to differing assignments.
Understands the interdependent system co-ordination between SDM systems and processes.
Provides routine information to coordinate the assignments and work procedures of others.
Professional manner, tact, diplomacy and discretion in dealing with vendors and colleagues including senior management.
Draws on a number of known options to solve problems and to develop improvements.
Computer skills to produce effective, spreadsheets, reports, documents and presentations, as required. Database management.
Adaptable to set and prioritize work with varying exceptions. Able to work with diverse personalities and styles.
Communicates with clarity, verbally, via e-mail, in one on one or group situations, or over the telephone.
Knowledge of category management and merchandising practices and principles.
Why work at Shoppers Drug Mart?
Acting as consultants, supporting internal customers and the Associate-Owners, you will get experience unique to the retail industry while working for an award-winning national brand. Benefit from a purchase discount program, competitive pay and online learning through SDMU.
Take ownership of your work and find more ways to care about your work, co-workers, customers and community.
How You’ll Succeed:
At Shoppers Drug Mart Inc. , 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.
Type of Role:
Shoppers Drug Mart Inc. 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.
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.
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