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 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 the AVP, Kitchen 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 Kitchen Tools, Bakeware, Food Storage and Canning and develop 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 CTR strategy objectives and guidelines
Setting & delivering against categorical assortment plans
Planning, execution & delivery of line review process : Approval of the assortment and pricing plans, vendor sourcing and execution, oversight of timeline delivery and recommended action plan for item discontinuation and pricing
Vendor relationship management
Define and execute against categorical promotional plans; including promotional item selection & offers to deliver against the plans and financial objectives
Provide content for store training on product / process information
Develops, mentors, guides, and coaches Category Business Analysts by setting clear performance objectives and providing ongoing and timely feedback
What you bring
Proven ability to develop and execute business plans / initiatives that achieve financial performance and operational targets
Strong business acumen skills; highly analytical with demonstrated expertise of retail marketing, consumer trends, and inventory management
Proven commitment to delivering consumer-focused initiatives; superior relationship building skills and operational excellence.
Superior leadership skills with the ability to develop others; highly developed sense of accountability, passion, and a proven track record for delivering results
Strong executive presence with highly effective interpersonal and communication skills; proven ability to influence and guide stakeholders
Advanced MS Office Suite expertise : ability to create and deliver engaging PowerPoint presentations
Ability to travel 2-4 weeks per year