Associate Vice President Product Development, Hockey & Bikes
Ontario-Toronto, CA
3d ago

What you’ll do

The CTC ConsumerBrands Division’s (CBD) mandate is to help build the equity of the CTCportfolio of Consumer Brands by improving the experience associated with theown brand offerings.

Reporting to the Vice President, Product RD andInnovation, the Associate Vice President, Product Development will build and manage a team to drive categoryand assortment architecture, product innovation, design direction and financialperformance for our Hockey & Bike brands.

  • Lead and execute the product design and development efforts from concept to production for all given categories and brands in their portfolio
  • Have oversight of brand business planning,management and overall brand governance
  • Conceptualize andformulate strategic initiatives that further the brand’s annual and long-termplanning objectives
  • Collaborate withsenior management to devise effective short and long-term plans
  • Build, lead and manage a completemulti-functional product development team
  • Collaborate with cross-functionalstakeholders to drive financial performance, product innovation and designdirection of the brands
  • Work closely with the international team todrive the strategy for market expansion and capitalize new global growthopportunities
  • Travel (Domestic and International) to various vendor partners to participate in onsite engineering and manufacturing builds, tooling and design reviews and conduct product capability assessments for future planning
  • Who you are We are looking forindividuals who are :

  • Creative and courageous, with the ability tomanage in an environment of change and ambiguity to help us take bold,strategic moves in this rapidly evolving retail environment
  • Action oriented, and comfortable takingcalculated risks to better serve our customers and business
  • Outcome focused, critical thinkers with theability to analyze and visualize, to ensure continuous improvement across ourentire business
  • Collaborative team players with superiorinfluencing skills, who build relationships easily across various stakeholdergroups to move initiatives forward
  • Inclusive leaders who build and develop teamsthat effectively anticipate and respond to disruption, while consistentlydelivering strong performance
  • If you’re curious,ready to take on new challenges and open to doing things differently to help usevolve rapidly, then this is definitely the place to be. What you bring

  • 10 years ofexperience in a brand and product management capacity with increasing levels ofresponsibility and proven track record of driving penetration and profitablegrowth, specific experience with Hockey categories required
  • Experiencein managing a P&L with financial accountability for product portfolio(s)
  • Experiencebuilding and managing a team, leading the group in support of businessobjectives
  • A creative mindset always on the lookout for newideas, solutions, processes and products
  • The ability to analyzeand prioritize to meet business objectives with a bias to speed and action
  • Superior influencing skills with the ability tobuild relationships and rally cross-functional teams and stakeholder groups tomove initiatives forward
  • About Canadian Tire Corporation Canadian Tire and itsfamily of companies are boldly shaping retail in Canada and we continue todeliver a positive experience for our customers.

    As one of the most trustedbrands in Canada, our employees take pride in the work we do across thecountry. It’s more than the iconic triangle that keeps our employees around.

    From benefits and perks, to learning anddevelopment opportunities, to our commitment to Jumpstart these are some ofthe many reasons why Canadian Tire Corporation is one of Canada’s Top Employers.

    To learn more about this team and the Canadian Tire family of companiesfollow us on LinkedIn.


    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.

    Consumer BrandsOntario-TorontoPermanentFull-time

    Job Posting

    Oct 18, 2019, 8 : 53 : 16 PM

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