What you’ll do
Act as a key contributor to the financial success of line reviews and vendor reviews through focused attention to procurement dimensions.
Conduct and / or support research, analysis, and recommendations in a number of areas, including : purchase analytics, current purchase mix, supply market reviews, sourcing strategy development, RFI / RFP development, quote / bid analysis, vendor negotiations.
Identify tools, templates, and best practice approaches to apply to supported categories (in collaboration with Procurement Manager).
Develop approaches to increase productivity of Procurement and Merchandising teams.
Use analysis and recommendations based on experience and learnings from other categories to challenge the status quo, providing recommendations to CBM, AVP, and Procurement Manager
Contribute to the team’s overall objectives (e.g. macro cost savings opportunities) by sharing insights and providing recommendations from category projects
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
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
Understanding CTR buying processes (e.g. Line Review) and experience working within a buying team are assets
3 or more years of progressive analytical experience
Demonstrated ability to communicate insights and recommendations clearly and confidently (both verbally and written) to Managers / AVPs / VPs / SVPs
Proficiency in MS Office. Advanced MS Excel and PowerPoint
Excellent time management & organization skills
Works well in a team environment seeks to share best practices, learn from other team members, works well cross functionally
Ability to work with minimal supervision and adapt well to different categories and people (CBMs)
Strong analytical, quantitative reasoning and problem solving skills required
Ability to work within a consistent framework while being able to identify where a category requires a different approach
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.
To learn more about this team and the Canadian Tire family of companies follow 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.
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Sourcing & InnovationOntario-TorontoPermanentFull-time
Jan 13, 2020, 4 : 32 : 00 PM