Category Business Manager, Auto Comfort and Baby Accessories
Canadian Tire
Toronto, ON, CA
2d ago
source : PostJobFree

Help us boldly shape retail in CanadaCanadian 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, Auto 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 doActs as the subject-matter expert for Auto Care and Baby Accessories 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 guidelinesSetting & delivering against categorical assortment plansPlanning, execution & delivery of line review process which can include but is not limited to : Approval of the assortment and pricing plansImport trip planning and executionVendor relationship / negotiationOverseeing timeline deliveryRecommended action plan for item discontinuation and pricingDefine and execute against categorical promotional plans;
  • including promotional item selection & offer to deliver against the plans and financial objectivesProvide content for store education on product / process educationCreating a sustainable pipeline of innovationEnsuring adherence to CTR promotional and pricing strategiesDevelops, mentors, guides and coaches Category Business Analysts by setting clear performance objectives and providing ongoing and timely feedbackWho you areWe 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 environmentAction oriented, and comfortable taking calculated risks to better serve our customers and businessOutcome focused, critical thinkers with the ability to analyze and visualize, to ensure continuous improvement across our entire businessCollaborative team players with superior influencing skills, who build relationships easily across various stakeholder groups to move initiatives forwardInclusive leaders who build and develop teams that effectively anticipate and respond to disruption, while consistently delivering strong performanceIf 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 bring3-5 years in Category Management experience and / or progressive growth in a relevant cross functional roleDemonstrated ability to develop and execute business plans and initiatives that will achieve financial performance and operational targetsStrong business acumen skills;
  • demonstrated expertise of retail marketing, consumer trends, and inventory managementAbsolute commitment to delivering consumer-focused initiatives;
  • possess superior innovation management skillsStrong people management skills with demonstrated ability to develop othersSuperior leadership skills and presence;
  • highly developed sense of accountability, passion and track record for delivering resultsHighly effective interpersonal and communication skills;
  • regularly influences and persuades key stakeholdersPost-secondary education or equivalent experienceAbility to travel 2 - 4 weeks per yearAbout Canadian Tire CorporationCanadian 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.#LI-TK1

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