Manager, Procurement Strategy & Analytics
City : Brampton, Ontario
Category : Full time
Industry : Legal
Employer : Shoppers Drug Mart®
Referred applicants should not apply directly to this role.
All referred applicants must first be submitted through Workday by a current Loblaw Colleague.
Come make your difference in communities across Canada, where authenticity, trust and making connections is valued – as we shape the future of Canadian retail, together. Our unique position as one of the country's largest employers, coupled with our commitment to positively impact the lives of all Canadians, provides our colleagues a range of opportunities and experiences to help Canadians Live Life Well®.
At Loblaw Companies Limited, we succeed through collaboration and commitment and set a high bar for ourselves and those around us. Whether you are just starting your career, re-entering the workforce, or looking for a new job, this is where you belong.
We are seeking a dynamic and ambitious Manager to join our Procurement Strategy, Projects, and Analytics team. In this role, you will take on leading and coordinating a range of exciting initiatives that have a significant impact on our company's long-term strategic plans in the Goods for Resale (GFR) Procurement space. The successful candidate will collaborate with cross-functional teams to define and implement strategic plans and initiatives across all GFR Procurement, and ensure effective communication and collaboration between internal and external partners to deliver innovative solutions and create positive change.
As the Manager, Strategy & Analytics, you will be a key player in driving our procurement team's success by leading data-driven insights, developing, and implementing tools, reports, and processes to support automation, measurement, analysis, and strategic planning for Procurement team. You will work closely with procurement team members to ensure that our strategic initiatives and data tools/analysis are delivered consistently across the team.
This position offers the chance to use analytical skills to build cases based on key data, insights, research, and analysis, as well as exploring innovative solutions to complex problems and working with a team of versatile and dedicated individuals who are passionate about making a positive impact in our organization.
Post-secondary education (university or college) in Business, Finance, Economics, Statistics, or a related field.
3+ years in a retail environment, merchandising, and/or procurement experience preferred
Strong technical skills in Excel and Power Point
Experience with data visualization and analytics tools such as SQL, SAS, Python, Power BI
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to synthesize complex data and information to develop useful insights and recommendations
Excellent communication and presentation skills; able to communicate complex concepts to non-technical audiences
Exceptional prioritization and time management skills, capable of working independently and as part of a team
Highly motivated teammate with high level of professionalism, self-discipline, and resilience
Loblaw 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.
At Loblaw, we celebrate diversity and strive to build a culture of inclusion where differences are embraced, valued, and supported. We are committed to being an equal opportunity employer and encourage people from all backgrounds and identities to apply to our jobs.
Accommodation in the recruitment, assessment, and hiring process is available upon request for applicants with disabilities.
Our commitment to Sustainability and Social Impact is an essential part of the way we do business, and we focus our attention on areas where we can have the greatest impact. Our approach to sustainability and social impact is based on three pillars – Environment, Sourcing and Community – and we are constantly looking for ways to demonstrate leadership in these important areas. Our CORE Values – Care, Ownership, Respect and Excellence – guide all our decision-making and come to life through our Blue Culture. We offer our colleagues progressive careers, comprehensive training, flexibility, and other competitive benefits – these are some of the many reasons why we are one of Canada’s Top Employers, Canada’s Best Diversity Employers, Canada’s Greenest Employers & Canada’s Top Employers for Young People.
If you are unsure whether your experience matches every requirement above, we encourage you to apply anyway. We are looking for varied perspectives which include diverse experiences that we can add to our team.
We have a long-standing focus on diversity, equity and inclusion because we know it will make our company a better place to work and shop. We are committed to creating accessible environments for our colleagues, candidates and customers. Requests for accommodation due to a disability (which may be visible or invisible, temporary or permanent) can be made at any stage of application and employment. We encourage candidates to make their accommodation needs known so that we can provide equitable opportunities.
Candidates who are 18 years or older are required to complete a criminal background check. Details will be provided through the application process.