Senior Manager, Strategy
City : Brampton, Ontario
Category : Full time
Industry : Business Support
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 highly-skilled and experienced Senior Manager of Strategy to join our diverse team. In this role, you will be responsible for developing and implementing comprehensive strategies that support the Marketing and Loblaw Brands functions to drive business growth, improve brand awareness, and enhance customer engagement. The ideal candidate will possess a strong background in marketing, exceptional critical thinking skills, and the ability to lead and inspire cross-functional teams. This is an exciting opportunity to make an impact on our organization's marketing initiatives.
Develop and implement a comprehensive Loblaw Marketing and Brands strategy aligned with the organization's business objectives
Collaborate with internal collaborators to define key Loblaw Marketing and Loblaw goals, objectives, and KPIs, ensuring alignment with broader business goals
Support the governance model of annual and multi-year plans including measures of success to monitor progress against key critical initiatives
Collaborate with cross-functional teams to align marketing initiatives with overall business objectives
Consult with brand owners on brand strategies
Develop materials for executive-level updates regarding key critical initiatives as required
Keep abreast of industry trends, emerging technologies, and competitive landscapes to identify opportunities for growth and advise on business strategies
Become a trusted advisor to Loblaw Marketing and Brands leaders and their business partners
Role Requirements and Skills Profile:
Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Business Administration, and/or a related field of study
Proven experience in developing marketing strategies in CPG or consulting
Outstanding analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to interpret sophisticated data and insights to drive strategic decision-making
A strategic mentality with a focus on innovation and continuous improvement
Proven track record to lead and inspire cross-functional teams, encourage collaboration, and demonstrate results
Excellent communication and presentation skills with the ability to effectively articulate sophisticated ideas and influence partners at all levels of the organization
Strong project management skills with the ability to prioritize and lead multiple projects simultaneously within tight deadlines
Up-to-date knowledge of digital marketing trends, emerging technologies, and standard processes
Ability to thrive in a face paced environment with experience successfully navigating a sophisticated matrix organization
Inspire change, be confident, resilient and persistent
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.