Canada Goose Analyst, Strategic Projects – Operations Full Time in Toronto, ON

Canada Goose

Branch Toronto ON CA

Analyst, Strategic Projects – Operations
Toronto, ON

Leadership ability – able to inspire others to action – both peers and business leaders. Bachelor’s degree in business a relevant discipline….

Position Overview:

Under the direction of the Manager, Strategic Projects, the Analyst, Strategic Projects will support cross-functional strategic and business transformational initiatives as it relates to Operations. These projects fall primarily into two groups:

(1) Global cross-functional strategic projects which require complex project management and coordination. Examples of these projects include launching & moving distribution sites, global footprint expansion, and large process & system developments/deployments (e.g., RFID, WMS, Omni-fulfillment, etc.).
(2) Stand-alone Operations initiatives which require problem-solving skills to realize operational improvements and support the business as it grows. Examples of these projects include operational efficiency/process improvements, and productivity initiatives & deployments.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support the development of the project charter, integrated project plan, staffing resource plan, contingency plan and other project management artifacts.
  • Work hand-in-hand with Manager to lead project stakeholders such as sponsors, vendors, outsourcers/offshore resources (where applicable) and project team members to accomplish project objectives.
  • Develop project deliverables to be used by the broader business upon project completion (e.g., Visio process flows, SOPs, analysis templates).
  • Within projects, provide relevant qualitative and quantitative analysis to support decision-making whether part of a broader program or a stand-alone initiative.
  • Report on projects and develop project status communications to Operations management team.
  • Track project expenses and validate financial forecasts.
  • Field requests from the business to address process gaps or improvements as it impacts Operations.
  • Provide ad-hoc analytical support as requested by Operations leadership.

Experience, Education and Designations :

  • Bachelor’s degree in business a relevant discipline
  • 1-2 years work experience in an operational role or managing projects
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong computer competence in MS Project, PowerPoint, Visio, Word, and Excel

Knowledge, Skills and Attributes:

  • Good planning and organizational skills; attention to detail
  • Ability to manage multiple projects concurrently and multitask effectively
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with multiple, changing priorities and tight deadlines
  • Skilled at negotiating and resolving conflict
  • Ability to analyze statistical and financial reports
  • Demonstrated problem-solving skills
  • Ability to build collaborative working relationships with internal colleagues and external vendors
  • Leadership ability – able to inspire others to action – both peers and business leaders

Working Conditions:

  • Typical office environment – a combination of desk work + active meeting facilitation
  • Minimal travel required (<5%)

We truly thank all applicants for their interest in joining the Goose Team, but only those candidates considered for an initial interview will be contacted.

Canada Goose Inc. is committed to delivering and improving accessibility in employment for all persons with disabilities. Accommodation is available, upon request, in the application and interview process and in the course of all other methods of selection of employees. Successful candidates for employment will be introduced to and trained in respect of all of Canada Goose Inc.’s human rights, accommodation and accessibility polices.

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Toronto, ON, CA
Posted on: 2018-04-04
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