Join the most rewarding home improvement retailer in Canada.
Merchandising Assortment Planner (18 Months)
Ontario 7095-TORONTO HEAD OFFICE (STORE SUPPORT CENTRE)
Last Date to Apply: 11/18/2019
Department Name: Corporate Opportunities
Do you want to work in the heart of retail at one of the fastest growing and successful retailers in the World?
Right now is an exceptionally dynamic time for Retail and The Home Depot Canada is committed to being a leader in that transformation. We know that to do this, we need to invest in our retail experience, our technology but most importantly our people. Our Associates’ talent is what has made us the #1 Home Improvement Retailer and what will keep us leading in retail.
At The Home Depot, product innovation and exceptional value is why our customers keep coming back – our competitive advantage. The Assortment Planners are Merchant’s trusted advisers and partners in ensuring that we select the best product at the right price. This analytical team provides Merchants with performance insights and high quality financial reporting to advise them on which items to select in store and online.
What you will do: This unique position is a fantastic way to work with Merchandising leaders and learn multiple categories in a short time. It is a foundational role for any career in retail. In this position, you will develop your analytical, leadership and strategic business skills by:
Providing financial insights
Crafting strategic category and assortment plans
Advising Merchants on ideal product assortments
Working with Vendors to source innovative products
Partnering with several cross functional teams to flawlessly execute
Who you are: We are looking for passionate business leaders with previous planning or analytical experience who:
are driven by results and continuous improvement
collaborate with their team members and have excellent communication and influencing skills
think big by crafting the strategy and understand the details
take the initiative to solve a challenge
focus on providing fact based insights to guide key decisions
are strong multi-taskers that can prioritize to meet business objectives
are agile thinkers that can manage in an environment of constant change
What you have done: You have an undergraduate degree preferably in Business, Commerce or Finance. A Masters of Business and Administration and Retail experience is an asset. You have previous analytical experience and enjoy providing insights from data. You are skilled in Microsoft Excel and Power Point.
Why The Home Depot?
Do you know what makes The Home Depot the largest home improvement retailer in the world? Our people. We do all we can to empower those within the Home Depot to tap into their potential and make a difference where it matters most – for our customers and for themselves.
At The Home Depot, we have 8 core values that drive our culture; Taking care of our people, Giving back to our communities, Doing the right thing, Excellent customer service, Creating shareholder value, Building strong relationships, Entrepreneurial spirit, Respect for all people. While we are a large company, we truly believe in entrepreneurial spirit to compete with the nimbleness of a smaller start up. We empower our associates to innovate and give them the freedom to try new ideas.
**Internals Must fulfill minimum time-in-position (1 year) and performance management code requirements (‘M+’)