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The Home Depot Canada

Merchandising Assortment Planner

Location
Toronto, ON
Details
Full Time
4 days ago
Intro Statement
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. Do you have what it takes to make an impact on the world's largest home improvement retailer? Discover what it's like to be part of a team responsible for helping millions of people complete thousands of home improvement projects every year. Search corporate careers today.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+') Closing Statement
    Thank you for applying to The Home Depot Canada. Our careers allow you to "unleash your inner orange" to improve the lives of our customers and yourself by helping them to complete their projects. Please note applications will only be accepted online and only those candidates under consideration will be contacted. The Home Depot Canada is committed to diversity and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
    Category
    Other Management and Executive