VP Category Management

Rexall - Mississauga, ON (30+ days ago)

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At Rexall, we are community difference makers. Our hearts skip a beat when we meet talent who sees the bigger picture and wants to make an impact in our communities, our teams, and our business. This means finding even better ways to work, share ideas, and making a material difference in the Rexall journey.

We are leaders in health and wellness and a talent destination for over 7000+ Rexall team members. We are proud to be part of the McKesson family, ranked fifth in the fortune 500. Together, we are defining better health through innovation, service, and living the “ICARE” values. Talk about a dream team!

The road ahead is one of adventure and heart. Are you our next all star?

The Role: VP Category Management

Reporting to the SVP and Chief Merchant. Responsible for establishing strategies based upon Business Unit and Corporate directions. Work with the Merchandising and Store Operations teams to enhance the consumer experience, Rexall’s brand impact and market share. Establish product, service and promotional initiatives to increase sales and enhance banner profitability.

Principal Responsibilities:
Provide overall strategic merchandising direction to our retail stores, including visual presentation, product merchandising, seasonal and brand initiatives, private label placement.
Develop the Category Management team skills and efficiencies. Support the team to ensure key business objectives are met. Provide leadership and oversee the Category Managers’ and Category teams’ day to day activities. Create an environment and passion for exceeding expectations and timelines.
Develop strategies to drive sales, margin, supplier revenue via programs, inventory management and proper product assortment.
Ensure product availability and deliver at retail to enhance the consumer experience, brand impact and market share increase.
Build relationships with internal and external customers in order to better align strategic objectives and consumer’s needs.
Identify corporate brand opportunities and drive Rexall corporate brand sales, with a goal of private brand sales exceeding that of the total category.

University degree in a relevant discipline.
10 years of professional retail management in a multi-store environment, preferably Drug Store product classification. Beauty experience preferred.
Formidable leader and strong team management skill set.
Solid business acumen and effective negotiator.
Communicate and present effectively to internal and external stakeholders.
Sound knowledge of the retail industry and best practices.
Strong strategic, negotiating and critical thinking skills.

The Rexall DNA:
Ready to make an impact- You are mission-driven and want to make a difference

Builds consensus- Your people-first mindset shows in all that you do

Embraces change- You move fast and change excites you

Drives achievement- You are wired to always exceed your personal best

Overcomes adversity- You see the world as glass half full and embrace a good challenge

Trail blazer- You love creating the path forward and being able to shape the future

Fun- You think laughter is the best medicine and your positive energy is contagious

Side effects may include…

A closely connected culture

Competitive compensation, pension, benefits, personal days, employee discounts, and vacation time

Fully utilizing your talent

Professional growth and development via challenging projects and assignments

Warm and fuzzy feelings knowing you have helped your community, your team, the business and social causes through the Rexall Foundation

Are you #ALLIn ?

Rexall Pharmacy Group Ltd. is committed to providing an accessible environment for all of our customers, employees, and job applicants. Rexall Pharmacy Group Ltd. will make available to any selected applicants accommodations and/or accessible formats should he/she require. Candidates are encouraged to discuss any accommodation he/she may need in order to allow for the most effective selection process.