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GS1 Canada is always ready to consider candidates interested in taking a leading role in assisting Canadian business achieve the benefits of the burgeoning e-commerce revolution.

Associate Product Manager – 1160 – Toronto

Position:

Associate Product Manager

Reports To:

Director, Product Management

Tier:

Staff

Department:

Product Management

Company:

GS1 Canada

Location:

Toronto

Status:

Full time, Permanent

Job Number:

1160

Key Role

The Associate, Product Manager fully participates in the execution of the product management lifecycle for assigned products, including discovery and innovation, new product planning, new product introduction and post-launch product management. This includes: gathering and prioritizing product and stakeholder requirements, making key product decisions or recommendations, defining product vision and strategies, and working closely with other internal functional areas to ensure corporate and stakeholder goals are met.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manages products from ‘cradle to grave’, defining product roadmaps and release plans.
  • Defines roadmap, own the product lifecycle and oversee the product development for new and existing services, applications and tools.
  • Acts as the subject matter expert on assigned products, by providing research, analysis and market data reporting.
  • Manages complex stakeholder relationships, both internally and externally, ensuring stakeholders are appropriately engaged and updated on all relevant projects.
  • Collaborates with execution teams (i.e. PMO) to manage product development and implementation activities for new products, or enhancements to existing products, including needs assessments, and acceptance testing.
  • Develops business cases, project(s) scope, product requirements documentation, product definition including benefits, features and attributes.
  • Develops strategies for new and existing products, including planning and communicating full operational integration.
  • Defines metrics and develops dashboards for product reporting for the team to monitor and assess product adoption.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or Technology program, with preference to candidates with a MBA;
  • Minimum 1 year of software product management experience or related product owner experience delivering internal applications or external Software as a Service (SaaS) in a B2B environment;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, as well as strong problem-solving, team collaboration and presentation competencies;
  • Proven ability to influence cross-functional teams without formal authority;
  • Ability to facilitate diverse customer discussions, negotiate requirements and present recommendation to any level of the business;
  • Proven relationship builder both with internal & external stakeholders;
  • Entrepreneurial spirit suited for fast-paced, results-based environment requiring flexibility to ever-changing needs.

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GS1 Canada is an equal opportunity employer. If selected for an interview, please advise our Human Resources team if you require accommodation due to a disability during the interview and assessment process.

Collections Specialist – 1166 – Toronto

Position:

Collections Specialist

Reports To:

Billing & Collections Supervisor

Tier:

Staff

Department:

Finance

Company:

GS1 Canada

Location:

Toronto

Status:

Full time, Contract (12 months)

Job Number:

1166

Key Role

The incumbent is responsible for contacting Subscribers and attempting to collect amounts that are outstanding and are now past due. This role contributes to GS1 Canada’s success by ensuring that capital (Funding/Money) resources are available and collected in a timely period. Success in this role is measured through the effectiveness of the collection efforts on the old outstanding amounts.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Calling and following up with Subscribers to collect amounts that are past due;
  • Prepare Subscriber account reconciliations analysis and resolve issues as they arise;
  • Assist the Collections team with making collection calls and answering incoming calls as required;
  • Respond to internal A/R requests, from other departments as required;
  • Liaise with third party collections agency as needed;
  • Investigate account disputes and billing discrepancies;
  • Prepare ad hoc A/R and Collections reports as required;
  • The incumbent in this role works with other departments within GS1 Canada on a regular basis, including Industry Support Services, OSG, Industry Relations and Technology;
  • This role could communicate with external parties outside of GS1 including Third Party Collection Agencies.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Experience

  • University degree or college diploma in business administration, economics, or a related field;
  • At least 5 years of extensive experience in Credit, Collections and Accounts Receivable, preferably within industry;
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills, both written and verbal, possessing a high level of problem solving and analytical abilities;
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the proven ability to interact with all levels of staff professionally and efficiently.
  • High level of proficiency in MS Office Suite is required (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc) and knowledge/familiarity of computerized financial systems, with preference given to working knowledge of Great Plains;
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and take responsibility for timely and accurate completion of tasks assigned;
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, ability to set priorities and manage many projects simultaneously;
  • Self starter, team player who enjoys a fast-paced environment;
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and understands when to work with a sense of urgency to resolve issues with subscriber accounts.

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GS1 Canada is an equal opportunity employer. If selected for an interview, please advise our Human Resources team if you require accommodation due to a disability during the interview and assessment process.

Director, Industry Relations - Retail Pharmacy (Bilingual) – 1153 – Toronto

Position:

Director, Industry Relations - Retail Pharmacy (Bilingual)

Reports To:

Vice President, Industry Relations

Tier:

Director

Department:

Industry Relations

Company:

GS1 Canada

Location:

Toronto

Status:

Full time (Permanent)

Job Number:

1153

Key Role

The Director, Industry Relations (IR) Retail Pharmacy positions GS1 Canada to meet sector and community needs for the Retail Pharmacy sector, as well as meet corporate strategic objectives. The incumbent is mandated to build and expand the industry sector, through service delivery and integration. The incumbent will collaborate with and influence key stakeholders to advance GS1 Canada’s Retail Pharmacy penetration. Key metrics for the role may include: increased community knowledge/education, effective campaign design delivery, effective project delivery, sector penetration, stakeholder development, delivery of initiatives aligned with GS1 Canada’s strategic plan, and cost recovery expectations.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Supports the Vice President and Senior Vice President, Industry Relations in identifying opportunity and building the Retail Pharmacy strategy;
  • Establishes, builds, and manages relationships with prospects and existing stakeholders including the various sector board leads (Grocery, Healthcare, Pharmacy) to identify and drive new opportunities as well as engage in incremental services;
  • Secures and executes contract negotiations with existing and potential stakeholders;
  • Collaborates with Industry Engagement team providing strategies and plans to engage vendor community;
  • Participates in preparation for and participates in Pharmacy Sector Board semi annual Board meetings (Back of store categories);
  • Participates in preparation for and participates in the GM/Hardlines Sector Board semi annual Board meetings (Front of store categories);
  • Ensures ongoing understanding of all emerging technologies and services provided by GS1 Canada and elsewhere;
  • Participates in industry and government events associated with related sectors and provides strategic insight to internal stakeholders to deliver and maximize value;
  • Defines strategy for service adoption to reflect product roadmaps by working with internal and external stakeholders;
  • Ensures all project deliverables and milestones are met through collaboration with PMO and internal stakeholders;
  • Assists with the assessment of potential technical partners and assists with a partnership strategies and contracts;
  • Analyses progress against cost recovery targets, updates key stakeholders and influences action as required;
  • Performs various other duties as required.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Experience

  • BA or BSc in Business or related degree with post graduate studies (i.e. MBA) an asset;
  • At least ten (7) years’ experience with a Retail Pharmacy vendor with demonstrated success defining and launching initiatives within a fast-paced, environment;
  • Bilingualism (French & English) required;
  • Experience in business development and account management with large retail partners including contract negotiation experience;
  • Passionate driver with proven influencing skills with the ability to effectively communicate with a wide variety of people at all levels to advance business priorities;
  • Proven leadership skills and achievements that will effectively gain the confidence and support of internal and external stakeholders;
  • Proven organizational abilities with strong attention to detail as well as effective analytical and problem-solving capabilities;
  • Ability to build credibility through experience and a consensus driven approach;
  • Possesses superior communication skills to facilitate discussions with a diverse stakeholder group, influence and negotiate requirements;
  • Knowledge of GS1 Canada’s products and services (gained through internal networks or from a stakeholder environment) an asset.

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GS1 Canada is an equal opportunity employer. If selected for an interview, please advise our Human Resources team if you require accommodation due to a disability during the interview and assessment process.

Graphic Editing Quality Assurance (QA) Specialist – 1165 – Montreal

Position:

Graphic Editing Quality Assurance (QA) Specialist

Reports To:

Team Lead, Graphic Editing QA

Tier:

Staff

Department:

Image & Validation Graphic Editing

Company:

GS1 Canada

Location:

Montreal

Status:

Full time, Contract (12 months)

Job Number:

1165

Key Role

The Graphic Editing QA Specialist will be responsible for the quality assurance of product images in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment. Key metrics for this role may include: image quality, quality knowledge levels, productivity levels, and subscriber satisfaction.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for graphic editing quality assurance by reviewing and approving images edited by our in-house or outsource teams, ensuring the following against image standards;
    • scanned QA attributes are verified within workflow application,
    • image editing quality,
    • image attributes are compliant with service types for final delivery,
  • Assists the e-submission team to validate or complete editing on images provided by subscribers;
  • Understands the workflow of the studio in order to ensure that deadlines are met;
  • Retouches images ensuring a professional result according to standard studio procedures for rush purposes or when required based on volumes;
  • Retouches images captured by Photographer ensuring a professional look result according to standard studio procedures using Photoshop;
  • Collaborates with peers, to identify and solve product imagery issues;
  • Ensures timely completion of all images by volume targets while maintaining high image quality, so that deadlines are met;
  • Constantly tries to find new ways of ensuring quality is balanced with production deadlines and volume;
  • Transfers images for loading to Online system;
  • Resolves editing challenges or communicate issues encountered during e-submission images evaluation process to team lead and deliver to meet deadlines;
  • Reviews and understands Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Experience

  • College diploma or degree in Graphic Design and/or Photography;
  • 2-3 years of relevant experience in photo retouching and pre-impressions;
  • Proven high level of proficiency in Photoshop in a professional environment;
  • Proven experience using color and aesthetic correction on images;
  • French/English bilingualism an asset;
  • Proven organizational skills, possessing a high level of attention to detail;
  • Strong time management skills with the proven ability to work under pressure with tight and changing deadlines;
  • Entrepreneurial spirit suited for fast-paced, results-based environment, requiring flexibility to ever-changing needs.

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GS1 Canada is an equal opportunity employer. If selected for an interview, please advise our Human Resources team if you require accommodation due to a disability during the interview and assessment process.

Product Manager – 1162 – Toronto

Position:

Product Manager

Reports To:

Director, Product Management

Tier:

Manager

Department:

Product Management

Company:

GS1 Canada

Location:

Toronto

Status:

Full-time, Permanent

Job Number:

1162

Key Role

The primary focus of this position is to plan, introduce and manage multiple products and services to meet industry and community needs, meet corporate objectives, and ensure that strategic timelines and revenue targets are met. The Product Manager fully manages the product lifecycle, including gathering and prioritizing market and stakeholder needs, defining the product vision, and working closely with other internal functional areas to ensure stakeholder goals are met.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manages products from ‘cradle to grave’, defining product roadmaps and release plans, conducting needs assessment and setting and measuring product performance KPIs;
  • Acts as the subject matter expert on assigned portfolio, leveraging research, analysis and market data, customer site visits, interviews and surveys;
  • Ensures industry requirements are captured by reviewing feedback from focus groups, customer interviews and workshops, the standards development processes, as well as testing and pilot programs;
  • Develops business cases, project(s) scope, product definition, including benefits, features and attributes;
  • Oversees concept testing, and documents and coordinates feedback from internal and external stakeholders;
  • Develops strategies for new and existing products, including planning and communicating operational rollout;
  • Manages complex stakeholder relationships, both internally and externally, ensuring all industry partners and stakeholders are appropriately engaged and updated on all relevant product plans;
  • Facilitates establishment of product priorities and communicates to solution providers as required;
  • Reviews and analyses product performance metrics to ensure successful execution;
  • Provides leadership to team members, through workload prioritization, support, coaching, development and performance management;
  • Prepares high level sales presentations to stakeholders as required;
  • Performs various other duties as delegated or assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or Arts program; MBA an asset
  • Minimum three years’ software product management experience, ideally delivering Software as a service (SaaS) in a B2B environment;
  • Proven ability to influence cross-functional teams without formal authority;
  • Proven relationship builder both with internal & external stakeholders;
  • Ability to facilitate diverse customer discussions and negotiate true business needs vs. wants;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with strong problem-solving and proven, superior teamwork competencies;
  • Proven high level of proficiency in MS Office is required (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Visio);
  • Pragmatic Marketing or Sequent Learning Networks Certification would be considered an asset;
  • Entrepreneurial spirit suited for fast-paced, results-based environment requiring flexibility to ever-changing needs.

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GS1 Canada is an equal opportunity employer. If selected for an interview, please advise our Human Resources team if you require accommodation during the interview and assessment process.

Project Manager – 1171 – Toronto

Position:

Project Manager

Reports To:

Director, Project Management Office

Tier:

Staff

Department:

Product Management

Company:

GS1 Canada

Location:

Toronto

Status:

Full-time

Job Number:

1171

Key Role

Key Role Working as part of the Project Management Office (PMO) team, this role leads and oversees activities of the CRM, Ecommerce, Supply Chain, Data Governance, Portal, etc. projects to ensure organizational program/project strategic goals and objectives are achieved within approved timeframes, scope and budget.

The incumbent is responsible for the end-to-end delivery of their projects and ultimately responsible for managing scope definition, development of project charters, team development, communication plans, development of budget, schedule and timelines, and, ensuring the project is fully documented and understood by all stakeholders.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for guiding the organization’s data governance and CRM projects
  • Liaises with senior leaders, data manager, data stewards, solution and data architects, business stakeholders and business analysts (process and product) to appropriately align data and information needs to support organizational CRM and data governance goals and objectives, and to establish standards for measurable data quality
  • Plans, schedules and tracks projects, with related cost estimation amp
  • Scope control responsibilities
  • Understands what constitutes an end-to-end, thorough cross-functional schedule
  • Facilitates schedule development by building / leveraging a straw-man plan based on experience
  • Effectively discusses risk areas and conveys impacts and suggestions regarding scope and schedule
  • Integrates information from multiple sources in order to anticipate issues and develops solutions to resolve problems; Identifies, prioritizes and mitigates project risks
  • Manages project-chartering, setup and initiation process
  • Manages the project team, driving motivation, collaboration and performance
  • Tracks short-term project metrics (i.e., schedule variances and customer satisfaction)
  • Provides oversight and control of any external resources contracted to the project;
  • Reviews the projects medium-term benefits (i.e., to support business-case process improvement)
  • Contributes to GS1 Canada’s PMO methodology and efficiency by developing and leading knowledge sharing activities throughout the organization
  • Implements the right-sized Project Management processes for each assigned project
  • Assesses Project Plans with stakeholders to determine resource requirements and delegation of assignments on projects
  • Provides weekly status reports and post-event follow-up
  • Identifies risk and escalates project issues to PMO and Project Owner as required to meet project objectives
  • Ensures a balanced approach is achieved by considering the needs of all stakeholders affected by the project
  • Schedules and oversees projects including all documentation, specifications, and vendor/retailer relations; and sign-offs
  • Ensures that projects are effectively integrated across the organization
  • Monitors quality assurance, customer satisfaction and communicates important issues to Project Management Office management
  • Ensures delivery of projects on time and on budget
  • Conducts project post-mortems for key learning opportunities
  • Creates recommendations from key learning’s and documents into Standard Operating Procedures for PMO
  • Performs various other duties as delegated or assigned by the Senior Director, PMO

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Experience

  • Minimum seven to ten years’ experience in a project management role with preference given to those with data management, Ecommerce, SCM and CRM experience
  • Undergraduate degree in a related field of study (i.e. business, computer science, communications, etc.)
  • Membership in PMI and PMP certification actively in progress
  • Solid understanding of relational databases, design structure, migration, optimization and governance
  • Working knowledge of the Project Management body of knowledge (PMBOK)
  • Proven solid understanding of Project Management and SDLC methodologies with hands on proficiency with MS project and scheduling capabilities
  • Superior analytical and technical ability with strong organizational skills, ability to set priorities and manage many projects simultaneously with competing deadlines
  • Strong interpersonal skills and professionalism to establish maintain and influence collaborative working relationships with stakeholders at all levels
  • Proven oral and written communications skills
  • Positive can-do and take-charge attitude capable of working as part of a team as well as independently
  • Proven ability to influence and lead others in a matrix organization
  • Proven ability to quickly become a subject matter expert and work with a high degree of autonomy
  • Knowledge of current and emerging supply chain technologies and trends
  • The successful candidate will be a natural Project Manager and Leader with the proven ability to learn quickly, and is delivery, deadline and detail oriented, as well as someone who takes ownership for project(s)/programs and is results driven to succeed
  • Entrepreneurial spirit suitable for fast-paced, results-based environment requiring flexibility to ever-changing needs

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GS1 Canada is an equal opportunity employer. If selected for an interview, please advise our Human Resources team if you require accommodation during the interview and assessment process.

Project Manager – 1172 – Toronto

Position:

Project Manager

Reports To:

Director, Project Management Office

Tier:

Staff

Department:

Product Management

Company:

GS1 Canada

Location:

Toronto

Status:

Full-time, Contract (12 Months)

Job Number:

1172

Key Role

Key Role Working as part of the Project Management Office (PMO) team, this role leads and oversees activities of the CRM, Ecommerce, Supply Chain, Data Governance, Portal, etc. projects to ensure organizational program/project strategic goals and objectives are achieved within approved timeframes, scope and budget.

The incumbent is responsible for the end-to-end delivery of their projects and ultimately responsible for managing scope definition, development of project charters, team development, communication plans, development of budget, schedule and timelines, and, ensuring the project is fully documented and understood by all stakeholders.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for guiding the organization’s data governance and CRM projects
  • Liaises with senior leaders, data manager, data stewards, solution and data architects, business stakeholders and business analysts (process and product) to appropriately align data and information needs to support organizational CRM and data governance goals and objectives, and to establish standards for measurable data quality
  • Plans, schedules and tracks projects, with related cost estimation amp
  • Scope control responsibilities
  • Understands what constitutes an end-to-end, thorough cross-functional schedule
  • Facilitates schedule development by building / leveraging a straw-man plan based on experience
  • Effectively discusses risk areas and conveys impacts and suggestions regarding scope and schedule
  • Integrates information from multiple sources in order to anticipate issues and develops solutions to resolve problems; Identifies, prioritizes and mitigates project risks
  • Manages project-chartering, setup and initiation process
  • Manages the project team, driving motivation, collaboration and performance
  • Tracks short-term project metrics (i.e., schedule variances and customer satisfaction)
  • Provides oversight and control of any external resources contracted to the project;
  • Reviews the projects medium-term benefits (i.e., to support business-case process improvement)
  • Contributes to GS1 Canada’s PMO methodology and efficiency by developing and leading knowledge sharing activities throughout the organization
  • Implements the right-sized Project Management processes for each assigned project
  • Assesses Project Plans with stakeholders to determine resource requirements and delegation of assignments on projects
  • Provides weekly status reports and post-event follow-up
  • Identifies risk and escalates project issues to PMO and Project Owner as required to meet project objectives
  • Ensures a balanced approach is achieved by considering the needs of all stakeholders affected by the project
  • Schedules and oversees projects including all documentation, specifications, and vendor/retailer relations; and sign-offs
  • Ensures that projects are effectively integrated across the organization
  • Monitors quality assurance, customer satisfaction and communicates important issues to Project Management Office management
  • Ensures delivery of projects on time and on budget
  • Conducts project post-mortems for key learning opportunities
  • Creates recommendations from key learning’s and documents into Standard Operating Procedures for PMO
  • Performs various other duties as delegated or assigned by the Senior Director, PMO

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Experience

  • Minimum seven to ten years’ experience in a project management role with preference given to those with data management, Ecommerce, SCM and CRM experience
  • Undergraduate degree in a related field of study (i.e. business, computer science, communications, etc.)
  • Membership in PMI and PMP certification actively in progress
  • Solid understanding of relational databases, design structure, migration, optimization and governance
  • Working knowledge of the Project Management body of knowledge (PMBOK)
  • Proven solid understanding of Project Management and SDLC methodologies with hands on proficiency with MS project and scheduling capabilities
  • Superior analytical and technical ability with strong organizational skills, ability to set priorities and manage many projects simultaneously with competing deadlines
  • Strong interpersonal skills and professionalism to establish maintain and influence collaborative working relationships with stakeholders at all levels
  • Proven oral and written communications skills
  • Positive can-do and take-charge attitude capable of working as part of a team as well as independently
  • Proven ability to influence and lead others in a matrix organization
  • Proven ability to quickly become a subject matter expert and work with a high degree of autonomy
  • Knowledge of current and emerging supply chain technologies and trends
  • The successful candidate will be a natural Project Manager and Leader with the proven ability to learn quickly, and is delivery, deadline and detail oriented, as well as someone who takes ownership for project(s)/programs and is results driven to succeed
  • Entrepreneurial spirit suitable for fast-paced, results-based environment requiring flexibility to ever-changing needs

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GS1 Canada is an equal opportunity employer. If selected for an interview, please advise our Human Resources team if you require accommodation during the interview and assessment process.

Software Developer – 1173 – Toronto

Position:

Software Developer

Reports To:

Manager, Software Development

Tier:

Staff

Department:

Technology

Company:

GS1 Canada

Location:

Toronto

Status:

Full time, Permanent

Job Number:

1173

Key Role

The successful candidate is a strong problem solver who takes initiatives and can articulate problems and the solutions to various audiences including both business oriented and technical peers.  He or she will participate in design, documentation, and development of our flagship platform.  Strong analytic skill, perseverance and the ability to work in a collaborative team environment are extremely important for this role.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop web based applications using Java, HTML, and AngularJS.
  • Develop and maintain unit test cases.
  • Review and interpret business requirements into software specifications
  • Maintain departmental and design documentation to ensure it is accurate and up-to-date.
  • Participate in projects to provide technical advice and support for both internal and external clients.
  • Maintain a working knowledge of current & future technologies.
  • Share industry knowledge with peers via periodic technology discussion sessions.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Experience

  • University or college degree in progress in either computer science or engineering.
  • Background in internet development using a structured SDLC.
  • 3 to 5 years’ experience and strong knowledge in developing & supporting websites using: Java, Spring, Hibernate, Axis, Servlets/JSP, JUnit, Ant, .NET, ASP.
  • Strong working knowledge of web service server (WCF/SOAP/REST) and client development.
  • Strong working knowledge with XML\XSLT\XSD.
  • Strong working knowledge with HTML, CSS, JavaScript, AngularJS.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft SQL Server including SSRS and SSIS.
  • Experience of working in continuous integration development environment, particularly with Microsoft Team Foundation Server.
  • Minimum of 3 years of enterprise software or commercial product development experience.
  • Working knowledge of Linux is an asset.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Microsoft CRM experience.
  • Proven ability to work independently.
  • Strong technical and problem solving skills, and the desire / aptitude for continuous learning.
  • Entrepreneurial spirit suited for fast-paced, results-based environment, requiring flexibility to ever-changing needs.

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GS1 Canada is an equal opportunity employer. If selected for an interview, please advise our Human Resources team if you require accommodation due to a disability during the interview and assessment process.

Software Developer, Business Intelligence – 1157 – Toronto

Position:

Software Developer, Business Intelligence

Reports To:

Manager, Software Development

Tier:

Staff

Department:

Technology

Company:

GS1 Canada

Location:

Toronto

Status:

Full time, Contract 12 months

Job Number:

1157

Key Role

The incumbent will work within the Business Intelligence team and is key to the operation of the business. The Business Intelligence team has responsibility for the development, maintenance, integration, analytics and report generation that drives data governance.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Modifies and enhances existing databases for applications reporting, data analysis, audits and marketing campaigns;
  • Develops new Queries/Stored Procedures using a variety of databases: MySQL, MSSQL;
  • Supports existing in-house CRM applications by responding to inquiries, investigating, troubleshooting and resolving software support issues;
  • Builds a strong understanding of application and user requirements to provide input into the implementation phases through SDLC methodologies;
  • Contributes to the effective Data Governance of business data. This includes data quality, data management, data policies, business process management, and risk management;
  • Maintains and enhances current .Net applications and procedures;
  • Develops new applications using Object Oriented programming languages such as .Net and/or Java including analysis, design, development and testing as required (i.e. new CRM);
  • Maintains an up-to-date working knowledge of current & future technologies;
  • Conducts analysis and recommends architectural changes to ensure ongoing product scalability and stability;
  • Performs various other duties as delegated or assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Experience

  • Relevant University Degree/College Diploma (i.e. Computer Science or Engineering)
  • Solid working background in database analysis and software development including:
    • 3-5 years working experience using Object-oriented programming languages developing Enterprise level applications (3-4 years experience in writing advanced SQL using MS SQL Server and MySQL;
    • Strong MS SQL Server stored procedure experience;
    • Strong experience developing robust large web applications using .Net;
  • Proven technical documentation and application support skills with strong attention to detail;
  • Proven commitment and adherence to customer service excellence as well as interpersonal skills;
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills;
  • Strong ability to self-educate, effectively accessing varied learning resources and the desire / aptitude for continuous learning;
  • Ability to work effectively as a team member with limited supervision and as an independent contributor;
  • Entrepreneurial spirit suitable for fast-paced, results-based environment requiring flexibility to ever-changing needs.

In addition to the above requirements, experience with the following would be an asset.

  • Data Warehouse development experience
  • Strong unit testing discipline
  • Retail or Logistics application experience

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GS1 Canada is an equal opportunity employer. If selected for an interview, please advise our Human Resources team if you require accommodation due to a disability during the interview and assessment process.

Vice President, Industry Relations (Grocery) – 1155 – Toronto

Position:

Vice President, Industry Relations (Grocery)

Reports To:

Senior Vice President, Industry Relations

Tier:

Vice President

Department:

Industry Relations

Company:

GS1 Canada

Location:

Toronto

Status:

Full time, Permanent

Job Number:

1155

Key Role

The Vice President, Industry Relations – Grocery works with the SVP, Industry Relations to create sector strategies that position GS1 Canada to meet sector and community needs, achieve cost recovery objectives, and meet corporate goals. The incumbent will be responsible for managing stakeholders at a senior level, participating in strategic planning activities, managing a team mandated to make an integral contribution, interacting and developing relationships with both internal and external stakeholders, and reporting to the organization’s executive on departmental goals, activities, and results.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Facilitates semi-annual Sector Board meetings;
  • Develops and executes stakeholder initiatives, manages communities and working groups, and directs implementation of plans and projects based on identified industry knowledge;
  • Creates and drives the association strategies for the grocery sector;
  • Builds and manages relationships with potential and existing stakeholders to identify and drive both new and incremental opportunities;
  • Secures and executes contract negotiations with existing and potential stakeholders;
  • Delivers change/action plans to increase value to stakeholders and facilitate cost-recovery
  • Collaborates with Industry Engagement team by providing strategies and plans to engage vendor community;
  • Ensures that corporate strategy is integrated with departmental priorities;
  • Manages revenue and expense budgets in alignment with strategic objectives;
  • Participates in budget planning and day-to-day administration of the departmental budget;
  • Participates in industry and government events associated with Grocery;
  • Provides strategic insight to internal stakeholders to deliver and maximize value;
  • Establishes and maintains policies and procedures and goals to effectively manage departmental operations, deliverables, resources, and budgets;
  • Establishes product strategies/roadmaps by working with internal and external stakeholders;
  • Prepares and leads projects to ensure use of best practices and timely delivery of plans;
  • Provides executive-level reporting to stakeholders both internally and externally as required;
  • Collaborates with internal areas (such as Finance, Operations and Marketing) on positioning and pricing to meet cost-recovery goals;
  • Ensures that departmental resources are managed effectively in their work, are provided skills training and development opportunities, and are given timely performance reviews;
  • Ensures thorough understanding among the team of relevant emerging technologies and services;
  • Models the GS1 Canada values and provides leadership to develop and maintain a culture of engagement; and
  • Performs various other duties as delegated.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in a diverse study program (e.g., should also include Business degree Communications, Arts or Computer Science), with post-graduate studies in commerce or business (e.g., MBA) an asset;
  • Minimum fifteen (15) years’ experience in Consumer Packaged Goods experience at a senior level, with specific involvement in sales, category management, retailing, and supply chain;
  • Demonstrated success in defining and launching initiatives in a fast-paced, technology-driven environment;
  • Advanced proficiency with MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Internet, etc.);
  • Demonstrated experience using Project Management methodologies;
  • Demonstrated achievement, at a strategic level, in both strategic and tactical capabilities;
  • Demonstrated success in performing to a high level of satisfaction in a fast-paced, multi-level, project-based environment in which there were tight timelines;
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and achievements in effectively gaining the confidence and support of internal and external stakeholders;
  • Demonstrated ability to develop/execute strategic plans to meet budgets and forecasts; and
  • Demonstrated experience in managing and developing a diverse team of professionals.
  • Excellent organizational skills, strong attention-to detail, and effective analytical and problem-solving capabilities;
  • Ability to effectively communicate with a variety of people at all levels to influence and advance business priorities;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to facilitate discussions and negotiate with diverse stakeholders and audiences;
  • Clear understanding of existing products offered by GS1 Canada;
  • Bilingualism (French and English) a strong preference;
  • Passionate, flexible, and goal driven, with an entrepreneurial spirit suitable for a fast-paced, results-oriented environment;
  • Able to navigate and manage diverse stakeholder groups.

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GS1 Canada is an equal opportunity employer. If selected for an interview, please advise our Human Resources team if you require accommodation due to a disability during the interview and assessment process.

Vice President, Healthcare – 1169 – Toronto

Position:

Vice President, Healthcare

Reports To:

Senior Vice President, Industry Relations

Tier:

Vice President

Department:

Healthcare

Company:

GS1 Canada

Location:

Toronto

Status:

Full time, Permanent

Job Number:

1169

Key Role

As a member of the senior management team with GS1 Canada, the Vice President, Healthcare has demonstrated strengths in developing stakeholder relationships, and advising on strategies to advance the adoption of GS1 Standards in healthcare delivery, medication management and e-health practice.

The mission of GS1 Canada’s healthcare strategy is to speed the adoption of a common system of global standards in health systems in order to improve patient safety, cost efficiency, staff productivity and, ultimately ensure all healthcare trading partners and providers are able to fully operate in an increasingly e-driven reality.

The individual performing this role will have exceptional knowledge of the Canadian Healthcare and Pharmacy System from the point of procurement to patient care delivery, including electronic medical record traceability. This individual will report to the Senior Vice President, Industry Relations (Healthcare Sector), and works closely with other department heads to define the healthcare strategy and work collaboratively to execute associated internal and external requirements. This individual also has demonstrated strengths in team development and building organizational capability to achieve strategic goals. Key Metrics can include: achievement of sector board objectives/milestones, development of a health sector deployment strategy, and membership management, cost recovery targets, degree of sector penetration in relation to targets, as well as team development.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Applies extensive knowledge of the healthcare system and healthcare business operations to develop and implement the healthcare strategy;
  • Engages senior level healthcare trading partners to champion strategy development and implementation roadmaps and guidance support, as well as deployment plans and progress reporting/scorecarding;
  • Facilitates the Carenet Healthcare Sector Board, oversees associated standards and services work groups and committees that deliver board mandates;
  • Develops and maintains relationships with key associations and industry stakeholders and advocates supporting the sector, assesses adoption readiness and deploys effective engagement strategies;
  • Establishes the deployment strategy to advance medication barcoding in healthcare organizations;
  • Establishes relationships and policy recommendations to advance the adoption of GS1 standards within pharmacy practice and governing policies;
    • Align professional practice policy and guidance opportunities through organizations including National Association of Pharmacy Regulators (NAPRA), Canadian Pharmacists Association (CPhA), Canada Health Infoway (CHI), Accreditation Canada and Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP), and respective provincial counterparts;
  • Oversees associated standards and services work groups and committees that deliver Board mandates aligned with healthcare administration, supply chain, clinical interoperability, and e-health;
  • Promotes health system quality and patient safety by educating and creating awareness, facilitating members to drive adoption and implementation, gathering metrics and publishing related research;
  • Creates and delivers strategic planning documentation to facilitate leadership and implementation requirements of the Healthcare team;
  • Consults collaboratively with other department leaders required to deliver stakeholder requirements;
  • Manages revenue and expense budgets in alignment with strategic initiatives;
  • Provides leadership, strategic development, coaching and performance support to the Healthcare team to ensure highly effective team performance and skills growth;
  • Fosters a work environment where employees are highly motivated, hard-working, superior contributors and view GS1 Canada as a career destination;
  • Establishes and maintains detailed policies, procedures, goals and milestones to effectively manage service levels and resources consistent with organizational frameworks;
  • Develops an in-depth understanding of key business drivers and proactively provides ideas and solutions within GS1 Canada to enhance performance through improved stakeholder service delivery, processes and policies;
  • Communicates projected costs and timelines for all assigned projects to ensure execution of projects are on time and within budget to senior executive;
  • Communicates, supports and displays teamwork in all phases of the business, team and partners;
  • Negotiates relevant business contracts, soliciting involvement of other management team members as required;
  • Participates in industry events associated with assigned sectors and provides strategic insight to key internal stakeholders in order to deliver and maximize opportunities;
  • Leads and implements the Healthcare strategy according to Memorandums of Understanding (MOU’s) and protocols, to ensure contracts are signed and delivered upon;
  • Effectively manages external outsource resources in order to align with GS1 Canada commitments and budgets;
  • Performs various other duties as delegated or assigned;

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Experience

  • Preference given to an MHA, MBA or other related post graduate studies;
  • 7 - 10 years related experience within the Healthcare sector, with executive level strategic leadership, stakeholder relationship and direct management experience;
  • In-depth proven working knowledge of the healthcare system with preference given to those within a healthcare institution and/or a shared service (i.e. group purchasing and distribution);
  • Clinical background and/or experience in supply chain is a strong asset;
  • In-depth understanding of the key business drivers that enhance health human performance, patient safety and overall healthcare supply chain and trading partner efficiencies;
  • Proven experience in project management competencies including a high level of working knowledge of project management techniques and methodologies;
  • Ability to articulate and resolve complex project related problems and execute innovative solutions in an environment where multiple and competing priorities are the norm;
  • Proven ability to anticipate potential obstacles and future trends with strategic thinking skills and the ability to put abstract concepts into operational success;
  • Proven ability to interact with and influence the highest levels of management within solution providers, stakeholder communities as well as internal organization;
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form with excellent written, verbal and presentation skills;
  • Strong interpersonal skills, a positive attitude and the ability to thrive in a collaborative environment with multi-disciplinary teams required;
  • Professional designations such as Certified Health Executive (CHE) an asset;
  • Bilingualism (French & English) is an asset;

Personal Attributes

  • Innovation and strategic thinking
  • Problem solving and critical thinking
  • Relationship and customer driven
  • Written and verbal communications excellence
  • Commitment to continued education
  • Influence without authority

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GS1 Canada is an equal opportunity employer. If selected for an interview, please advise our Human Resources team if you require accommodation due to a disability during the interview and assessment process.

Warehouse Labourer & Data Entry Clerk – 1164 – Toronto

Position:

Warehouse Labourer & Data Entry Clerk

Reports To:

Senior Production Coordinator

Tier:

Staff

Department:

Image & Validation

Company:

GS1 Canada

Location:

Brampton (Remote Offsite Team)

Status:

Contract (12 months)

Job Number:

1164

Key Role

Key responsibilities include assisting with receiving, capturing and entering product and case data, including dimensions in a lab environment. The work requires the manipulation of shipping cases in relation with configuration for Planogramming at the case level. The incumbent will also be asked to participate in occasional onsite projects or in-store product audits, and be called to create work orders, data capture and other supporting studio duties. The candidate must have the means and ability to travel offsite. Key metrics for this role may include: meeting deadlines, accuracy and speed, prioritizing & managing workflow.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Gathers and returns products from shelves, warehouse and studio; identify and select;
  • Handles shipping cases using pallets and pallet jacks;
  • Communicates, supports and displays teamwork in all phases of the business;
  • Captures product and case information, including weight & dimensions;
  • Triage of product type to determine registration priority in system;
  • Assist in validation of packaging changes against existing image in system;
  • Assist in creating Work Orders in internal system;
  • Assists in preparing and cleaning products in preparation for photography;
  • Understands and follows standardized operating procedures of the different services and processes;
  • Performs lab product audits, store product sourcing and audits in a timely manner when delegated and required;
  • Performs various other duties as delegated or assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Experience

  • High School diploma and 1 to 2 year’s experience working in a warehouse environment performing various duties;
  • Good physical condition to work multiple hours standing and lifting/moving shipping cases up to approximately 50 lbs;
  • Proficient organizational skills, an ability to work independently with minimal supervision, and an ability to work well with others;
  • Team player who can understand and work within a dynamic and fast-paced environment;
  • Proven ability to meet tight deadlines and take responsibility for timely and accurate completion of tasks assigned;
  • Proven ability to multi task and prioritize work based on variable demands;
  • Detail oriented to ensure accurate and reliable data capture;
  • Familiarity with the MS Office Suite, particularly Word, Outlook, Excel, considered an asset;
  • Entrepreneurial spirit suited for fast-paced, results-based environment, requiring flexibility to ever-changing needs.

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GS1 Canada is an equal opportunity employer. If selected for an interview, please advise our Human Resources team if you require accommodation due to a disability during the interview and assessment process.


In addition to a competitive and comprehensive compensation package, GS1 Canada offers the following for permanent full time employees:

  • Formal Performance Management Cycle
  • Performance Incentive
  • Professional Development Opportunities
  • Group Extended Health and Dental Plan
  • Short Term and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Group Registered Retirement Savings Plan (GRRSP)
  • Lifestyle and Wellness Initiatives and Benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Corporate Social Responsibility Initiatives
  • Employee Recognition Program

GS1 Canada is an equal opportunity employer and we welcome applications from all qualified individuals. Please be advised that only candidates being considered for an interview will be contacted.

We are committed to providing a barrier-free environment to all applicants, including those with disabilities. Throughout the hiring process, we will work with applicants to accommodate accessibility needs.