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Associate Product Manager – 1213 – Toronto

Position:

Associate Product Manager

Reports To:

Senior Product Manager

Tier:

Staff

Department:

Product Management

Company:

GS1 Canada

Location:

Toronto

Status:

Full time

Job Number:

1213

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; MBA a plus
  • 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;
  • Ability to identify mutual benefits, anticipate and overcome challenges, mitigate risks and drive product success;
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication;
  • Proven relationship management skills developed through working across functions and levels with both internal and external stakeholders;
  • Strong collaboration skills, including managing internal and external stakeholders;
  • Ability to facilitate diverse customer discussions and negotiate requirements using a discovery workshop or focus group approach;
  • Pragmatic Marketing or Sequent Learning Networks Certification would be considered 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.

Bilingual Industry Engagement Advisor – 1210 – Toronto

Position:

Bilingual Industry Engagement Advisor

Reports To:

Manager, Industry Engagement

Tier:

Staff

Department:

Industry Engagement

Company:

GS1 Canada

Location:

Toronto

Status:

Full time, Permanent

Job Number:

1210

Key Role

The incumbent in this role is responsible for their allocated Tier 2 accounts and an audience of data providers (manufacturers). This role is a key contributor to delivering critical mass adoption for a specific IMS or data recipient. The incumbent is responsible for increasing adoption of GS1 Canada standards and Industry Managed Services (IMS) by outbound calls, collaborating with the Industry Relations team to support specific data recipients or Service Leads to actively engage and support non-subscribers through the complete IMS implementation. This position is a key contributor to delivering data integrity by enabling data providers to implement the IMS required by their trading partners. Key metrics for this role may include: Cost recovery target, Data provider engagement targets, Service adoption targets, Retention targets, Campaign effectiveness, CRM Updates.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop matrix coverage models for each T2 account and ensure relationships are established and maintained across all departments and levels of the subscriber’s organization, for all standards and IMS;
  • Establish and maintain relationships with specific business process users to effectively promote, convert and implement identified IMS for their Trading Partners;
  • Liaises with distributors, manufacturers, category managers and buyers within an assigned category, data recipient or service;
  • Drives completion IMS including New Item Introduction, Marketing Content, eCommerce Content, Shelf Management Content or Product Recall for example;
  • Based on specific project objectives and business drivers, uses business process and services knowledge to influence industry adoption of specific IMS;
  • Contacts and builds relationships with target data providers to convey value, features and benefits of GS1 Canada’s IMS;
  • Collaborates with defined audience of data providers to ensure they meet their Trading Partner or IMS requirements;
  • Sets appropriate expectations with data providers regarding cost, timelines and work efforts to complete IMS required by Trading Partners;
  • Creates and leverages tools to increase the pace to IMS completion such as implementation checklists;
  • Secure subscription renewals for assigned data providers;
  • Actively monitors and acts on reports to progress data providers through the IMS implementation process;
  • Contributes to reporting of project deliverables for leadership meetings and updates

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Experience

  • Completion of recognized College Diploma in a related field (i.e. Business, Retail Commerce, Supply Chain Management);
  • A minimum of 2-3 year’s work experience, preferably in a customer service and/administrative capacity within the supply chain industry;
  • Bilingualism (French/English) language skills are required for this role;
  • Knowledge of GS1 Canada, Barcoding Standards, GTIN Allocation Rules, and ECCnet Registry an asset;
  • Demonstrated proven high level of proficiency with MS Office suite, particularly Outlook, Word, Excel & PowerPoint;
  • Excellent communication and persuasive skills to interact with internal peers, and external stakeholders;
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, ability to set priorities and manage many projects simultaneously;
  • Creative problem solver with business acumen and an aptitude for process management;
  • Strong interpersonal skills, exhibiting a consistent, positive and approachable manner;
  • Entrepreneurial spirit suited for past-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.

Corporate Controller – 1183 – Toronto

Position:

Corporate Controller

Reports To:

VP, Finance

Tier:

Director

Department:

Finance

Company:

GS1 Canada

Location:

Toronto

Status:

Full time, Permanent

Job Number:

1183

Key Role

As a key member of the Senior Management team, the Corporate Controller will direct the day-to-day management of the financial operations. The incumbent will also on a leadership role helping to guide Audit, Taxes, and Compliance, Board Reporting, Control of Assets, Treasury Management, Finance Policy development, modelling, planning and forecasting and overseeing other activities, including the month end cycle, financial reports, budgets and controls. Aside from strong technical accounting requirements, this role will manage and facilitate budgets and forecasts along with enhanced reporting.

The Corporate Controller is a key contributor for increasing the efficiency and accuracy of the Finance department’s deliverables by performing process re-engineering, initiating and supporting process automation, integrating new process and services within existing Finance processes and coordinating system enhancements in partnership with PMO or otherwise. This incumbent will partner with Finance staff to improve operational effectiveness, act as a change agent to drive risk management and sustainable improvement initiatives across the Finance function, identifying opportunities for improvements. The incumbent successfully liaises with operating units throughout the organization and is empowered to ensure that Finance is a true business partner. Key metrics for the role may include: team leadership & engagement, timely executive reporting, strategic support, audit committee feedback.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provides leadership to a team of finance professionals that delivers cyclical activities such as preparing the monthly General Ledger, reconciliations, Accounts Receivable (A/R), Accounts Payable (A/P), Payroll, Tax Remittances as well as Collections efforts in accordance with company policy & GAAP;
  • Acts as a leadership role model, through coaching, feedback, development and performance management of direct and indirect reports;
  • Partners with VP, Finance to drive and enhance cost recovery and expense monitoring & controls;
  • Provides ad hoc reporting and Executive briefs for colleagues to facilitate decision making;
  • Contributes to strategic planning, supports organizational initiatives and keeps abreast of critical issues;
  • Develops and executes on cash management, investment and collections strategies;
  • Leads tax compliance and audit reporting;
  • Creates and manages budgets for the organization and provides regular reporting on cost recovery targets;
  • Continuously seeks opportunities for business process improvement;
  • Implements appropriate controls to safeguard assets and mitigate risks;
  • Leads the financial auditing processes, including review of document preparation and schedules for the annual financial audit and intermittent audits pertaining to government funding and year-end closing processes. Ensures all recommendations from audits are implemented as needed ensuring audit compliance, and systems and data integrity;
  • Develops efficient and effective financial policies and procedures and ensures adherence to support internal controls;
  • Seeks opportunities to evaluate, design, implement, improve and further automate the finance systems and functions;
  • Supports departmental participation in cross functional projects.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Experience

  • Professional accounting designation, such as CPA, is required;
  • At least 10 years’ experience in finance, with at least 5 years’ experience leading a finance function at a management level;
  • In-depth understanding of the key business drivers and Finance Operations that enhance performance, planning, analysis, and financial operations services;
  • Superior analytical and reporting skills combined with strong collaboration and influencing abilities;
  • Proven organizational abilities with strong attention to detail as well as effective analytical and problem-solving capabilities;
  • Previous proven successes working in a fast-paced, multi-level, project-based environment with emphasis on tight timelines and delivery;
  • Capacity to manage and deliver multiple priorities to competing and sometimes conflicting commitments quickly and effectively;
  • Excellent communication skills, oral, written and presentation;
  • Proven strong systems skills and knowledge of Great Plains or a similar Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system;
  • Proven superior MS Office skills;
  • Not for Profit experience and Bilingualism (French & English) 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.

Corporate Collections Associate – 1184 – Toronto

Position:

Corporate Collections Associate

Reports To:

Billing & Collections Supervisor

Tier:

Staff

Department:

Finance

Company:

GS1 Canada

Location:

Toronto

Status:

Full time, Contract (12 months)

Job Number:

1184

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.

Data Analyst – 1205 – Toronto

Position:

Data Governance Analyst

Reports To:

Manager, Data Governance & Data Analysis

Tier:

Staff

Department:

Data Governance & Service Optimization

Company:

GS1 Canada

Location:

Toronto

Status:

Full time (Contract, 12 months)

Job Number:

1205

Number of Roles:

2

Key Role

The Data Analyst will be a key member in the development and maintenance of all facets of reporting and data analysis to assist Industry Managed Service team leads with subscriber and service level reporting. Key metrics for this role may include: Timeliness of reporting, data quality and integrity.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Principally responsible for interpreting large datasets, formulating reports and providing recommendations based upon findings;
  • Work with management and department leads, to derive business reporting requirements, identify criteria and develop report logic to create analysis as new analytic requests arise;
  • Evaluate business requirements gathered from multiple sources and identify underlying business needs;
  • Support data integrity through report generation and analysis from various internal databases as required (i.e. CRM, ECCnet Registry and Item Centre);
  • Assist with conducting full lifecycle data analysis and evolving analysis and reporting capabilities;
  • Responsible for importing, cleaning, transforming, validating and modeling data as needed, with the purpose of understanding and drawing conclusions;
  • Identify data quality issues and assist in the development of continuous improvement initiatives that are derived from reporting and analytics;
  • Monitor performance and quality control plans to identify improvements;
  • Collaborate with Technology’s Business Intelligence (BI) reporting group to request new reports and data extracts, and to optimize and improve existing reports;
  • Responsible for standardizing report outputs and request intakes; by documenting criteria and application, and implementing consistent format and data integrity methodologies;
  • Document and maintain procedures for data management and cyclic reporting;
  • Ensure ongoing understanding of relevant emerging technologies and services provided by GS1 Canada.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Experience

  • University degree in business or a related area of study, with a focus on problem solving, analytics/mathematics and critical thinking;
  • A minimum of 2-3 year’s work experience, preferably in data management/analysis, with;
  • Strong background in business intelligence (BI) and familiarity with master data management;
  • Ability to analyze, understand and effectively communicate/confirm business reporting requirements, technical design and implementation;
  • Displays passion and optimism; inspires respect and trust; exhibits confidence in self and others;
  • Demonstrated ability to interact with external and internal contacts in a professional and efficient manner;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; ability to positively influence others to promote engagement and commitment;
  • Strong organizational focus, with demonstrated analytical, problem solving and planning skills;
  • Ability to work at a detailed level and quickly learn business application-specific details;
  • Demonstrated and proven high level of proficiency with MS Office (Excel, Outlook, Word, and PowerPoint) with preference given to those with advanced expertise in Excel and familiarity with MS Access;
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Dynamic CRM would be an asset;
  • Exposure to MSSQL database and familiarity with SQL programs would also be beneficial;
  • Proven ability to work on multiple projects, multitask and prioritize in a fast-paced environment;
  • 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.

Data Governance Analyst – 1203 – Toronto

Position:

Data Governance Analyst

Reports To:

Manager, Data Governance & Data Analysis

Tier:

Staff

Department:

Data Governance & Service Optimization

Company:

GS1 Canada

Location:

Toronto

Status:

Full time, Contract (12 months)

Job Number:

1203

Key Role

The Data Governance Analyst, reporting to the Director, Data Governance & Service Optimization, works with multiple departments to capture, document, analyse, facilitate resolution and track data requirements.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Recognizes the data requirements for enterprise data throughout the entire lifecycle;
  • Troubleshoots data integrity issues and develop mitigation plans;
  • Develops and provide user expertise to all cross functional partners;
  • Assists with new initiatives and projects by understanding impacts on data constraints, data flow and business requirements;
  • Conducts numerous data conversion activities and facilitate data cleansing, collection and processing for new initiatives;
  • Collaborates with cross functional business units to determine data requirements and help meet needs while adhering to master data necessities;
  • Develops and reports on the health of master data for stakeholders;
  • Collects and monitor data to ensure compliance and integrity for all organizational records;
  • Ensures that data governance guidelines are followed and that the needs of each business unit are met;
  • Develops and manages data standards and policies supported through data quality reports;
  • Develops and maintains metrics to support status reporting.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Experience

  • Successful completion of a four-year undergraduate degree in an applicable field, preferably Computer Science, Engineering, Information Technology, Statistics, or, equivalent experience in applicable fields;
  • 1 to 2 years work experience relative to analytics, managing data and working with large and sometimes ubiquitous data file;
  • Process thinker with knowledge of data modelling is a benefit;
  • Advanced level of proficiency in Excel, with preference given to candidates with working knowledge of MS Access;
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Dynamic CRM an asset;
  • Ability to coordinate multiple priorities and handle competing demands under strict deadlines;
  • Ability to work at a detailed level and quickly learn business application-specific details;
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to extrapolate pertinent information from various sources (reports and spreadsheets) and analyse data for recommendations;
  • Proven high level of proficiency with MS Office suite (Word, Visio & PowerPoint, etc.);
  • 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.

Director, Industry Relations – 1208 – Toronto

Position:

Director, Industry Relations

Reports To:

Senior Vice President, Industry Relations

Tier:

Director

Department:

Industry Relations

Company:

GS1 Canada

Location:

Toronto or Montreal

Status:

Full time, Permanent

Job Number:

1208

Key Role

As a Director, Industry Relations, the incumbent will work with the Industry Relations and Industry Engagement teams to develop and execute strategies to meet sector and community needs, achieve cost recovery objectives and meet corporate goals. The successful candidate will collaborate with and influence key stakeholders within stakeholder organizations (data recipients and data providers) to advance GS1 Canada’s sector penetration through usage of our Industry Managed Solutions. Key metrics for the role will include: achievement of cost recovery budget, increased community knowledge/education, effective project delivery, sector penetration, stakeholder development, delivery of initiatives aligned with GS1 Canada’s strategic plan.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develops a deep understanding of and documents the standard operating procedures for the various business use cases relevant to GS1 Canada’s Industry Managed Services for the stakeholders assigned.
  • Collaborates with IR team to develop Best Practice guidelines to share with external stakeholders
  • Develops and leads execution of stakeholder strategies to build adoption of and support for GS1 Canada’s existing IMS and pertinent product roadmaps; includes but not limited to Stakeholder workshop development and facilitation and Stakeholder Dashboard integration and management
  • Understands and successfully articulates the value proposition for each IMS to external stakeholders and is able to handle questions / challenges as well as is able to consult on best practice.
  • Establishes, builds, and manages cross-functional relationships with assigned stakeholders to identify and drive new opportunities as well as engage in incremental services;
  • Secures and executes contract negotiations with existing and potential stakeholders;
  • Analyzes progress against cost recovery targets, updates key stakeholders and influences action as required;
  • Ensures all project deliverables and milestones are met through collaboration with PMO, Product Management and Operations teams;
  • Trains Data Recipients / Retailers on IMS utilization with their organizations;
  • Participates in Sector board preparation meetings; initiating and completing deliverables as identified by the VP / SVP;
  • 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;
  • Demonstrates leadership and works collaboratively within the Industry Relations team and with all internal cross functions to reinforce the culture and values of GS1 Canada
  • Performs various other duties as required;

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree, post graduate studies (i.e. MBA) is an asset;
  • At least ten (10) years’ experience with a Sales / Supply Chain / Logistics / Solution Provider with demonstrated success defining and launching initiatives within a fast-paced, environment; a background in retailing, foodservice, distribution and/or account management is an asset;
  • 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;
  • Previous proven successes working in a fast-paced, multi-level, project-based environment with emphasis on tight timelines and delivery;
  • Proven organizational abilities with strong attention to detail as well as effective analytical and problem-solving capabilities;
  • Possesses superior communication skills to facilitate discussions with a diverse stakeholder group, influence and negotiate requirements;
  • Ability to build credibility through experience and a consensus driven approach;
  • Knowledge of GS1 Canada’s products and services (gained through internal networks or from a stakeholder environment) an asset;
  • Bilingualism (French & English) 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.

Director, Industry Relations - Healthcare Pharmacy – 1198 – Toronto

Position:

Director, Industry Relations - Healthcare Pharmacy

Reports To:

Sr. Vice President, Industry Relations

Tier:

Director

Department:

Industry Relations

Company:

GS1 Canada

Location:

Toronto

Status:

Full time, Permanent

Job Number:

1198

Key Role

The Director, Industry Relations (IR) Healthcare Pharmacy positions GS1 Canada to meet sector and community needs for the Healthcare Pharmacy sector, as well as meet corporate strategic objectives. The incumbent is mandated to build and expand the sector, through standards and service delivery and integration. The incumbent will collaborate with and influence key stakeholders to advance GS1 Canada’s 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.

The mission of GS1 Canada’s healthcare strategy is to speed the adoption of a common system of global standards in health systems to improve patient safety, cost efficiency, staff productivity and, ultimately ensure all healthcare trading partners and providers can 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.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Supports the Senior Vice President, Industry Relations in identifying opportunity and building the Healthcare Pharmacy strategy;
  • Applies extensive knowledge of the pharmacy system and business operations to develop and implement the healthcare pharmacy strategy;
  • Establishes, builds, and manages relationships with prospects and existing stakeholders including the various sector board leads (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;
  • Establishes the deployment strategy to advance medication barcoding in healthcare organizations;
  • Aligns 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;
  • Participates in preparation for and participates in Pharmacy Sector Board semi-annual Board meetings;
  • Participates in preparation for and participates in the Carenet Healthcare Sector Board
  • Ensures ongoing understanding of all emerging technologies and services provided by GS1 Canada and elsewhere;
  • Oversees associated standards and services work groups and committees that deliver Board mandates aligned with healthcare administration, supply chain, clinical interoperability, and e-health;
  • 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;
  • 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;
  • 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 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 five (5) years’ experience with a Pharmacy organization with demonstrated success defining and launching initiatives within a fast-paced, environment;
  • Bilingualism (French & English) an asset;
  • Experience in business development and/or account management including contract negotiation experience;
  • Passionate driver with proven influencing skills and 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;
  • 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.

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.

Director, Public Affairs – 1212 – Toronto

Position:

Director, Public Affairs

Reports To:

Senior Vice President, Industry Relations

Tier:

Director

Department:

Public Affairs

Company:

GS1 Canada

Location:

Toronto

Status:

Full time, Permanent

Job Number:

1212

Key Role

The Director, Public Affairs has proven success managing relationships with stakeholders, identifying business development opportunities and promoting organizational interests with governments and external organizations in existing and new sectors. This role will involve both strategic and tactical operational planning, development, evaluation, coordination and implementation of public affairs activities. The Director, Public Affairs is responsible for ensuring departmental strategy and operations are aligned with core business objectives and carrying out a government relations strategy based on four pillars:

  • Raise GS1 Canada’s profile with government and industry stakeholders
  • Generate regular, active consultation and engagement by governments and industry stakeholders by becoming the recognized authority in Canada for supply chain and e-commerce practices
  • Secure government commitment to partnership in appropriate areas
  • Identify and secure funding for industry projects.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develops, manages and implements a national public affairs plan for GS1 Canada to continuously raise the level of awareness amongst key external stakeholders, including governments, of the value of engagement with GS1 Canada and implementation of global GS1 supply chain standards;
  • Identifies opportunities to secure government funding in support of corporate and Board priorities;
  • Works with internal and external stakeholders to develop and advance funding proposals;
  • Manages Public Affairs team by translating departmental and organizational strategies into action plans to ensure day-to-day operation, establishing performance goals, objectives and individual development plans for direct reports;
  • Conducts research and analysis and synthesizes information collected from various internal and external sources, (i.e. government policies, think tank reports, stakeholder publications) in order to drive and enable GS1 Canada’s external relations, government relations, and policy activities;
  • Identifies opportunities to build strategic alliances with industry stakeholders in order to advance core industry and board priorities;
  • Develops a strong understanding of industry and board priorities to identify opportunities for GS1 Canada engagement and influence in these areas; advises GS1 Canada executives of opportunities and supports communication of opportunities to board members, where applicable;
  • Consults collaboratively with other department leaders to ensure stakeholder requirements are delivered;
  • 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;
  • Manages the development of a range of strategic communications products in a variety of formats (i.e. speaking notes, briefing materials, presentations, reports, Q&As, backgrounders, etc.) for both internal and external audiences to compellingly to support Public Affairs activities;
  • Develops and implements strategic communications plans and programs designed to inform stakeholders, industry and government of GS1 Canada initiatives to drive strategic partnerships;
  • Communicates, supports and displays teamwork in all phases of the business, team and partners.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Experience

  • Undergraduate degree preferably in political science, public policy, business administration or related field;
  • Advanced / specialized knowledge gained through 7-10 years related work experience, including 3 years’ experience in managing/coordinating the work of others, or an equivalent combination of education/experience;
  • Advanced knowledge of government and political environment, and proven ability to establish relations with key officials and influencers;
  • Proven superior writing and presentation skills;
  • Proven ability to develop and submit funding proposals;
  • Excellent and proven strategic influencing skills with the ability to effectively communicate with a wide variety of people at different levels to advance business priorities;
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form;
  • Proven ability to multi-task and prioritize multiple projects/initiatives in a deadline-driven environment;
  • Capacity to make recommendations and decisions necessary for long-range plans;
  • 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, stakeholders and government as well as internal to the organization;
  • Proven superior analytical skills to assess and assimilate a good deal of information dealing with a variety of issues and subjects;
  • High level of proficiency with MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Internet, etc);
  • Strong interpersonal skills, a positive attitude and the ability to thrive in a collaborative environment with multi-disciplinary teams;
  • Bilingualism (French/English) is an asset;
  • Entrepreneurial spirit suited for fast paced, results based environment and requiring flexibility to 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.

Senior Director, Industry Relations – Healthcare Pharmacy – 1199 – Toronto

Position:

Senior Director, Industry Relations – Healthcare Pharmacy

Reports To:

Sr. Vice President, Industry Relations

Tier:

Senior Director

Department:

Industry Relations

Company:

GS1 Canada

Location:

Toronto

Status:

Full-time, Permanent

Job Number:

1199

Key Role

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

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

The individual performing this role will be a licensed pharmacist with 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.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Supports the Senior Vice President, Industry Relations in identifying opportunity and establishing the Healthcare Pharmacy strategy;
  • Provides pharmacy practice and pharmacy system subject matter expertise to internal team and GS1 stakeholder community;
  • Applies extensive knowledge of the pharmacy system, health informatics and business operations to develop and implement the healthcare pharmacy strategy;
  • Represents GS1 Canada on pharmacy sector committees and workgroups aimed at ensuring adoption of GS1 standards is imbedded in pharmacy policy, systems and procedures;
  • Establishes, builds, and manages relationships with prospects and existing stakeholders including the various sector board leads (Healthcare, Pharmacy) to identify and drive new opportunities as well as engage in standards adoption and 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;
  • Establishes the education and scalable deployment strategy to ensure GS1 compliance components of the NAPRA guidelines are met, and overall medication barcoding in healthcare organizations;
  • Aligns 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;
  • Preparation for and participates in Pharmacy Sector Board semi-annual Board meetings;
  • Participates in preparation for and participates in the Carenet Healthcare Sector Board
  • Ensures ongoing understanding of all emerging technologies and services provided by GS1 Canada and elsewhere;
  • Oversees associated standards and services work groups and committees that deliver Board mandates aligned with healthcare administration, supply chain, clinical interoperability, and e-health;
  • 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;
  • 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;
  • 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 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

  • Licensed pharmacist is required;
  • BA or doctor of pharmacy degree (i.e. MBA) required;
  • Professional designations such as Certified Health Executive (CHE), Canadian Pharmacists Association (CPhA) an asset;
  • At least five (5) years’ experience with a Pharmacy organization with demonstrated success defining and launching initiatives within a fast-paced, environment;
  • Bilingualism (French & English) an asset;
  • Health Informatics experience an asset;
  • Experience in business development and/or account management including contract negotiation experience;
  • Passionate driver with proven influencing skills and 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;
  • 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 during the interview and assessment process.

Senior Manager, Human Resources – 1211 – Montreal

Position:

Senior Manager, Human Resources

Reports To:

Senior Director, Human Resources and Corporate Education

Tier:

Senior Manager

Department:

Human Resources

Company:

GS1 Canada

Location:

Montreal

Status:

Full-time, Permanent

Job Number:

1211

Key Role

Leading a small, cross-functional Human Resources team, the Senior Manager, Human Resources (HR) works with a team of dedicated professionals to develop a high impact HR organization that supports employees at all levels. At GS1 Canada, the Montreal based Senior Manager will oversee all employee relations, performance management, employee engagement, retention, and recruiting matters pertaining to the Montreal office. They will also support the Toronto based team through collaboration on projects and vacation coverage. This role will report directly to the Senior Director, Human Resources & Corporate Education.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Act as a single point of the contact for employees and managers.
  • Manage all aspects of employee relations including investigations and terminations.
  • Ensure the GS1 Values and Corporate Culture are translated for the Montreal team including supporting the delivery of corporate engagement activities and town halls.
  • Proactively support the delivery of HR Processes and programs within their assigned areas of the business.
  • Represent the Montreal teams in creating a consistent HR experience, accommodating cultural and legal differences unique to Quebec.
  • Build a strong business relationship with the internal client.
  • Actively identify gaps, propose and implement changes necessary to cover risks.
  • Facilitate the management team to bring best solutions for employees.
  • Act as a performance improvement driver and provoke positive changes in the people management.
  • Track and report on budget expenses related to Human Resources management.
  • Contribute to the development of policies and best practices for Human Resources programs and services, conducting research, gathering information and expertise from relevant sources and providing comprehensive reports and recommendations consistent with the mandate and objectives of the HR Strategy.
  • Participate in HR program development, implementation, audits and changes.
  • Facilitate succession planning and talent management conversations within their departments.
  • Support leaders throughout the full life-cycle recruiting process and develop a new recruitment strategy.
  • Ensure the synergy of recruiting and hiring programs with the talent and training needs of the organization.
  • Provide analysis, market research, and recommendations on compensation practices such as salary administration, group benefits, and other rewards and recognition programs including performance review process and pay equity compliance and administration.
  • Partner with business leaders to act on insights gained from analysis of HR metrics and ensure people plans are executed as agreed.
  • Responsible for delivering HR metrics to the leadership teams.
  • Manage administration and communication of benefit programs, policies and procedures including GRRSP, STD & LTD, group benefits, EAP etc., and liaises with group benefit carriers to resolve employee concerns; Measures usage and the effectiveness of these programs.
  • Execute on all major annual and ad-hoc HR programs/initiatives, acting where needed as Project Manager.
  • Provide consulting and coaching services to employees as well as leaders within the business on people management topics.
  • Facilitate conflict resolution that promotes a positive work environment and is viewed as objective, confidential and professional.
  • Provide HR guidance on all employee relations and terminations occurring and ensuring consistency of respect for the individual, performance management practice, documentation and legislative requirements. 
  • Maintain awareness of emerging HR trends and thought leadership and apply knowledge in the business.
  • Challenge the organizational structure of the internal client and propose changes.
  • Provide coaching and advice to management on a broad range of people related matters.
  • Ensure policy adherence and documentation for all stages of the employee life cycle.
  • Prepare and develop communications to promote HR programs and initiatives (i.e. presentations, how-to-guides, announcements).
  • Work with the translation team to ensure proper French/English translation.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Experience

  • Completion of post secondary education (College or University) specializing in Human Resource Management.
  • Attained CHRP designation.
  • 8-10 years  experience in a generalist role with a focus on retention and recruitment, employee relations, talent management, compensation and salary administration in a customer focused environment.
  • Bilingualism (French & English) required.
  • Knowledge of relevant labour codes and labour law requirements in Quebec and Ontario.
  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office suite including Word, Power Point, Excel, Outlook, and Visio.
  • Proven proficiency in human resources applications preferably ADP’s, Workforce now (WFN).
  • Strong interviewing and assessment skills, including behavioural interviewing and the ability to drive and manage recruitment projects.
  • Proven presentation and group facilitation experience.
  • Payroll and benefits processing experience and education an asset.
  • Demonstrated success in delivering employee programs that impact and improve the success of the organization/department.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of workplace and employment legislation.
  • Proven ability to take initiative with little to no supervision.
  • Proven ability to develop and maintain strong business relationships at all levels within an organization.
  • Proven interpersonal and administrative skills with a focus on quality service and attention to detail.
  • Ability to speak clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations.
  • Demonstrated commitment to company Core Values.
  • Working knowledge of Project Management methodologies 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.

Software Developer – 1188 – Toronto

Position:

Software Developer

Reports To:

Vice President, Software Development

Tier:

Staff

Department:

Technology

Company:

GS1 Canada

Location:

Toronto

Status:

Full time, Contract 11 months

Job Number:

1188

Key Role

The Software Developer primarily focuses on building Java based software applications to fulfil the business and end-user needs. This includes analysing, documenting, and modifying software specifications throughout the production lifecycle. The developer will need to have good understanding of development concepts. The developer will also investigate software errors in a timely and accurate fashion and provide status reports where required.

Duties and Responsibilities

Strategy & Planning

  • Collaborate with other developers in developing new components and enhancements to existing software application portfolio;
  • Responsible for planning own tasks and schedule of the software development life cycle (SDLC) for a variety of projects with input from manager and/or project leads;
  • Assist in the preparation and documentation of software artifacts such as technical specifications;
  • Participate in SCRUM, sprint planning and other agile methodology activities.

Operational Management

  • Write, translate, code, and test software applications according to requirements and specifications;
  • Analyze and run tests on new and existing components to correct errors, determine areas for improvement, and general debugging;
  • Collaborate with QA team to analysis test results and determine the solutions to problem areas;
  • Participate in deployment preparation and transition to Technical Support and Operations;
  • Assist Manager, Team Lead, and Technical Support in resolving problems with software applications, systems, and platforms;
  • Participate in projects to provide technical support for both internal and external clients;
  • Maintain a working knowledge of current & future technologies and awareness of industry trends;
  • Share industry knowledge with peers via periodic technology discussion sessions.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Experience

Knowledge & Experience

  • University or college degree in progress in either computer science or engineering;
  • 3-5 years experience and strong knowledge in developing & supporting websites using: Java, Spring, Hibernate, Axis, Servlets/JSP, JUnit, Ant, .NET, ASP;
  • Working knowledge of web service server (WCF/SOAP/REST) and client development;
  • Working knowledge with XML/XSLT/XSD/JSON;
  • Good understanding software security;
  • Experience working with enterprise applications;
  • Hands on experience with integrated development environments such as Eclipse, Visual Studio;
  • Understanding of continuous integration development environment, particularly with Microsoft Team Foundation Server, Jenkins;
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft SQL Server including SSRS and SSIS;
  • Working knowledge of object relational model concepts;
  • Solid working knowledge of current Internet technologies;
  • Hands on software troubleshooting experience;
  • Experience with all phases of SDLC and the agile methodology;
  • Experience with communicating to non-technical audience.

Personal Attributes

  • Flexible and adaptable in regards to learning and understanding new technologies;
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills;
  • Strong interpersonal skills;
  • Proven ability to investigate software related issues and general problem solver;
  • Highly logical;
  • Highly self-motivated;
  • Proven analytical problem solving abilities;
  • Ability to effectively organize and perform tasks in a high-pressure environment;
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment;
  • Emphasize on quality, process, and iterative improvements.

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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 – 1206 – 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:

1206

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, 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.


En plus de notre programme de rémunération et d’avantages sociaux concurrentiel et complet, les employés à temps plein de GS1 Canada bénéficient des programmes suivants :

  • Système de cycle de gestion du rendement
  • Primes incitatives de rendement
  • Possibilités de perfectionnement professionnel
  • Régime collectif de soins complémentaires et de soins dentaires
  • Assurance invalidité à court et à long terme
  • Régime enregistré d’épargne-retraite (REER) collectif
  • Initiatives de conciliation travail/vie personnelle et programmes de mieux-être
  • Programme d’aide aux employés (PAE)
  • Programme de recommandation d’employés
  • Initiatives de responsabilité sociale d’entreprise
  • Programme de reconnaissance des employés

GS1 souscrit au principe d’égalité d’accès à l’emploi, et nous acceptons toutes les demandes des candidats qualifiés. Veuillez noter que nous ne communiquerons qu’avec les candidats retenus pour une entrevue.

Nous nous engageons à offrir à tous les candidats un environnement inclusif et sans obstacle, y compris à ceux qui ont des handicaps. Nous collaborerons avec les candidats tout au long du processus d’embauche afin de répondre à leurs besoins en matière d’accessibilité.