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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.

Data Analyst – 1135 – Toronto

Position:

Data Analyst

Reports To:

Team Lead, Data Analysis

Tier:

Staff

Department:

Data Governance & Service Optimization

Company:

GS1 Canada

Location:

Toronto

Status:

Full time (Permanent)

Job Number:

1135

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 – 1156 – Toronto

Position:

Data Governance Analyst

Reports To:

Director, Data Governance & Service Optimization

Tier:

Staff

Department:

Data Governance & Service Optimization

Company:

GS1 Canada

Location:

Toronto

Status:

Full-time, Contract (12 months)

Job Number:

1156

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 - 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.

Entry Level Bilingual Data Coordinator – 1159 – Toronto

Position:

Entry Level Bilingual Data Coordinator

Reports To:

Team Lead, Data Quality Assurance

Tier:

Staff

Department:

Data Governance & Service Optimization

Company:

GS1 Canada

Location:

Toronto

Status:

Full time, Contract (12 months)

Job Number:

1159

Key Role

The Bilingual Data Quality Coordinator will be responsible for reviewing eCommerce content and ensuring the information has been captured according to GS1 Canada rules and quality standards. This is an entry level position that requires the incumbent to have proficient computer skills, be a self-motivated team player, have proficient language/communication skills (in both English and French) and a detail oriented aptitude.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the review of eCommerce data, and ensuring accuracy;
  • Ensure the consistency of data provided by 3rd party vendors;
  • Maintain and apply established data quality rules, procedures and policies for eCommerce data content. Where issues or ambiguity arise, determine and apply appropriate rule(s), policies, or procedure, and communicate to team to ensure consistency;
  • Provide recommendations for enhancements and amendments when addressing systemic process inefficiencies;
  • Understand the Canadian market and provide recommendations to optimize data quality standards;
  • Contributing positively to the teams overall Key performance indicators;
  • Accountable for addressing all issues within a timely manner and responsible for the completion of all deliverables;
  • Maintain understanding of current and emerging services provided by GS1 Canada;
  • A team player that engages in team collaboration efforts and supports colleagues to ensure quality and consistency is met and sustained;
  • Perform various other duties as delegated or assigned;

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Experience

  • High School diploma, with preference to a College diploma;
  • 0-1 year of experience in a business environment preferred;
  • Bilingual (French/English) proficient language skills are required in this role;
  • Excellent written and orthography skills needed in both languages;
  • Proven high level of proficiency in MS Office is required (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc.);
  • Detail oriented aptitude required;
  • Proven ability to meet tight deadlines and take responsibility for timely and accurate completion of tasks assigned;
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills, possessing a high level of problem solving, initiative and analytical abilities;
  • Self-starter, self-motivating with strong work ethic;
  • Must be able to attend initial training & occasional meetings at GS1 Canada offices (especially for offsite resources);
  • Must be able to be productive with minimal supervision as well as efficient working remotely or independently;

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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.

Facilities Assistant Manager – 1161 – Toronto

Position:

Facilities Assistant Manager

Reports To:

Information Security Analyst

Tier:

Staff

Department:

Facilities

Company:

GS1 Canada

Location:

Toronto

Status:

Full time, Contract (12 months)

Job Number:

1161

Key Role

The Facilities Assistant Manager is responsible for maintaining a safe and healthy work environment for all GS1 Canada employees across multiple sites. This includes managing multiple functions of building operations and maintenance for GS1 Canada’s facilities. The ideal candidate will be highly skilled at multi-tasking and working proactively in a reactive working environment.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage all aspects of facilities for multiple sites including: lease agreements, relationships with building management, general repairs to office and building systems;
  • Manage and process the facilities budget as well as investigating cost savings opportunities;
  • Manage vendor contracts including negotiation, cost analysis and renewal for facilities and courier related services;
  • Manage all operational policies and procedures including inclement weather, boardroom usage, office security;
  • Coordinate with building management to ensure that the day-to-day facilities functions are met: i.e. lighting, HVAC, cleaning; must be able to make small repairs when required;
  • Responsible for ensuring a safe workplace for multiple sites including being an active member of the Joint Health & Safety Committee (JHSC), creating polices as well as training programs for staff;
  • Operation and basic trouble shooting of meeting systems such as Boardroom Audio visual equipment and Skype for Business;
  • Coordinate ordering of office supplies and stocking/organization of supply room;
  • Service and maintain all company kitchens and lunchrooms, including but not limited to restocking, upkeep and cleaning;
  • Manage shipping and receiving, and mail, including packaging and shipping products between offices, ensuring competitive courier rates;
  • Ability to prioritize employee requests accordingly and responding within the established service level agreement;
  • Sort and distribute daily incoming and outgoing mail/faxes as required;
  • Maintain all meeting rooms, ensuring they are properly stocked, set-up and functioning;
  • Support inter-departmental staff where required;
  • Assists with special projects as they arise.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Experience

  • 2-year post-secondary or equivalent in a related field (i.e. Business Administration), actively pursuing certification such as Certified Facilities Management;
  • Minimum 3-5 years’ experience in Facilities or similar experience;
  • Strong MS Office Skills including Word and Excel and PowerPoint;
  • Understanding of commercial and industrial buildings systems including laws and regulations, as well as coordinating repairs to facilities;
  • Customer service centric;
  • Ability to lift, pull, push or handle up to 75 lb. materials or objects, such as office furniture, boxes of stationery etc;
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and take responsibility for timely and accurate completion of tasks;
  • CPR and JHSC certification considered an asset;
  • Mature, detail oriented with excellent organizational and communication skills;
  • Team player who enjoys a fast-paced environment;
  • Bilingualism (French/English) 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.

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.

I&V Customer Support Coordinator – 1145 – Toronto

Position:

I&V Customer Support Coordinator

Reports To:

Senior Manager, I&V Subscriber Support

Tier:

Staff

Department:

Image & Validation

Company:

GS1 Canada

Location:

Montreal

Status:

Contract - 12 months

Job Number:

1145

Key Role

The incumbent responds to inquiries and concerns from existing and prospective subscribers by describing GS1 Canada image and validation offerings and their value, answers technical questions regarding images, processes, or our different access systems, and ensures the highest standards of efficient and professional service is delivered. Key metrics for this role may include: subscriber feedback, resolution at point of contact.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provides priority support to I&V activities and subscribers;
  • Supports inbound activity as first point of contact for subscribers, prospects and other resources as required (i.e. phone, email, and written communication);
  • Supports management and responds to the I&V mailbox and all incoming subscriber emails;
  • Supports Senior Manager in supporting any tier 1 subscribers;
  • Supports Senior Manager with high end escalations and offers as needed;
  • Liaises with other internal departments (i.e. Finance, Industry Support Services, Technology) as required to ensure prompt responses are provided to subscribers;
  • Ensures ongoing understanding of current and emerging technologies and services provided by GS1 Canada;
  • Reviews, updates and maintains Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and best practices;
  • Communicates, supports and displays teamwork in all phases of the business;
  • Ensures timely completion of deliverables through milestone setting;
  • Develops recommendations on the most efficient approach to routine daily activities;
  • Provides support and may be asked to backfill for certain production tasks when required;
  • Performs various other duties as delegated or assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Experience

  • High School diploma with preference given to those with post-secondary education in a related subject (i.e. business at college or university level);
  • A minimum of 2-3 years’ customer service, office experience, preferably within a call centre;
  • Bilingual (French/English) language skills are required;
  • Proven high level of proficiency in MS Office is required (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc);
  • Proven ability to meet tight deadlines and take responsibility for timely and accurate completion of tasks assigned;
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills, possessing a high level of problem solving and analytical abilities;
  • Team player who enjoys a fast-paced environment;
  • Proven ability to multi task and use initiative.

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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.

Photographer – 1150 – Montreal

Position:

Photographer

Reports To:

Photography Studio Manager

Tier:

Staff

Department:

Photography Studio, Image & Validation

Company:

GS1 Canada

Location:

Montreal

Status:

Full-time, Contract

Job Number:

1150

Key Role

The Photographer is responsible for producing high quality images, as well as the development and maintenance of an efficient production studio. Key metrics for the role may include: Image quality and meeting production targets.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Reviews workload and prioritizes files accordingly;
  • Captures all required images to GS1 Canada standards ensuring deadlines are met;
  • Evaluates and assesses the condition of sample products received and determines if condition is good or require a high level of work effort for the graphic artists team;
  • Ensures image exposure and lighting set up is appropriate for each product type;
  • Ensures colour management and white balance is consistent within the workflow;
  • Ensures that proper naming convention is used to file images;
  • Ensures all photography equipment required is present and functional to maintain maximum studio efficiency;
  • Assists in improving production efficiencies and workflow;
  • Provide maximum quality images ensuring efficiency for next step production;
  • Ensures that images are delivered to clients within established deadlines;
  • Performs various other duties as delegated or assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Experience

  • 3 year College diploma in photography or equivalent experience;
  • At least 3-5 years of experience in product photography;
  • Experience in capturing products, table-top photography, 2D, planogram, Ecommerce and nutrition an asset;
  • Relevant knowledge of the mechanical workings of photographic equipment;
  • Experience with Master lighting studio technique;
  • Proven proficiency in Photoshop in a professional environment;
  • Relevant experience in Photo lab (Digital and/or film);
  • Bilingual (French/English) language skills are 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.
  • Must be able to lift, push pull, and bend to pick up products up to 49 lbs up to 25% of the time;
  • Must be able to stand for extended periods of time or climb a stepladder;

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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.

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.

Senior Accounts Payable Specialist – 1163 – Toronto

Position:

Senior Accounts Payable Specialist

Reports To:

Corporate Controller

Tier:

Staff

Department:

Finance

Company:

GS1 Canada

Location:

Toronto

Status:

Full time, Permanent

Job Number:

1163

Key Role

The incumbent in this role is responsible for day-to-day Accounts Payable (A/P) and purchasing functions for GS1 Canada. This role contributes to the success of GS1 Canada in ensuring that all vendors used are paid accurately and in a timely matter as well as to maintain a good relationship between the supplier and GS1. The role will also be the primary back up for payroll. Key metrics for this role include: Ensure payments are made to vendors as per the payment terms agreed to, Entering of Employee Expenses into the Payroll System in time for payment via the payroll cycle, Correct Coding of payments and expenses to appropriate GL accounts.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Review and verify all vendor invoices, coding and approvals prior to data entry and disbursements;
  • Respond to vendor inquiries and liaise with business managers in a timely and professional manner to ensure satisfactory service as it relates to the AP functions;
  • Create, maintain and update vendor records in the AP sub-ledger in accounting solution;
  • Validate purchase order requests for matching against invoice processing;
  • Prepare monthly EFT/Wires/cheque run(s);
  • Responsible for processing the company credit card payments in a timely manner and ensuring that the company does not exceed the limits in place;
  • Responsible for contacting and solving any corporate credit card issues that arise;
  • Respond to internal disbursement requests;
  • Responsible for the full cycle expense and purchase order processes within the applicable solution including employee set up, approver set up, training new employees, responding to employee issues and questions, ensuring PO’s have proper GL account allocation, and resolving PO issues;
  • Review employee expense reports for appropriate general ledger (GL) allocations and receipt support, and process the amount in finance solution from expense system;
  • Enter employee expenses into payroll solution for payment;
  • Prepare month-end journal entries and Purchase Order (PO) accruals;
  • Assist with tracking of expenditures for government funding reports and audits;
  • Maintain monthly GL expense reconciliations and prepare standard and adjusting journal entries for month-end and year-end cycles;
  • Work with all departments within GS1 with respect to GL inquiries and requests;
  • Maintain company vouchering process;
  • Ensure data integrity in all accounting systems;
  • Maintain filing and other administrative duties for finance related activities (i.e. purchasing gift cards);
  • Ensure ongoing understanding of current and emerging AP best practices and services provided by GS1 Canada;
  • Proactively identify issues from the root source/cause and bring resolution to minimize/eliminate recurring symptoms or concerns;
  • Develop recommendations on the most efficient approach to routine daily activities;
  • Review, update and maintain Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and best practices;
  • Support Payroll as the back up when required and reviews payroll journal entries for accuracy and correct account allocation;

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Experience

  • Post secondary education in a related subject (i.e. Finance, Accounting etc. at college or university level);
  • At least five (5) years’ experience in an Accounts Payable function within a customer focused environment;
  • Working experience with multiple financial systems, with preference given to knowledge of Great Plains and ADPs Workforce Now;
  • Proven high level of proficiency in MS Office is required (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc.) with preference given to candidates with a working knowledge of Access;
  • Proven ability to meet tight deadlines and take responsibility for timely and accurate completion of tasks;
  • Team player who enjoys a fast-paced environment;
  • Able to multitask and be flexible with tasks within the day to day operations;
  • Strong attention to detail;
  • Proven organizational and communication skills, possessing a high level of problem solving, analytical abilities and negotiation skills.

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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 – 1131 – Toronto

Position:

Software Developer

Reports To:

Manager, Software Development

Tier:

Staff

Department:

Technology

Company:

GS1 Canada

Location:

Toronto

Status:

Full time, Permanent

Job Number:

1131

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, Healthcare – 1130 – Toronto

Position:

Vice President, Healthcare

Reports To:

Senior Vice President, Industry Relations

Tier:

Executive

Department:

Healthcare

Company:

GS1 Canada

Location:

Toronto

Status:

Full time, Permanent

Job Number:

1130

Key Role

An executive member of the senior management team with GS1 Canada, the Vice President, Healthcare has demonstrated strengths in developing stakeholder relationships, team development and building organizational capability to achieve strategic goals.

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 system from the point of procurement to patient care delivery. 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 in order to execute associated internal and external requirements. 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 development and implementation;
  • 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 advoctes supporting the sector, asseses adoption readiness and deploys effective engagement strategies;
  • Promotes health system quality and patient safety by educating and creating awareness, facilitating members to drive adoption and implementation, gathering metrics and publising 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.