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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.

Bilingual Industry Support Services Coordinator – 1138 – Toronto

Position:

Bilingual Industry Support Services Coordinator

Reports To:

Manager, Industry Support Services

Tier:

Staff

Department:

Industry Support Services

Company:

GS1 Canada

Location:

Toronto

Status:

Full-time, Permanent

Job Number:

1138

Key Role

The incumbent in this role responds to inquiries and concerns from subscribers and prospects, describes GS1 Canada’s offerings and their value and ensures the highest standards of efficient and professional service is delivered. Key metrics for this role may include: Customer feedback.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Supports all inbound and outbound activity as first point of contact for subscribers, prospects and other resources as required (i.e. phone, email, and written communication) to ensure subscriber activation is completed, and subscriber issues/inquiries are resolved in a timely manner;
  • Conducts outbound calls for subscriber growth, cost recovery and development;
  • Supports subscriber retention and cost recovery efforts through documentation, collection, and other customer service activities;
  • Provides support for data integrity initiatives through reporting and validation of member data;
  • Maintains and updates reports as requested or required for analysis for subscriber activity;
  • Assists in development of presentation materials;
  • Provides administrative support for Industry Support Services team;
  • Liaises with other internal departments (i.e. Finance, Implementation Services) as required;
  • Ensures ongoing understanding of current and emerging technologies and services provided by GS1 Canada;
  • Collaborates as an Industry Support Services resource on Special Projects (i.e. UAT testing);
  • Reviews, updates and maintains Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and best practices;
  • Ensures timely completion of deliverables through milestone setting;
  • Develops recommendations on the most efficient approach to routine daily activities;
  • 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, multi task 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;
  • Team player who enjoys a fast-paced environment;

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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 Sales Account Manager – 1121 – Toronto

Position:

Bilingual Sales Account Manager

Reports To:

Manager, Industry Engagement

Tier:

Staff

Department:

Industry Engagement

Company:

GS1 Canada

Location:

Toronto

Status:

Full-time, Permanent

Job Number:

1121

Internal Title:

Bilingual Industry Engagement Advisor

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 Services & Facilities Coordinator – 1140 – Toronto

Position:

Corporate Services & Facilities Coordinator

Reports To:

Senior Vice President, Corporate Services & Senior Manager, Facilities

Tier:

Staff

Department:

Corporate Services / Facilities

Company:

GS1 Canada

Location:

Toronto

Status:

Full time, Contract (12 months)

Job Number:

1140

Key Role

Key duties include administrative support to the Senior Vice President of Corporate Services, receptionist services to GS1 Canada and associated activities.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provides administrative support to the Senior Vice President, Corporate Affairs including:
    • Strategically maintains calendar, arranges meetings and appointments, provides reminders, and prepares meeting materials and packages based on corporate and team priorities;
    • Produce reports, presentations and briefs as needed.
  • Responsible for invoice management, expense tracking and purchase order processing for Corporate Services, Corporate Affairs and Facilities;
  • Maintains GS1 Canada boardroom calendar and boardroom assignments;
  • Coordinates all GS1 Canada corporate travel in adherence with travel policies;
  • Coordinates ordering of office supplies for the company within facilities budget;
  • Maintains the company kitchen and lunchroom, including purchasing and restocking of supplies;
  • Establishes and maintains the courier process;
  • Sorts and distributes daily incoming and outgoing mail/faxes as required;
  • Assists in coordinating repairs of facilities; i.e. Lighting, HVAC, cleaning etc.;
  • Assists with reconfiguration of meeting rooms as required;
  • Coordinates catering and ordering of supplies for meetings;
  • Performs receptionist functions including receiving and greeting visitors and directing visitors as required;
  • Responds to general inquiries about the organization;
  • Performs administrative and clerical duties as required;
  • Supports inter-departmental staff where required;
  • Assists with special projects as they arise.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Experience

  • One year of college level education in office administration;
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in office administration, including formal reception duties;
  • Strong MS Office Skills including Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint;
  • Absolute confidentiality and discretion in dealing with confidential matters;
  • Demonstrated ability to meet tight deadlines and take responsibility for timely and accurate completion of tasks;
  • Ability to multi task and prioritize deliverables independently;
  • Moderate lifting will be required (50 lbs);
  • Bilingualism (English/French) considered an asset;
  • Mature, detail oriented individual with excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Team player who enjoys a fast-paced environment
  • Entrepreneurial spirit, suited for ‘start-up’ environment and 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.

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.

eComm Image QA Specialist – 1139 – Montreal

Position:

eComm Image QA Specialist

Reports To:

Manager, Service Content Quality

Tier:

Staff

Department:

Image & Validation

Company:

GS1 Canada

Location:

Montreal

Status:

Full time (Contract)

Job Number:

1139

Key Role

The eComm Image QA Specialist is an expert in product photography and image editing. The Specialist is responsible for the quality assurance of product images and ensuring consistent workflow 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 image quality assurance by reviewing and approving images prior to loading – ensuring:
    • Validate image quality and data readability,
    • Perform graphic edits adjustments if required,
    • Validate image attributes are compliant
  • Understand the workflow of the studio;
  • Retouch images captured by Photographer ensuring a professional look result according to standard studio procedures using Photoshop
  • Upload images in ICM system to ensure maximum quality of composite label image and Front 2D Product for the Vault eComm;
  • Collaborate with peers, to communicate and solve product imagery issues;
  • Communicate any reshoot request using standard process and fast resolution to meet deadline, escalate issues to Senior team members for clarification;
  • Communicate to Manager unresolved editing challenges or issues encountered process to deliver against deadlines;
  • Perform editing or corrections on images for re-upload requests
  • Ensures timely completion of all images by volume targets while maintaining high image quality, so that deadlines are met;
  • Reviews and understands Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Experience

  • College diploma or degree in Graphic Design and/or Photography;
  • 2 to 3 years of previous experience in a high volume commercial studio, photo post-production, especially on product photography;
  • Proven experience with eComm images workflow and specifications;
  • Strong professional photographic/technical skills and digital knowledge;
  • Proven high level of proficiency in Photoshop in a professional environment;
  • Proven experience using colour and aesthetic correction on images;
  • Strong ability with photographic studio techniques and equipment;
  • Proficiency using multiple platforms and software (i.e. Mac and Windows);
  • Influencing skills with team members demonstrated through knowledge, enthusiasm and positive communication;
  • 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;
  • Bilingual in English and French is 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.

Entry Level Bilingual Data Coordinator – 1132 – 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:

1132

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.

Events Associate – 1120 – Toronto

Position:

Events Associate

Reports To:

Senior Manager, Corporate Affairs

Tier:

Staff

Department:

Corporate Affairs

Company:

GS1 Canada

Location:

Toronto

Status:

Full time, Permanent

Job Number:

1120

Key Role

The Corporate Affairs Associate provides coordination and administrative support to the Corporate Affairs team by successfully executing events and meetings. The incumbent will have regular interaction with staff, GS1 Canada executives and event suppliers.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provides administrative support and event coordination of external meetings and events, including but not limited to:
  • 25 Board meetings across five business sectors
  • Community management workshops
  • GS1 Canada’s participation in industry events
  • Ad hoc GS1 Canada hosted industry sessions
  • Provides administrative support and event coordination of internal meetings and events, including but not limited to:
  • Quarterly staff meetings
  • Monthly staff activities, supporting employee engagement
  • Develop engaging and interactive fundraising activities supporting GS1 Canada’s Charity of Choice
  • Supports development and maintenance of event tracking materials (project plans, critical path, post mortems, etc.);
  • Executes GS1 Canada booth set ups within GTA;
  • Oversees and assists in boardroom meeting set ups;
  • Maintains board meeting attendance RSVP lists and provides frequent attendance updates to appropriate stakeholders;
  • Maintains event calendars and distributes event notifications to appropriate stakeholders (i.e. quarterly event notification and event meeting requests);
  • Maintains multiple Outlook mailboxes;
  • Coordinates internal/external event logistics as required (i.e. catering, transportation);
  • Serves as a point of contact for event logistics and liaises with external suppliers and contractors;
  • Implements and maintains a comprehensive departmental network filing system;
  • Performs various other administrative duties as delegated or assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Experience

  • Relevant college or university degree (i.e. Business Administration, Hospitality Management etc.) with preference given to those working towards a CMP designation;
  • 2 - 3 years of event planning experience or office administration;
  • Proven high proficiency with MS Office Suite and SharePoint (Outlook, Word, Excel & PowerPoint etc.);
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 20 pounds to support meeting and event set ups;
  • Ability to work some extended hours and occasional weekends to support event set ups;
  • Previous experience working in a fast paced, multi-level, project-based environment with emphasis on tight and changing timelines with the ability to multitask and (re) prioritize;
  • Confident and experienced working with stakeholders and executive-level contact;
  • Strong interpersonal skills and professionalism to develop and maintain collaborative working relationships and partnerships with stakeholders and colleagues at all levels;
  • Proven initiative using common sense and good judgment;
  • Proven high level of organizational and communication skills;
  • Bilingualism (French/English) is 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.

Industry Engagement Manager – 1133 – Toronto

Position:

Industry Engagement Manager

Reports To:

Senior Manager, Industry Engagement

Tier:

Management

Department:

Industry Managed Services

Company:

GS1 Canada

Location:

Toronto

Status:

Full time, Permanent

Job Number:

1133

Key Role

The Industry Engagement Manager is responsible for increasing adoption of GS1 Canada Standards and Industry Managed Services (IMS) by identifying opportunities to promote and convert additional IMS and/or cost recovery within a strategic account. This role ensures Tier 1 and Tier 2 Data providers (manufacturers, distributors - subscribers or non-subscribers) achieve all of their Trading Partner requirements for protocol/agreement adoption across multiple sectors. 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 targets, service adoption targets, retention targets (% TBI), conduct BR & QBR (minimum of 2 /year), Data provider Engagement targets (2 to 3 engagement per week), CRM updates.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop matrix coverage models for each Tier 1 and Tier 2 account and ensure relationships are established and maintained across all departments and levels of the subscriber’s organization, for all standards and Industry Managed Services (IMS);
  • Collaborate with Industry Relations, IMS, Subscriber Experience and Corporate Services teams to achieve multi-sector board deliverables;
  • Contact assigned subscribers on a frequent basis to ensure they understand their Trading Partner’s requirements and complete all required standards and IMS;
  • Cross promote all IMS including the explanation of connections and dependencies between standards and IMS, ensuring all contracts and user agreements are in place;
  • Ensure standards and IMS are fully implemented and completed to standard in a timely and accurate manner, meeting established targets;
  • Accountable for securing orders and achieving quarterly IMS adoption targets;
  • Share information relating to GS1 Canada standards and IMS, their value and pricing, and handle objections in order to meet cost recovery targets;
  • Plan, manage and negotiate subscription renewals for non-board level Data providers to ensure growth of service/cost recovery;
  • Obtain feedback from subscribers regarding potential service enhancements and share with relevant internal teams;
  • Participate in subscriber meetings or industry events as required;
  • Maintain and develop reports designed to support IMS KPI’s;
  • Partner with Industry Relations to implement plans to increase adoption by Strategic account and report progress.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Experience

  • Completion of a university degree in a related field (i.e. B. Comm., Marketing etc.);
  • Minimum 3 to 5 year’s experience in a sales account management role or business development capacity, preferably within an associated industry (i.e.: Retail, Foodservice, Distribution, etc.);
  • High level of proficiency using MS Office skills including Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook;
  • Must have a strong understanding of products and services provided by GS1 Canada;
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, ability to set priorities and manage many projects simultaneously;
  • Strong communication and presentation skills, both written and verbal
  • Bilingualism (English / French) considered an asset;
  • Proven ability to multi-task given incomplete and conflicting knowledge, and prioritize multiple projects/initiatives in a deadline driven environment;
  • Project Management skills an asset;
  • Demonstrable experience in working autonomously and effectively while in the GS1 Canada office and telecommuting;
  • Entrepreneurial spirit suited for fast-paced, ever-changing environment with 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.

Marketing & Communications Coordinator – 1125 – Toronto

Position:

Marketing & Communications Coordinator

Reports To:

Senior Director, Marketing & Communications

Tier:

Staff

Department:

Marketing & Communications

Company:

GS1 Canada

Location:

Toronto

Status:

Full-time, Permanent

Job Number:

1125

Key Role

GS1 Canada is seeking an experienced, self-motivated marketing and communication professional to provide knowledge and support to the department.

This hands-on role will focus on supporting the operational processes of the department, as well as the execution of tactics that will increase the awareness, reputation and public profile of the organization and promote its services.

A marketing and communications generalist and strong writer and editor, the successful candidate will be a strong multi-tasker who can balance projects and administration while working with various departments, a variety of audiences (vendors, manufacturers and retailers) across a variety of sectors (grocery, food service, general merchandise, healthcare, pharmacy).

Duties and Responsibilities

Marketing and Communication (40%)

  • Contributes and executes marketing and communications strategies and plans tied to organizational strategic priorities: external and internal;
  • Supports the development and execution of marketing communications activities including creative collateral (all media, digital) and tradeshows and events;
  • Maintains communications collateral for a portfolio of key GS1 Canada services and proactively identify opportunities to highlight services to external stakeholders
  • Effectively assists with and reports on projects;
  • Supports the development of content, including writing;
  • Edits and ensures superior quality control of brand and messaging for internal departments and third parties, as needed;
  • Carries out market research as required;

Administration and Operations (30%)

  • Creates and monitors marketing asset storage spaces and ensures full adoption and updating, across all members of the department;
  • Contributes to the administration of the department: coordinates PO/Invoices, manages event calendar, compiles department Standard Operating Procedures;
  • Performs various other duties as delegated or assigned.

Corporate Communication (20%)

  • Coordinates daily media monitoring, social media activities (including maintaining social media calendar);
  • Supports media relations including the development, execution and measurement of tactics (pitches, media releases), digital engagement, social media;
  • Support issues and reputation management;
  • Supports the execution of corporate communication, internal and brand communication;
  • Works closely with internal business units to develop an in-depth understanding of their business and industry;
  • Performs various other related duties as required.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Experience

  • Relevant university degree (i.e. Communications, Media, Marketing and/or Journalism);
  • 1 to 2 years related experience in a marketing/communications role, with experience working on complex communications processes and working with interdisciplinary teams;
  • Demonstrated writing, editing and communication expertise with outstanding editing skill; including digital;
  • Ability to communicate complex issues in a clear and simple language;
  • High level of proficiency with MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Internet, etc);
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and take responsibility for timely and accurate completion of tasks assigned;
  • Demonstrated experience taking initiative using common sense, critical thinking, good judgment and problem-solving skills;
  • Ability to speak clearly and persuasively;
  • Ability to interact with stakeholders of all levels, in a professional and efficient manner;
  • Team player who is able to multitask and prioritize in a fast-paced environment;
  • Demonstrated project management experience;
  • Proven ability to work with ambiguity;
  • Bilingualism (French and English) is preferred.

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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 – 1127 – 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:

1127

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.

Senior Product Manager – 1141 – Toronto

Position:

Senior Product Manager

Reports To:

Senior Director, Product Management

Tier:

Management

Department:

Product Management

Company:

GS1 Canada

Location:

Toronto

Status:

Full time

Job Number:

1141

Key Role

The primary focus for the Senior Product Manager is to innovate, develop and deliver multiple products to meet industry, community and corporate objectives. The incumbent is responsible for working with inter-disciplinary teams to support the management of new products that drive service initiatives success. The incumbent is responsible for identifying market needs and developing software solutions that drive customer value, while collaborating with other internal functional stakeholders (e.g. Industry Relations, Industry Engagement, Industry Managed Services and Operations) to ensure stakeholder goals are met.
The incumbent is responsible for the execution of all phases of the product management lifecycle, including Discovery and Innovation, New Product Planning, Introduction and post launch Product Management. The Senior Product Manager is also responsible for preparing a 1-3 year product roadmap and product strategy in alignment with service strategies. Key metrics for the role may include: products developed reflect stakeholder needs and meet market requirements, growth targets are met or exceeded, and business risks are managed and mitigated.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manages products from ‘cradle to grave’, defining product roadmaps and release plans, with a focus on innovation and exploration of minimum viable product concepts to advance product vision;
  • Manages product management activities for new products or enhancements to existing products, including needs assessments, product definition and requirements, and acceptance testing, in alignment with community standards and corporate objectives;
  • Acts as the subject matter expert on new offerings and trends, through research, analysis and market insights monitoring;
  • Facilitates establishment of product priorities and communicates to solution providers as required;
  • Assists finance and service leads in establishing pricing to meet revenue and cost recovery goals;
  • Supports marketing in developing core positioning and messaging for the product;
  • Prepares high level sales presentations to stakeholders as required;
  • Reviews and analyses metrics to ensure successful execution;
  • Manages one or more Product Manager direct report(s), as required.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree within Business, Technology or Marketing (MBA preferred)
  • At least five years of software product management experience, ideally gained through a solution provider, delivering Software as a Service (SaaS) in a B2B environment, including innovation and market research;
  • 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.

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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 Software Developer – 1129 – Toronto

Position:

Senior Software Developer

Reports To:

Vice-President, Software Development

Tier:

Staff

Department:

Technology

Company:

GS1 Canada

Location:

Toronto

Status:

Full-time, Permanent

Job Number:

1129

Key Role

The Senior Software Developer primarily focuses on building Java based software applications to fulfil the business and end-user needs. This includes analysis, designing, documenting, and modifying software specifications throughout the production lifecycle. While Java is the main language for developing the portfolio of software applications, the developer will need to be knowledgeable on development concepts and other software languages to be efficient and successful in system integration projects. The developer will also investigate software errors in a timely and accurate fashion and provide status reports where required.

Duties and Responsibilities

Strategy & Planning

  • Lead and assist other developers in conceptualizing and developing new and enhancements to existing software application portfolio.
  • Plan phases of the software development life cycle (SDLC) for a variety of projects with manager and execute with other developers.
  • Assist in the preparation and documentation of software artifacts such as high level technical interpretation to the business requirements and technical specifications.
  • Research and document requirements of software users and technical trends.
  • Assist software architect to design platforms and applications for ease of maintenance and longevity.
  • Lead SCRUM, sprint planning and other agile methodology activities.

Operational Management

  • Recommend, schedule, and perform software improvements and upgrades
  • Consistently write, translate, code, and test software applications according to requirements and specifications.
  • Run and monitor software performance 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.
  • Collaborate actively on the development and maintenance of departmental SOPs.
  • Oversee deployment preparation and transition to Technical Support and Operations as required.
  • Liaise with Technical Support, Network Administrators, Software Architects to assist in resolving problems with software applications, systems, and platforms.
  • Provide guidance to junior software developers.

Team Leadership

  • Participates in team and departmental objective setting;
  • Ensure timely completion of team deliverables, through creating milestones, identifying and overcoming obstacles and leading the team effectively;
  • Takes ownership of team engagement including listening, action planning and measuring;
  • Provides leadership to foster a work environment where employees are highly motivated to become superior contributors and view GS1 Canada as a career destination;
  • Identifies and addresses skill gaps where necessary including functional and soft skills development;
  • Responsible for the performance management process for individual team members including: setting objectives and development plans, providing formal and informal feedback, reviewing and evaluating performance;
  • Participate in projects to provide technical advice and 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

  • University or college degree in progress in either computer science or engineering.
  • At least 5 years experience and strong knowledge in developing & supporting websites using: Java, Spring, Hibernate, Axis, Servlets/JSP, JUnit, Ant, .NET, ASP.
  • Strong working technical knowledge of software programming languages, abstraction concepts at the application and data layers including Java, Spring, Hibernate, Servlets/JSP, JUnit, Ant, .NET, HTML, CSS, Javascript, AngularJS
  • Strong working knowledge of web service server (WCF/SOAP/REST) and client development.
  • Strong working knowledge with XML/XSLT/XSD/JSON.
  • Strong knowledge of software security.
  • Experience working with enterprise applications.
  • Hands on experience with integrated development environments such as Eclipse, Visual Studio.
  • Experience with continuous integration development environment, particularly with Microsoft Team Foundation Server, Jenkins.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft SQL Server including SSRS and SSIS, database management, partitioning, different types of backup and restoration strategies.
  • Strong 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 prioritize and execute 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 – 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.

Team Lead, Data Analysis – 1100 – Toronto

Position:

Team Lead, Data Analysis

Reports To:

Senior Data Governance Manager

Tier:

Staff

Department:

Industry Managed Services

Company:

GS1 Canada

Location:

Toronto

Status:

Full time

Job Number:

1100

Key Role

The Team Lead, Data Analysis participates in leading and coordinating the day-to-day activities of the Data Analysis team, executing sector and service-specific data management, analysis and reporting. The incumbent exhibits a thorough understanding of data content available in GS1 Canada’s CRM system, ECCnet Registry and other related databases, and coaches the team and leads by example to ensure relevance, accuracy and timeliness of required reporting. Key metrics for this role may include: Timeliness of reporting, data quality and integrity.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Works with team members and the Senior Director, SESO, to identify and prioritize actionable, high-impact analysis and reporting across GS1 Canada’s core business areas;
  • Directs team’s work efforts to support scheduled, ad hoc and monthly analyses. Working independently or through work assigned to the team, presents findings, maintains dashboards and identifies deficiencies and potential areas for improvement;
  • Supports data integrity through report generation and analysis from various internal databases as required (i.e. CRM, ECCnet Registry and Item Centre);
  • Responsible for importing, cleaning, transforming, validating and modeling data as needed, with the purpose of understanding and drawing conclusions from the data;
  • Identifies data quality issues and contacts data source to resolve in a timely manner;
  • Works with management and department leads, to derive business reporting requirements, identify criteria and develop report logic to create analysis as new analytic requests arise;
  • Collaborates with Technology’s Business Intelligence (BI) reporting group to request new reports and data extracts, and to optimize and improve existing reports;
  • Maintains a comprehensive understanding of the BI suite, data structure and available query tools;
  • Responsible for standardizing reports; by documenting criteria and application, and implementing consistent format and data integrity methodologies;
  • Documents and maintains procedures for data management and cyclic reporting;
  • Ensures 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 3-5 year’s work experience, preferably in data management/analysis, with 1-2 years in a lead/specialist role with informal team management;
  • 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;
  • Proven leadership and coaching abilities, 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.

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.

Vice President, Industry Managed Services – 1098 – Toronto

Position:

Vice President, Industry Managed Services

Reports To:

SVP, Industry Managed Services

Tier:

Vice President

Department:

Industry Managed Services

Company:

GS1 Canada

Location:

Toronto

Status:

Full time

Job Number:

1098

Key Role

The Vice President, Industry Managed Services (IMS) is responsible for Service Strategies for GS1 Canada’s subscribers. Working closely with the Industry Engagement, Technology, Product Management and Industry Relations teams, VP IMS is responsible for the enterprise wide strategy for each IMS area, creating and sustaining services to support industry identified business process. The focus is on ensuring existing and future services meet subscriber needs. This position will spearhead initiatives, creating and delivering services and solutions that benefit customers, subscribers, industries and sectors, along with the business processes & use cases that support them.

Duties and Responsibilities

Senior Leadership

  • Represents the voice of the customer and brings a customer-centric focus, driving services success;
  • Responsible for collaborating with Executive team to create 3-year enterprise-wide strategy that ensures sustained success of GS1 Canada and its subscribers;
  • Demonstrates enterprise-wide leadership and collaboration;
  • Makes decisions and takes actions that ensures the long-term health and viability of the organization;
  • Talent champion who consistently role models our Culture and Values in order to develop talent and build an engaging, high performance, matrix organization that delivers to subscriber needs;
  • Contributes, adds value, and fulfils obligations and expectations as a member of the Senior Leadership Team as outlined in the Executive Charter;
  • Builds global GS1 partnerships and relationships to share and leverage best practices, drive opportunities, and optimize strategic outcomes; and
  • Shares strategies, provides relevant updates, and brings required subject matter expertise to the Board of Governors.

Functional Centre of Excellence
Strategy: Accountable for developing a comprehensive Industry Managed Services strategy for each service area and building a matrix team that aligns with the GS1 Canada strategy;

    • Acts as an ambassador for GS1 Canada, an external market facing thought leader and senior leadership contact to ensure value of service and ongoing innovation;
    • Manages relationships, business building opportunities, and outcomes for solution providers and partners;
    • Understand existing and future market ecosystems and positions GS1 Canada within them;
    • Assesses the impact of other service providers in the space and incorporates collaboration or competitive strategies as required.

Execution: Participates in organizational strategic planning, translates vision, mission and strategic objectives into major functional goals and objectives, while ensuring successful integration with other major functional areas;
Responsible for leading the following areas:

  • Responsible for the Profit and Loss as related to each Industry Managed Services area;
  • Ensures programs are executed appropriately and in alignment with the strategy;
  • Coordinate and audit Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) to ensure we are delivering promised services to subscribers;
  • Shares best practices and be consultative to project team throughout duration of respective projects;
  • Identifies key stakeholders for User Testing efforts;
  • Participates in training and marketing message design, documentation and delivery efforts in concert with the Industry Relations engagement manager and the Product Manager;
  • Participates and leads, when needed, project & relationship engagement meetings with the customer;
  • Participates in internal projects and stakeholder relations as required;
  • Facilitates the collaboration of internal and external stakeholders in the design, planning and execution of creating, delivering and continuous improvement of GS1 Canada Industry Managed Services.

Work Processes: Accountable for continued improvement of organizational capability, functional systems, work processes, policies and governance:

  • Drives project success through delivery of budgets for multi-year funding and expenditure within the context of long term strategic priorities;
  • Establishes and maintains detailed policies and procedures, goals and milestones to effectively manage operating budgets and resources; and
  • Ensuring that the industry management process delivers stakeholder requirements to develop and continually enhance products and services.

Talent Management: Talent champion accountable for:

  • Bringing an enterprise-wide lens to all talent strategies, decisions, and actions;
  • Management of the IMS leads for each service area;
  • Building organizational capability and leading a high performing, matrixed team to drive results through effective engagement, coaching, development, succession management, and performance management;
  • Articulating the broad organizational vision and strategy for the team to meet departmental and organizational objectives, and integrates multiple functions/projects into cohesive, integrated plans to drive results;
  • Provides leadership and role modelling to create a work environment where employees are empowered, engaged and motivated to be superior contributors with the view to GS1 Canada as a career; and
  • Proactively building future leadership bench strength through rigorous career management and succession planning practices.

Leadership Requirements
Influence internally and externally with senior business leaders

    • Build and sustain key relationships
    • Create consensus through collaboration and facilitation
    • Negotiate with sophistication

Drive results through others

    • Align and engage diverse team members
    • Influence staff across functions to deliver
    • Take accountability for generating results against key performance measures

Think and act strategically

    • Anticipate the future direction for the function or sector group
    • Think laterally about the needs of the broader GS1 Canada organization
    • Proactively build plans to create future capacity

Apply a general management mindset and discipline

    • Display entrepreneurial drive to build and create value
    • Demonstrate accountability for setting plans to move opportunities forward
    • Demonstrate financial acumen and use business planning processes
    • P&L Accountability

Create new solutions that add value for subscribers

    • Study sector/subscriber issues to understand root causes
    • Generate creative ideas that address sector/subscriber needs
    • Develop new ideas through consultation with stakeholders
    • Business/Change Management Consulting Skills

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Experience

  • Undergraduate degree in business, computer science or a related business area with preference given to a Master’s Degree in Business (MBA);
  • 10+ years of Software Service Management experience or related experience in managing several product lines through the entire lifecycle: from idea incubation, requirements gathering through release and rollout.
  • Proven ability to understand business problems and convert into service solutions
  • Prove ability to deliver business results arising from the identification, understanding and communication of business processes.
  • Ability to communicate the value, impact, and architecture of our offerings.
  • Demonstrates a global strategic perspective proactively gathering external perspectives (customers, subscribers, industry, associations, government, GS1 Global & Member Offices etc.) and market drivers to influence Industry Managed Services strategies;
  • Proven track record understanding dynamic markets, making difficult trade off recommendations that generate results, and working across functional groups to align execution to market demand.
  • Demonstrated good judgment and pragmatic approach to delivering a solution that optimizes architecture activities across company needs, business constraints and technological realities;
  • Proven experience with enterprise integration tools;
  • Understanding of development of Cloud based solutions;
  • Should have participated in, and be familiar with SDLC and Agile (Scrum) project methodologies;
  • Experience working in a matrixed, dynamic atmosphere of a technical organization with a rapidly expanding customer base;
  • Excellent communication and facilitation skills to interact with internal peers, solution providers and stakeholder communities;
  • Proven solutions consulting experience in large enterprises;
  • Ability to establish trust via authenticity of communications and credibility of experience;
  • Organized and analytical, adept at working in a team environment;
  • Proven ability to design and implement a project schedules;
  • 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.

Warehouse & Administrator Coordinator – 1124 – Toronto

Position:

Studio Coordinator

Reports To:

Senior Production Coordinator

Tier:

Staff

Department:

Image & Validation

Company:

GS1 Canada

Location:

Toronto (Remote Team)

Status:

Contract (12 months)

Job Number:

1124

Key Role

Key responsibilities include assisting with capturing and entering product and case data, including dimensions in a lab environment. The work requires the manipulation of shipping cases and the ability to analyse its 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 order, 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, quality of images, accuracy and speed, prioritizing & managing workflow.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Captures product and case configuration information, including weight & dimensions;
  • Triage of products to assist registration priority in system;
  • Assist in validation of packaging changes against existing image in system;
  • Assist in creating Work Orders in internal system;
  • Perform data capture in internal system for planogram-advertising and eCommerce services;
  • Efficient management of Excel lists and table creation; create & extract lists, move into knowledge section;
  • Understands and follows standardized operating procedures of the different services and processes;
  • Gathers and returns products from shelves, warehouse and studio; identify and select;
  • Assists in preparing and cleaning products in preparation for photography;
  • Handles shipping cases using pallets and pallet jacks;
  • Communicates, supports and displays teamwork in all phases of the business;
  • Ensures timely completion of deliverables through milestone setting;
  • Performs lab product audits, store product sourcing and audits in a timely manner when delegated and required;
  • Prepare images, renaming or performing simple batch file folders for transfer to the Editing team as 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;
  • Efficient level of proficiency with the MS Office Suite, particularly Word, Outlook, Excel;
  • Good physical condition to work multiple hours standing and lifting/moving shipping cases up to approximately 50 lbs;
  • Detail oriented to ensure accurate and reliable data capture;
  • Proficient organizational skills, an ability to work independently with minimal supervision, and an ability to work well with others;
  • 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;
  • Team player who can understand and work within a dynamic and fast-paced environment;
  • Knowledge of Photo editing, Photography, or Photoshop is an asset;
  • Bilingual (French/English) language skills are 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.