Western Regional Merchandise Manager

Location: Central Alberta, ALBERTA, Canada
Date Posted: 07-31-2018
Regional Merchandising Manager (LBM)  
Building Materials 
Central Alberta 

Our client is Canada’s largest independent home improvement retailer with over 1000 stores across Canada. The independent operators have access to quality, brand name products, state-of-the-art distribution and extensive marketing/training programs. The company has a unique culture of collaboration and offer tools, training and support to ensure employee success. The company’s strength in culture has been rewarded through Canada’s “Most Admired Corporate Culture” and “Best Managed Business” awards.  

They are seeking a Western Regional Merchandising Manager (LBM) responsible for identifying and negotiating best available LBM programs and pricing for their Dealer network. Responsible for managing a regional team that supports product assortment, program negotiations, supplier relationships, competitive shopping and promotional programs. In addition, support the dealer network by sourcing and developing strategic product channels for the region.    

The individual will have strong experience and leadership skills to manage a seasoned team of commodity buyers and Regional Coordinators. Also, you will need to be a resource for the dealer in vendor negotiations while maintaining solid relations with those same vendors.  

Working closely with the other Regional leaders, this individual will be part of a Canada wide team that will represent the West as National programs are conceptualized.

Qualifications and Key Responsibilities:
• Minimum 5 years LBM experience in Western Canada. Product knowledge of both Hardlines and LBM required.
• College Diploma or Degree
• Experienced negotiator with an ability to see the big picture.
• Solid communicator with the ability to present your ideas and to clearly get your message out.
• Ability to effectively use Microsoft products (Excel)
• Travel throughout Western Canada to visit dealers and to the Corporate Head office.
 Thank you for your interest. We look forward to reviewing your application.
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