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Digital Vendor Manager, Ralph Lauren

  • Location
  • TORONTO, ON, Canada
  • Job Opened
  • December 21, 2022
  • Job Number
  • 2200066M
  • Remote
  • Hybrid
  • Banner
  • The Bay
  • Team
  • Merch
  • Job Type
  • Full-Time

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Day In The Life:

The Digital Vendor Manager is responsible for the execution of a seasonal strategy that aligns product strategies with financial goals ensuring end to end sales, gross margin and inventory meets KPI's.  They are responsible for creating a seasonal framework by division/category that aligns product strategies with financial goals.


What You Will Do:

  • Accountable for the development and communication of brand and category product strategies that align with financial goals for the season
  • Meet category and brand sales, GM and inventory goals
  • Develop seasonal hindsight and the strategic opportunities used to go to market
  • Analyze category, choice counts, pricing to influence overall merchandise assortments
  • Manage in-season digital assortment change recommendations of their categories
  • Identify areas of opportunity to make meaningful investment shifts supported by marketing and site execution
  • Create a compelling product experience in partnership with site merchandising to include inspirational merchandise presentation, simple and intuitive category navigation and clear and accurate product details
  • Deliver best in class product assortment architecture within area of responsibility
  • Collaborate with business partners to prevent re-work, redundancies and inefficiency
  • Lead and develop Vendor Analyst to assist in their day to day and help them to achieve goals


What You Will Need:

  • Post-secondary degree in Business or related field
  • 3+ years’ experience understanding the category management process and developing action plans to grow sales and profitability
  • Have a strong working knowledge and passion for digital retail landscape
  • Experience in Buying and/or Planning an asset
  • Ability to speak and present data or insights confidently
  • Strong influencer that can help fuel our digital growth
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Comfort with change and ambiguity
  • Strong aptitude to work within deadlines, both independently and as part of a team
  • Working knowledge in site analytics tools (Google Analytics or Adobe Analytics)
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (especially Excel and Power Point) and the ability to quickly learn internal systems, processes and additional software/web-based applications


What You Can Expect:

  • A People-first culture where One Team spirit and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion are celebrated and promoted at every step of the way
  • An opportunity to work with highly supportive teams to help you build the career you want and leave your Stripe at The Bay
  • A competitive benefits package including unlimited paid vacation, medical, dental, vision, parental leave top up coverages, retirement savings and more
  • A ways of Working Program that enables you to work where you are most effective
  • A living Well Program that provides a variety of offerings and resources to enhance your physical, mental, and financial wellness, including corporate gym membership rates.
  • An amazing associate discount of up to 40% off top brands


About The Bay:

As Canada’s oldest startup, The Bay is a digital-first, purpose-led retailer. Our mission is to help Canadians live their best style of life.

The Bay is on a high-growth trajectory to become one of the largest digital retail businesses in Canada through and its Marketplace. If you are looking to join an iconic brand, create impactful change and be recognized for your work, we want you to join our team.

At The Bay, smart, high-performing team members will challenge you to learn and grow every day. We value ambitious work and great ideas grounded in data and insights. We are looking for talented people who love a fast-paced environment, embrace change and are looking to make an impact with groundbreaking ideas.

We are a digital-first company and brand for a diverse world and we need a diverse team to reach our potential.  Come and join a winning team that supports collaboration and demonstrates innovation, energy, creativity and vision every day.


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The Bay welcomes all applicants for this position; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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