This job board retrieves part of its jobs from: Healthcare Jobs | Professional Careers | Toronto Jobs

Find jobs in the City of Toronto

To post a job, login or create an account |  Post a Job

  Toronto Jobs  

Bringing the best, highest paying job offers near you

previous arrow
next arrow

Assistant Sourcing Manager

Loblaw Companies Ltd - Head Office

This is a Contract position in Toronto, ON posted November 3, 2020.


500 Lakeshore Ave, Toronto, Ontario, M5V 1A5

The decision to join a company is a big one. We have opportunities for hard working, energetic and reliable people just like you.

Why is this role important?

This role is responsible for working closely with the Control Brand Sourcing Managers to ensure the successful execution of Sourcing projects, analytics, cost change proposals, liability management and item administration.


  • Supports the CBS (Control Brand Sourcing) Managers in the execution of effective CBS strategies and collaborates utilizing resources across the business to ensure the CBS strategies are being met.
  • Establishes a thorough understanding of Control Brands Standards and Guardrails
  • Prepares detailed analysis and reporting to deliver on anticipated financial benefits to the business
  • Develops strong working relationships with LBL, Category across all divisions, Supply Chain, CDM and all key stakeholders
  • Facilitate new vendor pre-qualification, and execute RFP (Request for Proposal) projects
  • Provide subject matter expertise to Category and LBL teams to ensure accurate and timely issue resolution for sourcing activities, cost changes and liability management.
  • Coordinates communication between LBL, Category teams and Vendors
  • Manages timelines and communicates with Supply Chain, Category, and Vendors to process listing and delist items accordingly.
  • Administer transactions, vendor set up and standard contract execution for both Loblaw and Shoppers Drug Mart
  • Lead liability management across all divisions, make recommendations to support best practices and facilitate both internal and external meeting as required.
  • Assist with CBS strategic Initiatives to continuously develop and improve processes

Conduct and contribute to research, analysis, project planning, recommendations and other activities designed to evaluate and improve core business practices that support CBS Managers

Core Competencies:

  • Confidence in leadership and influence skills
  • Taking initiative, and being resourceful
  • Highly organized, able to prioritize multiple projects effectively
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to work efficiently and independently, with effective communication
  • Management of on time delivery with Control Brand Suppliers
  • Strong project management skills and/or experience
  • Desire to innovate and be creative with solution management

Role Requirements:

  • University or College Degree in Business, Marketing or and equivalent Degree in a field of study related to the job
  • Excellent computer and system skills (MS office, Advanced Excel, MS Access)

How You’ll Succeed: 

At Loblaw, we seek great people to continually strengthen our culture.  We believe great people model our values, are authentic, build trust and make connections. 

If that sounds like you, and you are open-minded, responsive to change and up to the challenges provided in a fast-paced retail environment, apply today.

In addition, we believe that compliance with laws is about doing the right thing.  Upholding the law is part of our Code of Conduct – it reinforces what our customers and stakeholders expect of us.

Employment Type:

Full time

Type of Role:


Type of Contract:

Loblaw recognizes Canada’s diversity as a source of national pride and strength. We have made it a priority to reflect our nation’s evolving diversity in the products we sell, the people we hire, and the culture we create in our organization. Accommodation is available upon request for applicants with disabilities in the recruitment and assessment process and when hired.

Please Note: If you have Employee Self Service (ESS) on Workday, apply to this job via the Workday application.