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Manager, Leadership Assessment & Development - Canadian Tire Corporation

06 Sep 2018 11:44 AM | Jane Watson (Administrator)

Manager, Leadership Assessment & Development - Canadian Tire Corporation - C04PKL 

Interested in being a part of a team that is leading the evolution of retail in Canada?

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Embracing and driving change is critical to our success. The complexity and rate at which the retail industry is transforming has increased exponentially in recent years and we are committed to being a leader in the industry.  As such we are relentlessly focused on innovating at every level of our business, investing in new technologies and products, and doubling down on the best talent to drive the company forward. It is an especially exciting time to join the Canadian Tire Family of Companies.

The Manager, Leadership Assessment and Development will effectively lead and manage the identification and assessment of individual and store leadership challenges, implementation of leadership development programs and other organizational development services.  This role will to help develop the leadership skills of Canadian Tire Associate Dealers and managers to help them deliver strategy for improving the overall effectiveness of their leadership skills and their teams’ skills.

What you’ll do

  • Manage relations with Associate store Dealers (Franchisees) and managers within various regions across Canada 
  • Consult and partner with corporate clients to build leadership skills
  • Conduct in-person individual and store level leadership assessments to identify individual, group, & store level strengths/opportunities
  • Interpret and synthesizing behavioural assessments and statistical data to assess and understand personality traits, leadership skills, and contextual factors and understand how they impact store level results and ultimately customer service  
  • High level project management skills required to effectively manage various work projects and tasks 
  • Design and developing new leadership assessment and development programs and tools to help Associate stores
  • Network with and influencing Associate store Dealers to sell leadership development, HR, and OD services within Associate stores

Who you are

We are looking for high performing individuals who are:

  • Agile and innovative individuals, who are able to manage in an environment of change and ambiguity to help us take bold and strategic moves in this rapidly evolving retail environment
  • Creative thinkers who take initiative and are capable of building, launching and managing projects/programs that drive results for our customers
  • Problem solvers with the ability to analyze and prioritize to meet business objectives
  • Collaborative team players with superior influencing skills, who build relationships easily across various stakeholder groups to move initiatives forward 

If you’re curious, ready to take on new challenges and open to doing things differently to help us evolve rapidly, then Canadian Tire is definitely the place to be.

What you’ve done

  • Masters or PhD in the area of: Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Organizational Development, Human Resources, or combination of education, training, and experience. 
  • Experience in leadership assessment and development with 5 years in a coaching or Organizational Development/Effectiveness role
  • Independent and tactical with a proven ability to develop professional relationships and work in a team-oriented environment
  • Interpersonal savvy (work effectively and build relationships with senior management, Associate Dealers and a number of cross-functional teams) and ability to deal with sensitive issues
  • Exhibits high professional standards and integrity and personal ethical conduct
  • Works well under pressure, change and ambiguity
  • Ability to be successful in implementing and sustaining a newly developed program
  • Ability to travel up to 20% of the time within a region in Canada

Why us

Canadian Tire is one of Canada’s most iconic and diversified companies.  Our culture and values uphold our pledge to sustainable practices, and commitment to our local communities through Jumpstart cannot be beat. 

To learn more about this team and the Canadian Tire Family of Companies follow us on LinkedIn.

Canadian Tire is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace for all. We recognize that our future success depends on the perspectives and contributions of all our employees -- their diverse backgrounds, abilities and experiences make our business stronger. If you are contacted for a job opportunity, please advise us of any accommodations needed to ensure fair and equitable access throughout the recruitment and selection process. All accommodation information provided will be treated as confidential and used only for the purpose of providing an accessible candidate experience. 

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