Brainhunter

Category Manager
Information Technology
Victoria British Columbia Staffing Direct Hire May 25, 2022

BH - Category Manager (Canada - English-Speaking) - Remote

Brainhunter Systems is seeking a Category Manager to lead the growth and evolution of our large e-com clients’ business in Canada. The Category Manager will own the P&L for our entire business in the English-speaking part of Canada. This person will analyze and identify opportunities, develop and report on KPIs that mark progress, and work strategically and tactically with marketing, sales, and product development teams to deliver results. The right candidate will have strong analytical acumen, be motivated by digging into problems and opportunities, energized by creating order out of ambiguity, and skilled at driving both straightforward and creative cross-functional solutions that improve the experience for customers and grow the business.

Note: Candidates must be located in either British Columbia or Ontario to be considered for this position. Only those that satisfy the requirements for this position will be contacted.

Responsibilities:

  • Own the P&L for our entire business in anglophone Canada
  • Set strategy and vision for the business
  • Drive operational excellence and growth
  • Set and manage ambitious revenue and profitability targets supported by operating plans that include monthly, quarterly and annual targets
  • Develop, prioritize, and deliver against high-quality business strategies and plans, ensuring their alignment with short- and long-term objectives
  • Analyze a wide range of data to identify opportunities and problems, as well as devise solutions and improvements.
  • Clearly communicate, including in writing about plans, progress, opportunities, and impediments
  • Build and nurture a positive, customer-centric team culture, consistent with Varsity Tutors’ mission, vision, culture, and leadership competencies
  • Maintain a deep knowledge of competitive markets and industry of the company
  • Build and maintain trust with key partners and stakeholders
  • Take in new information, adjust plans and recommendations accordingly, and be appropriately obsessive about execution that moves the business forward

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree (MBA preferred)
  • 5-8 years experience in operational leadership or senior management positions
  • Previous working experience in Canada and knowledge of the local education system
  • Creativity and ability to develop ideas independently and execute on them with cross-functional teams in a fast-paced, start-up environment
  • Excellent communication skills, including written, analytical, and verbal
  • Ability to operate both strategically and tactically in a high-energy, fast-paced environment
  • High degree of organization, detail orientation, and ability to manage multiple, competing priorities
  • Excellent collaboration skills that enable you to earn trust at all levels.
  • Willingness to roll up your sleeves and do the work when needed, including analysis and narratives that communicate plans, ideas, and opportunities.
  • Sound business judgment, ability to influence effectively, and willingness to simplify when needed
  • Established track record of delivering forecasted results within budget
  • Deep understanding of online marketplace dynamics and experience with marketplace business models

How to Apply:

  • Online: Apply online now at www.Brainhunter.com
  • Email: If you would prefer to email a copy of your resume for later review, we would be pleased to consider your resume for future upcoming opportunities, please send resume, availability and compensation expectation to: megan.degagne@brainhunter.com

 

Please note: While we appreciate and welcome all applications, only those who satisfy employment eligibility in Canada and meet the qualifications for the role will be contacted.