Analyst, Revenue Management

Location: Mississauga, ON, Canada
Date Posted: 10-16-2018

A Sustainable, Forward Thinking Protein Company
Maple Leaf Foods is a leading meat and plant-based protein company, employing over 11,500 people and publicly traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange. We are proud of our roots, which trace back well over 100 years, but our vision and purpose are decidedly forward looking. As we pursue our vision to become the most sustainable protein company on earth, we are committed to creating shared value – creative business value through addressing some of the world’s most critical social and environmental challenges. Our goal is to build a more sustainable food system, which provides nutritious affordable food, operates within planetary limits, cares for animals responsibly, and meaningfully engages with our communities to advance a more just society. We are advancing bold changes within Maple Leaf and more broadly within society to pursue our vision. We deeply believe this is the sustainable path to growth.

Our job is to make great food
Maple Leaf Foods embraces a strong values-based culture, where our people are deeply engaged in work that is purposeful, fast-paced and challenging.  We cultivate an open, non-bureaucratic and inclusive workplace that fosters safety and transparency, along with individual leadership and accountability. Each Maple Leaf team member has a voice and plays an active role in helping all of us achieve our goals with passion and discipline. We support one another to grow professionally, to learn new skills and to take on challenging experiences in the spirit of continuous improvement.
 
Raise the Good in Food
We have united behind a shared purpose – to Raise the Good in Food. This spans a dramatic transformation of our flagship Maple Leaf brand, replacing anything artificial with simple, natural ingredients; investments and process changes to reduce our environmental footprint by 50% by 2025; building a diverse and inclusive culture where all talent thrives; becoming a leader in animal care; and advancing food security through our charitable foundation, the Maple Leaf Centre for Action on Food Security.

Our Leadership Values 
Six core values guide us in everything that we do.

  • Do what’s right
  • Deliver winning results
  • Build collaborative teams
  • Get things done in a fact-based, disciplined way
  • Learn and grow, inwardly and outwardly
  • Dare to be transparent, passionate and humble
 Analyst, Revenue Management – Meadowvale
 
The Opportunity:
 
The Analyst, Revenue Management is responsible for providing analytics on pricing and supporting the Revenue Manager in putting together strong pricing recommendations for the business.   This position requires the ability to track what is happening in the market with respect to pricing, understand performance and effectively assess new opportunities from both a volume and profit perspective. 
 
 A snap shot of some of the exciting things you will lead and do:
  • Maintain pricing guidelines for regular and promotion pricing and frequency.
  • Track pricing execution in market to ensure strategy compliance and gaps to competitive brands.
  • Integrate data from multiple sources to evaluate promotional effectiveness (Nielsen, customer POS, internal shipments, Feature Vision, etc) and maintain database of all promotional activities
  • Prepare reports and highlight key insights to management on monthly basis on quality of pricing strategy execution and performance.
  • Analyze impact and prepare recommendations for pricing strategy changes in the face inflation.
  • Analyze effectiveness of strategies and make recommendations to change strategy in order to achieve business objectives of volume and profit.
  • Support adhoc analytic requests that support customer execution of pricing strategies as required
 What we have to offer you:
  • Be part of a company with an inspiring and unique vision, with a deep commitment to sustainability and expanding its leadership in sustainable protein across North America
  • Professional and career development opportunities, supported by our commitment to talent development through our partnership with the Ivey School of Business. 
  • Competitive Health and Wellness benefits that start on your first day of employment
  • Defined Contribution Pension Plan
  • Commitment to Learning – courses, resources and tools provided to all employees
  • Employee Assistance Program
 What you will bring:
  • Post-secondary degree in Business, Economics, Mathematics or related disciplines.
  • Previous experience in marketing, finance roles an asset
  • Previous experience with SAP, Nielsen and other POS data an asset
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated personal leadership
  • Must demonstrate drive, curiosity and critical thinking
  • Must be detail oriented
  • Strong numerical comprehension and adeptness at analyzing and interpreting data is essential
  • Ability to simply communicate complex ideas, both verbally and in written form
  • Exceptional ability to manage time, set priorities, and make decisions under pressure
  • Able to function both independently and in a team environment


We thank all applicants for their interest in exploring employment opportunities with Maple Leaf Foods however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Applicants may be subject to a background check and must meet the security criteria designated for the position.  

Maple Leaf Foods is committed to Employment Equity and maintaining a diverse workforce.  Job applicants with a disability who require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process can contact our Talent Attraction Team at accommodations@mapleleaf.com.  Reasonable accommodations will be determined on a case-by-case basis and your request will be responded to as soon as possible.
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