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Associate, Merchandising (Projects)

Toronto, Ontario

At The Source, we believe that the right tech makes all the difference and exist to help Canadians discover the endless possibilities of tech. We carry the latest tech, offer advice across all categories and networks, and put our customers first to ensure they find the right tech for them.


Every day our Associates across the country help Canadians find the tech they want and need.  The Source is a great place to work and we are committed to your development through best in class training programs that help you do your best. Behind our in-store Associates is a supporting team of professionals who curate our product assortment, ensure on-time deliveries, create engaging marketing campaigns and help keep our systems running at peak capacity.


We are passionate about what we do and look for individuals with their own passion, curiosity and genuine helpfulness to join us!

We are looking for an Associate,  Merchandising -  Projects, who will be responsible to administer and organize all types of projects, from supporting simple to more complex initiatives within the Merchandising team.


The Associate, Merchandising - Projects responsibilities include working closely with our Senior Project Manager to support preparation of comprehensive action plans, including resources, timeframes and compiling budgets for projects. The position is responsible to perform various coordinating tasks, like schedule and risk management, along with administrative duties, like maintaining project documentation and handling financial queries. To succeed in this role, the successful candidate will need excellent organization, time management and communication skills, as this position collaborates with a number of key stakeholders - Project sponsors, vendors and internal teams - to deliver within deadline.


Ultimately, the Associate, Merchandising -  Projects duties support ensuring that all projects are completed on time, within budget and meet high quality standards.


Job Duties/Accountabilities:

  • Coordinate project management activities, resources and information

  • Provide an outline of recommended project tasks and timeframes to the Sr. Project Manager

  • Liaise with cross-functional teams to gather information with the purpose of identifying and defining requirements, scope and objectives

  • Assist with schedule management and recommend task primes

  • Connect with the Project Sponsor throughout the project to validate objectives have not evolved

  • Support the Senior Project Manager in new product launches

  • Support the Sr. Project Manager by gathering information for preparation of project budgets

  • Create process maps using Microsoft Visio

  • Oversee project procurement and report any issues to the Sr. Project Manager for resolution

  • Monitor project progress and communicate any issues identified; support resolution when in-scope for role

  • Act as the point of contact and communicate project status to all participants

  • Support the Senior Project Manager to eliminate blocks to project completion

  • Issue all appropriate legal paperwork (e.g. contracts and terms of agreement)

  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation, plans and reports


Critical Qualifications/Competencies: 

  • Proven work experience as a Project Coordinator or similar role

  • Experience in project management, from conception to delivery

  • An ability to prepare and interpret flowcharts, schedules and step-by-step action plans

  • Solid organizational skills, including multitasking and time-management

  • Strong internal stakeholder management, vendor facing and teamwork skills

  • Familiarity with risk management and quality assurance control

  • Hands-on experience with project management tools (e.g.MS Projects, MS Visio, MS excel, PowerPoint)

  • Business Administration or Project management related field

  • CAPM/PMP certification or working towards achieving one is a plus



Position Type: Retail Head Office
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Job Location: Canada : Ontario : Barrie || Canada : Ontario : Toronto 
Flexible work profile:
Application Deadline: 04/14/2022


Bilingualism is an asset (English and French); adequate knowledge of French is required for positions in Quebec. 


As Canada's favourite tech retailer you have the opportunity to work close to home - and we're also proud to offer a competitive compensation package that includes an extensive recognition and rewards program, career development opportunities, multi-faceted training programs, competitive medical and dental benefits, charity and volunteer opportunities and of course, associate discounts!


The Source celebrates and embraces diversity as part of our culture. We strive to be an inclusive, equitable and accessible environment that supports both our internal and external customers, ensuring everyone feels valued and respected. Accommodations are available on request for all candidates taking part in any aspects of the selection process. For a confidential inquiry, simply email your recruiter directly or to make arrangements.


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