Regional Execution Manager - Ontario
Canada Bread
 New York, NY
Regional Execution Manager - Ontario 

Position Summary:        


 

Responsible for effectively coordinating and communicating key business objectives and messages to the field, with a specific focus on the regional execution strategy.  Additionally, this role will facilitate core process improvement in the region.

 

Position Responsibilities:

 
  • Identify and communicate as appropriate, regional operational/supply initiatives and activities that will impact the field

  • Act as single point of contact for the receipt of all information pertaining to marketing programs and initiatives

  • Consolidate and maintain all elements of national marketing programs and customer business strategies into regionally  focused execution strategy

  • Responsible to break down regional execution strategy into one succinct calendar that includes required timing of all critical path activities and links to relevant details

  • Publish directional details of tactical execution plan to business and track / monitor progress.

  • Identify gaps in execution of tactical plan and communicate required action

  • Regularly liaise with Supply Chain in the region to share operational concerns and to understand impending supply issues

  • Engage on behalf of Field Team for regional project work and initiatives where applicable 

  • Seek opportunities to improve core execution processes and engage and lead cross functional teams as required

  • Utilize appropriate standardized agendas and forums to prepare for field and execution focused meetings (including TSM & RSM meetings, IO playbooks, AC meetings and cross functional weekly execution meeting)

  • Leverage established templates, rhythms, and communication protocols to identify key business messages and disseminate them to the field per established protocol

 

POSITION OUTCOMES:

 

Successful coordination and communication of key regional business messages results in a field sales team that is effectively equipped to implement the required activities in the market.   The development and management of a strong field execution strategy will further enable the field to execute programs and initiatives with consistency and presence in the marketplace, resulting in optimal market performance, profitability and credibility with internal and external customers.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION:

 
  • Business degree and strong knowledge of Direct Store Delivery Systems are both assets

  • 3 – 5 years relevant work experience

 

REQUIRED SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:

 
  • High sense of urgency, well organized and able to prioritize effectively

  • Strong interpersonal and time management skills

  • Comfortable doing presentations to large groups and senior management

  • Highly proficient computer skills (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)

  • Strong leadership qualities. Ability to align, motivate and hold teams accountable for results

  • Strong communication skills (both oral and written); actively listens to the needs of others

  • Ability to identify opportunities, set goals and execute plans to achieve goals

  • Builds commitment and teamwork while maintaining a creative and positive work environment

  • Flexible and adaptable: open to new ideas and approaches; can adjust priorities as conditions

  • change

  • Proactive use of information and resources, demonstrates a sense of urgency

  • Can toggle between varying levels of detail as demonstrated through taking strategic vision of the region and making it into a tactical ground level plan that is clear and concise