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People & Culture - Vice President, Retail Talent

Vancouver, BC
Full Time
6 days ago
The mission of the Talent Management Department is to build engaged teams to achieve our business objectives

As the leader of the Retail Talent department, you will lead and motivate the team responsible for cultivating a passionate, integrated environment to motivate and elevate our people to their highest potential. As the Vice President, Retail Talent, you will play a pivotal role as the strategic leader of all people matters to establish and drive effective retail talent strategies and programs to support the growth of a dynamic, high-performing, geographically dispersed Retail business. And, with people at the heart of everything you do, you will support your high-potential people to grow rewarding careers at Aritzia"while enjoying one yourself.


As the Vice President, Retail Talent, you will:
¢ Strategize and influence the design, development and implementation of retail talent lifecycle programs
¢ Establish the standard to design for the right people, in the right roles at the right time, and in the right quantity
¢ Lead the team to guide partners in acquiring the best talent for today and tomorrow
¢ Drive the strategy to accelerate the cultural integration and productivity of our people
¢ Drive the strategy and successful execution of performance and potential assessments to inform quality people decisions
¢ Establish and drive strategic initiatives to develop our people for high performance
¢ Establish and drive strategic initiatives to connect with our people and understand how to motivate them
¢ Set the direction and lead the team to drive retention of top talent through wages, education and opportunity
¢ Lead the team to ensure smooth transitions
¢ Lead the team to ensure fair and consistent practices are conducted to manage incidents
¢ Collaborate with the appropriate Business Support partners to seamlessly lead the day-to-day function of the department in support of corporate objectives, while enabling progressive career development and an incredible employee experience.

The Vice President, Retail Talent has:
¢ A commitment to learn, apply, champion, and enrich Aritzia's Business and People Leadership principles
¢ A drive to take on new opportunities and challenges, with the self-motivation to continue to develop and grow oneself and others
¢ Ability to set the standard for operational efficiency, investing in world class processes and systems to maximize team and business results
¢ The intellectual and emotional intelligence to strategically partner cross-functionally in the pursuit of shared business outcomes
¢ The skills to set clear objectives and inspire oneself and others to reach their full capability and maximize their capacity
¢ The leadership qualities to design a vision and strategy that motivates the team and fuels business growth
¢ World class skills and/or education that are an asset to perform in the role and the commitment to continuously learn and develop oneself and inspire growth in others
¢ A dedication to quality and investing in results that add tremendous value and drives the business at all times
¢ A proactive and entrepreneurial approach executing job responsibilities, prioritizing urgent and important work
¢ A keen eye and ability to identify, evaluate, and capitalize on business opportunities for today and tomorrow, maximizing top line and bottom line impacts


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Aritzia is an Equal Opportunity employer. Aritzia believes in providing an inclusive workplace where all individuals have opportunity to succeed.

We are committed to doing so by providing accessible employment practices. Requests for accommodation due to a disability can be made at any stage of the recruitment process and applicants are asked to make their accommodation needs known.
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