Director, Integrated Go-To-Market (GTM) Transformation

Region: Canada

Bundesland: British Columbia

Stadt: Vancouver

Business Unit: Store Support Centre (SSC)

Zeittyp: Full-time

Beschreibung & Anforderungen

Who We Are

At lululemon, we work together to elevate the world. We set audacious goals, nurture big growth and engineer innovative products that allow people to feel—and perform—their best. To us, leadership is more than a role or title—it’s a way of being. We are all leaders, committed to growth and results.

Together, we’re co-creating a future that otherwise wouldn’t exist. To do that, we’re looking for people who unite diverse perspectives to lean into bold visions. Who strive to be better than they were yesterday. Who are all in, in everything they do. 

We’re looking for you. Join us.


About This Team

The Integrated Go-To-Market Transformation Team sits at the heart of an end-to-end value chain transformation of how lululemon operates. We act as an internal consultancy that identifies, suggests, and conceptualizes process optimization opportunities while providing strategic planning support, evaluating & driving synergies, streamlining processes, and making actionable recommendations to raise efficiency and drive profitability. 

We always have the guest in mind when we identify and drive integration needs across the value chain and make recommendations for action in alignment with the Company’s overall strategy.  The team members are essential thought partners with all areas of the Company, including executive leadership, supply chain/sourcing, finance, merchandising, planning, marketing, region, brand, and channels.  

This means taking a holistic approach to meet our guest expectations by improving our GTM processes and timelines, establish a KPI driven approach on how we got to market that complements our creativity, and increase our partner collaboration while yielding higher quality processes, better strategy integration and an authentic engagement with all involved parties.

The selected candidate will be a self-starter with an entrepreneurial spirit and team leader experience who can provide input into future growth opportunities, along with strategic directions and priorities while integrating cross-functional strategies into the GTM process.   


A Day In The Life

The Director of Integrated GTM Transformation is responsible for the planning, executing, and evaluating of project initiatives. Problem solving, supporting the Initiative Owner, facilitating meetings and ensuring quality control are essential elements of this role.

Responsibilities: 
  • Owns the planning, execution and controlling of multiple strategic projects with strong analytical focus and understanding of consumer-centric strategies
  • Drives the problem solving process: frames problems, guides analytical modeling, and through analysis provides insights into solutions
  • Advise senior leaders on operating model redesign; lead their teams through the process of envisioning and designing new ways of working
  • Facilitates meetings and workshops with all the levels of the organization
  • Effectively manages the change driven by the project and is capable of steering the business in a new direction
  • Can coach other team members
  • Understands and shows passion for the worldwide fashion and retail market in terms of consumer behavior, competitor and industry developments
  • Act as the product-wide center of excellence for Operating Model design 
  • Be laser focused on outcomes, the critical risks standing in our way and develop diligent plans to work through them to ensure success
  • Build relationships and manage difficult conversations with Enterprise Business Transformation and cross-functional leaders
  • Lead, coach, develop and empower the GTM Transformation team for the org and to contribute excellence to the business with a drive for simplified and standardized service and program excellence
  • Lead the design and synthesis of lululemon's Product Strategic Planning process to deliver our long-range goals


Qualifications  
  • 10+ years’ experience in go to market (GTM) transformation
  • At least 5 years leading high performing teams
  • Consulting and/or Investment Banking experience is an asset
  • Affinity with lifestyle, fashion and/or consumer facing industries
  • Affinity with technology, data enablement, digital transformation and the human interaction that is central to their success
  • Experience working for a Fortune 500/multinational company or multi-national consulting firm is preferred
  • Superior interpersonal skills and ability to work cross-functionally, including with senior leadership
  • Project management, problem structuring, and strategic problem solving skills – Demonstrated ability to complete quantitative and qualitative analysis
  • Strategic vision and creative thinking: - Ability to look beyond existing paradigms, and change the organization according to new business concepts
  • Understands the complexity of a matrix organization, capable of operating within one
  • Effective communicator and influencer. Comfortable presenting in front of senior leadership audiences. Facilitates workshops and resolves possible conflict
  • Ability to work in multi-cultural & multi-lingual environment
  • Hands-on mentality and pragmatic approach with strong collaboration attitude and team play
  • Ambitious, motivated to go the extra mile and able to perform in a demanding work environment.
  • High standard of ethics, integrity and confidentiality
  • University Degree required; MBA preferred

Must Haves

  • Acknowledges the presence of choice in every moment and takes personal responsibility for their life.
  • Possesses an entrepreneurial spirit and continuously innovates to achieve great results.
  • Communicates with honesty and kindness, and creates the space for others to do the same.
  • Leads with courage, knowing the possibility of greatness is bigger than the fear of failure.
  • Fosters connection by putting people first and building trusting relationships.
  • Integrates fun and joy as a way of being and working, aka doesn’t take themselves too seriously.

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