Strategy Manager (12-month Contract)

Region: Canada

State: British Columbia

City: Vancouver

Business Unit: Store Support Centre (SSC)

Time Type: Full-time

Description & Requirements

Please note that this role is for a 12-month Contract (full time)

Who we are
lululemon is an innovative performance apparel company for yoga, running, training, and other athletic pursuits. Setting the bar in technical fabrics and functional design, we create transformational products and experiences that support people in moving, growing, connecting, and being well. We owe our success to our innovative product, emphasis on stores, commitment to our people, and the incredible connections we make in every community we're in. As a company, we focus on creating positive change to build a healthier, thriving future. In particular, that includes creating an equitable, inclusive and growth-focused environment for our people.

About this team 
The Strategy & Insights team is a trusted partner in the development of long- and short-range strategies, working cross-functionally with the entire business on key strategic initiatives. This team is responsible for bringing forward relevant information and insights to support leaders to answer strategic enterprise level questions about how we can continue to deliver strong growth.
As we continue to grow, our team is paying close attention to how we are cultivating community with our guests. This means building stronger and deeper relationships with our guests through things like Membership, lululemon Studio and community events.

A day in the life
  • Develop and execute strategic research and analysis (both qualitative and quantitative) to identify and evaluate options to support the strengthening of the Community experience for our guests across existing (e.g. lululemon Studio) and new means. 
  • Synthesize research into insights that generate actionable options for growth.
  • Analyze and synthesize research results and create a story that delivers insightful, strategic and actionable answers for cross-functional partners.
  • Develop materials to support executive discussion and decision making.
  • Self-direct work and projects ensuring timely, quality deliverables according to project design.
  • Confidently present results to all levels of the organization in a clear and compelling manner.
  • Build strong trusted relationships with senior leaders.

  • University Degree or Post-Graduate Program in a relevant field (Market Research, Management Consulting, or other), or MBA.
  • 5+ years direct and relevant experience in consulting or research agency.
  • A well-developed sense of analytical thinking and an ability to summarize.
  • Detail-orientated, organized and quality-driven person.
  • Team player: ability to collaborate with other team members.
  • Strong presentation skills and advanced skills in writing strategic reports and presentations.
  • Excellent skills in PowerPoint and Microsoft Office Suite are required.

Must haves

* Acknowledge the presence of choice in every moment and take personal responsibility for your life.
* Possess an entrepreneurial spirit and continuously innovate to achieve great results. 
* Communicate with honesty and kindness and create the space for others to do the same. 
* Lead with courage, knowing the possibility of greatness is bigger than the fear of failure. 
* Foster connection by putting people first and building trusting relationships. 
* Integrate fun and joy as a way of being and working, aka doesn’t take yourself too seriously.