Openings & Optimization Specialist (2 Roles: 12 month contracts)

Región: Canada

Estado: British Columbia

Ciudad: Vancouver

Sectores Empresarial: Store Support Centre (SSC)

Time Type: Full-time

Description & Requirements

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
For openings, optimization, moves, and the closure of any brick & mortar (expression or concept), we are the conduit between stores and the SSC. We consult, advise, & deliver on strategic initiatives and programming that assesses the operational impact to store teams and guest experience and supports operational excellence.

a day in the life: what you’ll do
  • Maintain programming and resources for select project types (new stores, renovations, relocations, locals, outlets, experiential and seasonal stores).
  • Coach and support stores throughout their project life-cycle
  • Monitor and respond in respect to the appropriate project type
  • Cross functional partner collaboration to identify and translate business needs and requirements into solutions
  • Be a conduit that represents the stores to the SSC and the SSC to the stores
  • Follow up, support and gather feedback for future strategies that elevate O&O programming
  • Lead/facilitate all ops calls in an engaging and dynamic manner

  • Strong knowledge of Smartsheet and SharePoint project management tools 
  • Experience supporting new store openings and/or renovations/relocations
  • Ability to organize, set priorities, and manage multiple projects on tight deadlines 

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.