Manager, Advanced Analytics & Data Science

canadiantirecorporation    Toronto, ON    2024-04-04

Job posting number: #98409 (Ref:JR132265)

Job Description

What you’ll do

Seeking a results-oriented customer centric leader who can support the development of CTC’s Advanced Analytics, Modelling, and Experimentation function. The primary focus of this team is to develop analytics and measurement solutions, which inform decisions and help achieve the strategic goals of our Retail organization. This role is critical in the delivery of advanced modelling, experimentation design, and measurement.

Reporting to the AVP, Advanced Analytics, Modelling & Experimentation - the Manager, Advanced Analytics & Data Science is expected to work with a variety of colleagues and partners to achieve business outcomes that require a mixed use of virtual and CTC campus presence. 

  • Develop a deep understanding of our Retail businesses and Loyalty Program. Establish the credibility required to influence business decisions which rely on analytics, modelling, and experimentation.

  • Support development of advanced quantitative and statistical analysis of retail and loyalty data to identify trends, patterns, and correlations that can be used to improve business performance.

  • Establish robust measurement practices, utilizing latest technologies and advancements in machine learning to provide timely insights to decision makers.

  • Build and deploy Machine Learning/Deep Learning models which can adapt to constantly evolving data and problem sets.

  • Seek out opportunities to infuse statistical learning to support the decision-making process for clients, strategic initiatives and key business stakeholders.

  • Provide creative solutions, recommendations and timely advice that synthesize business needs and analytical/modelling concepts.

  • Build a knowledgeable, engaged, and aligned analytics, modelling, and experimentation team. Foster the development of talent and establish systems to ensure career progression within your portfolio of teams, Decision Support, and the analytics community within CTC.

Key Relationships:

  • VP’s and AVP peers within Finance, Marketing, Retail, and Operations Teams

  • Business Stakeholders throughout the retail organization.

What you bring

  • Post-secondary education, preferably ay the Graduate level, in Statistics/Math/Economics/Data Science/Computer Science or a related quantitative discipline

  • 3+ years experience leading analytical functions within large organizations, preferably within the areas of analytics, machine learning, modelling, measurement, and experimentation.

  • Deep understanding of Statistics and Measurement principles.  

  • Strong quantitative and statistical skills

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    (regression/prediction, ML/DL techniques, statistical learning, model inference, model validation, experiment design, A/B testing, etc.)

  • 4+ years working experience with analytical tools and languages, including SAS, Python, R or MATLAB.

  • 4+ years of experience querying and analyzing large datasets with tools such as SQL, Spark, etc.

  • Experience working in BigData environments (Hadoop, Databricks, etc), as well as cloud environments (Azure, AWS, etc) strongly preferred.

  • 4+ years interpreting, synthesizing, and presenting complex models and analysis to non-technical senior business leaders.

  • Seasoned experience in developing and driving analytics strategy.

  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to communicate both technical and business concepts, as well as strong presentation skills.

  • Demonstrated confidence and clear presentation style.


At Canadian Tire we value flexibility. We have adopted a hybrid work model whereby employees use a combination of working in office and virtually in service of outcomes. Each leader is empowered to decide what work is best achieved in person based on the unique needs of their team. 


About Us

Canadian Tire Corporation, Limited (“CTC”) is one of Canada’s most admired and trusted companies. With more than 90 Owned Brands, 1,700 retail locations, financial services, exemplary e-commerce capabilities, and exciting market-leading merchandising strategies. We dream big and work as one to innovate with purpose for our customers at every level of our business, investing in new technologies and products, and doubling down on top talent to drive the company forward. We offer competitive salaries and wages to CTC employees, as well as store discounts, supported learning through our Triangle Learning Academy, Canadian Tire Profit Sharing, and retirement and savings programs for eligible employees. As part of our enhanced flex benefits program, we offer mental health benefits in the amount of $5,000 per year for benefits-eligible employees and their families, including total well-being, and mental health tools and resources for all employees. Join us in helping to make life in Canada better through living and working our Core Values: we are innovators and entrepreneurs at our core, outcomes drive us, inclusion is a must, we are stronger together and we take personal responsibility. It is an especially exciting time to join CTC and its family of companies where career opportunities are wide-ranging! Join us, where there's a place for you here.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging 

We are committed to fostering an environment where belonging thrives, and diversity, inclusion and equity are infused into everything we do. We believe in building an organizational culture where people are consistently treated with dignity while respecting individual religion, nationality, gender, race, age, perceived ability, spoken language, sexual orientation, and identification. We are united in our purpose of being here to help make life in Canada better.


We stand firm in our Core Value that inclusion is a must. We welcome and encourage candidates from equity-seeking groups such as people who identify as racialized, Indigenous, 2SLGBTQIA+, women, people with disabilities, and beyond. Should you require any accommodation in applying for this role, or throughout the interview process, please make them known when contacted and we will work with you to help meet your needs.

Employer Info

Job posting number:#98409 (Ref:JR132265)
Application Deadline:2024-05-04
Employer Location:canadiantirecorporation
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