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Position Title: Category Administrator
Requisition ID: 8762
Career Group (ADSP): Administrative
Division: Merchandising & Store Services (01000169) 
Department: Merchandising  
Work Location: METRO ON - 5559 DUNDAS STREET W (#A-DUND) 
Province: Canada : Ontario 
Position Type: Permanent  



This position is responsible for providing administrative support to the assigned the Category Management team on day to day business activities including data entry, communications to Vendors, Store Services, Inventory Managers, Marketing and Accounting, and assisting with advertising promotions which are on very strict deadlines.


Specific Responsibilities:

  • Provide administrative support to the Category Management team in developing overall category objectives in order to meet financial and volume targets
  • Ensure that all financial and advertising templates are maintained and up to date. This includes proofing and providing feedback to the Category Manager prior to templates being signed off on and ad going to production
  • Complete all assigned tasks that relate to the weekly execution of promotions
  • In conjunction with Store Services, ensure that all store inquiries are responded to and dealt with in a timely fashion
  • Assist the Merchandising team in developing product distributions & promotion plans for items featured on ad or as part of merchandising strategy/seasonal event
  • Work with Assistant Category Manager to ensure all merchandising vehicles are current, and have the appropriate approvals from the warehouse
  • Create various standard and ad hoc reports related to item sell-through and historical sales/profitability for the category manager
  • Follow up with vendors on behalf of the Category Management team as directed and provide Category Manager with status updates



  • College Diploma or University studies in Business or related field required
  • 1 – 3 years of merchandising experience
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Excel (Pivot tables, Vlookup, Macros)
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Intermediate level computer skills in office productivity tools


Metro values, respects and leverages the differences and competences of all employees from a variety of different backgrounds. We will consider all qualified applicants for employment.
Metro is committed to accommodating applicants and employees with disabilities.  Should you require an accommodation or wish to receive this application in an accessible format, please advise.
Only applicants that meet the qualifications will be contacted.
We respectfully request no calls or unsolicited resumes from agencies.
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