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Best 50 Employer in Canada

Purdys Chocolatier is delighted to have been voted by our employees as one of the 50 Best Employers in Canada for a 5th time this year. This esteemed award is a testament to the rich texture of our history and our more than 100 years of dedication to quality, trust, tradition, and innovation.

The Purdys difference is that we truly recognize the value of our people. We reward you with competitive compensation, recognition for your achievements, opportunities for ongoing training to grow professionally and personally, delicious perks, and much, much more.

Best 50 Employer in Canada

What To Expect

Here's a brief overview of the typical hiring process at Purdys. This should be helpful in showing you what you can expect when you apply with us!

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Reviewing your Application and Prescreening
Once you submit your information, it is reviewed within two weeks. Due to the substantial amount of applications we receive, we are unable to respond to everyone personally. If you are a shortlisted candidate, you will receive a phone call for a Telephone Prescreen Interview. At the end of the call, you will be given a timeline in which you will receive an update.

Interviewing
If you’re chosen as one of the best qualified candidates after the Telephone Prescreen Interview, we will contact you again in order to schedule further interviews.

Job Offer
Upon completion of the interviewing process and if you are chosen for the role, specifics such as starting salary will be discussed in further detail. From there an offer will be made and if accepted, a job offer letter will be sent to you.

We will also conduct professional reference checks and you will then be on your way to a SWEET career!

Unwrap a great career ... apply today!

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Allocation & Operations Support
Administration
Vancouver, BC

Job Title :
Allocation & Operations Support
Closing Date : 03/12/2014
Salary : Great Pay plus Delicious Perks!
Location(s) : BC, Vancouver - Other - Head Office - Store is not Available
Job Details :

Are you an organized, analytical, Excel expert looking for an opportunity to utilize your multi-tasking and project management skills? If so, Purdys might be just what you need to take your career to the next level!

Voted by its employees as one of the 50 Best Employers in Canada for a 5th time this year, Purdys prides itself as a company people want to be a part of. Each and every employee plays an integral role in the Purdys operation and is equally committed to creating a quality product.

We are excited about this offer for a new team member to join our fantastic organization as a full time, permanent member of the Planning & Allocation department at our Vancouver Head Office. Planning & Allocation department plans merchandise, forecasts, seasonal sale and operations support for all sales channels.

The main goal of the Allocation & Operations Support is to provide support and solutions to the various sales channels to allow them to focus on the personal Chocolatier experience, customer obsessed service and sales.

Duties and Responsibilities would include but are not limited to:

• Monitoring and processing shop orders placed through the shop ordering system (including data entry)

• Providing general shop support - with schedule flexibility during peak seasons

• Acting as a liaison between stores and the support office

• Preparing, generating, and distributing sales reports

• Assisting with operational procedures and support for retail stores

• data collection, reporting on seasonal and year round sales and forecasting

• Back up to all planning and allocation tasks and projects

Required Skills:

• Excellent communication skills (in person, via telephone, via email)

• Expert multi-tasking, organizational, and project management abilities

• Expert knowledge with Microsoft Excel

• Proficient knowledge with Microsoft Word, Outlook

• Basic familiarity with warehousing, shipping, shop ordering processes


Purdys Chocolatier recognizes the value of skills and knowledge gained outside of formal education and paid employment.  Applicants who present an equivalent combination of qualifications and experience will be considered and are encouraged to apply. We thank all applicants for their interest in Purdys Chocolatier, but due to the volume of applications received, we are only able to contact those applicants who have been selected for an interview.  No phone calls please.


















Senior Business Analyst
Administration
Vancouver, BC

Job Title :
Senior Business Analyst
Closing Date : 10/12/2014
Salary : Great Pay plus Delicious Perks!
Location(s) : BC, Vancouver - Other - Head Office - Store is not Available
Job Details :

Are you looking for an opportunity to utilize your Ecommerce Retail experience and technical skills? If so, Purdys might be just what you need to take your career to the next level!

We are excited about this offer for a new team member to join our fantastic organization as a full time Senior Business Analyst at our Vancouver Head Office.  The Senior Business Analyst serves as a liaison between the business community and the IT organization in order to provide technical solutions to meet business needs and is responsible for end-to-end ownership of projects and project planning activities in area of expertise. A major focus of this role will be the requirements, selection and implementation of enhanced Ecommerce, Order Management, and Customer Relationship systems over the next 1 - 2 years.

Reports to the VP E-commerce, Group and Fundraising.

Duties

• Gathering information from clients and other stakeholders, conducting research, and documenting business needs and requirements

• Identifying options for potential solutions, evaluating the technical and business suitability of each option, and participating in assessing the priority, feasibility and impact of undertaking the project.

• Developing business cases for modifications or enhancements, summarizing and costs / benefits, and identifying measurable success criteria

• Preparing detailed specifications, use cases, workflows, and other supporting documentation for the development of modifications and enhancements.

• Participating in preparation of RFI and RFP documents and evaluation of vendor responses for new systems.

• Preparing project plans, timeline and budgeting and communicating requirements to the technical team; ensuring project deliverables meet stated requirements, are delivered to the required standard of quality and within the specified constraints of time and cost.

• Tracking and overseeing the project life cycle from analysis through to deployment, providing project updates to clients and/or internal management, and acting as liaison between technical, operational staff and clients in resolving planning and implementation issues.

• Participating in developing a project implementation plan and overseeing implementation, including quality assurance, testing and any modifications required.

• Writing information releases, preparing user manuals and providing information, training and support to clients and internal personnel with respect to new and enhanced products and services.

• Providing follow-up and supporting clients to ensure the successful operation of the newly implemented product or service.

• Performing systems analysis of functions performed within the department with the intent of improving overall productivity and efficiency.

• Assist with developing and implementing effective change management strategies for new systems and processes

• Assist in developing and monitoring system KPIs

 

Knowledge & Skills

• University degree in computer science, business admin, or related discipline with a technical focus (or equivalent)

• 5-7 years of experience working with Business Analysis techniques and methodologies

• Thorough knowledge and understanding of business analysis principles, methodologies, tools, and techniques

• Ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing with Business Users, Technical Teams, and Management.

• Experience with wire-framing, process flow and use case diagrams

• Intermediate Excel and Word abilities

• Ecommerce Retail experience

• Order Management experience desirable.

• Technical experience (web / software development) is an asset.

 

Purdys Chocolatier recognizes the value of skills and knowledge gained outside of formal education and paid employment.  Applicants who present an equivalent combination of qualifications and experience will be considered and are encouraged to apply. We thank all applicants for their interest in Purdys Chocolatier, but due to the volume of applications received, we are only able to contact those applicants who have been selected for an interview.  No phone calls please.