Strategy Manager



Strategy Manager



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Job Description:

Position Title:Strategy Manager

Position Type: Regular - Full-Time

Requisition ID: 8054

Company: Day & Ross Inc.

At Day & Ross, you'll go far.

Day & Ross is one of Canada's largest transportation companies, serving top brands across North America. We got our start hauling potatoes in 1950, and now we have a team of more than 8,000 employees, drivers and owner operators.

We believe our people are our greatest strength - and we treat them like family. For over a decade, we've been recognized as one of Canada's Best Managed Companies, and we have been named a Top Company for Women to Work for in Transportation every year since 2018. Our industry recognition is a testament to the family values we share with our parent company, McCain Foods Limited.

About the Role

Manager, Strategy


Hartland, NB

The Manager, Strategy will support developing and executing strategic initiatives that will drive further business growth and success at Day & Ross. You will conduct internal and external research and analyze that research to inform our overall strategy and strategic priorities. Working with functional teams across the organization, you will own and drive strategic initiatives from research and planning through to execution.

How you'll help

Working in collaboration with the Senior Director of Strategy and functional teams, support development and execution of strategic projects for the Senior Leadership Team including:

* Support development of overall business strategy
* Support identifying and executing key strategic priorities
* Provide thought leadership, problem solving, quantitative and qualitative analysis, workshop facilitation and recommendations
* Lead or support cross-functional business leaders to develop new strategic initiatives, develop implementation road-maps, and support implementation

* Monitor external environment
* Stay up-to-date on key trends/activity impacting the industry including macro trends, competitive actitivy, technology, regulatory policies
* Develop perspectives on external environment impact on our business

* Develop executive materials and presentations

Does this sound like you?

* Revelant undergraduate degree (typically business, finance, engineering, science related)
* 3-5 years of experience in strategy or market analysis roles with 2+ years in management consulting, investment banking, or equivalent
* Strategic and analytical thinker with ability to interpret impact of analysis and trends on the business
* Demonstrated ability developing and analyzing financial and strategic models
* Strong results orientation, excellent problem solver, and resourceful to ensure commitments are met
* Experience in a role with senior leadership exposure and high level of accountability
* Comfortable navigating ambiguity and being challenged
* Ability to build strong relationships and influence stakeholders across functions/departments
* Collaborative and approachable style with strong ability to work with team members and leaders at all levels
* Excellent written and verbal communication, and visual storytelling (presentation) skills
* Experience in the logistics and transportation industry an asset
* Some travel may be required


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed, as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

To apply, visit the Careers page on our website at

Please note that the successful candidate will be subject to reference and criminal background checks prior to employment.

We thank you for your application, but only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

As a federally regulated employer, The Day & Ross fully supports the principles of employment equity and encourages all qualified members of the designated groups to apply.

Function: Transportation

Location(s): CA - Canada : New Brunswick : Hartland || CA - Canada : New Brunswick : Somerville
Company Info
McCain Foods

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