1+ months

Manager, Assortment Planning

Atlanta, GA 30303
\u003Cdiv data-field=\u0022Position_Description\u0022 class=\u0022Summary\u0022\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EPOSITION PURPOSE\u003C/strong\u003E - The Manager Assortment Planning will provide subject matter expertise, project management and analytical support to assortment decisions made by the merchandising organization during category reviews for key departments. This position is responsible for executing category Business Reviews (BR) and Product Line Reviews (PLR) for a designated department and should be seen by merchants as a thought leader on category and assortment strategy. The Manager should be an advocate for implementing assortment planning best practices across the portfolio of categories and provide guidance and support to Senior Analysts in the absence of a Senior Manager. \u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cstrong\u003EMAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITIES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES\u003C/strong\u003E - \u003Cbr /\u003E -80% Work in collaboration with Merchants to determine category review goals and objectives, conduct standard and ad hoc analysis to identify key drivers of performance, recommend assortment decisions that will improve category performance and develop financial plans that reflect category changes. \u003Cbr /\u003E -10% Support to develop and maintain a calendar of category reviews. \u003Cbr /\u003E -10% Own MVP/DMM and Merchant/Associate Merchant relationships for designated department. \u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cstrong\u003ENATURE AND SCOPE -\u003C/strong\u003E This position reports to the Senior Manager, Assortment Planning; No direct responsibility for supervising others \u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cstrong\u003EENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENT\u003C/strong\u003ES -\u003Cbr /\u003E \u0026nbsp;Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.\u003C/div\u003E\u003Cdiv data-field=\u0022Postion_Requirement\u0022 class=\u0022Requirement\u0022\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EMINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS\u003C/strong\u003E -\u003Cbr /\u003E -Must be eighteen years of age or older.\u0026nbsp;\u003Cbr /\u003E -Must pass the Drug Test.\u0026nbsp;\u003Cbr /\u003E -Must pass Background Check.\u0026nbsp;\u003Cbr /\u003E -Must pass pre-employment test if applicable.\u0026nbsp;\u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cstrong\u003EEDUCATION REQUIRED\u003C/strong\u003E - The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a bachelor\u0027s degree program or equivalent degree in a field of study related to the job. \u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cstrong\u003EYEARS OF RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE\u003C/strong\u003E - 04 \u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cstrong\u003EPHYSICAL JOB REQUIREMENTS\u003C/strong\u003E - Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles. \u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cstrong\u003EADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS\u003C/strong\u003E - Strong analytical and communication skills \u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cstrong\u003EPREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS\u003C/strong\u003E - \u003Cbr /\u003E -MBA \u003Cbr /\u003E -Prior experience in category management \u003Cbr /\u003E -Prior experience in merchandising, planning and analysis \u003Cbr /\u003E -Prior experience with merchandise planning software \u003Cbr /\u003E -Proficient with Microsoft Access, Excel and PowerPoint \u003Cbr /\u003E -Strong analytical skills including demonstrated aptitude with financial analysis and ability to generate insight from large and complex data sets \u003Cbr /\u003E -Strong communication skills including the ability to effectively articulate viewpoint to executive leadership and ability to write compelling executive level presentations \u003Cbr /\u003E -Strong project management skills and ability to effectively handle multiple priorities and deadlines simultaneously -Strong financial acumen including experience with the retail and cost methods of accounting \u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cstrong\u003EKNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND COMPETENCIES\u003C/strong\u003E - \u003Cbr /\u003E -Ability to partner with cross-functional teams at all levels across a complex organization \u003Cbr /\u003E -Ability to get results despite a large workload, competing demands and working in a fast paced environment\u003Cbr /\u003E -Ability to effectively prioritize multiple demands, adjust to change quickly and work constructively under pressure\u003Cbr /\u003E -Ability to structure nebulous projects and to work constructively under tight deadlines \u003Cbr /\u003E -Ability to influence peers and business partners without authority\u003C/div\u003E


Posted: 2020-06-17 Expires: 2020-08-15

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