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Sr. Manager - Pro Merchandise Strategy

Atlanta, GA 30303
\u003Cdiv data-field=\u0022Position_Description\u0022 class=\u0022Summary\u0022\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EPOSITION PURPOSE\u003C/strong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E The \u003Cspan id=\u0022ReqRecordTitleLabel\u0022 class=\u0022wgt-TextWidget PopupAutoCommit wgt-input\u0022 title=\u0022\u0022 data-hasqtip=\u0022true\u0022\u003ESr. Manager - Pro Merchandise Strategy \u003C/span\u003Ewill lead a team of Managers and Senior Analysts that provide subject matter expertise, project management and analytical support to assortment decisions made by the merchandising organization during category reviews. This position is responsible for managing all facets of category Business Reviews (BR) and Product Line Reviews (PLR) for designated departments and should be seen by merchants as a thought leader on category and assortment strategy. The Senior Manager should be an advocate for implementing assortment planning best practices across the portfolio of categories.\u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cstrong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITIES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES\u003C/strong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E 70% Partner with Merchants to set strategic priorities, goals and timelines for each review. Provide process management for monitoring progress and proactively identifying and communicating issues. Review project milestones, conduct post-mortem analysis and integrate new sources of data that support category objectives. Lead team in structuring category reviews, assessing requirements and design analysis that influences category strategy. Provide thought leadership to team relative to category reviews. Oversee development of executive-level presentations that summarize analysis including historical category performance, strategic rationale underpinning assortment decisions and expected financial impact. Lead report out to all levels of management. Accountable for team s accuracy, thoroughness, thought process, timeliness and viability of recommendations. \u003Cbr /\u003E 20% Work with MVPs to develop and maintain a calendar of category reviews. Develop connections with cross-functional teams to further enhance analytical insight and viability of executing assortment changes. Provide program management of Portfolio Strategy. Deepen category knowledge through consumer insights. \u003Cbr /\u003E 10% Own SVP/MVP relationship for designated departments. Leadership roles in strategic projects. Ad hoc analysis and reporting.\u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cstrong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E NATURE AND SCOPE\u003C/strong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E Director, Assortment Planning \u003Cbr /\u003E Accountable for the management of a department or functional group through subordinate supervisors/managers and for all personnel issues including selection, termination, performance appraisal and professional development of subordinates\u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cstrong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS\u003C/strong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cstrong\u003EEnvironment: \u003C/strong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.\u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cstrong\u003ETravel: \u003C/strong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.\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.\u003Cbr /\u003E Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.\u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cstrong\u003EEducation Required:\u003C/strong\u003E\u003Cbr /\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 \u003Cstrong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E Years of Relevant Work Experience: \u003C/strong\u003E6 years\u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cstrong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E Physical Requirements:\u003C/strong\u003E\u003Cbr /\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 \u003Cstrong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E Additional Qualifications:\u003C/strong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E Strong analytical and communication skills\u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cstrong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E Preferred 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 \u003Cbr /\u003E Strong financial acumen including experience with the retail and cost methods of accounting\u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cstrong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:\u003Cbr /\u003E \u003C/strong\u003EAbility 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 \u003Cbr /\u003E Ability to manage multiple direct reports\u003C/div\u003E


Posted: 2019-11-11 Expires: 2019-12-11

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Sr. Manager - Pro Merchandise Strategy

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Atlanta, GA 30303

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