1+ months

DIVISIONAL MERCHANDISE MANAGER

Atlanta, GA 30308
JobTitle: DIVISIONAL MERCHANDISE MANAGER
Job ID: 345436_en-us
Salary Range: 0.0- 0.0
Job Category: Logistics/Supply Chain/Import
Employment type: Full Time

Position Description:
POSITION PURPOSE:

Responsible for setting the merchandising strategy and objectives for a category/categories of merchandise. The Divisional Merchandise Manager influences and drives the overall performance of several categories/classes/subclasses and is responsible for the financial performance of the business including setting sales targets, setting pricing strategies, and sourcing product. This includes deciding assortment strategy from business performance review and guiding marketing efforts with suppliers. As well as, designing supplier management strategy to meet business needs and build long term strategic partnerships for the business. The Divisional Merchandise Manager is responsible for managing all of the merchandising activity in their assigned category.

MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITIES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • 40% Merchandising Strategy and Long Term Planning: Guides department performance by analyzing tradeoffs across individual merchant agendas to execute overall strategy. This position serves as the primary decision maker in for several categories; responsible for driving the merchandising strategy across multiple Merchants.
  • 40% People Management: Provides leadership to a team of merchants within a functional unit. Manages and reviews decisions made by merchants and senior merchants. Provides guidance for merchants while developing proactive plans and thinking through potential problems
  • 10% Vendor Relationship Management: Participates in regular meetings with vendors to focus on strategic 2-3 year outlook. Addresses vendor relationship management issues as they arise.
  • 5% Succession Planning and Training: Delivers consistent feedback on merchant performance. Acts as the project champion and helps set the overall direction and defines the measures of success.
  • 5% Special Projects: Responsible for key projects impacting the respective category/class/subclass.
    NATURE AND SCOPE:

    Typically reports to Merchandising Vice President
    Full responsibility for direct supervision of the work activities of category Merchants, Senior Merchants, and Associate Merchants. Makes recommendations concerning selection, termination, performance appraisal and professional development

    ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS:

    Environment:  Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.

    Travel: Typically requires overnight travel 5% to 20% of the time.

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Posted: 2019-12-17 Expires: 2020-02-15

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