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LIVE GOODS MERCHANT - Mid Atlantic Region

Anywhere, USA 00000
JobTitle: LIVE GOODS MERCHANT - Mid Atlantic Region
Job ID: 364589_en-us
Salary Range: null- null
Job Category: Merchandising
Employment type: Full Time

Position Description:
POSITION PURPOSE:

The Merchant is responsible for executing the overall short and long term strategy for assigned Live Goods category/categories. This includes, creating and maintaining vendor relationships, marketing products, developing product line strategies and reporting financial results. The Merchant makes all or most of the buying decisions for the assigned category and negotiates terms with suppliers to drive item selection and pricing.

MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITIES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • 30% Supplier Relationship Management: Influences the supplier management strategy to support overall department strategy and works to improve all aspect of supplier relationship. May serve as a key contributor on various other key projects.
  • 30%Financial Planning & Management: Implements the financial strategy/ cost structure for a category and sets pricing.
  • 20% Merchandising Execution: Develops merchandising strategy to understand key business drivers (e.g. historical performance, industry/ competitive landscape, consumer segmentation) May serve as a key contributor on various key projects within a business function.
  • 20% Assortment Selection: Executes the business review of category/ categories on a regular basis; determining changes to product mix to better optimize assortment and drive innovation.
    NATURE AND SCOPE:

    Typically reports to Merchandising Vice President or Divisional Merchandise Manager.
    Partial or full responsibility for managing the Merchant Associate(s).

    ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS:

    Environment: Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant condition

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

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Posted: 2020-11-16 Expires: 2020-12-16

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