23 days old

** Pipeline** Manager, Assortment Planning

Atlanta, GA 30339
JobTitle: ** Pipeline** Manager, Assortment Planning
Job ID: 403443_en-us
Salary Range: 0.0- 0.0
Job Category: Merchandising
Employment type: Full Time

Position Description:
Position Purpose:
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.

Major Tasks, Responsibilities & Key Accountabilities:
  • 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. Typical analysis will include: (a) marketplace and macroeconomic trends impacting the category including competitive assessment, (b) vendor portfolio strengths and weaknesses including private brand, (c) line structure, (d) store clustering, (e) customer and store feedback, (f) identifying key product attributes and (g) regional performance. Develop executive-level presentations that summarize analysis including historical category performance, strategic rationale underpinning assortment decisions and expected financial impact. Report out to all levels of management. Accountable for accuracy, thoroughness, thought process, timeliness and viability of recommendations.
  • 10% Support to develop and maintain a calendar of category reviews.
  • 10% Own MVP/DMM and Merchant/Associate Merchant relationships for designated department. Strategic projects. Ad hoc analysis and reporting.
    Nature and Scope:
    • This position reports to the Senior Manager, Assortment Planning
    • Rsponsibility for supervising 2 Senior Analysts. 
      Environmental Job Requirements:
      • Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.Travel:
        • Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.
          Additional Environmental Job Requirements:


Posted: 2022-05-05 Expires: 2022-06-04

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