20 days old

Project Specialist

Framingham, MA 01701
**Description**





Staples is focused on our customer and our community. As a **ProjectSpecialist** for Staples,
you will be responsible for managing projects in Business Essentials categories
in Staples Retail Stores. You must be
confident working with multiple stakeholders/vendors and be able to manage
projects that influence merchandising decisions and both sales and profit
growth.













Merchandising is a key strategic pillar of growth for
Staples Retail, and this role is critical to accelerating change and
super-charging this high-potential business. Our people are the heart of our success
and we believe in collaboration, curiosity and continuous learning in all that we
think, create and do. We are investing in our people and
our stores, empowering our people to learn, grow and deliver. Come be a part of a
team that's leading the way in a new era of working and living.













**Project Management:**



+ Coordinate and execute all tasks and timelines related to assignedcategories

+ Manage tactical details to ensure complete and timelyimplementation of all plans and initiatives

+ Manage cross functional relationships and ensure that otherbusiness units are supporting programs around supplier relationships andproduct selection

+ Use strong analytical and financial skills to ensure initiativeresource needs will align with expected return on investment







**Communication & Support:**



+ Provide day to day guidance on current and ongoing projectsincluding reporting and analysis

+ Support Associate DMM with project assignments across othercategories, as time permits

+ Conduct regular competitor shops and market trend research, tohighlight new business opportunities to the team







**Get great perks because, you matter**



+ Generous amount of paid time off and bonus plan

+ 401(k) plan with a company match, medical, dental,vision, life and disability insurance, and many more benefits

+ On-site, discounted childcare, fitness center and drycleaners in Framingham, MA corporate office

+ Associate store discount and more perks (discountson mobile plans, movie tickets, etc.)









**Qualifications**







**Essential skills and experience:**



+ Bachelor's degree

+ Minimum 2 years of project management or merchandising experience

+ Strong Microsoft Excel skills









**Preferred skills and experience:**



+ Self-motivation, organizational skills, written/ verbalcommunication skills, ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment, and anoverall understanding of the operations of the Staples business

+ Strongbusiness aptitude, analytical and problem-solving skills








_Staples is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law._

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Posted: 2020-07-14 Expires: 2020-08-13

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