16 days old

Project Specialist Retail Office Supplies

Framingham, MA 01701
**Description**

Staples is focused on our customer and our community. As a **Project Specialist Retail Office Supplies** for Staples, you will have two main objectives - operations/ project management and performance management, which you will deliver through strong analytical skills and partnership management between several Staples Business Units (POG, Promo, Inventory and Marketing).



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.



**Key Deliverables:**



+ Monitor ongoing performance for initiatives relative to financial goals thru understanding of all key performance metrics - sales, margin, inventory management and turn.

+ Develop and project manage short-term plans for mitigating risks and address opportunities.

+ Manage cross functional relationships and ensure that other business units are supporting programs around Planogram, Seasonal Promo and Weekly advertising.

+ Collaborate with immediate and cross-functional teams, as well as, supplier community to identify new strategic initiatives, create project plans and implement timelines to test/roll out.

+ Define initiatives and influence cross functional leadership to execute changes in strategy based on recommendations and research/data analytics

+ Reevaluate past initiatives to suggest improvements/best-practices

+ Research and stay up-to-date with market trends and innovation to make informed decisions about strategy implementation and focus of products on customer satisfaction.



**Get great perks.**



+ 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

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

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



**Qualifications**

**Essential skills and experience:**



+ Bachelor's degree

+ Minimum 2 years of project management, data analytics or merchandising experience

+ Strong Microsoft Excel skills



**Preferred Skills & Experience:**



+ Self-motivation, organizational skills, written/ verbal communication skills, ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment, and an overall understanding of the operations of the Staples retail business.

+ Have the ability to maintain a high level of attention to detail, and the ability to work independently, adjust priorities, and work in a continuously changing environment

+ Strong business aptitude, analytical and problem-solving skills

+ Ability to establish and maintain credibility with the business functional resources they will work with



**Want to learn more about Staples Stores?** Visit **StaplesConnect.com** for information and to learn about our career opportunities.



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_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: 2022-05-13 Expires: 2022-06-12

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