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MERCHANDISE PLANNER ANALYST

Atlanta, GA 30303
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\u003Cdiv data-field=\u0022Position_Description\u0022 class=\u0022Summary\u0022\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EPOSITION PURPOSE\u003C/strong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E This position works with a Senior Merchant/Merchant to execute the merchandising strategy for their respective Class or Classes of business. Specifically, the Merchandise Planner will assist their (Senior) Merchant in driving sales, optimizing inventory, and generating profit. The role serves as the Merchant\u0027s primary support for setting up and maintaining assortments through data management, responding to stores and vendors, and providing analytical support to help the Merchant achieve their sales and profit plans. The role is also charged with working with cross-functional groups to gain insight on trends and issues that would have an impact on the Merchant\u0027s category of business.\u003Cbr /\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cstrong\u003EMAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITIES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES\u003C/strong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E 40% - Manages all product information for assigned merchandising category; works with suppliers to onboard new products and relays product information to the field. \u003Cbr /\u003E 20% - Uses merchandising systems to analyze key merchandising metrics (e.g., class productivity, product trending, inventory status, margin rate) and provides recommendations for optimization. \u003Cbr /\u003E 10% - Partners with cross-functional groups across the business to analyze components of the business where problems/trends exist. \u003Cbr /\u003E 10% - Works on behalf of merchant to identify, quantify, and communicate assortment opportunities; helps develop seasonal transition targets and strategies, if applicable. \u003Cbr /\u003E 10% - Performs various administrative and tactical duties for merchandising category. \u003Cbr /\u003E 5% - Supports the merchant during the business review and product line review processes; works with key support functions to assist the merchant in preparing for negotiations; analyzes vendor profitability. \u003Cbr /\u003E 5% - Works on various product tests within respective category, including inventory monitoring, in-store execution, visual merchandising, and analyzing results\u003Cbr /\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cstrong\u003ENATURE AND SCOPE\u003C/strong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E This position reports directly to a Merchant/Sr Merchant \u003Cbr /\u003E This position has no direct reports\u003Cbr /\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cstrong\u003EENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS\u003C/strong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cstrong\u003EEnvironment: \u003C/strong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.\u003Cbr /\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cstrong\u003ETravel: \u003C/strong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.\u003Cbr /\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cstrong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E\u003C/strong\u003E\u003C/div\u003E\u003Cdiv data-field=\u0022Postion_Requirement\u0022 class=\u0022Requirement\u0022\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EMINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS\u003C/strong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E Must be eighteen years of age or older.\u003Cbr /\u003E Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.\u003Cbr /\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cstrong\u003EAdditional Minimum Qualifications:\u003C/strong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E Experience analyzing data\u003Cbr /\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cstrong\u003EEducation Required:\u003C/strong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a bachelor\u0027s degree program or equivalent degree in a field of study related to the job.\u003Cbr /\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cstrong\u003EYears of Relevant Work Experience: \u003C/strong\u003E0 years\u003Cbr /\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cstrong\u003EPhysical Requirements:\u003C/strong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. \u003Cbr /\u003EOn rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles.\u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cstrong\u003E\u003C/strong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cstrong\u003EPreferred Qualifications:\u003C/strong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E - 2\u002B years experience working in retail \u003Cbr /\u003E - Project management experience \u003Cbr /\u003E - Experience analyzing large amounts of data\u003Cbr /\u003E - Advanced knowledge of Excel (pivot tables, v-lookup, macros)\u003Cbr /\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cstrong\u003EKnowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:\u003Cbr /\u003E \u003C/strong\u003E-Strong analytical and critical thinking skills \u003Cbr /\u003E -Strong written communication and presentation skills \u003Cbr /\u003E -Ability to grasp new concepts quickly and adapt accordingly \u003Cbr /\u003E -Ability to multi-task in a highly complex, fast-paced environment \u003Cbr /\u003E -Attention to detail \u003Cbr /\u003E -Ability to multi-task in a highly complex, fast-paced environment\u003C/div\u003E
Posted: 2019-12-04 Expires: 2020-04-28
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MERCHANDISE PLANNER ANALYST

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