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Senior Analyst, Assortment Planning (Category Health)

Atlanta, GA 30303
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\u003Cdiv data-field=\u0022Position_Description\u0022 class=\u0022Summary\u0022\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EPOSITION PURPOSE\u003Cbr /\u003E \u003C/strong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E The Senior Analyst Assortment Planning will provide subject matter expertise, project management and analytical support to assortment decisions made by the merchandising organization during category reviews. 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 Senior Analyst should be an advocate for implementing assortment planning best practices across the portfolio of categories.\u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cstrong\u003EMAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITIES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES\u003C/strong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E 90% 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. \u003Cbr /\u003E 10% Own Merchant/Associate Merchant relationship for designated department. Special projects. Ad hoc analysis and reporting.\u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cstrong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E NATURE AND SCOPE\u003C/strong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E This position reports to the Senior Manager, Assortment Planning. \u003Cbr /\u003E This position has no direct responsibility for supervising others.\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 \u003Cstrong\u003ETravel: \u003C/strong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.\u003C/div\u003E\u003Cdiv data-field=\u0022Postion_Requirement\u0022 class=\u0022Requirement\u0022\u003E\u003Cp\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 \u003Cstrong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E Additional Minimum Qualifications:\u003C/strong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E Experience communicating to leadership.\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 \u003Cstrong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E Years of Relevant Work Experience: \u003C/strong\u003E2 years\u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cstrong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E Physical 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. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles.\u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cstrong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E Additional Qualifications:\u003C/strong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E Strong analytical and communication skills\u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cstrong\u003EPreferred Qualifications:\u003C/strong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E MBA \u003Cbr /\u003E Prior experience in merchandising, planning and analysis \u003Cbr /\u003E Prior experience with merchandise planning software \u003Cbr /\u003E Proficient with Microsoft Access, Excel and PowerPoint \u003Cbr /\u003E Strong analytical skills including demonstrated aptitude with financial analysis and ability to generate insight from large and complex data sets \u003Cbr /\u003E Strong communication skills including the ability to effectively articulate viewpoint to executive leadership and ability to write compelling executive level presentations \u003Cbr /\u003E Strong project management skills and ability to effectively handle multiple priorities and deadlines simultaneously\u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cstrong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:\u003C/strong\u003EAbility to partner with cross-functional teams at all levels across a complex organization \u003Cbr /\u003E Ability to get results despite a large workload, competing demands and working in a fast paced environment \u003Cbr /\u003E Ability to effectively prioritize multiple demands, adjust to change quickly and work constructively under pressure \u003Cbr /\u003E Ability to structure nebulous projects and to work constructively under tight deadlines \u003Cbr /\u003E Ability to influence peers and business partners without authority\u003C/p\u003E\u003C/div\u003E
Posted: 2020-01-24 Expires: 2020-02-26

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Senior Analyst, Assortment Planning (Category Health)

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