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The Home Depot PRO - Associate Merchandising Manager

Jacksonville, FL 32202
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\u003Cdiv data-field=\u0022Position_Description\u0022 class=\u0022Summary\u0022\u003E\u003Cp\u003EResponsible for executing the Merchandising objectives for a class/subclass of merchandise. This includes assisting the Merchant with creating and maintaining vendor relationships, marketing products, developing product line strategies and reporting financial results. The Associate Merchant assists with making buying decisions for the assigned category and negotiates terms with suppliers\u0026nbsp;to drive item selection and pricing.\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cstrong\u003EMAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITIES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES\u003C/strong\u003E\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cul\u003E\u003Cli\u003E30%- Supplier Relationship Management: Assists Merchant with influencing the supplier management strategy to support overall department strategy and works to improve all aspects of supplier relationship. May serve as a key contributor on various other key projects.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003E30%- Financial Planning \u0026 Management: Assists Merchant with implementing the financial strategy/cost structure for a category and sets pricing. May set pricing and strategy for a class/subclass.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003E20%- Merchandising Execution: Assists Merchant with developing merchandising strategy to understand key business drivers (e.g. historical performance, industry/competitive landscape, consumer segmentation). May serve as a key contributor on various key projects within a business function\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003E20%- Assortment Selection: Assists Merchant with executing the business review of category/categories on a regular basis; determining changes to product mix to better optimize assortment and drive innovation. Obtain samples as required.\u003C/li\u003E\u003C/ul\u003E\u003Cp\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003ENATURE AND SCOPE\u003C/strong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E Reports to\u0026nbsp;Senior Director / DMM of Merchandising\u0026nbsp;\u003Cbr /\u003E This position has no direct reports.\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS\u003C/strong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cstrong\u003EENVIRONMENT:\u0026nbsp;\u003C/strong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.\u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cstrong\u003ETRAVEL:\u0026nbsp;\u003C/strong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E Typically requires overnight travel 5% to 20% of the time.\u003C/p\u003E\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 \u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cstrong\u003EEDUCATION REQUIRED:\u003C/strong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a high school diploma and/or GED.\u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cstrong\u003EYEARS OF RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE:\u0026nbsp;\u003C/strong\u003E2 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. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles.\u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cstrong\u003EADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:\u003C/strong\u003E\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cul\u003E\u003Cli\u003EExperience with managing regional and national suppliers.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EAbility to manage sales typically in excess of $50M.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EExperience managing a business (financial, operational, process, people, technology, etc.)\u003C/li\u003E\u003C/ul\u003E\u003Cp\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EPREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:\u003C/strong\u003E\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cul\u003E\u003Cli\u003EBachelor\u0027s degree preferred, preferably in business or related field of study.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EProven experience in merchandising execution, visual presentation, inventory management, channel management, and/or supplier management.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EProven proficiency in brick and mortar, online retail, and/or B2B environments.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EExperience managing a large number of vendors simultaneously.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EComprehensive understanding of relevant products to make purchasing decisions.\u003C/li\u003E\u003C/ul\u003E\u003Cp\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EKNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND COMPETENCIES:\u003C/strong\u003E\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cul\u003E\u003Cli\u003EAdvanced understanding of internal and environmental sales drivers.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EMerchandising and retail/wholesale planning expertise.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EStrong analytical and data collection skills.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EExpert communication and negotiation skills.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EProject execution skills; ability to negotiate pricing terms.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EAbility and willingness to work in a highly cross-functional environment.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EHighly competent computer skills, including proficiency with Excel.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EAbility to work independently.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EAbility to maintain strong vendor relationships with Brands Category suppliers.\u003C/li\u003E\u003C/ul\u003E\u003C/div\u003E
Posted: 2020-10-03 Expires: 2020-11-02
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