Administrative

Fulltime
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Job# 20876 BH# 304095
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Divisional Merchandise Manager

Company Overview:

Our client is an innovative, luxurious and leading retailer that has recently been acquired by a well-known and prestigious brand group.  Over the years they have adapted and grown within the industry and have made a name for themselves at the top.  With a global reach, their company culture is warm, welcoming and they encourage entrepreneurial spirits and the emotionally intelligent.

Position Overview:

In this role, you will be responsible for overseeing the execution of merchandise selection and procurement for a particular segment of business.

Responsibilities:

• Supports company direction and develops strategic action plans to ensure future growth of category
• Identifies areas of opportunity or weakness with existing plans and works with both Planning Managers and Merchandise Managers to resolve issues
• Encourages an environment that promotes personal development of staff and their businesses including high morale amongst entire team
• Sets the overall strategy for Merchandising
• Understands competitor’s strengths, weaknesses, and strategy
• Partners closely with Merchandising and Planning team in order to set and drive financial goals

Key Qualifications:                                                                                               

• Advanced proficiency with MS Office Suite
• Excellent analytical skills and the ability to effectively develop appropriate strategy
• Ability to communicate concisely and effectively and challenge when and where necessary
• Ability to innovate change through visionary thinking and strategic management 
• 6+ years of supervisory experience in Merchandise, Product Development
• Previous experience at the Divisional level preferred
• Bachelors Degree is preferred