POSITION PURPOSE -
Manages field execution of new store openings. Ensures stores are set to planogram as prescribed by ASSC merchandising. Coordinates all vendor activities in new stores. May also play primary role in managing remodels and major capital projects.
MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITIES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES -
Coordinates with vendors regarding agreed to promotional displays. Coordinates with in-store managers around initial customization and coordinates with merchandising/signage and other support groups.
Drives merchandising mix in conjunction with DSM and GPM.
Host POSM meeting and attend steel walk.
Sets new stores against central plan-o-grams and directives. Responsible for setting current store remodels across departments.
Conducts merchant walk/culture walk; understand and address DSM concerns; visit store weekly during pre-opening; place purchase orders for new store displays and ensure all PK training is delivered to new associates prior to grand opening.
Manage major remodels in existing stores (time permitting; otherwise this responsibility rests with the DSM)
NATURE AND SCOPE -
Typically reports to: Sr. Director Merchandising
ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS -
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS -
EDUCATION REQUIRED -
The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a bachelor's degree program or equivalent degree in a field of study related to the job.
YEARS OF RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE - 08
PHYSICAL JOB REQUIREMENTS -
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.
ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS -
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS -
Strong Store Level Experience (5+ years)
Experience working with Vendors (2+ years)
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND COMPETENCIES -
Addresses concerns from DSM and others in a straightforward manner. Is a role model for ethical behavior. Consistent and fair when dealing with others. Keeps commitments.
Works with DSM to resolve concerns about store sets. Reacts quickly and appropriately to problems. Follows-up in a timely manner to issues not immediately resolvable. Ties all loose ends.
Creates a sense of urgency in completing tasks. Works productively under multiple deadlines. Gets results despite a large workload, competing demands and a fast-pace environment. Delegates appropriately. Persuades others when necessary to get his/her job done. Explains the benefits of taking certain actions in order to overcome any objections.
Oversees PK training of new associates before grand opening. Knows own strengths and weaknesses. Initiates action to develop self. Concentrates for an extended period of time. Catches errors before completing assignments. Maintains high quality standards for his/her work.
Learns and applies new skills, procedures or policies as necessary. Responds appropriately to changing work demands.
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