MANAGER MERCH PLANNING
Home Depot - Atlanta, GA

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POSITION PURPOSE
The Manager of Merchandise Planning, HDD will be responsible for execution of assortment reviews and analyzing online programs and trends. This individual will drive promotion, pricing & profitability analytics and provide store side Merchandising with the insights needed to grow total market share. Responsible for analyzing data, key reporting and working with Direct Fulfillment Merchants to identify opportunities across multiple depts.

MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITIES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES
  • 40% Drive consistent category-level strategy planning with Merchants: coordination of necessary data from both store and online systems along with data from key competitors, development of project templates and concise reporting
    results for Online and Store Merchants

  • 30% Responsible for the creation and execution of KPI reporting, ensuring accurate data collection while highlighting key insights to drive decision making

  • 20% Manage the execution of key programs and new online initiatives

  • 10% Partner with functional areas such as Supply Chain, Core Merchandising, Vendor Compliance and Inventory Management to ensure effective solutions that can be leveraged across all areas

    NATURE AND SCOPE
    Position reports to GM, Merchandising
    This position has no direct reports.

    ESSENTIAL SKILLS

    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 - 03

    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.

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS -
    MBA

  • Online and/or Retail Store Experience. Both preferred.

  • Financial planning and analysis experience

  • Advanced computer skills to retrieve, manipulate, analyze, and interpret data with experience with MS Office; MS Access, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, MS Project & statistical software.

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND COMPETENCIES
  • Strong strategic thinking ability

  • Superior analytic skills (quantitative and qualitative)

  • General management skills

  • Strategic thinking; process focus

  • Ability to influence others at all levels within the organization

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