OFF 5TH - Assistant Manager - Merchandise Team Manager
Saks Incorporated - Waikele, HI

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Reports to Store Director

Overall Responsibility
  • Business owner responsible for driving sales, profitability and customer satisfaction through merchandising
    Manages Merchandise Team Coordinator and Associates
  • Demonstrates integrity, honesty and knowledge that promotes the company culture, values, and mission
  • Fosters a positive working environment that encourages diversity, mutual respect and teamwork and is free of discrimination and harassment
  • Understands and ensures proper security procedures are followed

Key Responsibilities
  • Values people quality and development
    • Effectively manages the merchandise team to achieve company objectives and keep store turnover within company standards
      • Assists in recruiting, interviews, and selects candidates with requisite skills to fulfill responsibilities and achieve high performance results
      • Actively develops relationships with potential talent pool for all positions on the team
      • Facilitates on-the-job training of team associates
      • Communicates regularly about team objectives and expectations
      • Holds recurring coaching/counseling sessions with associates to review performance and provide timely feedback
      • Collaborates with the Store Director and Regional Human Resources Director to manage employee relations concerns
      • Provides opportunities for career feedback and fosters development

    • Makes customer service number one priority through the completion of tasks and clearly communicates expected level of service and results
      • Partners with Store Director and Selling and Service Manager to ensure store provides a consistent and memorable customer experience
      • Supports the Selling and Service Leader Program

    • Assures merchandise meets brand "Saks Style. Outlet Prices"
      • Leads the Merchandise Team to meet company merchandising standards and support brand consistency including
        • Upcoming merchandise receipts
        • Merchandise flow
        • Receiving and processing
        • Visual presentation
        • Signage
        • Pricing and markdowns
        • Inventory control
        • Supplies ordering
        • Product knowledge
        • Operational tasks like MOOS, RTVs, etc.

      • Problem solves in a fast-paced, changing environment exercising good judgment about the company's objectives in determining solutions
      • Communicates and enforces all loss prevention and safety strategies to protect company assets, associates, and customers
      • Additional responsibilities as assigned
Job Requirements:
  • College degree or equivalent

  • 2 – 5 years of store management experience

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

  • Strong merchandising skills

  • Big Box retail experience preferred

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Saks Fifth Avenue is a member of the Saks Incorporated (NYSE:SKS) group and operates 62 stores, led by its landmark flagship on New York's...