Major Catalog and eCommerce retail/direct marketer of women’s apparel, shoes, name-brand cosmetics, fragrances, jewelry, watches, accessories, and health-related merchandise, selling its merchandise through 8 distinctive catalogs and ecommerce website. In business for more than 49 years, the company is well known for offering quality brand-name merchandise at an exceptional value. The company ships millions of packages to satisfied customers each year.
Reporting to the Sr. Director Inventory Planning, and through a staff of Inventory Planners and Coordinators, the Manager Retail Inventory Planning is responsible for monitoring inventory levels and progressing towards key matrix goals while conducting regular analysis to determine root causes if matrix goals not achieved.
Candidates must have strong analytical skills and be able to create, track and analyze data, determine conclusions, and take actions on the next steps. Requires proficiency in web business-related computer software (Microsoft Windows, Word, and Excel). Experience with Soft Vision Inventory Planning software a Plus.
The ability to be collaborative in a deadline-driven environment and eager to stay up-to-date on website architecture, design and usability, detail-oriented and have strong communication and team building skills and willing and able to develop creative ideas to solve problems. Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills, solid organization and planning skills and knowledge of the merchandising process.
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Business Administration, Marketing, and/or Supply Chain Management is required.
4-5 years experience in a similar role, preferably including supervisory or managerial experience.
Action-oriented and flexible: Demonstrate a capacity to operate successfully in a fast paced, changing, deadline-driven environment to implement recommendations quickly to drive for continuous improvement.