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Job Category:
Marketing
Industry:
Home Improvement & Hardware
Retail
Employment Type:
Full time
Experience:
1-3 years of experience
Posted:
8/18/2012
Regional Merchandising Manager ) FL - Orlando
(This job is no longer available)
Home Depot | Orlando, FL
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Job Description

POSITION PURPOSE - The Regional Merchandising Manager (RMM) is an extension of the corporate merchandising function focused on executing the corporate merchandising strategy in their local markets. RMM's are responsible for communicating merchandising strategy to the store operations team. They are an integral part of the collection and sharing of competitive feedback to core merchandising. As a merchandising single point of contact for 3-5 district managers, RMMs focus their efforts on localized assortments based on the core departments and classes established through the merchandising strategic plan. MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITIES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES - 80% Localized Assortment: Assign stores to clustered assortments Regional assortment analysis: Emergency response: pre-plan and organize for annual events (hurricane, tornado, floods, and fire); coordinate response and product flow during event. 10% Reinforce and communicate merchandising strategy to the store operations leadership team. 10% Act as a local resource for feedback back to the corporate merchandising team on current trends and information in the competitive marketplace. NATURE AND SCOPE - The position reports to the Field Division Merchandise Manager. No direct responsibility for supervising others. ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS -

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 - 05 CERTIFICATES/LICENSES - PHYSICAL JOB REQUIREMENTS - Frequent periods are spent standing or sitting in the same location with some opportunity to move about; occasionally there may be a need to stoop or lift light objects (typically less than 8 pounds). ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS - PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS - Experience supporting multiple units across a wide geography, preferably in a large format retailer. Experience in merchandising or buying roles in a retail organization. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND COMPETENCIES - Merchandising Strategy: Problem Solving: Demonstrated ability to understand strategic direction and to formulate tactical plans for execution. Financial Acumen: Organizational Agility: Communication: Ability to manage multiple competing priorities and schedule demands. Sound business and financial acumen; understands the meaning and implications of key financial indicators; uses analysis to create and evaluate strategic options. Assign BETS_ARC_Setter BACH_3a9945 are product ADDITIONAL the

 

About Home Depot

The Home Depot, Inc.is a home improvement retailer. The Home Depot stores sell an assortment of building materials, home improvement and lawn and garden products, and provide a number of services. The Home Depot stores average approximately 105,000 square feet of enclosed space, with approximately 24,000 additional square feet of outside garden area. During the fiscal year ended February 1, 2009 (fiscal 2008), the Company had 2,233 The Home Depot stores located throughout the United States, including the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and the territories of the United States Virgin Islands and Guam, Canada, China and Mexico. On January 26, 2009, the Company announced the closing of its EXPO, THD Design Center and Yardbirds stores. (Source: 10-K)