Merchandising Business Manager - Framingham, MA
Branch ID: 5471
Pay Rate/Salary: $100,000.00 - $102,000.00
We have an excellent Direct Hire Opportunity for a Merchandising Business Manager in Framingham MA.
The Business Manager will develop an effective business plan for each product line to achieve budgeted goals in sales, margin, operating profit, customer acquisition, repurchase, retention and customer satisfaction. The Business Manager will execute plans through an effective partnership with portfolio planning, retail, field sales, marketing, telesales, site operations, finance and customer service. The Business Manager will have excellent negotiating skills, working with vendors to secure the lowest total delivered cost, volume incentives, rebates and advertising.
The Business Manager will have an expert level of merchandising assigned line(s) demonstrating innovation, creativity, and proven results in driving sales and profitability all while ensuring minimum inventory investment and maximum product margin. The Business Manager will develop financial and item forecasts with Portfolio Planning, Finance, and Inventory Management. They will work with corporate pricing and industry benchmarks to determine ideal pricing strategies. The Business Manager will develop effective promotional strategies and planning efforts needed to increase sales and profit dollars on promotions. They will also manage catalog and online merchandising to ensure an easy, error free shopping experience for customers. The Business Manager will work to improve supply chain performance to include the improvement in inventory turns, reduction in return rate and improve order fill rate.
* Bachelor's Degree required * 6 + years of related experience * Excellent negotiation skills and proven ability to lead in a matrix environment * Ability to build strategic partnerships across an organization and with vendors * Excellent knowledge of industry trends, competition, assortment planning, customer buying patterns, inventory management, logistics and marketing techniques * Keenness and quickness in understanding business * Proficient in understanding analytics and other measurement tools required for targeted actions, plan modifications, and results * Excellent communication, planning and organizational skills - Ability to plan and select products to maximize sales and profit
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Merchandising Business Manager
City, State or Zip Code: Framingham, MA
Position Type: Direct Hire Position
Date Posted: 5/14/2018