Assistant Buyer - Canada Omni Girls Woven Items

OLD NAVY
San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted 3 days ago
Full time

Job description

About the Role

In this role, you will act as a true business owner possessing deep knowledge and expertise of your department and channel. You will assort a commercially viable line of products, building sales and inventory plans that drive sales and margin growth. You will partner closely with the global merchandising team to ensure that your market needs are embedded in the global product strategy. Owning the product lifecycle from end to end, you are responsible for the proper flow of inventory and, on weekly basis, using marketing intelligence and data on sales performance, will respond to future seasons with robust actions to drive and exceed future sales expectations. You are accountable and empowered to see things through to the end.

What You'll Do

  • Accept and execute department and class level plans that support market/division strategy including preseason style plan and recommendations for investment quantities that support the commercial plan and financial goals
  • Procure product based on market specific seasonality, sales trends and opportunities for growth; Drive pricing strategy for in season business through weekly promotion markdown changes
  • Review product trends, historical sales data, competitive set data to inform in season and future product strategies
  • Check and report out on current business results and create actionable business strategies to respond to changing business
  • Able to communicate difficult concepts in a simple manner
  • Participate in projects and assignments of diverse scope

Profile

Who You Are

  • Ability to evaluate financial and business indicators and translate data into actionable information to drive results; proficiency in retail math
  • Strong ability to apply logic to solve problems and generate effective solutions; able to leverage quantities and qualitative data to make business decisions and take smart risks
  • Able to build collaborative cross functional partnerships and present information in a compelling influential manner in group and one on one settings
  • Proficient in Excel; demonstrated aptitude leveraging and learning new technology and tools
  • Present problem analysis and recommended solutions in a creative and logical manner

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