Day to Day:
A large retail client is looking for a fully remote Merchandise Planning Manager to handle their High Consumables (perishables) division. This person will be responsible for analyzing business plans, ad hoc reporting, supporting merchants, reviewing internal reports, and forecasting. This person needs to be a self-starter that needs little to no guidance and can run with projects on their own. They will be responsible for creating decks for post mortem meetings, meet with internal teams, buyers, District Managers and General Store Managers. The Merchandise Planning Manager will handle forecasting around product and strategize on how to push product to consumer while saving costs for the company.
5+ years experience in Merchandise Planning (not space planning)
Excel Experience (SUM IF, Pivot Tables, Look-ups required)
Experience with Financial Reporting