Macy's Omni Associate Planner - Better Career in New York, New York

Description:

  • Job Overview: *

The Omni Associate Merchandise Planner is responsible to ensure the Financial strategy supports national and localized assortments by store with appropriate receipt and inventory levels for a defined area within the Omni Merchandise Planner’s total area of responsibility. Perform other duties as assigned.

  • Essential Functions: *

    • Develop Financial results that maximize sales, inventory, and bottom line profitability

    • Develop skills necessary for advancement

    • Regular, dependable attendance & punctuality

    • Key Activities:

      o Advocate for and develop location financial plans that support Field/MyMacy’s requests including distortions and add/edit requests.

      o Advocate and reconcile bottoms up location plans with Omni Financial Planner. o Develop by-store assortment plans which support overall business and promotional strategies. o Make assortment recommendations to Omni Buyers using historical locational analysis to identify key opportunities – inclusive of regional, climate and ethnicity opportunities. o Manage Market process by setting order quantities considering optimal depth/breadth by size, color and location, including for Distribution Centers (coordinating with Omni Inventory Management team). o Suggest adjustment to flow timing (start/stop/peak) to ensure merchandise arrives to each location at optimal point in season.

    • Key Partnership/Interactions:
      o Omni Inventory Planner & Associate/Assistant Inventory Planner
      • allocations and replenishment + minimum presentations o Omni Associate/Assistant Buyer & Digital Associate/Assistant Merchant
      • discussion of MyMacy’s assortments by location
      • assortment recommendations o Field Organization
      • receive regional strategies/locational assortment

Qualifications:

Education/Experience

  • Bacheolor’s Degree (Business, Finance, Marketing or equivalent)
  • 2 years retail buying or planning experience

    Communication Skills

  • Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal) with the ability to influence

    Other Skills

  • Strong analytical and excel skill

  • Result-oriented and self-motivated with a strong sense of urgency
  • Ability to develop, plan, present and execute strategies
  • Readily grasps numerical concepts and interprets financial information accurately; ability to utilize retail math skills to analyze and drive business

    This job description is not all inclusive. Macy’s Inc. reserves the right to amend this job description at any time. Macy's Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment.

Primary Location: United States-New York-New York- NY
Job: Planning
Req ID: PLA01783