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Posted: Thursday, February 1, 2018 11:02 PM

**114762BR**
**Title:**
CATEGORY MERCHANT - CLOSEOUTS
**Department:**
MERCH SEASONAL VARIETY
**Division:**
Corporate
**Job Description:**
**GENERAL PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:**
The principal purpose of this position is to develop the assortment, execute the merchandising strategy, and implement merchandising plans for Dollar Tree stores.
**ESSENTIAL ACTIVITIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:**
+ Consulted on the definition of the Category Strategy for their respective Category and ensuring that this strategy aligns with the Corporate strategy and meets targeted financial objectives
+ Responsible for the assortment definition and product selection for the banners, channels, countries and departments they manage, ensuring that the assortment aligns with targets
+ Responsible for identifying, developing and procuring products to drive the success and performance of their assigned banners/channels/countries/departments (i.e. their assigned responsibilities )
+ Responsible for collaborating with the Global Sourcing organization to identify new sources of supply, prepare for buying trips, select vendors, and negotiate costs for their assigned responsibilities
+ Consulted on all financial and assortment planning activities for their assigned responsibilities. Ensures plans align with the Category Strategy and business objectives, and that buys align with assortment targets
+ Responsible for signing off on all plan-o-guides, display guides, flow guides, and planners for their assigned responsibilities prior to communication to stores
+ Responsible for collaborating with the Global Sourcing organization to manage and direct relationships and performance of those vendors that support their assigned responsibilities
+ Responsible for the selection of all products from their assigned responsibilities that are included in a promotional program. Responsible for ensuring the products are appropriately represented in a promotion
+ Responsible for conducting Weekly Business Reviews of their assigned responsibilities. Consulted on the Monthly P&L Performance Reviews of their assigned responsibilities
+ Consulted on activities related to leading, mentoring and providing guidance to the Category Team as well as training and developing the Merchandising organization
+ Responsible for identifying potential Merchandising business and systems improvement initiatives
**EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:**
+ 3 to 6 years experience
+ Bachelor's degree (BA / BA / BFA) or equivalent
+ Retail/discount merchandising
+ Merchandise planning, assortment planning, and category management experience
+ Market and trend analysis experience
+ Creativity big idea development
+ Proven vendor management skills (sourcing, relationship building, product pricing, product development); strong negotiating skills
**Auto Req ID:**
114762BR
**Zip/Postal Code::**
23320
**City::**
Chesapeake
**State/Province::**
Virginia
**Employment Status::**
FT
Associated topics: inventory, merchandise, merchandiser, merchandising, procurement, retail merchandiser, stocking, supply chain, warehouse, warehouse associate

Source: http://www.jobs2careers.com/click.php?id=4822503601.96


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