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Business Support Senior Manager

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Location: Plano, TX, United States -
Job ID: 1087503
Corporate Positions
Merchandise Operations
Job Type: Full-Time
Date Updated: Apr 7, 2020

Women's/Center Core Business Support Manager

The Business Support Senior Manager will support and assist SVP, GMM Women’s/Center Core with day-to-day coordination and planning of cross divisional initiatives across all channels. By tracking key priorities and ensuring timely communication and coordination with key stakeholders. Alerts and aligns senior management on potential implementation challenges. Provides recommendations for project implementation and strategies.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Directs the timely coordination, planning, and implementaion of specific cross divisional strategic initiatives, including Merchandising, Planning & Allocation, Marketing, Digital, Pricing, Supply Chain, and Store Operations/Environment and communication to promote understanding and business execution.
  • Partners closely with key internal stakeholders on the development of the time and action calendar for specified projects / strategies(s).
  • Reviews progress on project or initiatives in Merchandising and sponsored by the GMM. Coordinates and identifies risks to meeting timelines and deliverables.
  • Works with cross-functional key partners to ensure execution of specific strategies and projects.
  • Represents the SVP, GMM and ensures alignment between the company’s vision, strategy and implementation.
  • Keeps senior management apprised of implementation progress on designated initiatives.
  • Strong and close working relationships and coordination with Merchants and Senior Management across the enterprise.

Core Competencies & Accomplishments:

  • College degree preferred
  • 8-10 years of Merchandising experience with at least 5 years of progressively more responsible positions in JCP Merchandising experience. Additional related and relevant experience, such as P&A is preferred.
  • Strategic Planning, Problem solving, Communication & Microsoft Office skills are required. Excel skills required.
  • Influencing, planning & organizing, business knowledge, achieve results
  • Excellent communicaiton skills and a strong commitment to internal and external customer service.
  • Ability to Drive results – Achieve excellent results by driving merchandising strategies and initiatives.
  • Demonstrates Leadership – Builds strategic relationships and influences across all levels/
  • Executes With Excellence – Develops and prioritizes short and long range plans that are comprehensive, realistic, and effective in meeting company and division goals.
  • Embraces A Growth Mindset – Proposes and listens to new ideas that improve our processes and practices. Applies ideas and champions new initiatives.

What you get:

Our corporate office, located within the exciting new development of Legacy West in Plano, Texas, supports JCPenney stores and supply chain facilities nationwide. We offer a competitive benefits package including medical/dental/vision, term life insurance, paid vacation/holidays, 401(k) Savings Plan with company match, and an associate discount on JCPenney merchandise. On-site campus amenities include health clinic, daycare and preschool, full cafeteria service, a fitness center, and free garage parking.

About JCPenney:

At JCPenney, we share a passion for serving customers, supporting our communities and being the best retailer for all families. As a company founded on the Golden Rule, our success is rooted in the belief that we treat everyone the way we would want to be treated. At every touchpoint, customers discover stylish merchandise at incredible value from an extensive portfolio of private, exclusive and national brands. Reinforcing this shopping experience is the customer service and warrior spirit of approximately 98,000 associates across the globe, all driving toward the Company's mission to help customers find what they love for less time, money and effort.

Working at JCPenney means joining a dedicated team of associates who are encouraged to be uniquely themselves in a safe, caring and welcoming environment. It is a place where careers prosper, accomplishments are celebrated and diversity flourishes. It’s a place that’s meant for you.

For more opportunities to join our team please visit our careers page.

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Job Title: Business Support Senior Manager
Location: Plano, TX, United States -
Job ID: 1087503

J.C. Penney Company Inc.
Plano, Texas

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