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Merchandise Strategy & Operations Analysis Manager

Location: Plano, TX, United States -
Job ID: 1087488
Corporate Positions
Merchandise Operations
Job Type: Full-Time
Date Updated: Feb 20, 2020

Merchandise Strategy & Operations Analysis Manager

The Merchandise Strategy & Operations Analysis Manager will support Merchandise Strategy & Operations division by developing, implementing, and analyzing various metrics that will support implementing strategies with strong ROI measures that drive profitable sales and better storytelling. Will be a strategic partner to Merchandise Strategy & Operations division to ensure channel ideas come to life for key time periods while optimizing shared assets

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide key reporting and metric analysis to support team with profitable implementation of company standards for merchandise strategy for assigned channel
  • Support analytical component of bid process for teams to optimize product in channels to ensure cohesiveness, and provide clarity and value to customers
  • Partner with Merchandise Strategy & Operations team to provide analysis to ensure assortment and pricing strategies optimize sales and margin results and align with merchandise presentation and space planning goals
  • Maximize profitable use of price points and product placement within channels for value driver and price-focused items
  • Support processes to sustain key strategic disciplines into the future
  • Develop tools for team to execute the merchandise strategy more efficiently
  • Pulling data from multiple data resources, analyze data, and provide recommendations to leadership based on data
  • Ensure all timelines and key deliverables are met
  • Work across cross-functional teams

Core Competencies & Accomplishments:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 3-5 years of experience in retail industry and data analytics
  • Experience and knowledge working with large volume retail inclusive of (Flagship/Print or Digital Marketing/Stores)
  • Ability to manage a high-level of detail
  • Builds strong relationships within team and builds trusting and inclusive relationships with peers
  • Ability to leverage data and analytics to make informed suggestions to improve business
  • Utilizing data to understand customer shopping patterns and turn into a pathway for future growth
  • Ability to analyze data to understand what our customer segmentations are seeking
  • Strong Excel and data analytics skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

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, pharmacy, daycare and preschool, full cafeteria service, a 24-hour 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: Merchandise Strategy & Operations Analysis Manager
Location: Plano, TX, United States -
Job ID: 1087488

J.C. Penney Company Inc.
Plano, Texas

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