Senior Manager, Merchandise Operations Strategy

Senior Manager, Merchandise Operations Strategy

What you'll do

Reporting to the Head of Retail Strategy, Planning, and Business Development within the Retail organization, the Product Strategy & Planning team works cross-functionally across lines of business (e.g. Stores, eCommerce), eCommerce divisions (e.g. Supply Chain/Operations, Marketing, Retail, Product), categories (e.g. Electronics, Home, Baby), and brands/sites (e.g.,,,, and to drive the Retail organization’s key product priorities. The team’s core activities will include:
• Retail product feature prioritization/implementation: Develop and manage a framework and process to prioritize key product features for the Retail organization and partner with Product/Engineering organizations to implement/track progress on/report on prioritized requests.
• Program management: Collaborate with the Strategy & Business Development team members to develop strategies and operating models, and manage/execute key product initiatives.

Position Summary
You’ll be managing the prioritization, communication, coordination, and tracking of key Retail product features. We expect you to be nimble and enjoy a fast-paced environment while demonstrating a bias toward action, and an ability to influence senior executive stakeholders. You’ll be accountable for working collaboratively with partner organizations and for delivering high-impact projects successfully and on-time.

Position Description
Key activities will include:
• Setting up a nimble process to prioritize and manage projects
• Identify and manage key stakeholders across organizations and geographies
• Communicate directly with executive management team to share project statuses, and to escalate risks and issues as needed to ensure visibility, ownership, and timely resolution
• Champion process improvement initiatives across the Retail organization to make us more agile and to improve communications
• Think strategically on how to solve issues

Minimum Qualifications

• 5+ years of experience in product management, management consulting project management or relevant consulting experience
• Experience in digital businesses
• Maniacal about organization and attention to detail – No one will be reviewing your work but there is lot at stake
• Ability to manage stakeholder expectations
• Ability to plan and estimate work.
• Some travel may be required

Preferred Qualifications

• MBA a plus
• Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred
• Ecommerce experience is a plus
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All the benefits you need for you and your family

  • Multiple health plan options
  • Vision & dental plans for you & dependents
  • Associate discounts in-store and online
  • Financial benefits including 401(k), stock purchase plans and more
  • Education assistance for Associate and dependents

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