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Vice President - Divisional Merchandise Manager - Ladies Apparel and A

Posted on Nov 16, 2018 by JobLeads

Houston, TX 77001
Senior Appointments
Immediate Start
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Bayside Search Group is currently supporting a Major Specialty Retailer looking for a VP-Divisional Merchandise Managers who has experience in Ladies Apparel and Accessories that will be responsible for developing and communicating merchandise strategies to his/ her respective merchant team of Buyers and Senior Buyers to meet or exceed sales, margin and turn targets., ABOUT US: Bayside Search Group has emerged as one of the country's top retail recruiting search firms specializing in the retail, e-commerce and consumer products industries. Bayside Search Group was consistently ranked as the "number one" retail search firm in the country within our affiliation. Our retail recruiters pride themselves in being experts in Retail E-Commerce, Management - Product Development - Brand Management - Merchandising - Buying - Planning and Allocation - Supply Chain Management - Distribution - Marketing - All Levels of Corporate and Field Operations - Human Resources. To learn more about Bayside Search Group please visit our website Vice President - Divisional Merchandise Manager - Ladies Apparel and Accessories Houston, Texas, United States Posted on 10/29/2018 by Bayside Search Group Apply You will be redirected to Bayside Search Group's Job Board Position Details Type: Permanent Industry: Consumer Products and Services / Retail & Wholesale Function: Sales / Retail / Business Development Job Level: Director Management (Director/Head of Organization) Education: Bachelor's Degree Reference ID: 3687 COMPANY OVERVIEW: Bayside Search Group is currently supporting a Major Specialty Retailer looking for a VP-Divisional Merchandise Managers who has experience in Ladies Apparel and Accessories that will be responsible for developing and communicating merchandise strategies to his/ her respective merchant team of Buyers and Senior Buyers to meet or exceed sales, margin and turn targets. The VP-DMM will work in partnership with the VP of Planning to maximize overall financial performance of categories with a high-level of financial accountability. This role reports directly to the SVP/GMM. POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES: * Partner with VP Planning to develop and communicate the merchandise strategy and sales and margin goals for each category * Develop and communicate strategic visions and goals, and customer and marketplace perspective, to respective cross-functional partners * Provide guidance to Buyers and Sr Buyers to ensure merchandise strategies and assortment plans meet divisional objectives and align with customer and store needs * Attend relevant trade shows, markets and events to observe and stay current on market trends, gather product information, select merchandise and establish business relationships * Foster strong relationships with key vendors to ensure partnerships that deliver strong product and financial results * Review and approve markdown strategies/proposals from Merchandising organization * Build a high quality merchandising team by developing partnerships, leading, coaching and providing constructive feedback * Facilitate team environment between Buying and Planning organizations POSITION REQUIREMENTS: * Bachelor's degree strongly preferred * Prefer candidate who is currently, or has been in a DMM position overseeing a team of Buyers. * 6 - 10 years of retail experience with main focus in Ladies Apparel and Accessories and or Ladies Shoes * Thinks conceptually and strategically * Is highly organized and multitasks * Prioritizes and manages workload and processes to meet company objectives * Takes calculated risks to achieve results * Crafts targeted and effective verbal and written communications * Fosters a strong team environment and works effectively with management * Adapts to shifting circumstances in a business environment WHAT THIS COMPANY OFFERS: * Competitive base salary and bonus potential * Relocation assistance * Full benefits * Future growth opportunities within an expanding organization ABOUT US: Bayside Search Group has emerged as one of the country's top retail recruiting search firms specializing in the retail, e-commerce and consumer products industries. Bayside Search Group was consistently ranked as the "number one" retail search firm in the country within our affiliation. Our retail recruiters pride themselves in being experts in Retail E-Commerce, Management - Product Development - Brand Management - Merchandising - Buying - Planning and Allocation - Supply Chain Management - Distribution - Marketing - All Levels of Corporate and Field Operations - Human Resources. To learn more about Bayside Search Group please visit our website Apply You will be redirected to Bayside Search Group's Job Board Recommended Jobs Bachelor's Degree, * Bachelor's degree strongly preferred * Prefer candidate who is currently, or has been in a DMM position overseeing a team of Buyers. * 6 - 10 years of retail experience with main focus in Ladies Apparel and Accessories and or Ladies Shoes * Thinks conceptually and strategically * Is highly organized and multitasks * Prioritizes and manages workload and processes to meet company objectives * Takes calculated risks to achieve results * Crafts targeted and effective verbal and written communications * Fosters a strong team environment and works effectively with management * Adapts to shifting circumstances in a business environment * Competitive base salary and bonus potential * Relocation assistance * Full benefits * Future growth opportunities within an expanding organization

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