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Rogers Communications
Mississauga, ON

Director Merchandising (Jewellery) - The Shopping Channel

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The Director, Merchandising (Jewellery) will report to the Vice-President of Merchandising at The Shopping Channel in Mississauga, and will be responsible for: leading the strategy development and vision of their respective Merchandising category (Jewellery), delivering financial results, managing of their team, optimization, and vendor/brand management. 

What you'll be doing:

Lead the strategy development and vision of Merchandising:

  • Lead, develop and execute merchandise strategies by category
  • Promote and communicate The Shopping Channel’s merchandising vision and ensure team is executing
  • Make purchasing decisions including product availability, market trends, alignment with strategies
  • Continuous review of brand portfolio to establish brand lifecycle for short and medium term.  Develop growth strategies for existing brands and source new brands

Deliver Financial Results:

  • Drive Demand sales to hit Forecast target
  • Deliver Inventory targets by maximizing sales and managing RTV privileges on a timely basis
  • Deliver new Launches/new SKUs
  • Drive Margin through higher GM%/lower cost on all shows and through
    web extensions
  • Proactive sell through strategies/ tactics to manage balance of current/ aged inventory

Management of team:

  • Perform Talent Review as well as individual team member performance
    reviews (mid-year and annual reviews). Support action plans that emerge from talent reviews
  • Ensure we have the right talent in the organization to support and drive strategy and growth
  • Provide ongoing coaching and development with direct reports
  • Ensure we have a robust succession plan
  • Work with HR partner on Merchandising comp benchmarking across industry to ensure we are competitive and able to attract strong talent to support growth plans

Optimization:

  • Lead and drive strategy by optimizing programming though Weekly Show Execution meetings
  • Integrate with Planning Group to enhance accuracy of demand plans
  • Strategically expand assortment to drive off air sales

Vendor/Brand Management:

  • Grow Hero brands, develop Next 10 as well as Destination/Emerging brands/categories
  • Manage vendor driven aspects of customer experience

What you will have:

  • 7 to 10 years of retail merchandise experience with demonstrated financial acumen as Merchandising Manager/Senior Buyer
  • Strong leadership, collaborative and people development skills with proven leadership ability that inspires others to strive for results.
  • Undergraduate degree.
  • Experience in training, development and coaching of others.
  • Well-developed negotiation and vendor relationship skills.
  • Strategic business thinker who is results oriented.
  • Innovative and strong creative problem solving skills.
  • Superior communication skills.
  • Results orientated and track record of overachieving
  • Knowledge of and demonstrated ability in corporate core competencies including customer service, communication, team work, initiative/self-management, accountability, flexibility and adaptability.
 
Schedule: Full Time
Shift: Day
Length of Contract: Not Applicable (Regular Position)
Work Location: 59 Ambassador Dr (096), Mississauga, ON 
Travel Requirements: Up to 10%
Posting Category/Function: Retail (Store Management / Corporate) & Merchandising
Requisition ID: 106657

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Additional Details

Code: 106657
Category: Television
Location:
Rogers Communications
59 Ambassador Drive
Mississauga, ON, CA
L5T2P9
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Posted: Aug 31, 2017
Deadline: OPEN
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