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Divisional Merchandise Manager - Men's Omni

Company: Tommy Bahama
Location: Seattle
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

California Applicants, please click here to review the CCPA notice. LIVE THE ISLAND LIFETommy Bahama is looking for creative, diverse, and energetic people to help us live the island life! Tommy Bahama has grown to include both men's and women's apparel, home and beach goods, and a thriving restaurant and bar business. Everything that bears the Tommy Bahama name is created with an unwavering eye towards quality. More than ever, our focus is on taking our guests someplace great - through exceptional service, upscale products, and delicious food and drinks. Maintaining our unique point of view requires a diverse team that includes apparel designers, e-commerce and technology experts, manufacturing and operations, and, of course, retail and hospitality professionals. We would love to have you share your talents with us!SET THE COURSEThe Divisional Merchandise Manager oversees the product selection, assorting, budgeting, planning, sales, profitability, and presentation of Tommy Bahama men's sportswear and swim.This position is responsible for building an assortment that is a natural extension of the Tommy Bahama brand. Additionally, this position is responsible for the achievement of the financial goals and distribution of product information thus ensuring all merchandising team efforts support the Tommy Bahama lifestyle and brand.Further, this position continues to enhance the brand integrity and image in all existing locations and new locations by providing the best possible product and service that satisfies the guest's needs.BE THE ISLAND GUIDECreates long-term and short-term merchandising strategy to achieve sales targets, profit margin, turnover, and reduced returns.Oversees relationship between the merchandisers, allocators, planners and distributor to manage OTB sales forecasts on a monthly and yearly basis, weekly on key classifications and styles.Manages the selection of merchandise, delivering a strong brand point of view in our stores and achieving the appropriate balance within each product mix.Research trends and "Best Practices" of the competition in order to target product and classification business opportunities.Partner with design to create a line with keeping within strategic objectives.Partner with design on line plan creation.Develop relationships with regional managers to ensure product needs are being fulfilled by demographic area.Initiate a testing system that allows for the introduction of new product and expanding classifications.Creates efficient and best merchandising process to achieve or surpass profit, sales and inventory goals.Develop and merchandise product mix to meet and exceed corporate profit goals.Responsible for inventory level management by store; inventory flow and stock turn; inventory levels & transfers through Outlet Stores.Responsible for accurate forecasting and appropriate adjustments to trend.Coordinates regional and visual proper space allocation based on sales trends.Convey to all cross-functional partners, items that are becoming a major trend & maximize presentation and volume potential.Work closely with the planning team to develop sales, turnover, and profit goals.Work closely with merchants to hit unit and dollar sales, inventory, receipt, margin and turn plans by month, season and year for each buy team.Analyze performance for inventory and profit goals, and implement plans to improve results.Manage timing/flow of product based on seasonal plans and entrance/exit strategies.Manage allocation strategies to insure allocators maintain proper replenishment strategies of stock goals and flow plans, including stock balancing and timely transfers.Meets operating budget and reports expenses in a timely manner.Sales, profitability, inventory, and on order reviewed weekly.Focuses team on short-term and relating long-term objectives.Maintain focus on defining expectations and providing tools for the teams success.Insures all deadlines are met.Initiates product knowledge meetings with reports & all retail sales staff. Performs all HR functions including hiring, performance evaluations and counseling for team.Ensures all sales trends are conveyed to design, sales and merchandising.Listen to our guests, regional managers and sales team.Facilitates product knowledge training for the sales associates to help improve the guest customer service experience.Participates in store visual presentation meetings. Reviews with Visual Managers the concepts & direction of the product in its development stage each season in order to communicate to Regional Managers and develop visual presentation execution strategy.Initiates a new and fresh product mix each season.ESSENTIALS FOR LIFE IN PARADISEBachelor's Degree in Fashion Merchandising, Business or equivalent experience.Requires 10+ years' retail merchandising experience in a fast growth company with a geographically diverse multi-location company.Requires 5-7 year's of management and merchandising experience.Strong negotiation skills.Excellent written and verbal communication skills.Requires direct management experience and leadership skills with an understanding of the importance of team building/development.Proven organizational skills, detail oriented and ability to multi-task.Exceptional problem solving/ decision making skills.A keen eye for fashion/trend analysis.Requires budgeting, inventory turn, and gross margin experience.Experience developing systems/processes that will help TB Retail reduce cost and maximize return on investment.Experience in domestic and international buying/sourcing is required.Strong computer skills (Word, Outlook), and super user of Excel.Proficiency in merchandise replenishment software/systems; STS experience preferred.Mahalo (thank you) for your interest in Tommy Bahama!Tommy Bahama participates in E-Verify. Details in English and Spanish . Right to Work Statement in English and Spanish .

Keywords: Tommy Bahama, Seattle , Divisional Merchandise Manager - Men's Omni, Executive , Seattle, Washington

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