Merchandising Initiatives Project Manager

Dollar General Corporation Goodlettsville , TN 37070

Posted 2 months ago

Company Overview

Dollar General (NYSE: DG) is a Fortune 200 company with more than 15,400 retail locations in 44 states, 16 distribution centers and 135,000 employees that embody our mission of Serving Others each and every day. We work in an energetic atmosphere that embraces innovation, diversity and teamwork, all while keeping our customers and communities at the center of everything we do! At Dollar General, employees have numerous growth and development career opportunities through award-winning training and being part of one of America's fastest-growing retailers. Apply today and let's grow together!

Job Details

GENERAL SUMMARY:

Works and collaborates with cross-functional (internal and external) teams to plan, organize, and execute strategic merchandising initiatives that contribute to millions of dollars in annual sales opportunities. Also assists with the deployment tests and learns to help identify future merchandising opportunities.

DUTIES and ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Manages key cross-functional and strategic projects for merchandising to deliver significant value for the company; Works throughout the organization to define, deliver and measure project results. Provides project management, analytics, and measure to projects to ensure milestones are met and deliverables achieved.

  • Gathers and interprets information to help identify key project elements (IE Data related to POGs, Fixtures, Items, Labor, etc.), while also recommending changes to optimize productivity, reduce costs, or minimize risks.

  • Work with Internal/External partners to drive the timely response and provide solutions for the issues received during rollout/implantation process; maintain & providing a weekly/monthly project status to management

  • Travel Initiative Projects, as required, during the implementation process to ensure vendor compliance, execution and accuracy.

Qualifications

KNOWLEDGE and SKILLS:

  • Ability to organize, prioritize, be detail-oriented and be a self-starter

  • Ability to proactively anticipate problems and identify appropriate actions/solutions to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment

  • Ability to partner, coordinate, and delegate to all levels of management

  • Ability to prioritize projects based on solution impact, time to implement, and/or direction from leadership

  • Proven skills in merchandising, space planning, supply chain and retail concepts and activities

  • Ability to lead multiple priorities and projects

  • Strong decision-making skills with the ability to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment

  • Strong written and oral communication skills with the ability to summarize information for specific projects/teams

  • Ability to create and execute an implementation plan for rollout to network

  • A thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office software required and experience with project management/reporting tools preferred

WORK EXPERIENCE and/or EDUCATION:

Bachelor's degree required and/or a minimum of 4+ years project management experience

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