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Store Merchandising Manager - Saks Fifth Avenue

Location CALGARY , Alberta , Canada
Category Stores
Job Opened February 11th, 2019
Education Bachelor's Degree
Job Number 19000126
Job Type Full Time

job description

Who We Are:
HBC is a diversified global retailer, focused on driving the performance of high quality stores and their all-channel offerings, growing through acquisitions, and unlocking the value of real estate holdings. 

Founded in 1670, HBC is the oldest company in North America. Our portfolio today includes formats ranging from luxury to premium department stores to off price fashion shopping destinations, with more than 480 stores and over 66,000 employees around the world.

Our leading banners across North America and Europe include Hudson’s Bay, Lord & Taylor, Saks Fifth Avenue, Gilt, Saks OFF 5TH, Galeria Kaufhof, the largest department store group in Germany, and Belgium’s only department store group Galeria INNO.

We have significant investments in real estate joint ventures. HBC has partnered with Simon Property Group Inc. in the HBC Global Properties Joint Venture, which owns properties in the United States and Germany. In Canada, HBC has partnered with RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust in the RioCan-HBC Joint Venture

A truly global corporate citizen, HBC is committed to responsible business practices to bring about positive change, and we work hard to shape a sustainable future for people and the planet. Our philanthropic initiatives help create healthy families, strong communities, and sport excellence in the cities and countries in which we operate around the world, while striving to create innovative programs and resources that provide flexibility for work-life balance in order to maintain a positive working environment.

What Is This Position Is All About:
Under the direction of the Assistant General Manager of Operations, or a member of the store's leadership team, the Store Merchandising Manager is responsible for overseeing all back of the house and front of the house operational functions, i.e. processing inbound merchandise, placement and presentation of merchandise on the selling floor, and the processing of merchandise off the selling floor and out of the store, in accordance with established Saks Fifth Avenue productivity and process standards.

Who You Are:

  • You have been described by past peers and managers as having “strong leadership skills” and “excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills”
  • You have a proven ability to multitask in a fast paced environment
  • You utilize your strong communication skills to inspire, direct, and lead your team to meet all proposed deadlines
  • You can work independently without concern, stay self-motivated and always meet your deadlines
You Also Have:
  • 4-year degree (preferred)
  • 3-5 years supervisory experience in retailing environment in visual or merchandising capacity.
  • Proficiency in utilizing available technology, especially Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to lift and carry boxes (approx. weight 50 lbs), move and maneuver rolling equipment (pallets, flatbed carts, rolling racks), climb safety ladders (approx. 6 feet) 
As The Store Merchandising Manager You Will:
  • Oversee processing of inbound merchandise within established company time frame, ensuring that new receipts are on the selling floor prior to store opening.
  • Supervise the merchandising of the selling floor to corporate visual presentation standards
  • Oversee processing of outbound merchandise transfers and returns to vendors (RTV)
  • Direct and execute markdowns and price changes, re-ticketing, sends, repairs, sell off consolidation, order supplies, etc.
Your Life and Career at HBC:
  • Be part of a world-class team; work with an adventurous spirit; think and act like an owner-operator!
  • Exposure to rewarding career advancement opportunities, from retail to supply chain, to digital or corporate. 
  • A culture that promotes a healthy, fulfilling work/life balance 
  • Benefits package for all eligible full-time employees (including medical, vision and dental).
  • An amazing employee discount 

Thank you for your interest with HBC. We look forward to reviewing your application.

HBC provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, HBC complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

HBC welcomes all applicants for this position. Should you be individually selected to participate in an assessment or selection process, accommodations are available upon request in relation to the materials or processes to be used.

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