Dublin, California

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GENERAL PURPOSE:

The Hotel SKU Management Analyst is an essential role that contributes to the release and assortment of receipts in both Ross and dd's stores. Their primary focus is to facilitate the selection of in-season of products that are warehoused in our 6 Distribution Centers for allocation to stores. The analyst is responsible for achieving pre-established daily allocation targets by selecting a broad assortment of SKUs/items to fit within the daily DC and product goals. They are also accountable for executing specialized release strategies in support of merchandise assortment.
Key responsibilities also include conducting analysis to support Company and DC initiatives. The Hotel SKU Management Analyst supports merchandise level strategies via ad-hoc analytical projects, and are often asked to identify, analyze, and recommend efficiencies.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

SKU Selection Execution

• Strategically select SKUs to achieve allocation targets, and support a balanced assortment (e.g. category or label)

• Identify issues impacting goal achievement and independently create resolutions

• Define unique business specific approaches and ensure they are incorporated into the SKU Selection process

• Through methodical review determine/execute optimal SKU Selection approaches for complex strategies

• Determine the release of product to achieve Month End DC unit targets (e.g. comply with assortment initiatives)

• Independently resolve SKU Selection issues within a timely manner to not disrupt production
Strategy Management and Analysis

• In collaboration with business partners develop product level hotel strategies for events and assortment initiatives

• Monitor and track business strategies through their completion; package/present results and provide recommendations

• Drive seasonal hindsight meetings through on-going strategy reviews; present findings and recommendations to management

• Complete ad hoc analytics to support business needs; independently research and respond to callouts

COMPETENCIES:
Communication/Informing

• Is timely with information

• Keeps work partners and management informed to ensure accurate decisions and outcomes

• Active listener

• Demonstrates aptitude for developing, packaging, and presenting information well

Drive for Results

• Is organized and planful

• Can effectively cope with change

• Demonstrates the ability to overcome obstacles
Problem Solving

• Uses logic and develops creative methods to solve difficult problems with effective solutions

• Probes all fruitful sources for answers

• Develops well-structured and sound analytical results

Self-Development

• Is personally committed and actively works to continuously improve

• Understands that different situations and levels may call for different skills and approaches

• Works to deploy strengths

QUALIFICATIONS AND SPECIAL SKILLS REQUIRED:

Bachelor's Degree or 2-4 years of related experience
Working knowledge of all Allocation/Hotel Planning concepts; high level mastery of Excel; solid mathematics foundation; strong analytical ability.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/ADA:

Job requires ability to work in an office environment, primarily on a computer.
Requires sitting, standing, walking, hearing, talking on the telephone, attending in-person meetings, typing, and working with paper/files, etc.
Consistent timeliness and regular attendance.
Vision requirements: Ability to see information in print and/or electronically.

DISCLAIMER
This job description is a summary of the primary duties and responsibilities of the job and position. It is not intended to be a comprehensive or all-inclusive listing of duties and responsibilities. Contents are subject to change at management's discretion.

Ross is an equal employment opportunity employer. We consider individuals for employment or promotion according to their skills, abilities and experience. We believe that it is an essential part of the Company's overall commitment to attract, hire and develop a strong, talented and diverse workforce. Ross is committed to complying with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination based on race, color, religious creed, age, national origin, ancestry, physical, mental or developmental disability, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth or breastfeeding), veteran status, military status, marital or registered domestic partnership status, medical condition (including cancer or genetic characteristics), genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, as well as any other category protected by federal, state or local laws.

Dublin, California

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