Localization Buyer Beauty And Essentials

TARGET CORPORATION
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Country :
USA
State :
Minnesota
County :
Hennepin County
Town :
MINNEAPOLIS
Category :
Purchasing
Contract type :
Permanent
Availability :
Full time

Company description

Minneapolis-based Target Corporation (NYSE: TGT) serves guests at nearly 1,800 stores and at Target.com. Since 1946, Target has given 5 percent of its profit to communities, that giving equals more than $4 million a week.

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Job description

Description:
L5 LOCALIZATION BUYER – Beauty &
Essentials
JOIN
THE EVOLUTION OF RETAIL – AS A TARGET LOCALIZATION BUYER
Target Merchandising is evolving
at an incredible pace. We are constantly reimagining how this $70 billion
retailer offers the innovative, guest-inspiring items that Target is known and
loved for. Our goal is to deliver exceptional value, quality and style to
elevate Target as the premier retailer in a competitive global marketplace.
Through intelligent and progressive business strategies that make the most of
Target’s resources and partnerships worldwide, Merchandising works across
product categories to create a localized shopping experience online and in our
1800 stores. Are you a creative problem solver who loves to see your work
translate into real results? Can you collaborate effectively, execute a plan
efficiently and positively influence how Target chooses and presents the right
product in the right place at the right price? If so, you will have success on
one of our dynamic teams.
A role with the Localization and Small Format
merchandising team means delivering a locally relevant guest experience.
Through curating assortments that are right for each neighborhood in both our
existing stores and our growing portfolio of small format stores, you’ll create
value for guests and communities while seeing your work benefit all of Target.
Primary Function
As a Buyer
on the Localization Team you will collaborate with Merchant Partners to
create segmentation strategies through analytical rigor, influencing
integration into their assortment in support of financial objectives. You will
work across teams to ensure segmentation goals are both developed and
consistently executed across categories. You will provide critical input into
the development of assortment capabilities that
will enable business value by improving the quality, timing, speed and flexibility
of assortment decisions down to the appropriate segmented and localized level.
Key Responsibilities
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Develop and drive the
Multicultural Beauty & Cosmetic’s strategy in collaboration with the Sr.
Buyer of Multicultural Beauty, aligning with Divisional leaders to establish
clear assortment & financial goals while maintaining previous efforts.
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Consult with
core buyers and planners as they develop individual category-level strategies,
providing insights and recommendations for their assortment plans at a
localized level.
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Partner with
leaders at varying levels to ensure Multicultural strategy comes to life
through shared financial accountability, assortment planning and execution, and
with promotional and marketing support by advocating for assessment and
execution of multicultural strategies in conjunction with established routines.
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Manage vendor
& brand relationships across an array of vendors with varied business size,
skillsets & market share.
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Responsible
for influencing transition of executional accountability across key bodies of
work, and for holding the gains on localization initiatives through POG changes
impacting transitions, revisions, and remodels.
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Partner
with Merchant, Product and EDABI teams to develop improved guest centric
segmentation for Essentials & Beauty and influence assort to location
capabilities that will deliver on established financial goals of the category.
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Champion
an agile, entrepreneurial spirit embracing your role as a segmentation expert
to influence process, technology and tool development driving merchant
ownership of data driven recommendations in alignment to project goals.
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Special projects as assigned related to
assortment localization.

Qualifications
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Bachelor’s
degree or equivalent experience
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2+ years of
Merchandising, Planning, or Inventory experience
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Passion for
Diversity & Inclusion
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Strong
strategic, financial, analytical, and planning skills
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Strong
written and verbal communication skills
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Performance-driven
individual who demonstrates strong initiative and demonstrated problem solving
skills
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Ability to establish and maintain
cross-functional working relationships across the enterprise
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Demonstrated
ability to manage change and ambiguity