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sr. Manager, Price Strategy

Country : USA USA

State : New York

Town : New York

Category : Production - Quality

Contract type : Permanent

Availability : Full time

Company presentation

Macy's is proudly America's Department Store. For more than 160 years, Macy's has served generations at every stage of their lives. Customers come to us for fashion, value and celebration.
Macy's Merchandising curates the best national and private brands to support our customer's self-expression from off-price to luxury. Merchandising ensures Macy's is the premier fashion authority using a high acumen for products and trends as well as strong relationships with vendors in the marketplace. Our team maximizes sales and gross margin for each product category by identifying, procuring, and assorting the products that our customers demand.
Do you have an eye for products and trends? Join Macy's Merchandising and create connections that surprise and delight our customers at every turn.

Job description

Job Overview:

The Senior, Pricing will lead and implement pricing strategies across multiple divisions. They will be responsible for projecting financial impact and maximizing business opportunities focusing on sales, margin and turnover. The Senior, Pricing will partner with the Omni Buying, Merchant Planning, Digital, and Marketing teams to execute promotional and permanent markdowns appropriate for their areas of business. Perform other duties as assigned.

The Senior, Pricing will interface with multiple DBMs and business leaders across each of the relevant functions for their assigned area of business. They will be responsible for the training and development of a team of associates and assistants. In addition to driving sales, they will focus on process improvement opportunities both for their own team as well as for the broader pricing team.

This position is based out of our NYC Corporate Office.

Essential Functions:

Key Activities:

  • Review and validate actual sales and gross markdowns against projections, adjusting markdown budget and developing strategies to drive sales (partner with Omni Buying & Merchant Planning teams).
  • Lead in depth weekly review of the business and partner with Omni Buying team to identify underperforming items or categories and recommended price action.
  • Participate in business strategy meetings with the Omni Buying Team and Site Merchandising to understand overall goals, budgets, strategies, marketing constraints and key operating parameters.
  • Determine optimal, progressive markdown strategies through the end of each product's life.
  • Ensure all markdown strategies are optimized for the execution needs of the website as well as stores.
  • Partner with Data Science to ensure the algorithm is tuned appropriately to the business so that the teams can rely on the recommendations that are presented to them.
  • Support the successful development, launch and rollout of the Unified Price Management Tool. (UPM) by partnering with product and tech, sharing feedback and suggestion and participating in all relevant meetings and touch points.
Key Accountabilities:

  • Responsible for managing Omni POS and permanent markdowns to drive sales and gross margin.
  • Partner with the DBM/Omni Buyer to develop strategies and execute markdowns appropriate for their scope of business.
  • Manage inventory currency.
  • Regular, dependable attendance & punctuality.


Qualifications and Competencies:
  • Bachelor's Degree required (Business, Finance, Marketing, or equivalent preferred).

  • 4+ years retail experience at executive level required.

  • Practice open and continuous communication, values keeping others informed, effectively presenting information in a clear, concise manner

  • Excellent leadership, facilitation, and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work across functional lines and at many levels

  • Ability to think creatively, strategically and technically

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule based on department and company needs

  • Knowledge of MS Office is required

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