Oct 19, 2019

Analyst Sr Merchandising

  • Professional Diversity Network
  • Deerfield, IL, USA
Full-Time Other

Job Description



Job Summary

Responsible for collaborating in the design and leading the execution of merchandising and/or purchasing strategies pertaining to one of more of the following: space management, format design and planning, visual merchandising, format/category strategy, merchandise planning, merchandising process design, merchandising analytics, merchandising systems, fixture planning and management, merchandising operations, or other merchandising/purchasing projects as needed.

Job Responsibilities
  • Develops and executes merchandising strategies that are aligned with Company goals and are focused on delivering value to the customer.
  • May develop communication and guides to support the field in the effective execution of merchandising strategies at the store level. Provides clarification and technical support for more complex merchandising issues and questions.
  • Leads day-to-day activities to meet departmental objectives. Masters and innovates within one area of specialization and provides input to streamline and improves processes within a broader functional area.
  • Partners with various areas within the Company, vendors, suppliers, contractors and cross functional project teams to drive results through enhanced merchandising programs and policies.
  • Completes and provides complex analytical analysis to provide insights for program design and management decision-making.
  • Ensures that merchandising programs are developed to align with the customer value proposition.
  • Utilizes an advanced knowledge of internal merchandising processes and external best practices and trends to provide recommendations for continuous improvements and advancement efforts for Walgreens merchandising programs.
  • Utilizes an advanced knowledge of KPIs and targeted merchandising strategies that will drive store results.
  • Engages and develops analysis for interpretation of results and analyzing trends.
  • Develops and executes assigned high profile plans/programs to enhance/maximize consumer awareness, market share and support specified initiatives.
  • Participates in development of programs that establish and enhance standards.
  • Reviews alignment of functional area strategies with assumed outcomes.

Walgreens, one of the nation's largest drugstore chains, is included in the Retail Pharmacy USA Division of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc., the first global pharmacy-led, health and wellbeing enterprise. More than 10 million customers interact with Walgreens each day in communities across America, using the most convenient, multichannel access to consumer goods and services and trusted, cost-effective pharmacy, health and wellness services and advice. Walgreens operates 8,175 drugstores with a presence in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Walgreens omnichannel business includes Walgreens.com. Approximately 400 Walgreens stores offer Healthcare Clinic or other provider retail clinic services.

As the neighborhood drugstore and retailer, our goal is to make health and happiness simpler, easier and within reach. And we remain a trusted wellness provider offering convenient access to important health services, such as immunizations and an array of pharmacy services that can help patients improve their health. To our team members, Walgreens represents a unique opportunity to excel in their careers in a welcoming and inclusive environment. We offer the chance to work in a truly supportive environment, and be a part of a progressive organization dedicated to the well-being of our customers, team members and the communities we all call home.





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