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Merchandise Analyst Central Planning Job

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DSW, Inc.

Columbus, OH

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Req #: 78283 

Location Name: Home Office, Columbus 

Department: Supply Chain 


At DSW, we believe in the power of shoes. We understand shoes bring out something great from within, and since 1991 we've been helping everyone feel the rush of finding that perfect pair. So when you work for DSW, you become a part of all that. A family whose core values are comprised of passion, accountability, collaboration, and humility. You become one of us, You become a Shoe Lover!


General Summary:  The Merchandise Analyst, Central Planning is responsible for providing the DSW segment with strategic insights into evolving trends based on multi-faceted analysis. 

Reports to:  Senior Manager, Central Planning


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


*Review and analyze business trends with the ability to manage data, formulate an opinion, ultimately providing insights and recommendations on actions to maximize sales, profit, and inventory productivity.  *Collaborate and build strong partnerships with other teams (Merchandise Planning & Allocation teams, Buying, Marketing, and Finance) around business issues and management. *Ability to create and deliver cross-functional communication including financial impact in response to business questions/issues. *Provides analytical, reporting and process support for merchandising and inventory planning. *Provide financial support and analysis to key business leaders on an ad-hoc basis. *Supports key strategy meetings with reporting and supporting insights.

Required Skills and Competencies:


*Strong analytical skills including application of retail mathematics/statistics. *Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, conducts responsibilities with urgency and a high level of accountability. *Self-motivated, takes initiative and is curious, driven, flexible, and adaptable.  *Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and collaborates cross functionally. *Strong oral and written communications skills.


*Experience working in a fast paced environment (retail experience preferred). 

Preferred Qualifications:

*Bachelor's degree required. *Lives the DSW Values of passion, accountability, collaboration, and humility. *Superior Excel skills, proficient in PowerPoint and Word. *Experience with business intelligence tools, i.e. MicroStrategy, Tableau, and APT.

DSW believes that all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunities. We do not discriminate against any protected class including race, color, religion, religious creed, gender, sex, national origin, age, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition (defined as genetic information or impairments related to cancer), ancestry, marital status, family care leave, military and veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or based on any protected category under federal, state, or local laws. DSW also makes reasonable accommodations for qualified applicants and associates with disabilities unless doing so creates an undue hardship, in accordance with all legal requirements. Any applicant or associate who requires an accommodation to perform the essential functions of the job should contact Human Resources to request that accommodation. 


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