ITEM DATA MANAGER
PRIMARY FUNCTION -As a Lead Item Data Specialist you will manage enterprise item data in order to enable a superior experience for our guests in stores and online.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Responsible to train, lead, coach and develop a team of 8-14 team members of Sr. Item Data Specialists, Lead Item Data Specialists & Item Data Analyst.
Align work, set priorities, and establish and track desired metrics to ensure business and team goals are met. Develop team through on-
the-job experiences, relevant feedback, visibility and recognition.
Career planning for team members through structured and purposeful 1x1 engagement
Create succession planning for critical roles
Drive team level initiatives that motivate and engage TMs and drive TM retention
Set clear priorities for team and keep them focused on the highest impact work
Demonstrated strong expertise in one or more of these areas : Operations, Item Data / Catalog management, Merchandise Planning / Operations, Buying, Digital Operations, Project Management & Content Management
Exceptional communication and organizational skills
Ability to work with and coordinate cross-functional efforts
Team leadership experience
Analytical and critical thinking skills
Ability to develop effective partnerships and facilitate negotiation between partners
Drive change through effective partnerships
Demonstrated ability to work on multiple projects at the same time, simultaneously managing working team and partner relationships
Data analysis & reporting skills REPORTING / WORKING RELATIONSHIPS Reports to Director Enterprise Item JOB REQUIREMENTS Graduate in any discipline with 3+ years experience
6-8 years of work experience with minimum 2 years of People Management experience