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The Gap Inc.

Buyer, Gap Inc.

The Gap Inc. - San Francisco, CA

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Select merchandise appropriate for franchise partner assortments and determine investments associated with that merchandise

Identify strategies for improving merchandise sell-through and customer satisfaction in our franchise partners’ markets

Contribute to the success of the Department through developing and driving seasonal strategies for category/class that meet or exceed the Division and Business Unit's financial goals.

Provide analysis to support the development of Department seasonal strategies that meet financial targets.

COMPETENCIES

Drives Results

Strategic Orientation 

Experimentation        

Accountability

ORGANIZATIONAL LEADERSHIP

Leads merchandise assorting process for their area of responsibility

Works cross-functionally with merchandising and production to build assortment

Represents our brand to our outside partners

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Rank styles based on historical and current product performance and identify redundancies in the product assortment.

Review monthly open-to-buy for category/class; provide accurate monthly/seasonal receipt flow information; execute to the sales margin and promotional markdown cadence.

Provide information to develop key concepts, key items, promotional strategies and assortments that are commercially viable and provide exciting store experiences.

Understand product trends, historical data and departmental input at category/class level in order to manage in-season opportunities or risks.

Understand competitive environment; proactively see market knowledge through exposure to competitive retail outlets.

Influence others to achieve results.

Develop and maintain effective working relationships with members of cross-functional teams (Merchandising, Production, Planning). ','!*!KEY EXPERIENCES

Bachelors Degree or equivalent.

2 years of retail buying experience.

Experience as a Merchandiser/Merchandise Planner/IM planner/Buyer or equivalent.

Strong analytical skills.

Possess a strong working knowledge of financial measurements.

Demonstrate a point of view about product assortment and business opportunities.

Maintain a cooperative team environment that promotes high performance standards and attainment of goals.

Demonstrate strong listening, verbal, written and presentation skills.

Customer oriented.

Meticulous attention to details

Polished presentation skills internally to teams and outwardly to clients 

Strong proficiency in Microsoft Excel

Ability to communicate with senior leaders across the organization

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Location: San Francisco, CA