Principal Accountabilities :
Supervise staff engaged in merchandise planning and the placement for specific product lines and categories* Responsible for monitoring line performance and updating line plans based upon analysis of markdowns, promotions, and seasonal changes Knowledge & Skill Requirements :
Associate's degree; Bachelor's degree preferred *Equivalent years of experience in a substantially similar industry may be considered in lieu of a degree to be determined by the nature of the specific job and the hiring manager's criteria* Generally six years of progressive experience with one year of supervisory experience* Strong organization and communication skills* Proficient PC skills Knowledge & Application :
Acquires depth of expertise in more than one technical work area and on track to becoming a discipline expert* Acquiring management experience within a process driven environment with extensive experience in a large or complex technical area* Knowledge of standardized rules, procedures, and operations within own area* Determines a course of action based on guidelines and modifies processes and methods as required* Requires knowledge of company policies, practices, and procedures Problem Solving :
Resolves issues which are often varied and nonroutine* Uses previous experience to identify most appropriate option or improve existing approaches* Problems likely to require clarification* Undertakes analysis and investigation to solve differing, but related, problems Interaction :
Conveys information to occasionally divergent audiences that may require some persuasion* May require the initiation of contacts to resolve and discuss mutual problems or collaboration on procedures or transactions* May need to convey information to audiences not knowledgeable of the subject matter* Requires objective review of difficult work problems, obtaining cooperation or approval Impact :
Impact is generally limited to short-term team performance, occasionally on medium-term goals* Responsible for meeting targets typically against a monthly plan* Supports the achievement of goals through own personal effort and influence on others* Responsible for planning own work, assessing own progress, and adjusting efforts to meet goals* Beginning to have more of a contributory impact on team / discipline performance Accountability :
Accountable for meeting short-term (less than one year) targets which impact the immediate work area* Takes action to monitor and manage costs related to own work and that of the team* People management responsibility for pay reviews, performance management, training, and resource planning VF Diversity Vision StatementVF is committed to creating an inclusive environment that welcomes and values the differences among all of our associates, customers, suppliers and the communities in which we live and conduct business.
The continued success and growth of VF is enhanced through initiatives that promote diversity throughout VF around the world.
VF is an equal employment opportunity / affirmative action employer of minorities, females, protected veterans and the disabled.
VF is committed to providing equal opportunities in employment, and treating our VF associates and VF applicants without discrimination on the basis of their race, color, gender, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, citizenship, disability, protected veteran status, HIV / AIDS status, or any other legally protected factor.