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Sr Manager, Merchandising Operations

Job: #2019-57371
Store Number: 8311
Store: Southeastern Grocers
Category: Store Support / Corporate
Position Type: Store Operations
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time
Address: 8928 PROMINENCE PARKWAY BUILDING 200Jacksonville, FL, 32256


Sr. Manager of Merchandising Operations



Job Purpose

The Sr. Manager Merchandising Operations will function as the primary liaison with the Merchandising and Marketing departments to implement new merchandising initiatives and process changes for the stores that drive business results.  Acts as the gate keeper of programs and initiatives to be implemented in the store and ensure no other major projects overlap with other initiatives.



1. This position will be the voice of retail and develop implementation strategy for any process changes or new marketing or merchandising initiatives that must be executed within the stores.  Communicate business results back to retail from merchandising programs and initiatives.  Works through team to modify any processes to align with desired business goals.



2. Collaborates with appropriate merchandising and marketing partners to fully understand new programs and initiatives and gather content in order to develop appropriate messages or process guidelines that conform to company standards and drive the appropriate business results.



3. Acts as the gate keeper of all major project execution within the stores through the creation of a master calendar. Utilizes unique store perspective to ensure that the timing of all project launches are executed at the most optimal time in order to maximize profits for all initiatives.



4. Frequently travels to stores for various events to gain insights in regard to how programs are performing and identify challenges within the stores that could jeopardize project launches.



5. Provide leadership and direction for the Merchandising Operations team to deliver clear and consistent messages regarding new merchandising strategies or process changes.  Motivate, counsel, and evaluate team in accordance with company practices.


6. Performs other job-related duties as assigned.









Education Required:

Bachelor's Degree

Course of Study:

Business related field

Education Preferred:

Bachelor's Degree

Course of Study:

Business related field

Relevant Experience:

3 - 6 yrs minimum

Language(s) Required:


Supervisory Experience:

3 - 7 yrs minimum

Language(s) Preferred:


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required:

Strong store operations background.

Strong background with merchandising and communications

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Preferred:

Strategic experience in developing and creating merchandising plan


Environmental Factors

Job Location:

Store Support Center                    



Physical Demands:

While performing the essential functions of this position, the associate is regularly (67-100%)required to sit, use hands or fingers to handle, hold or feel objects, tools or controls, talk, see, hear and perform repetitive movements with both hands.  The employee is occasionally (1-33%)required to stand or walk on carpet, tile or concrete, carry, push, lift or pull up to 10 lbs.

Working Conditions:

While performing the essential functions of this position, the employee is typically not substantially exposed to adverse working conditions.

Safety Risk Factors:

The employee is occasionally (1-33%)required to twist back and/or neck and walk on a slippery or cluttered floor surface.

Equipment, Tools, etc.:

While performing the essential functions of this position, the employee will be required to utilize a personal computer, telephone, printer, copy machine, facsimile machine and other general office supplies and equipment.


Varied schedules.

Travel Percent: