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Assistant Mgr - Merchandise Planning
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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India Business The Walt Disney Company (Corporate)
Aug. 09, 2021
Overall Purpose of the Role: This position will be responsible for driving the business solutions to provide cost and time saving measures for merchandise planning. This position will oversee, execute and prioritize all projects to ensure timelines are achieved. This role is responsible for identifying tools needed to improve productivity/efficiencies and ensure all training materials are received from the stakeholders and/or business process owners to provide the appropriate education to team members/subordinates.
Areas of Responsibility : This role would be accountable for the supervision of the India-based merchandise planning cast members, with the exception of the Business Insight and Analytics members. This person will monitor work flow in Product Development, Category Planning, Location Planning, Disney Design Group and Sourcing. This person will be accountable for ensuring timelines are achieved, work load is distributed fairly and communication between the India and US teams happens on a regular basis.
Experience and Qualification:
2-4 years of experience of leading teams in Supply Chain or equivalent
Bachelor’s degree in any field with relative knowledge of the field.
Skills Required :
Demonstrated leadership skills
Ability to manage multiple competing priorities
Strong English written and communication skills
Ability to interact with employees at all levels
Demonstrated ability to follow-through on projects
Demonstrated strong Guest & Customer Service focus
Demonstrated problem solving skills
Demonstrated organizational skills with attention to detail
Experience using SAP and/or other ERP systems (preferred)
About The Walt Disney Company (Corporate):
At Disney Corporate you can see how the businesses behind the Company’s powerful brands come together to create the most innovative, far-reaching and admired entertainment company in the world. As a member of a corporate team, you’ll work with world-class leaders driving the strategies that keep The Walt Disney Company at the leading edge of entertainment. See and be seen by other innovative thinkers as you enable the greatest storytellers in the world to create memories for millions of families around the globe.
About The Walt Disney Company:
The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.
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