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Manager, Retail Strategy, Plano TX

Company: Samsung Electronics America
Location: Plano
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Position Summary

Making the future is everyday life at Samsung. We're seeking innovators who are called to not just change the world, but build a better one. We enable the best technology hardware on the planet, but our best is always a prototype for something better and our people thrive with a driven mindset - better builds on better. We believe that innovation and growth are driven by an inclusive culture and a diverse workforce. We aim to create a global team where everyone belongs and has equal opportunities, inspiring our talent to be their true selves. Together, we are building a better tomorrow for our customers, partners and communities.

If you have ambitions to be a part of a best-in-class organization and work among the very best talent in the industry on the most innovative products in the world, Samsung's Retail Operations Team is the place to be. The team is growing and taking on new ventures/opportunities to apply best in class partnerships to strengthen Samsung's brand presence in the marketplace. The dynamic culture at Samsung offers both great challenge and great reward.
You will be responsible for the Retail Strategy for Samsung Electronics America and ensuring the Samsung brand is positioned to win in all retail environments. This role will work directly with senior leadership to pursue advantageous partners and apply retail insights that will define the retail strategy. Responsibilities will be over retail strategy, retail insights, and communication functions.

Role and Responsibilities

AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:

Retail Strategy

  • Lead the development of SEA retail strategy to support account sales, field sales, and product management team
  • Build and maintain cross functional partnerships with product management, marketing, , channel management, retail sales, to intake their requirements & strategies, and incorporate it into broader retail strateigy Suport the resolution of complex operational and organizational problems
  • Develop a strategic point-of-view/recommendation based on data analytics and build a illustrative storyline to communicate/syndicate across key stakeholders
  • Proactively monitor/track the progress and performance of key strategic initiatives
  • Support setting of short/long-term retail strategies, driving annual strategic planning, and defining success KPIs.
  • Retail Insights
  • Partner with data analytics teams to deliver actionable insights and to make informed strategic recommendations
  • Closely monitor industry, technology, and consumer shopper trends to extract market & consumer insights and identify opportunities to drive results for the Samsung brand in retail
    Skills and Qualifications

    Background and Competencies Required:

    • Bachelor's Degree with 8-10 years of directly related experience is required
    • Prior strategy/management consulting experience is required
    • Ability to communicate confidently and effectively with all levels of the organization
    • Prior telecommunication, retail, and/or CPG experience strongly preferred
    • Strong project management, analytical and interpersonal skills required
    • Must have demonstrable experience in developing presentations using a variety of MS Office applications, with strong proficiency in PowerPoint, and Excel
    • Travel Required: 20%
      Skills and Qualifications

      Desired Characteristics:

      • Constantly curious, leading by example to ensure research, insights and data analytics drives our understanding of the customer and their needs
      • Analytical problem-solving and strategic thinking skills; quantitative analysis skills with ability to develop and deliver a compelling story using data to support position
      • A passionate customer advocate
      • Demonstrated experience in executive presentations, story-telling and sound bites
      • Self-starter, high level of energy, motivation and ability to work independently, mobilize teams into action and manage multiple projects with demanding platforms
      • Skilled communicator who influences internal and external senior stakeholders and decision-makers.
      • Experience in fast moving and leading-edge channel environments
      • History of managing ambiguity, complexity, and working well under stress
      • Highly organized and effective time management skills
      • Ability to listen well, think strategically and creatively to solve problems, gain alignment, and move to action through influence
      • Analytical problem-solving and strategic thinking skills; quantitative analysis skills with ability to develop and deliver a compelling story using data to support position
      • Team player; possess the ability to work independently or in a team environment to achieve personal and team project goals
      • Driven to complete assignments on time, with an intent to exceed expectations
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