Dell Technologies

NA Assortment Planner for Desktop and AIO

Dell Technologies

September 14, 2021


NA Assortment Planner for Desktop and AIO
Dell Technologies products drive human progress. Which means, as a member of our Merchandising team, you’ll get to do something special. You’ll drive the success of products which help people and businesses break new ground. At the same time, you’ll power the growth of our unique organization so we can keep innovating for a better future. Managing a product throughout its lifecycle, our Merchandising professionals translate business goals into product strategies, assortments and specifications. It’s their vision that simultaneously fulfills company strategy and customer needs.
Join us as a NA Assortment Planner for Desktop and AIO on our NA Desktop PGTM team in US to do the best work of your career and make a profound social impact.
What you’ll achieve
As a NA Assortment Planner, you will define and execute a assortment and demand plan to support Inspiron DT/AIO and XPS DT product lines, utilizing market analysis to craft assortment and pricing strategy. You will drive the top and bottom line, optimizing all aspects of the portfolio P&L by delivering smart assortment, creating continual channel improvements and delivering the best customer experience.
You will:

  • Evaluate market trends based on the multiple data points available(NPD, IDC, Sales and Strategy teams) to identify market opportunities

  • Work with Product group and Product Line Managers for the development and adjustment of product portfolio strategy

  • Select & Create assortment offering and stacks to drive the profitable Y/Y growth and maximize the market share

  • Work together with all Consumer NA planners, Pricing managers, and Merchandisers to create a “Lead vs. Participate” channels strategy that minimize Omni channel conflicts and Optimize Dell’s market positioning

  • Work with Consumer NA pricing team to ensure, in time, optimal price positioning and reflect accurate cost structure

  • Based on historical data, market trends, customer feedback, and recent business performance, create and signal bottoms up demand forecast of URM by LOB, platform, and FGA

  • Lead account transition review meetings by platform, with volume, and phasing

  • Maintain up to data master transition file for weekly account reviews, GM reviews, and executive reviews

Take the first step towards your dream career
Every Dell Technologies team member brings something unique to the table. Here’s what we are looking for with this role:
Essential Requirements
  • 12 to 15 years of related experience as a technology merchandising / assortment specialist
  • A deep understanding of customer needs, market, competition, the Desktop / AIO products and the external landscape
  • An innovative and creative spirit, to enjoy the considerable diversity of the role
  • Outstanding communication skills and the ability to maximize relationships, positively influencing all colleagues and partners

Desirable Requirements
  • Bachelor’s / Master’s degree, MBA preferred

Here’s our story; now tell us yours
Dell Technologies helps organizations and individuals build a brighter digital tomorrow. Our company is made up of more than 150,000 people, located in over 180 locations around the world. We’re proud to be a diverse and inclusive team and have an endless passion for our mission to drive human progress.
What’s most important to us is that you are respected, feel like you can be yourself and have the opportunity to do the best work of your life - while still having a life. We offer excellent benefits, bonus programs, flexible work arrangements, a variety of career development opportunities, employee resource groups, and much more.
We started with computers, but we didn’t stop there. We are helping customers move into the future with multi-cloud, AI and machine learning through the most innovative technology and services portfolio for the data era. Join us and become a part of what’s next in technology, starting today.
You can also learn more about us by reading our latest Diversity and Inclusion Report and our plan to make the world a better place by 2030 here.
Application closing date: 27 September 2021
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