For over a century, Neiman Marcus Group has served the unique needs of our discerning customers by staying true to the principles of our founders: to be the premier omni-channel retailer of luxury and fashion merchandise dedicated to providing superior service and a distinctive shopping experience in our stores and on our websites. Neiman Marcus Group is comprised of the Specialty Retail Stores division, which includes Neiman Marcus and Bergdorf Goodman, and our international brand, mytheresa.com. Our portfolio of brands offers the finest luxury and fashion apparel, accessories, jewelry, beauty, and home decor. The Company operates more than 40 Neiman Marcus full-line stores in the most affluent markets across the United States, including U.S. gateway cities that draw an international clientele. In addition, we operate 2 Bergdorf Goodman stores in landmark locations on Fifth Avenue in New York City. We also operate more than 40 Last Call by Neiman Marcus off-price stores that cater to a value oriented, yet fashion minded customer. Our upscale eCommerce and direct-to-consumer division includes NeimanMarcus.com, BergdorfGoodman.com Horchow.com, LastCall.com, and CUSP.com. Every day each of our 15,000 NMG associates work towards the goal of enabling our customers to shop any of our brands \"anytime, anywhere, and on any device.\" Whether the merchandise we sell, the customer service we offer, or our investments in technology, everything we do is to enhance the customer experience across all channels and brands.. The Strategy team at Neiman Marcus Group is responsible for providing strategic support and thought leadership to the CEO and other Executive Leadership Team (ELT) members. The team's primary focus is developing the organization's growth strategy and driving initiatives that are a priority for the business. This includes taking on goal-specific projects, with executive sponsorship, and working with cross-functional leaders to drive change by aligning development plans, processes, and organization with the overall business strategy. Lastly, the Strategy team leads Business Development activities for the organization, including exploring partnerships and acquisitions in both domestic and international markets.. The Director, Strategy will report into the Vice President of Strategy. The Vice President of Strategy reports to the CEO.. Co-lead the development of the organization's strategic plan - including having primary responsibility for several aspects of the plan.. Responsible for business development both in the domestic and international markets - including the identification, assessment, and potentially execution of any partnerships and/or acquisitions.. Facilitate strategic development and execution process.. Lead development of Board of Director updates (as needed).. Direct projects related to growth, merchandising or commercialization opportunities in the business; including development and delivery of key milestones, analysis, presentations and the collaboration/management of cross-functional teams and external consultants.. Direct and manage the analysis of business data; work cross-functionally to identify and recommend key strategies to grow the business by facilitating the acceptance and commercialization of growth ideas.. Identify industry best practices and translating into practical solutions for Neiman Marcus Group.. Qualifications. 6-8 years of management consulting, financial analysis or growth strategy experience required. Merchant or merchandising experience a plus.. Experience in luxury mono-brand, specialty or department store retail that are omnichannel (store and digital).. Excellent communication and influencing skills. Influence others by asserting own ideas while gaining support and commitment from others. Identifies/influences critical stakeholders - proactively problem solves and recommends solutions.. Strong presentation skills including development and delivery of various formats to executive audiences. Able to understand audience and present material accordingly.. Strategic thinking; ability to identify outside environmental trends and changing customer needs and use that knowledge to build business strategies and plans.. Demonstrated partnership and relationship building skills; build collaborative partnerships cross-functionally and resolve conflict productively.. Strong leadership and team-building skills; proven leadership and supervisory experience; including time management, leadership development and decision-making skills.. Keeps abreast of new developments in related fields and imparts new ideas that have a positive impact on the business.. Ability to champion change and new initiatives by challenging the status quo and acting as catalyst of change and provide leadership to drive. Primary Location: United States of America-Texas-DALLAS-Dallas-Multi Downtown. Work Locations: Multi Downtown Neiman Marcus One Main Square Dallas 75201. For over a century, The Neiman Marcus Group has stayed focused on serving the unique needs of the luxury market. Today, that commitment i...
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