Retail Space Planner
Your new company
The company are a market leader in FMCG retailing. They are renowned for their choice, customer focus and value. They also buy on behalf of and supply to many independent retailers and non profit organisations throughout the UK.
Your new role
We have a number of vacancies for Space Planners at the company and therefore we would like to see applications from varying levels of experience. It will be your responsibility to report, strategise and produce effective planograms derived from past and present sales, store and product information. You will be working alongside the marketing team to plan layouts, and improving sales profitability whilst working within the framework of the company's strong values and vision. You will be involved with the use of both micro and macro space planning and work both with the wholesale and retails arms of the business.
What you'll need to succeed
To be considered for the role you will need to have experience in producing effective CAD and planograms along with specific Space Planning programmes like JDA, Spaceman, Smartspace or Storespace. You will be highly analytical, commercially aware and have expert knowledge of both micro and macro space planning. A proficient level of excel will be necessary including V-look ups, formulas and pivot tables to ensure reports and presentations are delivered to standard. The role could at times cover different departments so a flexible approach to working and being able to communicate effectively and adapt to all levels is essential. This is a challenging and fast paced role so having the drive and enthusiasm will be key factors in your success.
What you'll get in return
At this company your hard work will not go unnoticed as this is an employer who truly values their employees and understand that it's not only a job, but also a career. They are known for giving their staff a chance to improve their career and self-development from the day they join them. There will be a competitive salary depending on experience and an ever-evolving package of generous holidays, pension, ongoing support and training, childcare vouchers, holiday options, and a healthy discount scheme for employees.
What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV. If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position in space planning, please visit the Hays Retail website to view a selection of our current vacancies.