Retail Space Planner

Recruiter
Location
West Midlands
Salary
£28000.00 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted
21 Jul 2017
Closes
18 Aug 2017
Ref
3030931
Contact
Paul Riordan
Function
Merchandising
Business Sector
Non Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent


Space planner vacancy in the West Midlands working for a leading retail organisation


Your new company
Our client is a unique, global business who have experienced sustained success through delivering an innovative offer across their family of companies. Millions of people rely on the wide spectrum of their products and services every day, which is why they are always looking for talented professionals to join their growing team and discover the rewards of working for this diverse and growing Global business.

Your new role
They currently have a vacancy for a Space Planner who will take 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
For the successful applicant you will enjoy a uniquely rewarding career. You will assume real responsibility but be well trained and developed to undertake it. You'll work hard but be recognised for your contribution and be able to keep a healthy work/life balance. In addition to highly competitive salaries, they offer a valuable benefits package which includes generous holiday, pension scheme, professional support and relevant training, childcare vouchers, option to buy additional holiday and an employee discount scheme. What's more, they regularly review their rewards package and it is improving all the time.

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.

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