Space and Range Planner
Your new company
A household-name high-street retailer who stock an impressive range of branded and own brand products. This company boasts a modern open plan head office where you will have the opportunity to work alongside colleagues who are passionate about their place of work. They are looking for a Space and Range Planner to optimise the space performance and product proposition across their portfolio of various store formats.
Your new role
In this exciting and challenging role, you will ensure that each store has the correct space and range assortment to ensure their valued customers have an outstanding shopping experience. You will create, analyse and communicate data to make recommendations on range and category, and you will play a key role in producing planogrammes to recommend product positioning in such a way to increase sales. You will work closely with the Buying and Marketing teams to maximise the potential of the current product ranges, and play a key role in making recommendations to influence product selection and range development.
What you'll need to succeed
The ideal candidate for this role will have previous experience in a similar space or category management role based in a retail head office environment. Alternatively, you could be a category analyst within an FMCG manufacturing environment who would relish the challenge of moving across in to retail. Either way, you will have a good understanding of category and range principles coupled with excellent communication skills. You will also ideally have experience of using space planning software such as JDA, Spaceman, Galleria or the like, and be able to confidently use this to produce commercially accurate reports.
What you'll get in return
Alongside a competitive salary of c£24,000 - £26,000 (depending on experience) and an excellent package that includes Pension and Bonus, you will be working with a company that invest in their people. They do this by offering great training and development to help enable you to develop professionally and progress within the business. You will work inside a modern open plan head office with free onsite parking.
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 Retail, please visit www.hays.co.uk/retail for our latest vacancies.