Micro Space Planner
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|Job Title||Micro Space Planner|
|Salary||£25000 - £27000 per annum|
|Who to Contact||Quest Seach Selection - JFS.email@example.com|
|Job Advertised||over 3 years ago|
Objectives The role of the Micro Space Planner is to provide comprehensive and professional planning and merchandising support to the Merchandising Department, Buying Department and Store Teams. In fulfilling his/her duties the Micro Space Planner must fully utilise his/her knowledge and initiative, within the boundaries of the job description. Required skills: * An experienced Space Planner, with at least 2 years retail experience and knowledge of relevant merchandising systems (preferably Spaceman). * A hands-on, proactive approach and previous experience within all areas of the retail space planning process. * Needs to be driven and passionate about making an impact and be corporate and professional with their approach. * Extensive administration skills, with the ability to work under pressure in a calm and pro-active manner. * The ideal candidate will be confident and self motivated. Excellent organisation, time and diary management. * Meets deadlines whilst maintaining a high standard of work. Ability to recognise areas in need of improvement and have the knowledge, desire and confidence to make suggestions and change it. * Effective communicator with individuals on all levels, with strong interpersonal skills. * Ideally educated to degree level. * High analytical and commercially aware. Highly computer literate. * Great attention to detail. Duties & Responsibilities: * Operate within the merchandising principles and procedures in consultation with the Buying Department and Store Operations for all stores. * Understand and adhere to department processes, e.g. "Fixed Review", "Monthly Update" processes. * Develop merchandising plans in line with the "Fixed Review" calendar, working closely with the relevant Buying Director. * Provide the Buying Director with detailed category and competitor analysis prior to each "Fixed Review" to aid merchandising decision making. * Update existing merchandising plans on a monthly basis, in line with the agreed monthly deadlines and merchandising rules specified by the Buying Director. Includes planograms for Tills, Front of Store and "Key Events" e.g. Christmas. * Ensure all planograms are issued to stores in a timely manner. * Deal with day to day ad hoc activities arising within the Merchandising Department.Operate the merchandising Systems Spaceman and my.spaceman and ensure the information contained within is kept up to date. * Provide feedback to the Merchandising Manager to ensure systems are fit for purpose and meet ongoing needs. * Handle and understand data from providers such as AC Nielsen. * Carry out space utilisation analysis (micro and macro space) on an ongoing basis to develop category and store level sales. * Make suggestions for improvements. * Maintain the store planogram folders, ensuring they are up to date at all times. * Liaise with the Marketing Team to ensure the stores marketing calendar is maintained with the latest merchandising information. * Conduct store visits where necessary, including visiting competitors stores. * In the absence of the Merchandising Manager, information which arises on issues outside the Merchandising Assistants area of responsibility should be collated and referred to the covering Buying Director. * Ensure that a polite and professional manner is maintained in all internal/external communications. * Contribute positively and constructively to the Merchandising Team. We request that candidates send their CV as a Microsoft Word document where possible. Quest Search and Selection is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.
Ref: Q93669B | Published: over 3 years ago