Space Planning Manager

£30000 - £35000

Buying and Merchandising

South East

Retail

Permanent

14568/001_1562598560

Job Description

Space Planning Manager

South East (commutable from Surrey, Buckinghamshire, Wiltshire and Berkshire)

£35,000

This is an excellent opportunity to join one of the most successful global retailers in the UK, candidates will be considered from both micro and macro space planning backgrounds.You must have a proven experience of managing large quantities of data and spotting commercial insights.

The role itself with have a focus on both Macro and Micro Space planning in addition to working closely with the trading team.

You will be supporting the business to maximising profitability of the Space and Range within the store estate.

This role would suit somebody who has advanced excel capability and likes numbers and spotting trends. If you have range / space planning experience amazing but if you have an analytical retail background in merchandising previously and are looking for something different, I would be keen to speak to you..

Candidates from the retail and FMCG sector would have strong synergies with this role.

The Person

Retail or FMCG merchandising, range or space planning experience

Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work well in a team

Demonstrable commercial acumen

Sound analytical and numerical skills demonstrating attention to detail

Advanced excel

Well organised and able to successfully prioritise own work to meet multiple work stream deadlines

Confident, open minded and happy to challenge the norm, as well as present to peers