Floor Planner

Alex James Digital
19 Mar 2017
18 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client are a fast growing retail business.

As a Floor Planner, you will work in close collaboration with your colleagues in Merchandising, Buying, Format Development & Estates.

You will be part of a small team of Floor Planning experts and you will be ultimately responsible for the customer-focussed, profitable & sales-driving deployment of both Macro and Midi space.

You will develop a thorough understanding of the factors that affect Macro and Midi space performance both within the business and in the broader market.

To achieve this, you will access, interrogate and understand market level data sources such as Kantar and Nielsen, as well as internal performance reports and customer insight.

You will also understand and utilise the information contained in Category Plans.

You will, therefore, be comfortable analysing complex data sets to drill into opportunities and issues, which in turn you will be able to present back as clear, tangible recommendations.

Essential Criteria

Proven experience within a retail merchandising environment, and/or retail management experience

Proficient in Microsoft office Ideally educated to A-level or above (or equivalent)

Excellent analytical and numerical skills Proven user of package software solutions for Floor / Store layouts (ideally JDA) Exposure to AutoCAD/Revit architectural design tools

Experience of managing store layout projects of different size and complexities Ideally able to undertake macro & midi space analysis to support optimisation of floor allocation (e.g. space elasticity)

Able to present the target store layout/new, refit store layouts to senior management Flexible approach to the working environment and able to demonstrate the ability to respond to a fast moving, rapidly changing market and business.

Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate, influence and build relationships effectively at all level across the business

Strong personal organisation, self-motivated & ability to work to deadlines and under pressure

Excellent package offered to the successful candidate.