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Macro Space Planning Manager - South-East

Job Title: Macro Space Planning Manager - South-East
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hertfordshire
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bonus
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q93343
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
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Job Published: July 20, 2013 16:46

Job Description

This Blue-Chip retailer seeks a Strategic Space Analyst to join its Transformation team to join their Macro General Merchandise Department. The purpose of the role is to identify opportunities to maximise profitability of the business through managing macro space within their stores. The purpose of this role is to maximise the commercial output of space which cover products from Electrical, Toys & Home. The role requires a high degree of analytical ability and you must be competent with working with insight data cross-functionally. The aim of the role is to be involved with Modelling & Remodelling to identify potential opportunities through the execution of space change trials, gauge the success levels of these and then make recommendations to key stakeholders within the business. As a Macro Space Manager, you should display the following traits and abilities: * Build-up of the range across store formats to help deliver a better GM offer to our customers. * Development of format matrices and customer overlays for current, new and trial stores * `Maintain and improve the category level space strategy by utilising analysis and modelling to optimise the profitability of the UK GM range * An analytical approach, with proven ability to interpret large volumes of data * A commercial mindset, with the ability to make data-related commercial recommendations * Good influencing skills, with the ability to work cross-functionally to deliver projects * Strong communication skills, with the ability to operate at all levels from board level down * Excellent presentation skills and confidence in presenting findings and making recommendations This role sits within the high-profile Transformation team, which is tasked with finding the best possible way for the space in store to be adapted and utilised to best effect. This retailer offers a competitive salary and benefits package along with the opportunity to work in a high profile role for a leading business. If you feel that you're an analytical, confident, commercially aware professional with the ability to convert mass data in to commercial decisions and recommendations, please apply today quoting the reference Q93343. 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.