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Format Planning Manager - London

Job Title: Format Planning Manager - London
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q93981
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 27, 2013 19:20

Job Description

An exciting opportunity has opened within one of UK’s Blue-Chip retailer. They are currently looking for a Format Planner to join their dynamic and high performing Design & Format's team. The role will cover all aspects of developing and managing all format model and planning principles in store & coaching store teams around the formats. you will be taking over the following responsibilities: - Work cross functionally with teams in delivering format model plans that included store layouts, customer journey and colleague environment - Liaise with the stakeholders to develop and manage format models and planning principles - Establish relationship with and manage the performance of external agencies - Present plans for sign-off - Ensure the adherence of all format models to all health and safety, food safety, building regulation, fire safety , risk and insurance requirement - Your KPI’s will be based on plans being Plan vs budget, Stakeholders engagement, SLA performance of the CAD/Planning agencies. The ideal candidate must have the following qualifications: - Experience within Store Planning & Store format within a Retail environment - Proven track record in construction management - Architectural experience is ideal but not essential. - Isn’t afraid to take calculated risks and has the ability to challenge the status quo and make decision that are commercially focus and put the customer at the end of its plan! - Excellent project management skills - Strong time and budget management experience – were you are challenging and have awareness of your own and other’s performance. - Good communication and leadership skills For this crucial post, the rewards are reflective of a blue-chip business, but also an opportunity to further develop as a professional and have a large influence in this organisation. If you think that you are qualified for this position from reading the above, please send us your CV today quoting the reference Q93981. 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.