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Range & Space Manager - West Midlands

Job Title: Range & Space Manager - West Midlands
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: West Midlands, West Midlands
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q99654
Contact Name: Quest Search and Selection
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 10, 2016 17:34

Job Description

A leading retailer & supplier is looking to recruit a Space & Range Manager to join its Commercial Food Department and support the Category Manager's.

This is a unique opportunity where you will be working within marketing insight, visual merchandising and micro space planning.

The purpose of the role is to identify opportunities to maximise profitability for the business through managing space within their stores, planning layouts, range that will put the customer at the heart of the category plan.

Your Duties & Responsibilities include -

  • Ensure all visual merchandising & range review are accurate
  • Utilising business space planning systems
  • Understanding of category vision through the Category Manager
  • Store visits to understand the visual planning of roles and impact on customers
  • Utilising insight information for 3rdparties to come up with suggestions and challenges where necessary
  • Ensure correct space allocation of products to support their sales micro levels

The ideal candidate will be-

  • Has worked within Range, Space, Visual or Layout within wholesale, retail or FMCG
  • This business will also consider Retail Analyst or Merchandiser who work with developing ranges.
  • Have used or have understanding of using customer insight to ensure the business is customer focused and continually delivers an improved shopping trip for customers.
  • Have dealt with seasonal range reviews
  • Can provide analytical data & is excel literate
  • Can influence using this data to challenge decisions when needed
  • Can show commercial awareness in keeping up-to-date with other high-street competitors

In return you will work for a retailer with a great international, blue-chip company with huge presence within the UK market. This position comes with contributory pension and bonus potential. If this sounds like an opportunity you will be interested in then please send your cv with the reference Q99654.

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.