Space Planner - Retail Support Centre, Crewe - 37.5 Hours

Location: Crewe RSC
Department: Trading
Salary: Competitive

We never underestimate how essential our colleagues are to keeping our business moving and growing.  We are looking for people who are passionate about our products. You are what makes Ryman, and in return we do everything we can to make it a great place to work.

The Job: Space Planner

WHO’S RIGHT FOR THE ROLE?

You have a strong background in a commercially focussed range and visual planning role. You have a broad understanding of space planning systems, specifically Apollo SEYC, and planogram management working across micro and macro processes. You can work pragmatically with cross-functional teams and have a good balance of commercial and analytical focus.  

WHAT YOU WILL DO

  • Produce effective and accurate planograms for the Ryman retail estate, designed to maximise store sales and profitability
  • Use the SEYC Apollo software across both Store and Space Planning to create capture and update planograms and floor plans
  • Collaborate with the Visual Merchandisers, Buying and Operations Teams to provide objective sales data and recommendations to support the correct category ranging decisions
  • Run and create Live Line Lists for all Range Reviews
  • Produce sales analysis reports and category recommendations to support the Visual Merchandisers
  • Work closely with the Buying Team and Range Planners to understand the category management strategy and ensure this is supported throughout all planogram designs
  • Ensure planograms reflect the Range Planning Visual packs
  • Produce accurate planograms with correct ranges and dimensions to maximise sales and profitability utilising all Head Office, sales and market related data
  • Adhere to the range review calendar and present range data templates at range review meetings
  • Ensure the category database is maintained with accurate product dimensions
  • Update all planograms and product changes accurately and in a timely manner
  • Assist in the planning and scheduling of range reviews including capturing minutes in the range meetings
  • Support and facilitate in the range review meetings

WHAT WE WOULD LIKE TO SEE IN YOU
  • Experience in a range planning visual display and design role in a fast-paced environment, preferably in the retail industry
  • Have a track record of delivering results
  • Full understanding of Microsoft and Google programmes
  • Passion for the Ryman Brand and our associated companies
  • Enthusiastic, driven and focused on achieving results
  • Self-motivated with an ability to work well independently and as part of a team
  • A passion and curiosity for understanding consumers; their habits, motivations and behaviour
  • The ability to communicate confidently at all levels and functions, both internally and externally
  • Makes sound business decisions based on analysis, experience and judgement
  • Excellent attention to detail

WHAT YOU WILL GET FROM US
  • Fantastic training to help you deliver in your role and be the best you can be
  • A great team to work with where everyone is supported to make a difference
  • Competitive salary and benefits package
  • Generous discount at Ryman and the other brands within the Theo Paphitis Retail Group

Please note this job description is not exhaustive and you may be required to carry out other duties as and when required.

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