Do you deliver challenging projects at pace whilst managing a variety of stakeholders? Do you analyse data to make challenging business decisions? Do you have a keen eye for detail and can build attractive displays? Then we need you.
This role is fundamental in turning category vision into reality in our stores - you work closely with the Trading team to ensure we are providing choice to our customers in all M&S owned and franchise stores and building easy to shop visually appealing planograms.
The successful applicant will need either a background in Range and/or Display in the retail sector, experience in the M&S Food Group or experience managing Foods in an M&S store. Ideally we would like you to have experience using the JDA Suite (or comparable planograming software), Business Objects and Microsoft Office, however, we will provide full training if you are able to demonstrate the right competencies.
This role gives you the opportunity improve choice and category performance across over 1,000 stores, if this appeals to you please get in touch
Your key accountabilities will include
•Deliver against multiple critical paths whilst managing others to ensure you meet your deadlines
•Create and maintain planograms ensuring that they have the accurate range and adhere to display principles
•Partner the Buyer(s) to maximise customer choice in every planogram.
•Build planograms using category knowledge that are visually appealing and easy to shop
•Provide management information including display percentage, shelf efficiency, stocking points, space and cluster performance and to provide recommendations to improve performance
•Work with Supply Chain team to maximise availability.
•Visit stores regularly to review implementation of displays and range to gain store feedback and to identify potential improvements and opportunities
•Conduct regular competitor visits and liaise with suppliers to keep abreast of industry activities and trends
Your skills and experience will include
•Excellent project management
•Customer knowledge to ensure focussed ranging
•Excellent analysis and problem solving
•Good presentation skills
•Detailed knowledge of the Space Range & Display processes and critical paths
•Food Analytics Query Tool (Business Objects)
•JDA Suite Including – Space Planning, Assortment Optimization & Intactix Knowledge Database