Tuesday, 16 September 2014 22:06
Graduate Space Planner Opportunity at Clicks Written by 

Clicks is looking for a Graduate Space Planner in Cape Town, to maximise the return on investment of a product on a daily basis against the space that it occupies through the correct space allocation, ranging and supporting MDQ’s.

Closing Date: 19 September 2014

Job Purpose

To maximise the return on investment of a product on a daily basis against the space that it occupies through the correct space allocation, ranging and supporting MDQ’s.

Job Objectives

  • To interpret and represent the category strategy/operating plan into a planogram to ensure stores understand how to merchandise the product while adhering to all applicable display principles and ensuring sufficient on shelf sustainability relative to each items rate of sale.
  • To manage and maintain the ranging of products within the category to ensure it meets the requirements of the planogram.
  • To manage and maintain the stores associated with the ranging clusters for each category to facilitate changes in macro space.
  • To test the viability of accommodating new lines across each planogram size and cluster through investigation.
  • To support the category performance through adherence to parameters as negotiated within the commercial agreements.
  • To provide verbal input based on space analysis in order to assist category teams with decision making (Category Operating Plan and Range Reviews).
  • To inform the Planning team of the stock implications associated with changes in micro space plans to ensure continuity of stock and prevent out-of-stocks.
  • To facilitate the updating of MDQ's and facings into MMS.
  • To ensure timeous upload of planograms onto the intranet according to the planogram upload schedule.

Qualification & Experience:

  • BCom/Finance/Business/Retail Management Degree/diploma Essential
  • Desirable: Experience on a space planning application;/within a merchandise/retail environment.

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Display Principles
  • Category Operating Plans
  • Computer Literacy
  • Ability to analyse and interpret data
  • Sound communication skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Detailed orientated
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Time management

Competencies:

  • Analysing
  • Delivering Results and Meeting Customer Expectations
  • Entrepreneurial and Commercial Thinking
  • Persuading and Influencing
  • Applying Expertise and Technology
  • Planning and Organising
  • Following Instructions and Procedures

Interested?  Read more & apply here: Graduate Space Planner Opportunity at Clicks


 

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