Micro Space Manager

Holland and Barrett International Limited
25 Jun 2019
27 Jun 2019
Hair & Beauty
Job Type
Contract Type

Job Title: Micro Space Manager

The purpose of this role is to lead the Micro Space Planning Team in delivering optimised space and range layouts for stores maximising sales whilst delivering a great shopping experience to our customer.

  • Manage the Micro Space Team within the UK and Ireland Retail Divisions
  • Manage the Planogram Release Schedule ensuring all releases adhere to these dates
  • Liaise with various internal key stake holders and chair cross functional meetings
  • Own and develop internal business processes
  • Project manage any micro space planning requirements supporting the wider business as and when required
  • Consider and present areas of merchandising opportunity to the Merchandising, Trade and Operational Teams
  • Support the business on successfully managing minimal stock levels
  • Challenge current ways of working through analysis and process change in conjunction with customer insight and Trading Teams
  • Support the migration to new space planning systems

The Person

  • Strong people management skills
  • Ability to manage and prioritise own workload and those of the team
  • Good time management and the ability to adhere to strict deadlines
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, approachability is key
  • Retail merchandising experience
  • Commercial awareness
  • Confident, open minded and happy to challenge the norm, as well as present to peers

Technical Skills

  • Strong experience of space planning software; ideally Spaceman for planogram production and Smartspace for floor plan production
  • Excellent Microsoft Office, Excel, Access and administration skills
  • Experience of AutoCad preferable, but not essential
  • Previous managerial experience preferable, but not essential