Format Manager

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Northamptonshire | Ref: BBBH16445

£300.00 - £400.00 per day

Role Title


Format Manager- Contract- (minimum 3 months)

Northampton

£300-£400 per day (expenses included in day rate)

Role Profile

My client, a leading home retailer, is looking for an experienced Senior Category Manager to join their growing head office team. This is a brand-new role for this part of the business where you will be reporting into the Head of Category. You will be responsible for generating profitable sales, market growth and margin for the plumbing, heating and bathroom department. This is a fantastic opportunity for a driven and ambitious Senior Buyer/Buying Manager looking for a new challenge, to take a step up within a market leading retailer.

Responsibilities

  • Project manage the critical path to support the layout and design of new space, refits and relocations.
  • Work across the business to develop the format strategy for the network this incorporates safety, design, layout, racking, fixtures, technology and marketing / customer communications
  • Responsible for developing space strategy and methodology that can be deployed in a complex physical estate
  • Development of optimal planograms for front of branch and space allocation for the warehouse
  • Work with marketing, commercial and internal design team to create branch look and feel that complements the customer journey, this includes branch design, POS, fixturing and layout
  • Determine the racking requirement in branches to provide optimal stock management processes for the network
  • Reports to board level the performance and profitability of space in the network
  • Development of 3 space planning analysts


Skills & Experience

  • Knowledge of space planning software
  • Experience of leading a space planning/branch format team in a retail business
  • Ability to demonstrate leading change in an organization
  • Clear understanding of retail merchandising and space planning principles
  • Strong IT skills

Client information


My client is a leading home retailer based in Northampton

Remuneration

£300-£400 per day (expenses included)

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