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Space Range & Display Planning Expert

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  • Location:

    East London

  • Sector:

    Supply Chain Technology

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £65000 - £75000 per annum + car + bonus

  • Contact:

    Sasha Porter

  • Contact email:

    sasha@pod-talent.com

  • Job ref:

    13874/002_1603736994

  • Published:

    29 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-11-25

I am looking for a passionate foodie from Retail Supply Chain that is an absolute confident superstar use with JDA/ Blue Yonder! You will be joining an extremely fast-pace and ever-expanding food retailer that is currently going through a massive transformation and modernising their Supply Chain - it is absolutely the best time to take on this challenge!

Are you an analytical & strategic systems savvy? Do you happen to have outstanding project management skills within food industry? Have you worked in Space Range & Display side before? If you have confidently said yes to all three, you must be the right person for this! I am looking for a systems expert within merchandising space planning.

In addition to the above you must have experience in bringing value to the business through systems, be able to develop the range & display part with your analytical skills and make an impact to this retail's food cluster through strategic thinking. You will also come with strong analytical & collaboration skills and will not be afraid of taking ownership in decision making.

The general day to day bits:

  • Drive new processes and change management in their food cluster

  • Be part of Blue Yonder implementation and develop their current systems

  • Provide a commercial, customer and supply perspective to ranging - ensuring customer needs are met and supporting display to ensure customer ease of shop

  • Optimise business performance through integrating new ways of working and using forecast & allocation tools

  • Testing new systems, training & developing space range & display team

What we're looking for:

  • Minimum 4 years of experience in Space Planning (Range & Display)

  • Food Retailer background is essential (could be a retailer)

  • Confident user of JDA

  • Blue Yonder Suite: assortment optimisation & space planning

  • Excellent numerical skills, knowledge of Power BI, SAP & Advanced Excel

  • Strong communication skills and proven ability to build relationships with senior stakeholders

  • Bachelor's degree as a minimum qualification


If this sounds like you, please apply as soon as possible with an updated CV on sasha@pod-talent.com!

Please note you need to have full right to work in the UK to apply for this role. We aim to reply to everyone who gets in touch, but volumes are high so if you do not hear from us within a week, your application has probably been unsuccessful.

Pod Talent are independent specialist recruiters in the Supply Chain, Procurement, Logistics, Manufacturing and R&D space covering roles internationally from entry to board level. We recruit for roles including Supply Chain, Demand Planning, Inventory Management, Direct and Indirect Procurement, Category Management, Logistics, Distribution, Warehousing, Production, Packaging, NPD and Quality Assurance. Please visit our website for all of our vacancies.