Range Planner

Job type:
on-site
Start:
ASAP
Duration:
6 months
From:
Spring Technology
Place:
Warwickshire
Date:
11/04/2017
Country:
flag_no United Kingdom

Project description:
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Are you looking for your next career move, a chance to become part of an established and sustained company, or just simply looking for a change, then this is a chance not to be missed!

Spring Technology are currently recruiting on behalf of one of our leading clients.

Based in Leamington Spa on an initial 3-6 month contract the client is looking for an experienced Category Range Planner.

Role Purpose
*The role will provide the ability to create a bespoke local range element for each branch to service the needs of their national contract and local customers, in addition to the national core range.
*Responsible for maximising the performance of the range within the Branch network. Working closely with a range of internal stakeholders in order to deliver effective range modelling and plans in order to meet targets.

Key Accountabilities
*Assisting with the development and implementation of branch merchandising plans in order to maximise the performance of the Category.
*Working closely with merchandising, adapting the plans in order to maximise sales.
*Working closely with the Range Category Manager in order to ensure that the range is performing to optimal level.
*Ensuring ranges take into account differences in the regional infrastructure and technical equipment, as well as ensuring ranges are adapted to reflect the needs and requirements of regional customers.
*Working with Category teams to ensure that plans take into account all relevant and up-to-date information regarding current product ranges.

Key Experience and Skills.
*Working knowledge of range management, appreciation of Inventory, merchandising and branch operations
*Analytical skills essential - financial modelling and range modelling experience would be an advantage
*Understanding of consumer activity and behaviours
*Market awareness
*Advanced MS Excel skills (Pivot tables, Vlook up, Filters)
*Organisational planning skills
*Financial acumen and commercial awareness - effective numeracy skills in order to be able to deliver maximum margins
*Cross-functional communication and collaboration

If this role sounds of interest to yourself and you are suited to this role please send your CV to (see below) or give me a call on (see below).
All candidates will be spoken to regarding this role prior to submission of the CV,

Spring Technology is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

Spring Technology is an Equal Opportunities employer; we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.