Determine the optimum/ideal store footprint and flow based on the customer profile, catalogue and selling format for each group.· Provide accurate facing analysis per format, to deliver a minimal credible offer.
Maximise space utilisation through equipment usage and densification and product specific planograms to achieve TPM targets.· Conduct monthly/quarterly space productivity analysis to influence trading opportunities·
Conduct store visits to review store formats, catalogues and layouts and effective project launches.
Translate the buying strategy into the selling strategy to ensure consistent implementation and chain store image to enable ease of customer shopping environment.
Effectively integrate across buying and planning teams to enable the execution/interpretation of selling strategies.
Deliver clear, concise and simple communication tools to stores, through seasonal trading notes, monthly in store and daily communication and events.
Practical execution of seasonal selling strategies through model stores and road shows.
Regular store visits to evaluate the effectiveness of selling strategy to maintain chain store image and customer shopping experience.
Deliver group Capex requirements for new initiatives, projects and selling formats.
Ensure Capex targets are in line with budgets.
Actively participate in setting team objectives, goals and agreed ways of working.
Development and training of SM co-ordinators in line with succession planning.
Coaching, development and store training in the field through new store openings, road shows, workshops and effective communication.
TECHNICAL AND FUNCTIONAL COMPETENCIES
- Extensive Retail knowledge.
- Goal and results driven
- Ability to plan and organise effectively
- Ability to think and act commercially
- Able to formulate strategies and implement shorter-term tactical plans that are cost – effective efficient and realistic
- Able to analyse and interpret data to deliver strategies
- Able to conceptualise ideas and concepts
- Able to effectively communicate and influence at all levels
Closing date: 21 April 2021