The Carlisle Group
The Carlisle Group is pleased to be conducting a retained search for one of the fastest-growing grocery retailers in the country. Our client is currently building a new merchandising team focused on space planning and management. We are currently seeking a Space Planning Manager/Merchandising Manager to lead a team of 4-5 space analysts.\rJob Summary\rWe are seeking an ambitious, data-driven Space/Merchandising Manager. This dynamic individual will focus on macro floor plan analysis, as well as analyze merchandising sets and maintain planograms for stores in order to maximize sales/profits. The ideal candidate is results-oriented and able to effectively lead their team to success.\rDuties and Responsibilities\r\r Manage and develop team through delegation and supervision of work\r Develop a process to analyze store layouts and improve profitability\r Utilize Nielsen’s Spaceman software to maintain planograms of store layout\r Review and analyze planogram performance and space allocations to create proposals for executives\r Ensure all floorplans and merchandising plans are profitable, operationally efficient, customer focused and appropriate in terms of product mix, style and the trading environment of stores\r\r\r Maintain positive relationships with internal personnel and external suppliers/vendors\r Analyze work procedures with the objective of driving simplicity and effectiveness\r\rSkills Requirements\r\r Strong track record of leading, mentoring and developing a team to ensure an efficient and cooperative working environment\r\r\r Excellent communication skills; ability to communicate effectively across many levels of the business\r Ability to interpret and prepare executive level recommendations based on analytical and data-driven reports\r Demonstrates initiative and cooperation\r Effective organization skills with the ability to manage multiple concurrent projects\r Knowledge of merchandising practices, retail/CPG preferred\r Experience with AutoCAD and Floor planning software preferred\r Experience with Nielsen’s Spaceman software or similar merchandising software preferred\r\r\r Strategic and critical thinker with high emphasis in accuracy and urgency\r\rEducation\rBS/BA degree required and 3 years progressive experience managing direct reports\r
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The Carlisle Group
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"Founded in 1996, TCG began as a manufacturing specialty firm and by 1999, our client portfolio diversification plan was well under way. Today, TCG’s footprint has expanded to serve six primary industry sectors, which gives our clients a competitive advantage when relocating trailing spouses. TCG recognizes the importance of embracing the Global Marketplace and has taken a proactive approach to identifying and utilizing international business services in India, hosting International Business Interns from Germany, traveling to China to effectively manage searches on behalf of our clients and aligning ourselves with over 157 international affiliate offices to deliver comprehensive service in over 36 countries. The Carlisle Group possesses the unique ability to put our client's needs first, offer choices, define workable processes, and communicate honestly. This philosophy is reflected in every tool, strategy, process, and service we offer to ensure exceptional results!"