Retail Support Centre, Cherry Tree Road , Watford, WD246SH
|Contract Hours:||Full Time|
Mothercare UK are looking for a Store Planner to lead the Space Planning & Allocations team in Watford.
The purpose of this role is to support the Space Planning and Allocations Manager in the management of UK Store space mix to maximise sales, availability and profit margin
at store and total company level.
Provide recommendations at department and store level to improve sales, availability and profit densities at store level
Implement seasonal store grade changes in line with sales, space and option mix requirements
Work collaboratively with stores and allocators to efficiently resolve any stock queries
Optimise stock availability across all UK trading channels and proactively investigate any issues to propose system enhancements
Review and action changes to replenishment parameters in line with UK store targets and forward weeks cover
Manage stock effectively between UK and Direct to support commercial performance
Maintain an awareness of critical path performance and any Global Brand product issues
Provide all reporting on Store Performance, UK Store and Direct allocation and Availability
Experience as a Branch Merchandiser or Senior Allocations
Have managed or lead a team
Ability to understand the retail environment and make commercial decisions
Confident in communication and negotiation at all business levels
What We Offer:
• Competitive Salary • Private medical insurance • 25 days holiday plus a ‘Mothercare Day’ and Bank Holidays • Flexible working • Extended Parental leave • Staff discount • On-site, cost price staff shop, where all proceeds are donated to charity
Born in 1961, Mothercare has been a favourite of mums and dads for over 50 years In the last few years we’ve been on quite a journey. We’ve invested in positive changes to transform us into a digitally led business, with modern stores and infrastructure. What remains is our brand heritage, the expertise of our people and the pride and passion in everything that we do.
We’re honoured to help, support and inspire mums and dads as they take on the most magical and important job they can do. We pride ourselves on being the place to go to for all parenting needs including award winning clothing collections, quality home & travel products and that all important expert help and advice.
If you are looking for a new platform for your skills and to be part of a global brand working within a great team apply now.
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