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Apparel Space Planner

Apply now Job no: 502463
Work type: Fixed Term Full-time
Location: VIC Metro
Categories: Merchandise - Visual

It's an exciting time at Kmart - we are currently Australia's most profitable retailer and we have some big plans in place that will ensure our business continues to grow and be hugely successful! We are transforming the look and feel of our stores with the aim of significantly increasing our retail business. We have over 210 stores already open throughout Australia and New Zealand, we employ over 30,000 team members and we have more new stores in the pipeline to ensure we are expanding our business!

At Kmart Australia, we are all about being IRRESISTIBLE! Our products and prices are amazing and each day we do our upmost to exceed our customers' expectations… and a huge part of our success is attributed to making our stores and products appeal even more to customers.

As an Apparel Space Planner your role will be to create detailed department flows and specific planograms/layouts to support the merchandise teams achieve their objectives. You will coordinate all communications of layout changes to our store teams and ensure they can be managed in the most operationally efficient way.

This position is a 12 month maternity leave contract, starting in July 2019.

The space planner will;

  • Create planograms and flows to allow stores to consistently execute our product in stores
  • Ensure planograms reflect the Kmart business strategy and customer buying patterns
  • Have strong communication skills
  • Show initiative to constantly improve on current plans and meet company strategic outcomes
  • Provide recommendations to influence Merchandise buying and allocation decisions
  • Support and assist the Merchandise team in developing merchandise communications to achieve financial and commercial objectives
  • Set up physical flows /planograms in store and provide support for store queries
  • Liaise with Store Presentation team to test and develop merchandising concepts

To be successful in securing this position, you will ideally have;

  • Space planning and/or visual merchandising experience in a retail environment; preferably apparel based
  • Outstanding planning and organisational skills
  • The ability to build and maintain robust relationships
  • An analytical and proactive problem solving mindset
  • A hands on approach and be able to set up physical concepts in stores
  • Ideally you will have experience in the Spaceman system or similar space planning system

Being IRRESISTIBLE means we pride ourselves on being a values led organisation and believe that integrity, boldness, team work & customer service drives our success. Our culture is fun, positive, honest and professional. We treat each other equally, with respect and we like to keep things simple.

We operate at a fast pace, are highly results focussed and we all work collaboratively to ensure the continued success of our business and that we delight our customers every day! Our structure is non-hierarchical; our leaders are approachable and foster a culture that encourages innovation, creativity and autonomy.

We have a lot to offer our team members including great development opportunities across both Kmart and the Wesfarmers Group, excellent remuneration, an uncapped bonus scheme, free parking, benefits program and access to Wesfarmers share plan.

So if you have the required experience and our culture sounds like the right fit for you – don't miss this great opportunity to join Australia's most profitable retailer.

Phone screening and interviews will occur prior to the closing date of this advertisement.

Candidates interested in this position should apply directly to this advertisement as we are not accepting applications from recruitment agencies.

To apply please upload your current resume and complete the online application form.

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