Loblaw Space Planning Manager (Planograms)-12 month contract Temporary in Brampton, ON


Branch Brampton ON CA

Space Planning Manager (Planograms)-12 month contract
Brampton, ON

Strong working relationship with category teams and other business areas. Post Mortem analysis of a category release (profitability and store execution)….

Role Mandate:
The Space Planning Manager plays an important role in the Loblaw business process by working with the category teams to develop merchandise planograms that reflect the category, banner, and corporate strategies. Each Space Planning Manager must develop a strong understanding of general merchandising principles as well as category-specific knowledge and insights for their assigned departments. By working collaboratively with the category teams and vendors, the Managers will ensure that planogram layouts will enable profitable sales growth in order to meet all financial targets.


  • Space Planning: Build Planograms for Major, Minor, and Seasonal releases as well as Special Projects as needed
  • Project Management: Facilitate the management of the overall planogramming process, quarterbacking the communication and tracking of the planogram progression, trouble shooting issues as they arise, straight through to issue resolution
  • Process Improvements: Assist with a broad range of planned and ad hoc business and systems projects in order to improve the merchandising processes
  • Macro Space Planning: Support the Macro Space Planning Group in optimiizing category adjacencies
  • Utilizing the knowledge that the Space Planning Manager has on category specific planograms, provide guidance and advice on optimal adjacencies of categories across a floor layout
  • Post Mortem analysis of a category release (profitability and store execution)
  • In-store audits – Review of the Planogram execution at the store level Job Qualifications Role Requirements:
  • Space Planning Experience: May include working knowledge of JDA, Apollo, Spaceman, Galleria or other space planning software
  • High requirement to be technically proficient and able to manipulate: Excel / Power Point / Access Database Experience
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with good communication skills, both oral and written
  • Experience working with cross-functional teams and building consensus across the business
  • Strong analytical skills, with attention to detail
  • Capable of working in a fast paced, deadline and detail-oriented environment
  • Willingness to conduct store visits to evaluate planogram effectiveness
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize in order to meet established deadlines
  • Be self motivated, with a commitment to continuous learning

Key Measures (Performance indicators):

  • Ability to accurately build planograms in a timely manner that reflect the overall category strategy and meet financial targets
  • Store compliance to new planogram releases
  • Strong working relationship with category teams and other business areas
  • On-time delivery of analyses and presentations, with strong attention to detail

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Employment Type: Temporary
Location: Brampton, ON, CA
Posted on: 2015-07-31
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