The Store Planner is responsible for creating and maintaining store specific floor plans to support major corporate initiatives. Floor plans are developed based on an evaluation of each store's existing condition compared to the approved scope of work. Store specific scope development should include an implementation of approved scope items, new store merchandising philosophies, and chain-wide resets.
MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITIES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:
10% - Owns the accuracy of all store planning data for assigned areas; Conduct analytics leveraging Store Planning related information to support improved business process and decisions.
75% - Ensure integrity of store project floor plans and data in relation to what has been planned and executed; Makes departmental and store merchandising recommendations, including space allocation and bay adjacencies based on store sales performance analysis; Develop multiple store layout projects simultaneously while adhering to project scope, timelines and quality metrics; Develops supporting documentation to support implementation of projects; Comply with all building regulations, corporate standards and internal quality standards
15% - Assist the merchant and suppliers to define and articulate project strategy and objectives, scope and business requirements. Think creatively to make recommendations regarding executing strategies and potential solutions. Drive and develop programs and detailed scope through relationships with Merchants and other In Store Environment teams; Teaches associates about project scope by creating documentation, leading group training sessions and in store activities; Influence store space decisions in assigned projects that meet the goals of the organization and are mutually beneficial for the merchants, stores and ultimately THD customers.
NATURE AND SCOPE:
This position reports to Sr. Manager, Store Planning
This position has 0 Direct Reports
ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS:
Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.
Typically requires overnight travel 5% to 20% of the time.
Must be eighteen years of age or older.
Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.
The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a bachelor's degree program or equivalent degree in a field of study related to the job.
Years of Relevant Work Experience:
Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:
- Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
- Working knowledge of presentation software (e.g., Microsoft PowerPoint)
- Demonstrated ability to collaborate and work effectively with cross-functional teams
- Ability to negotiate, handle complaints, settle disputes, and resolve grievances with both
- 1+ years of experience in AutoCAD
- Prior Store Planning Experience
- Being Resilient
- Business Insights
- Decision Quality
- Manages Ambiguity
- Nimble Learning
- Manages Complexity
- Optimizes Work Processes
- Communicates Effectively
- Customer Focus
- Drives Results