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MANAGER, SPACE PLANNING (12-Month)

Loblaw Companies Ltd - Head Office

This is a Contract position in Brampton, ON posted January 19, 2023.

Referred applicants should not apply directly to this role.

All referred applicants must first be submitted through Workday by a current Loblaw Colleague.

Location:

1 Presidents Choice Circle, Brampton, Ontario, L6Y 5S5

At Loblaw, we help millions of Canadians get through their best days, worst days, celebration days, and every day. Through our innovation and quality products, we’re here for our friends, neighbours, family members and colleagues.

We succeed through collaboration and commitment and set a high bar for ourselves and those around us.

We’re looking for adaptable people who are thrilled to join us in our goal of helping Canadians Live Life Well®. Whether you are just starting your career, re-entering the workforce, or looking for a new job, this is where you belong. We promote leaders at every level and support our people to follow their passion.

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, vendors and Supply Chain, the Managers will ensure that planogram layouts will enable profitable sales growth in order to meet all financial targets. 

What you'll do: 

  • Space Planning: Build Planograms for Major, Minor, and Seasonal releases as well as Special Projects as needed 

  • Quality – Ensure portfolio of planograms maintains the highest quality standards, using established guardrails for each banner 

  • 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 

  • 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 

What you'll need:  

  • 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 would be considered an asset 

  • 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 

 

Loblaw is committed to sustainability by sourcing products with integrity and making a positive difference in the community. Our CORE Values – Care, Ownership, Respect and Excellence – guide all our decision-making and come to life through our Blue Culture. We offer our colleagues progressive careers, comprehensive training, flexibility, and other competitive benefits – these are some of the many reasons why we are one of Canada’s Top Employers, Canada’s Best Diversity Employers, Canada’s Greenest Employers & Canada’s Top Employers for Young People.

Employment Type:

Full time

Type of Role:

Temporary (Fixed Term)

We have a long-standing focus on diversity, equity and inclusion because we know it will make our company a better place to work and shop. We are committed to creating accessible environments for our colleagues, candidates and customers. Requests for accommodation due to a disability (which may be visible or invisible, temporary or permanent) can be made at any stage of application and employment. We encourage candidates to make their accommodation needs known so that we can provide equitable opportunities.    

Please Note:
Candidates who are 18 years or older are required to complete a criminal background check. Details will be provided through the application process.