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Job Title:                                Layout Manager Savers
Careers Band:                       7
Date Prepared:                      Feb 2022
Prepared By:                         Malachy Magee
Reports To:                            Senior Layout Manager
Department / Section:           Property – Space Planning
Location:                                Savers H.O. Dunstable / Superdrug H.O. Croydon (Travel required)

1. Job Purpose
To provide an excellent and consistent level of macro space layouts to a number of Savers stores through awareness of key business priorities and effective communication.

2. Scope
Responsible for approximately 500 stores macro space layouts.

3. Key Responsibilities

- To understand key business priorities / focuses of the Commercial team and subsequently deliver this through deliver macro space layouts within time scale.
- To provide detailed information to all internal customers within the business as appropriate.
- To support the business in delivery of key projects as appropriate (e.g. Segmentation, New Concepts).
- To review & analyse store macro layouts based on sales performance / history and suggest improvements to drive incremental sales / profitability.
- To spend time in the field understanding both internal and external customer requirements.
- To support in the delivery of the Retail Business plan as appropriate (e.g. introduction of new formats / categories / fixtures).
- To maintain a high degree of customer service at all times and to adhere to any relevant service principles.
Travel to stores / field teams to understand local issues / challenges.
- To perform ad hoc requests to support Superdrug projects as and when the job requires as requested by your Line Manager.

4. Knowledge and experience

Essential Desirable
Good knowledge of AutoCad
Good knowledge of PC based Office applications (i.e. Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook etc). Knowledge of store planning systems – JDA / Spacemen / basic Revit

Knowledge of store operation processes. Knowledge of macro space layout requirements.
Ability to communicate effectively at all levels. Retail experience.

5. Customer and Supplier Contacts


Savers Head Office departments and Savers Store/Area and Regional teams.

6. Key Health and Safety Responsibilities

Your duties as an employee are to:
take reasonable care of the health and safety of yourself and of others who may be affected by what you do or do not do at work;
cooperate with the employer on health and safety matters;
not misuse any equipment that is provided for safety purposes (e.g. fire extinguishers or safety goggles);
follow instructions from the employer on health and safety matters and attend relevant health and safety training;
report hazards and defects observed in the workplace; and
report any accident, injury or near miss in the workplace.


Unit 1 Prologis Park,Arenson Way,DUNSTABLE,LU5 4RZ


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