Micro Space PlannerUp to £30,000 amazing benefits (Grade E)Manchester city centreFrom our Support Centre to our stores, the Co-op is changing fast. Our renewed focus has seen us become the UK's leading convenience retailer, but we're not done yet. Our commercially focused food and customer offer team are now looking for a talented micro space planner to join us on our journey, developing amazing merchandising solutions that'll appeal to our customers as well as boost the performance of our stores.What you'll do You'll make a huge contribution to accomplishing category goals by creating merchandising plans that deliver customer and business value. If you can bring the expert planning and relationship management skills we're after, you'll have a unique opportunity to learn, grow and build a career with a business that always puts people at the heart of its strategy.translate key information from buyers and marketing teams to create customer relevant planograms using JDA softwareevaluate effectiveness of merchandising plans, in terms of sales, profit and customer availabilitymanage multiple range reviews to ensure critical milestones are delivered on timeimprove operational efficiency and customer experience through planograms support ongoing projects in food and customer offer teamengage with stores to review current merchandising plans, gather feedback from store colleagues to deliver continuous improvement This role would suit people who haveexperience of working with JDA space planning softwareknowledge of JDA planogram generator, this would be advantageoussome analytical experience and comfortable using excelthe ability to work to tight deadlinesworked collaboratively in varied and dynamic teamsa retail or FMCG background, this is ideal but not essentialWhy Co-op?As a Co-op colleague you'll do work that matters in an organisation where principles are just as important as profits. You'll also get a package that includes:a competitive salary25 days holidayan annual incentive schemediscounts on Co-op products and servicesa pension with up to 10% employer contributionsBuilding an inclusive workplaceWe're actively building diverse teams and welcome applications from everyone. But simply having a diverse workforce is not enough. We want to create an inclusive environment, where everyone can contribute their best work and develop to their full potential. We celebrate our differences, and recognise the importance of our teams reflecting the communities they serve.We can make adjustments to our interview process according to your needs. And we offer a flexible working environment so you can adjust your hours to suit your personal circumstances. You can find out more about Co-op people policies.