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Date: 14-Aug-2019

Location: Heatherton, Australia

Company: Metcash




Store Design & Planning Manager


What can we offer you? 

•A competitive remuneration package

•Flexible work environment

•Modern Office facilities, free and secure onsite car parking, break out/ collaboration spaces

•Training opportunities, your personal development is important to us

•Multiple career opportunities and the opportunity to be part of our transformation journey

•Added benefits - Well-being days, extra leave days just for you; corporate health benefits and more


About the role

The position of Store Design & Planning Manager has been newly created to take the brief for all store conversion/integration projects and provide the technical drawings required to deliver all aspects of build, fit out, merchandising and signage.

Leading a team of 3 direct reports the purpose of this role is to deliver great retail & trade environments that provide commercial success and that are focused on delivering an outstanding Consumer Driven Experience.


What You Will Do

  • Assist in the development of documentation and process to continuously improve the way that we do business
  • Co-ordinate and/or perform store audits to ensure accuracy in planning and capex creation
  • Maintain database of profile information required for all stores (m2, brand, sub brands)
  • Develop and maintain fixture/fittings and cabinetry standards documents
  • Maintain CAD design tools to ensure best practice delivery of planning requirements
  • Deliver best practice plans taking in to account all OHS and operational requirements
  • Ensure designs, plans and quotes are provided to the respective stakeholders within the expectations of the project
  • Manage member and key stakeholders expectations, deliver value add
  • Develop documentation, tools and processes to continuously improve the way we do business
  • Manage and lead the store planning team


What You Will Bring

  • 10+ years’ experience Store Planning/Drafting, CAD operation highly regarded
  • 5+ years’ experience and understanding of Retail & Trade operations
  • Strong work ethic, complemented by a positive, can-do attitude
  • Strong Leadership Skills
  • Outcome focused and the ability to bring areas together to achieve a common goal
  • Ability to thrive in a demanding environment with competing priorities, whilst meeting timelines
  • Proven Coaching, Mentoring & Development Skills
  • Strong Written & Verbal Communication Skills
  • Effective Time Management, Organisation & Prioritisation Skills
  • Strong Knowledge of fixture systems & componentry
  • Knowledge of OHS & Legislation store design requirements
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office Applications (Intermediate)


About Us    

We are a $13 billion plus business with locations across Australia, New Zealand and China. Metcash proudly support independently owned retailers across our portfolio of brands including IGA, Mitre 10, Home Timber & Hardware, Cellarbrations, Friendly Grocer, Campbells and The Bottle-O. At Metcash we are transforming our business and challenging the status quo of retail. We are creating a great place to work, with our 7,000 employees all passionate about achieving our purpose of Successful Independents.


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