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Store Optimisation Analyst

Store Optimisation Analyst

Posted 8 March by Backline Logistic Support Services Limited
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Job Title: Store Optimisation Analyst

Location: Plymouth Devon

As the Store Optimisation Analyst, you will assist in developing, implementing & maintaining margin protection and oversight strategies to meet agreed company objectives. You will report to the Margin Protection Analyst.

In order to succeed in this role, you’ll be expected to:

  • Have clarity about how performance will be measured
  • Have a proven background in Retail Head Office support
  • Numerate - able to demonstrate analytical skills
  • Written Skills - Able to demonstrate effective report and letter writing skills
  • Self-sufficient PC skills to include - Word, Excel, PowerPoint and email
  • Experience with relevant marketing software applications
  • Have a clean drivers license and own car


  • Assisting in margin protection and oversight strategies against 3 key areas. These being:
  • Calculated Margin
  • Space Analytic
  • Analysis of Store Margin.
  • Working with teams within Buying, Supply Chain and Retail to define and prioritise requirements
  • Consumer and product purchase analysis
  • Store and product analysis by demographic / affluence
  • Profit per SQFT / Space analytics
  • Analysis on store profitability
  • Ongoing analysis by bay / bay rationalisation
  • Ensure store turnover, profit and margin is on target vs company objectives
  • Provide recommendation based on analytical data on best and poor performing products
  • Provide meaningful reports to the Margin Protection Manager recommending appropriate actions, with the aim of enhancing and protecting margin
  • Promoting a margin protection culture within the business
  • Conduct investigations as directed by the Margin Protection Manager into identified areas of concern related to promotional margin
  • Provide feedback, findings and make recommendations for improved processes and procedures related to enhancing margin protection.
  • Assist others in the validation of Company wide project proposals & business cases which involve capital or other significant expenditure.

Key Behaviors:

  • Visible and happy to help other members of the team - keeps promises. Contributes to team objectives despite heavy personal commitments. Recognises skill gaps and potential for development
  • Projects confidence - sells ideas well, and is self confident whatever the situation.
  • Demonstrates commitment to change in the way they personally do things. Identifies barriers and works to remove them.
  • Thinks clearly and quickly about issues. Has an eye for detail and identifies critical information. Copes well with complexity. Uses the relevant information to make the correct judgement.
  • Knows the right questions to ask, and therefore identifies critical issues. Is able to deal with a number of tasks simultaneously by planning and organising priorities.
  • Communicates in such a way that key messages cannot be missed.

Please send an up to-date CV or call our office for more information

Reference: 37459977

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