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Business Consultant – Space & Floor Planning

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Business Consultant – Space & Floor

What you'll be doing:

  • Work with customers in a consultancy relationship during the implementation project to understand and optimize their business processes. Build trust and act as a trusted advisor to customers.
  • Identify business process improvement opportunities to increase sales, reduce costs and maximize operational efficiencies using RELEX software. Understand the impact across various retail functions, including supply chain planning, demand forecasting, space and assortment and business analytics. Discuss pros and cons of potential solutions to aid customers in decision making.
  • Serve as a Subject Matter Expert for micro space management, macro floor planning, and assortment planning. Guide customer to adopt RELEX software based on industry trends and RELEX project and product best practices.
  • Perform business insights and problem-solving activities at the strategic, operational, and organizational level. Perform root-cause analysis on issues to prevent issues.
  • Gather business requirements from clients to build software configurations, support deployment, and train customers and end-user processes/functionality.
  • Configure Macro Floor Planning Tool, including fixtures, fixture hierarchy, departments, aisles and merchandising, based on customer business requirements and specifications. 
  • Configure Micro Space Planning Tool, including highlights, datasheets, labels, workflows, and validations based on customer business requirements and specifications
  • Collaborate with customers to support achieving their business goals. Use established processes to capture and track identified Key Performance Indicators.

What you'll bring to the table:

  • 2 to 4 years of work experience in space management, category management, macro floor planning, micro space planning, merchandising, or software implementation
  • Experience in a minimum of three of the following areas:
    • Retail space planning
    • Space optimization (macro or micro)
    • Category development/management
    • Business analytics
    • Floor Planning (AutoCAD experience preferred)
    • Planogram execution
    • Assortment planning
    • Retail/Store Operations
  • Previous Space Management, Planogramming, or Floor Planning experience is required
  • Academic record in Merchandising, Retail Management, Business Management, Supply Chain Management, Information Management, or other relevant subject expertise
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to travel up to 50% 

We consider as an advantage:

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Experience in working in grocery, CPG, FMCG retailer or supplier
  • Experience in space and assortment planning, planogram execution, space optimization, store operations, category development, inventory management, replenishment, and or floor planning
  • Capability to interact confidently with both customer leadership and end-users.  
  • Ability to understand retail planning systems from Business and IT perspective
  • Ability to gather requirements, carry out process design, and effectively communicate decisions/recommendations and the key performance indicators driving them
  • Entrepreneurial attitude with interest in growing the business
  • Outstanding work ethic and a sense of urgency to resolve issues quickly and efficiently
  • Excellent communication skills in English, other language skills are considered a bonus

What we offer you in return:

  • An international career and learning opportunities in a rapidly growing software company. 
  • A fun, ambitious, and committed team of smart people to work with. 
  • A respectful and professional, yet easy-going atmosphere where individual thinking is encouraged. 
  • Responsibilities in challenging projects from day one. 
  • A position where you can impact ongoing development and strategic objectives of a fast-growing company.  
  • Position where you can help retailers fight against food waste and reduce our impact on the environment

About RELEX:

RELEX Solutions is a leading provider of cutting-edge retail optimization software. We offer our customers radically improved demand forecasting and supply chain optimization, which then can be leveraged into exponential benefits — optimizing store space, allocation, workforce, pricing, and promotion strategies, all within our unified platform. RELEX’s AI-driven, cloud-based platform helps retailers and consumer brands move fast and find new ways to meet consumer needs while improving operational efficiency and controlling costs. RELEX recently announced the successful closure of a $500M+ funding round, bringing the company’s valuation to $5.7B. 

RELEX is trusted by leading brands including AutoZone, Rite Aid, PetSmart, Sprouts, and Dollar Tree and has offices across North America, Europe, and the AsiaPacific region. 

RELEX Solutions is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.