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Merchandise Director - Grocery

Jeddah   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Amazing opportunity to join a market leading retailer in Saudi Arabia
  • TAX FREE package

About Our Client

Our client is one of the largest grocery retailers in the region.

Job Description

The role of Merchandising Director based in Jeddah, is to deliver a customer focuses merchandising solution for the selected range across all formats to maximize space and deliver the company sales targets

Core responsibilities include:

  • To liaise and communicate with the commercial teams on ranges for all categories and store formats.
  • To carry out an analysis of the selected ranges for all categories and store formats to determine space allocations and shelf layouts.
  • To produce planograms for all categories, formats and agreed store classifications.
  • To review the planograms produced to ensure they meet the agreed commercial and merchandising strategy and amend where needed.
  • Sign off the planograms with the commercial teams.
  • Issue the planograms to stores and ensure compliance with the regional auditing team.
  • Plan the regional auditing teams schedule and review the audit feedback.
  • Organize feedback sessions for the Operations Directors and their teams on audit findings.
  • Manage agreed mid category review product changes to the planograms using the agreed processes.
  • Update planograms based on the agreed category review cycle using the agreed processes.
  • Review store block layouts to align with any changes to the company strategy.
  • Act as a consult for space planning to the NSO team in planning new stores.

The Successful Applicant

The candidate we are looking for as Merchandise Director- Grocery is:

  • Be willing to relocate to Saudi Arabia - Jeddah
  • 10-15 years' experience
  • Extensive experience in planning within a Grocery Retailer
  • Managed large teams
  • Experience in Oracle, and other sophisticated planning systems.
  • Bachelors / higher diploma
  • English and Arabic language desired but NOT required.
  • Must have the ability to work effectively
  • Excellent observation skills
  • Strong problem solving
  • Open-minded and has creative ability

What's on Offer

Highly competitive TAX FREE package + relocation , bonus, private medical insurance, & annual flight ticket to your home country.

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