Woolworths | DISPLAY PLANNER 2021

Woolworths | DISPLAY PLANNER 2021

 31 March 2021

Position Summary

Remuneration: Market Related


Ensuring that the Category Strategy is implemented and reflected on planograms in the most effective and visually appealing use of foods space by preparing, and/or maintaining store planograms, in adherence to display principles and maintaining chain store image.

Job description


  • Ensure planograms continually match the store catalogue, the store meterage and the business blueprint layouts
  • Creating planograms for new stores (or amending existing stores when new initiatives are introduced)
  • Create and maintain model layouts per display groups/departments
  • Capturing and tracking of all relevant info for new lines and seasonal launch products
  • Ensure planograms are adapted to take account of changes in-store sales trends
  • Build productive relationships with key stakeholders to ensure optimal process flow
  • Participate in departmental meetings, range reviews & category assessments.
  • Ensure that there are on-time launches and planogram downloads for Longlife windows.


Minimum requirements


  • Relevant tertiary qualification
  • 2-3 years of retail experience
  • Good merchant & merchandising skills
  • Store experience within a retail FMCG environment will be an advantage
  • Understanding of space management principles and processes
  • Understanding customer profiles, customer shopping behaviour & store formats and segmentation
  • Understanding of basic business processes and how sales are generated
  • Ability to analyse and interpret trends and impact of space planning on sales
  • Ability to identify problems and to develop and implement a workable solution
  • Ability to do detailed planning based on analyses – past and future events and ensure plans are followed through
  • Computer literacy – Computer skills including spreadsheets, word processing and presentation packages
  • Proactive, with the ability to anticipate events and plan for them
  • Assertive communication skills
  • Ability to be productive in a pressurised environment
  • Adaptable – ability to adapt and change direction and focus quickly
  • Team player – the willingness to adapt to team goals and work effectively with a group of colleagues in an interdependent way
  • Ability to interact with various individuals on different levels i.e matrix team.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills – Ability to articulate ideas clearly
  • Customer centred – Understanding “ Think Customer” first which ultimately affects the customer shopping experience. Willing to obtain, interpret and implement customer feedback
  • Preference for working with detailed analytical tasks

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