Store Planner - NSW


Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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Job Posted: 12/09/2018

Job Category:

Construction, Architecture & Interiors / Architectural Drafting

Job description:

About the opportunity

The Store Planner will be accountable for the end to end development of conceptual designs to construction drawings for store flow and layout in refurbishment and new stores to ensure the right offer is planned to maximise customer experience whilst meeting commercial and business expectations. You will work cross-functionally and collaboratively to identify the right offer targeted to site specifics, supporting capital approval process and support the end-to-end delivery of projects.

Specifically, you will

  • Deliver planning and documentation outcomes for all new, replacement, acquisition, extension, Renewal projects as well as all business initiatives and planning requirements for any store within your State

  • Detailed new, replacement, acquisition, Renewals and extension store plans post approval in conjunction with business categories, ensuring financial viability & construction costs are aligned to launch

  • Develop Renewal documentation from project commencement to launch to meet objectives, budget direction, site-specific needs and direct planning team to achieve end store plan goal

  • Strategic layout planning ensuring the best scheme is developed for all project types with both a commercial and customer lens

  • Manage external consultants required to deliver planning, documentation and store design for these works within budget

  • Post-implementation reviews completed with learnings incorporated into all future schemes

  • Support annual Renewal Program and ensure it is approved to achieve all timelines

  • Develop best value and scope with a commercial view on Capital and operating costs

  • Be the go-to person representing store planning to support project teams

  • Flexibly support multiple teams in accordance with business needs

  • Provide architectural and technical advice relating to concept, project plans, building and Woolworths standards

About you

  • Minimum of 6-12 months experience in a drafting office is preferred

  • Technical architectural drafting or related knowledge is essential with a preference for tertiary qualifications in Architecture or similar discipline

  • Software capabilities within Revit (essential) and preferably AutoCAD

  • Retail planning experience with design, commercial or financial understanding desirable

  • Financial understanding in improving return on equity through successful planning and implementation with CAPEX and OPEX

  • Ability to work with and influence design, construction and other internal teams as well as external suppliers to achieve quality outcomes

  • Understanding of construction methodology and BCA will be highly regarded

  • Proven ability to work at pace in a changing environment

  • Ability and willingness to undertake interstate travel on an ad-hoc basis

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