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Store Planner

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Flexible location and Home with occasional nationwide travel

Make a positive difference to a top FTSE 100 Retailer’s Property Team based in the West Midlands.

The Store Planning team is responsible for delivering investment proposals across the Sainsburys & Argos brand, working with multiple stakeholders to deliver right first time as part of a dynamic and fast paced team.

As a Store Planner you’ll be supporting the Lead Store Planner in managing the spatial design of new stores, alterations to existing stores and new concepts, achieving the company specification and standards in regard to layout, operational requirement and cost. Within this role you will have an opportunity to make a real impact on creating best shopping environment for customers and the optimum working environment for store colleagues.

To be successful in this role, you will need to demonstrate experience in spatial design, excellent communication skills and ability to work with stakeholders across the business.

More about the role

  • Design store layouts to company specification and standards, achieving operational efficiency and customer requirements, such that they maximise value and can achieve the company treatment without adjustment or customisation, as contained in the specification planning documents. (Ensuring that H&S, food safety and other statutory and organisational regulations are met within the layouts.)
  • Ensure timely delivery of layouts to the Lead Store Planner throughout the store investment process, with timescales met and proposals correctly installed to company requirements, while coordinating inputs from SSL functional experts and external consultants.
  • Deliver compliant layouts for input into the space and commodity system, to achieve corporate ranging, merchandising and trading systems requirements. Support the data co-ordinator in the integrity of store plans and data for all store investments. Accurate data is vital to the cost effective procurement and fit out of stores.
  • Adhere to the approval and change control process for all layout changes post approval and/or sign off, working in conjunction with Sainsbury’s colleagues and ensuring retail are engaged along the way.
  • Support key stakeholders and colleagues in achieving individual project investments to time, cost and quality. E.g. Project managers, Retail, Commercial Operations, etc.

More about you:

  • Experience and knowledge of spatial design preferably in retail
  • Good communication skills (written and oral)
  • Experience in working with cross functional teams ·
  • Structured approach and clear deadline focus
  • Experience of timelines associated with different investment project types


As a Store Planner you’ll receive a host of great benefits. As well as a competitive salary, rewarding bonus scheme, you will receive a huge range of learning and development opportunities, 25 days’ holiday, a save-as-you-earn scheme, pension and staff discounts at Argos, Sainsbury’s and Habitat.

Work-life balance is important to us, so we offer our colleagues as much flexibility as possible in line with the needs of their role. We trust them to decide how, where and when they work, combining remote and collaborative working with a flexible approach to hours, giving them plenty of time and space for life outside of work whilst delivering against our business goals.


Primary Location


Work Locations

Coventry Store Support Centre – Ansty Park and Home Sainsbury’s Store Support Centre Draken Drive Ansty ParkAnsty Coventry CV7 9RD


Investment & Planning



Advertised Salary Competitive + benefits

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