Space & Range Planner

Ampol Limited

Location: Alexandria

Job Type: Full time


Our company has always been about more than fuel. Fuel may be the foundation of our business, but our motivation and purpose come from the people, businesses, industries, and communities we engage with. From our origins until today, we’ve always been inspired by the role we can play in people’s lives – to keep them moving, to make journeys happen.

  • Permanent Full-time opportunity
  • Location: Alexandria, Sydney | Work from home flexibility
  • Grow your career in a supportive and inclusive environment.

About Ampol

Here at Ampol, we are proud of our heritage as Australia’s only owned fuel brand. For over 100 years, we have supported Australians to travel far and wide, and we’ll be here for 100 more, powering better journeys for today and tomorrow.

We are proud to be recognised as an employer of choice for women by WORK180 and are winners of an Employer Brand award through LinkedIn. Check out one of our key leader's career stories, supported by Ampol. 7 Leadership tips for women in male-dominated fields - WORK180

About the role:

The Space & Range team are integral to the delivery of the Merchandise strategy. In this role you will be working on key tasks such as micro and macro space management which has a direct impact on the profitability of our retail stores. The role is responsible for creating planograms to support the merchandise strategy, a key component being store segmentation, along with understanding category specific strategy and insights to tailor planograms for our retail stores.

Key responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with the Space & Range Manager, Head of Planning to analyse range review performance and publish and present reporting with stakeholders.
  • Create and run reports as required on all master data within JDA & SAPBW
  • Support Buyers to deliver and develop category specific planograms that meet the Merchandise segmentation strategy.
  • Identify Macro space plans for stores and provide recommendations with based on merchandising principles, data and needs for the business.
  • Support development of new retail formats, i.e., MetroGo macro and micro space planning
  • Respond to operational queries, and act as a trusted advisor to enable stakeholders to understand timelines, complex issues to all aspects related to space and range planning.

About you

You will be a strong team player with proven ability to motivate and achieve team goals while working autonomously. As a problem solver, you will demonstrate the ability to understand business requirements, assess space needs, provide advice and analysis to relevant stakeholders. As a strong communicator, you will build effective relationships to ensure a high level of collaboration is maintained across the business.

Key skills and experience:

  • Tertiary degree (B Commerce or equivalent technical degree) is desirable, but not essential.
  • Worked in a space environment within merchandising / buying / commercial industries.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Word
  • Experience using JDA (Blue Yonder) suite and/or other Space Planning tools.
  • Capability to manage time and workload independently and to cope with multiple priorities and the varying demands of a seasonal business.
  • Ability to organise, and lead meeting forums with multiple stakeholders.
  • Proven ability to interpret data and financial modelling to provide recommendations on space.

Our benefits:

  • Our total remuneration is competitive. This is across base salary, a performance incentive, employee share offers and a 25% discount on fuel for two privately used cars!
  • We are flexible. Many of our teams have embraced hybrid work, balancing time spent remote working, with time spent at an office to connect and work together where it adds value.
  • We value recognition. We have an internal recognition platform amplifying the achievements of those who do great work and demonstrate our capabilities and values.
  • Career development and learning opportunities including LinkedIn Learning and other tailored training solutions.
  • Paid Parental Leave - up to 12 weeks paid Parental leave, and up to a year off (unpaid). In addition to the 12 months of unpaid Parental leave, employees may apply for a further 12 months of unpaid Parental leave (total of 24 months for each birth, or placement).
  • BabyCare Package - financial and flexible support for parents transitioning back to work.
  • Need some wheels? Novated Lease options are available.
  • Invest in your future with the Employee Share Scheme
  • Care for your Community. Spend one paid day a year volunteering with one of our Ampol Foundation partners.
  • Ampol Limited Benefits | WORK180 Endorsed Employer

We’re an equal opportunity workplace. We not only embrace diversity and inclusion; we celebrate what makes you unique. We welcome applications from people of all ages, cultural backgrounds, and diverse sexualities and genders (including if you identify as transgender). We also highly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to apply for roles with Ampol.

Want to take your career to the next level? Apply today.

Applications close Friday 19th May 2023

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