Manager (Merchandising)

Manager (Merchandising)

NTUC FairPrice
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Job Description

As Singapore’s leading supermarket retail player and a household name close to all, we have grown with you over the years. It is now your turn to grow an exciting new career and fulfil your aspirations with us. Join us as we embark on a journey to make lives better for our customers, community, environment and employees.
At NTUC FairPrice, we offer you more than just a job. We are committed in giving our employees a rewarding career through comprehensive development opportunities. We promise a wonderful workplace culture with ample opportunities for growth at different levels of your career. Every of our 10,000 employees across Singapore is important.
If the prospect of working in an organization at the forefront of retail technology and innovation excites you, look no further.
Grow your career with us today and make a difference.
Reporting into the Senior Manager, the Merchandising Manager is responsible for leading a team of merchandisers in driving merchandising excellence, strategy implementation, and operations planning for entire Own Brands portfolio in NTUC FairPrice Co-operative Limited.
Top 3 Objectives:
  • Implement business strategies & initiatives
  • Strengthen merchandising team capability & competency;
  • Drive planogram compliance & implementation effectiveness & efficiency.

Core Responsibilities:
As the Merchandising Manager, you and the merchandising team will support in the delivery of sales targets, product distribution, securing additional displays and implementing business initiatives.
You will lead and motivate a team of merchandisers to achieve/exceed sales targets, ensure fair share of shelf, secure additional facings/displays/distribution, optimise display ROI, achieve merchandising and implementation excellence. You will continuously lead, coach and provide recommendations to improve team productivity and effectiveness by building the skills and capabilities of the team members.
You will analyse, interpret and report sales achievement/gaps; identify issues and develop action plan to resolve the operational issues.
You will actively engaged and improve collaboration with other internal functions in rolling out business initiatives / campaigns; provide input to the teams to develop effective and scalable solutions to improve activation implementation, space optimisation and merchandising excellence.
Day-To-Day Responsibilities:
  • Engagement with merchandisers, store managers, sourcing and brand teams on new product launches, initiative activations, etc
  • Analyse format/store sales to identify issues/commercial gaps and develop action plan.
  • Ensure planogram, facings and distribution points are optimised for new products. Identify gaps
  • Identify in-store execution process improvement areas with merchandising team (communication process, POP deployment etc)
  • Improving in-store product fundamentals: share of shelf, planogram compliance, on-shelf availability & stock weight etc
  • Optimize POSM implementation to drive visibility
  • Work with store managers to review sales to identify opportunities, visibility and improve OB penetration.
  • Work with stores to support campaign implementation.
  • Monthly KPI Audit on merchandisers’ performance for incentive payout
  • Quarterly review of merchandisers’ itinerary
  • Provide support to merchandisers to achieve operational excellence in stores

Diploma in Business Management
Minimum 6-7years of experience in FMCG/ retail/ sales environment
Able to travel around Singapore conveniently due to the nature of this role
Experience in people management and supermarket stores operations.

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