Senior Space Planner

Work State US-GA-Atlanta
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Regular Full-Time
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Hybrid Schedule (3 days on site, 2 from home)


At Acosta, we attract and develop people who have a drive to be successful.  Are you interested in combining creativity and financial data to design efficient and effective Planograms that will drive sales & category growth?  

Do you enjoy collaborating and helping others develop their skillsets by utilizing resources associated with category and space management? 

Then check out what's needed to be a part of this team!




Essential Functions:

  • Provide space management and section merchandising on the assigned categories at the assigned customers, including analysis of financial data at both the account and market level
  • Participate in the development and maintenance of client-specific reporting that measures performance against strategies and objectives.
  • Developing and insuring that planograms meet both the Customer’s and Client’s visual standards, all the while increasing space for brands represented by Acosta based on sales performance
  • Work effectively with cross functional teams to discuss client needs, upcoming projects and develop category reviews
  • Responsible for quality control of data sources and ensuring accuracy of deliverables, often requiring engagement with other BI associates and data/tool vendors
  • Perform user-acceptance-testing for space management tools
  • Manages the extraction of syndicated data to be incorporated into SM tools supporting categories and customers
  • Assists in training of internal and external clients in the use of Space Management tools



Education Requirements:

  • College degree or equivalent work experience, including a minimum of one (1) year in the Consumer Package Goods (CPG) industry
  • Three (3) to five (5) years’ experience utilizing Apollo, Spaceman or JDA Space Management software or equivalent experience in a consumer analytics or technology-based role
  • Demonstrate an intermediate degree of proficiency in Windows and related software applications, including Excel and PowerPoint; knowledge of Power BI preferable
  • Effectively and independently conduct data mining operations utilizing retailer or syndicated data (IRI/Nielsen), CPG math concepts and standard analytical tools
  • Self starter; identify and leverage relevant data to diagnose situations, identify potential solutions and drive results
  • Clearly and concisely communicate relevant information and present to business partners, clients and customers
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to manage multiple projects

The incumbent(s) in this position should exhibit the following Acosta values:
People Minded – Must show dignity and respect to all people
Integrity – Must exemplify the highest degree of ethical behavior
Results Oriented – Must show passion, pride and commitment to succeed
Trust – Must be honest, sincere and confident
Teamwork – Must build trusting relationships
Innovation – Must progress through a combination of creativity, common sense and vision
Balance – Must maintain an optimistic attitude and keep perspective on what is important in life.



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