Commercial Planning Manager

Location Tallaght
Job ref: 058495
Published: 14 days ago

Woodie's is the market-leading DIY, Home& Garden retailer in Ireland with 35 stores nationwide and an online presence. We are proud to be listed as Ireland's Top Retailer by Great Places to Work and an official Best Workplace for Women! We are also listed as one of the 75 Best Large Workplaces in Europe and are recognised by the Irish Centre for Diversity & Inclusion as an accredited Investor in Diversity.

We are seeking an experienced Commercial Planning Manager to join our Support Office team.

Our ideal candidate:

  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills, translating sophisticated issues into clear and practical deliverables.
  • Strong written and verbal communication, ability to engage with partners at all levels.
  • Adept at working with large data sets and building business cases (advanced Excel, Powerpoint skills; experience with SQL an advantage.
  • Three to five years in a finance or commercial role in retail, FMCG or a related industry.
  • Comfortable working with and communicating recommendations to colleagues up to & including Leadership Team level
  • Pricing experience a plus.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of an omnichannel consumer environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Craft frameworks and insights that translate Woodie’s overall business strategy into commercial initiatives and pricing or promotional actions.
  • Structuring and performing vital analyses for strategic projects, such as price architecture, price investment or promotion optimisation.
  • Translate the customer pricing strategy, framework and pricing policies into practical recommendations by channel for approval and implementation. Gatekeeper of approval process and communication to channels.
  • Work closely with the category teams to ensure our price and promotion recommendations are aligned with our commercial strategy and implemented effectively.
  • Collaborating with teams across the wider business, including Category, Marketing & Digital and Channel owners, to identify current/potential opportunities and develop the right solutions for our customers and our business.
  • Performing ad hoc research and analyses to diagnose recent performance and operational issues.
  • Balancing and prioritising work across short-term projects and long-term initiatives
  • Staying up-to-date on relevant industry regulations, competitor news and standard methodologies.
  • Acting as a leader with vision on pricing and promotion related topics.

Our benefits include:

  • Hybrid working (3 days on-site in Tallaght and 2 days remote-working each week)
  • Annual Bonus Scheme
  • Colleague Discount
  • Company Pension
  • Wellness Initiatives
  • Paid Parental leave
  • Sick-pay
  • Discounted Healthcare
  • Flexi-Wage - Choose your own pay cycle!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at Woodie's. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform critical job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.