Manager, Floor Planning & Analysis in Rockaway, NJ at Party City

Date Posted: 2/16/2021

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Rockaway, NJ
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Job Description

Job Overview

Seasoned floor planning professional with proven success leading, developing and effectively navigating teams thru change. As Manager, Floor Planning & Analysis you will have the opportunity to both lead and develop a team of novice Floor Planners responsible for using data to effectively influence floor space allocation and adjacency decisions, driving sales and increasing the overall profitability of our stores.

Key Objectives:

  • Optimal Space Allocation of Stores
  • Reduce Store Labor Costs
  • Accurate Floor Plans and Store Assignments
  • Business and Leadership Alignment
  • Space Productivity
  • Sales and Margin
  • Company Profitability

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Provides quantitative-based macro space recommendations based on past and/or comp store performance
  • Contribute to the design of building macro space analytical methodologies and recommendations to be applied within the context of category management and new store/remodel design
  • In cross functional conversations, serve as the subject matter expert on macro space analysis and processes and participate in the discussion of business requirements
  • Lead and contribute to productive conversations with peers and leadership to proactively plan, problem solve, and evolve space analytics strategy over time
  • Proactively manage changes in scope, identify potential risks to data accuracy or project completion, and devise contingency plans.
  • Collaborates cross functionally with Merchants, Visual Merchandising, Real Estate and Store Operations to continuously evolve and refine our internal floor plan development process
  • Performs pre/post analysis for each new store, relocation, acquisition, remodel and/or special project; provides ongoing feedback on their successful accomplishments, the quality and effectiveness of their work, and any opportunities for future improvement
  • Career development- Provides strategic direction, coaching and development, training and workload management for the Macro Space team

Job Requirements


  • 5 + years of proven and successful experience with JDA Floor Planning and IKB/CKB applications required
  • Experience managing and coaching a team a must
  • Experience using macro space optimization tools and/or models a plus
  • Ability to work with partners who have a wide range of analytical understanding
  • Ability to coordinate multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to work cross-functionally among multiple departments
  • Ability to communicate effectively to various levels of corporate and retail management
  • Flexible and able to adapt to change
  • Microsoft Office, Excel and Access proficiency required
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience