Trainee Retail Planner – UK-based

CADS retail planners

Job Specification

The role

Trainee Retail Planner


UK-based Home or Hybrid Working


40 hours per week


Dependent on experience

We are looking for a trainee Retail Planner to join our growing team of talented planners, working with some of the biggest names in the retail sector.

The successful candidate will be working alongside knowledgeable and experienced Retail Planners as a critical member of the team.

Internal training and mentoring by other Retail Planning department personnel will also be provided.

Candidates must be UK-based, with the option of working from home or on a hybrid basis from our Great Yarmouth, Leeds or Wolverhampton offices.

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Main duties

  • Undertaking training in CAD, surveying and other aspects of our work as and when reasonably required, on or off-site.
  • Working to agreed time and quality constraints, promptly indicating issues requiring assistance or attention.
  • Working in a positive manner with clients, supervisors, and other local or Great Yarmouth-based management and staff.
  • Attending any designated client, company or other location to provide services.

Required skills

  • Competent in the use of AutoCAD
  • Well-versed in the use of Microsoft Office applications
  • An understanding of building, construction, shop fitting and refurbishment work would be beneficial, as would experience in a retail design and/or a planning environment
  • An interest in retail design
  • A full driving licence and willingness to travel

An exciting time to join our growing team of talented Retail Planners

Pete Humm Retail Services Manager
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Personal Profile

  • Must enjoy working as part of a busy team.
  • A positive mental attitude with a willingness to succeed.
  • Enthusiastic and reliable.
  • Good communication skills.

In return CADS offers:

  • The opportunity to join a thriving business, at an exciting time of growth
  • Excellent employee benefits scheme including, but not limited to, holiday purchase, social events, flexitime and company healthcare cover (after a qualifying period)
  • On the job training and progression opportunities
  • Free car parking

Company values

The successful applicant must also demonstrate an understanding and willingness to apply our workplace values which are

Working with integrity

Offering innovation

Enjoying collaborations

All applicants will be asked to evidence examples as part of their application and during the interview process.

How to apply

Please attach your CV and covering letter explaining why you are a good candidate for this role

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