19 years of various forms and funtions retail devotion - from small family business to large retail. Professionally developed in international retail with store fitting and equipment, project management, operational and internal trainig background. Focused on efficiensy and innovations, cost optimization, up-to-date equipment and merchandising solutions. Responsible for equipment purchase and service budgets with focus on Opex and Capex savings. Experienced in 6 years of 'leading by doing' teams of professionals.
-Leading Fit Out (store fitting and equipment): setting RACI, KPI and objectives for subordinates, distribution of responsibility areas, allocation of staff to realization of dedicated projects, operative support and correction, cross-funtional projects, final control of realized projects and follow up.Fit Out responsibility:-Store equipment and complementary GNFR procurement in full scope: setting procurement procedures, managing suppliers pool for store fittings and equipment, managing purchasing cycle;-Budgeting for new store opening, revamps, operating stores in LVA and repair and maintenance, execution, intermediate and closing reporting, follow up and correction of budgeting process;-Store equipment development: design of technical realization of merchandising demands, optimization of equipment solutions, cost reduction opportunities-Fit Out of stores for NSO and revamps: project management cycle in general, organization of equipment installation in coordination with construction and operation scope and timeline;Examples of realized projects of 2012-13: -Total revamp of Castorama Absolute store (Saint-Petersburg) with implementation of new concepts and equipment solutions;-New store opening of Castorama Orenburg store with realization of new merchandising approaches and equipment solutions;-Savings up to 35% on tendering for aggregated volumes of key categories (racking, customer carts (trolleys), consumer plastic bags, operation furniture, other minor GNFR categories) and followed implementation of new suppliers;-Reorganizing of shopfitting and displays implementation procedure with reached savings more than 50%;-Implementation of long-term rental model for material handling equipment (forklifts) with savings of more than 6% from total Fit Out CAPEX of a new store;