Main Purpose of the Position : An opportunity has become available for a Merchandise Planner who has strong analytical, logical reasoning and numerical abilities.
High energy levels are required for this fast-paced, exciting and dynamic manufacturing and retail environment. Key Responsibility Areas : Achieve turnover, gross profit budgets, stock budgets and related KPIs Deliver and implement post seasonal analysis, strategic planning, range and assortment planning Accurately and continuously budgeting and forecasting in order to achieve sales plan and maximize profitability Accurately and continuously forecasting inflows to achieve sales plans, departmental growth and profitability Executing and managing project plans to achieve the agreed objectives Identify potential opportunities and risks against inventory plans develop actionable recommendations for execution Supporting and guiding team members with regards to efficient administration as well as the accurate allocation of stock to ensure that the right stock gets to the right store by the right time Liaising with stores, suppliers, customers shipping and marketing · Experience & Qualifications : Bachelors degree 5 years of working experience as a Retail / Merchandise / Product Planner within a retail environment is required Microsoft Office with advanced Excel proficiency including creating spreadsheets complex formulas pivot tables Working knowledge and experience with Merchandise planning and reporting systems is required Experience in Fashion / Homeware planning will be advantageous Attributes required : Good articulation with excellent English written & verbal communication skills Sound numerical, analytical thinking & logical problem-
solving skills Strong merchant, trader and commercial mentality Attention to detail Team player but able to work independentl Self-
starter with a positive attitude If you are ready for the next challange and meet the requirements in the advert, then don't delay -
apply today! Apply via this protal or send your CV directly to nuraan.langeveldt telebest .co.za