seasonality, promotion planning, reaction, import purchasing & continual replenishmentDevelop & own the bottom-up budgeting plan cycle and reviews in line with performance, margin, stock turn & departmental strategy objectivesOwn and compile the annual retail sales budget, quarterly plan, working plan as well as on-going reforecasting at category and product levels to ensure budgets are achievedManage end to end inventory availability and inventory health including improved in-stock rates availability, inventory planning at categorisation, systematic forecasting, markdown and clearance provisions, return to supplier activities and warehouse space managementDrive complex business analysis that identifies opportunities to improve cost structure and profitability, focusing on continual contribution margin improvements.
Lead a team of buying assistants; hire, manage and develop a teamSupport the operations team in delivering a world-class customer experience - monitor and scrutinise department returns, defects and write offs, supporting the customer service team on product queries and resolving any customer complaintsQualifications and Experience : Bachelor-s Degree or Advanced Diploma Commerce, Finance, Mathematics or Economics degree preferable3-5 years Commercial / Retail experience specifically in PlanningProven track record in planning, inventory management and forecastingProven track record in spend management OTB, Margin management, down controlsStrong numerical and analytical aptitude, and high proficiency creating and managing advanced modelsStrong proficiency in using analytical tools Microsoft Excel, SQL, and statistical softwareExperience with process improvement techniquesExperience in implementing Planning systems and processesShould you meet the requirements for this position, please REPLY with your DETAILED CV pref.
in MS Word format AND YOUR CURRENT CTC SALARY PER MONTH to mariemhgroup.co.zaPlease note that we experience high volumes of candidates responding to our advertised vacancies.
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