Location Planner : CBO
Western Cape, ZA
14d ago


To optimise pre-season planning and in-season trading of individual locations across South Africa and International countries.

This would be based on a deep understanding of the customer, location, trading plan and competitive context. This would create the foundation for the Buying Groups, to get the right stock to the right location, at the right time, in order to deliver operational and financ


  • Planning knowledge / experience
  • Data analysis experience
  • Analytical skills
  • Advanced Excel skills and computer literate
  • Good knowledge of business IT systems (Knowledge of FBH Merchandise cycle to formulate a working critical path)
  • Good Retail knowledge
  • Broad merchandising skills
  • Effective communication skills
  • Problem solving ability
  • Process thinking ability
  • Conceptual ability
  • Teamwork
  • Technical Skills / Experience :

    Relevant business diploma / degree and or experience

    Minimum 2 years Retail Planning experience

    As a proud South African brand, Woolworths is committed to transformation. Meeting our employment equity goals will be taken into account in our recruitment decisions


  • Develop a deep understanding of our Customer in existing and new stores
  • Create and maintain appropriate Financial Sales plans and Macro Department catalogue for stores in line with FBH Merchandise cycle, understanding trading opportunities
  • Provide Store catalogue input into Buying Group strategy aligned to the FBH Merchandise Cycle
  • Work with the Buying Groups, Division and Store leadership to evaluate and deliver a balanced Location strategy
  • Execute regular Location financial analysis to identify risks / opportunities for stores
  • Influence key stakeholders in FBH Buying groups and ROG by making recommendations around Location trading opportunities
  • Build strong networks and strategic relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Apply
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