Location Planner Mr Price Home
Mr. Price Group
Durban, KWAZULU-NATAL, South Africa
3d ago
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  • Mr Price Home has an opportunityfor a Location Planner to join the division. The purpose of this role is to effectively work with the merchandise team toachieve the company’s strategic objectives and seasonal financial strategies inorder to drive sales and profitability by providing the customer with adelightful in store experience through assortment and store balancing, ensuringthe right product is at the right price, right place and at the right time.

  • Understanding the principles of location planning
  • Developing effective communication channels within operations teams
  • Develop effective strategies to optimise opportunities for store specific occurrences e.g. : coastal store needs, university towns
  • Maintain store grading process which accounts for customer centric nuances.
  • Continuously managing and guiding the correct distribution of stock brought into the business across locations to achieve maximum return on investment
  • Manage strategic allocations to ensure optimal balance of stock in stores
  • Monitor and provide input into volumes behind promoted and marketed item based on analysis and understanding of customer behaviour based on regional nuances
  • Understanding of the international price matrix in line with pricing strategy
  • Distribution Centre operations involvement in setting and maintaining pick profiles, monitoring actual pick volumes against projections and assisting in creation of DC projected volumes.
  • A relevant tertiary qualification preferably in Commerce / Maths / Stats degree
  • Display a passion for the merchandise processes
  • 3 5 years of location planning / planning experience
  • MS Office - advanced MS Excel
  • Initiative, results driven and have the ability to work under pressure
  • Strong interpersonal and consultative skills
  • Logical, methodical approach
  • Analytical, conceptual, problem solving and solution-driven
  • Effective communication skills at all levels of the business
  • The People’s Value Champion Cash-Based Omni-Channel Fashion-Value Retailer

    The Mr Price Group retails in more than 1400 stores insub-Saharan Africa and parts of Africa through our 8-trading divisions MrPrice, Mr Price Home, Mr Price Sport, Mr Price Money, MILADYS, sheet street, Power Fashion & Yuppiechef

    Mr Price Group is an equal opportunity employer and iscommitted to Employment Equity.

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