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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.