Category Assistant -Oral Care & Sanpro
PNet (Pty) Ltd
Western Cape
6d ago

Job Related Knowledge

  • 3- 6 months' administrative process' (Essential)
  • Knowledge of buying and planning principles - 1 year (Essential)
  • Knowledge of query resolution
  • Job Related Skills

  • Problem solving and analytical thinking
  • Attention to detail
  • Competency in all computer packages, i.e. Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Time Management
  • Planning and Organising
  • Decision making
  • Verbal and written communication
  • Job Experience

  • 3-6 months administrative retail experience (Essential) / or successful completion of a Merchandise Graduate Programme.
  • Previous experience as a category assistant
  • Previous experience working with critical paths and project deadlines
  • Education

    B Degree or Diploma in Retail, Purchasing Management or similar (Essential)

    Job Related Competencies

  • Persuading and Influencing
  • Analysing
  • Learning and Researching
  • Cope with Pressures and Setbacks
  • Adhering to Principlse and Values
  • Delivering Results & Meeting Customer Expectations
  • Following Instructions and Procedures
  • All positions will be filled in accordance with our Employment Equity plan. We also encourage people with disabilities to apply.


  • Administratively manage and support all aspects of the Merchandise critical paths, e.g., accurate new lines listing, product development process, tracking promotions and sign-
  • off with the buyer, loading and maintaining Co-Ops, imports, Letter of Authority's and new store openings.

  • To liaise with stores and vendors with regards to pricing queries, product availability, promotions and action these requests or issues timeously.
  • To co-ordinate internal marketing activities (including ClubCard) and to manage the control and review of marketing and omni-
  • channel samples, images and pricing of promoted items, both internally (BTB, Club card, Red-line, Brand Managers) and externally (vendors).

  • To prepare and complete the Merchandising manual for sign off by Buyers as per the Buyers brief.
  • To obtain the supplier confirmation and submit TEM Bill backs to maintain and improve the profitability of the category.
  • Weekly analysis of new product launches within category against Key Performance Indicators to provide key insights for scorecard and key reporting functions i.
  • e. outstanding order reports, promotions sell through etc.

  • To assist in ensuring speed to market in listing new products by timeously submitting accurate new line forms and cost and sell price information to the relevant teams.
  • To administer and maintain the product database, e.g. listing products, vendors, product status etc.
  • To co-ordinate and track supplier in-store promotion / product activation process.
  • To manage general office administration (filing, account queries, minute taking) and ad hoc duties as required by the department.
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