Do you have a minimum 3 years Merchandise Planning experience and want to work for a well-known global brand?
The role is based in Muizenburg and reports to the MD.
To analyse customer activity, forecast sales, select forward-trending merchandise, and put together buy plans for stores, control purchases, replenish stores optimally and assist in the formulation of budgets.
- Relevant Degree
- Minimum of 3 years’ Merchandise Planning experience
- Driving License Code 8 + own reliable vehicle
- Good communication skills
- Detail orientated
- Strong analytical skills
- Team Player
- Make recommendations, assist in developing product strategies and build ranges in line with the business vision
- Plan and implement brand plans to ensure that strategic objectives are executed
- Ensure that buy-plans are well detailed and clearly understood by team members and relevant stakeholders
- Monitor customer orders
- Management of the range assortments and replenishment
- Place Purchase Orders as required
- Order Tracking as required
- Analysis of sell through with necessary systems (Excel, Cictech and SAP B1) to optimize seasonal orders and replenishment to stores.
- Communicate with Stores where necessary to understand trading patterns
- Monitor in season trade and react accordingly
- Ensure product plan meet location plan targets and correct stock allocations meet sales targets
- Ensure sufficient inflows of product to meet acceptable in stock percentages in order to maintaining agreed replenishment service levels
- Ensure end uses (Categories) are given the best possible space optimization to ensure sales efficiencies
- Provide accurate and timeous reporting to ensure the business can react to situations and management has the necessary information to minimise risk and optimise business opportunities
- Maintain a professional image whilst in the office or travelling
- Set an example by following Company Policies and Procedures
- Any other reasonable and lawful ad hoc tasks or duties that may be required from time to time
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