Planner (Retail)

A leading retail company situated in Cape Town is urgently seeking the expertise of an experienced Planner to join their team.

The successful incumbent for this position will be responsible for:

  • Plan price architecture for buyers’ assortments and track to plan accurate weekly forecasts to manage offers and clearance in line with targets.
  • Set quarterly newness targets. Brief a balanced range plan to buy based on key assortment factors and range rationalization targets.
  • Weekly reprojections to the trade area.
  • On-time deliveries to support promo flow.
  • Work stocks to achieve targeted WOS.
  • Achieve stock availability, sell-through, and stock health targets.
  • Ensure all product is briefed online and all briefed product is online.
  • Frequent website checks
  • Monthly digital competitive shop.
  • Build digital/tech knowledge incl. Google Analytics
  • Ease of shopping: Curated range of quality products.
  • Ensure we are innovative in product and approach.
  • Solution-focused: Satisfy a customer’s need.
  • Make her life easier: Deliver competitive advantage – What differentiates us?
  • Build entrepreneurial spirit: Energy passion, optimism.
  • Build a culture of accountability and courage to fail fast.
  • Change & Innovation – reward and recognize.
  • Focus on digital & tech, self-upskilling, and include a shift to agile.
  • Career progression through exposure to projects/other departments

Key requirements:

  • Tertiary qualification/degree in a relevant field
  • Minimum of 3 years of Merchandise Planning experience
  • Experience in planning – Advantageous
  • Strong trader instinct
  • Excellent analytical, numeracy, and problem-solving skills
  • Can build strong supplier relationships
  • Strong organization, planning, and time management skills
  • Proficient capabilities in Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel

If you meet the above requirements and want to make a career-changing move, apply today by either filling in the online application form or by emailing your CV to logistics@hireresolve.za.com

Alternatively, you are also welcome to contact Rebecca at 021 180 0855 or connect with her on LinkedIn.

Please note that correspondence will only be conducted with shortlisted candidates for this position.
Please consider your application unsuccessful if you do not hear from us within 3 days

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