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29 Jun, 2021

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We have an exciting opportunity at Barron for a Junior Planner in our Merchandising department reporting to the Planning Manager. The position is based at our Modderfontein Offices, Westlake.





Job Title: Junior Planner
Location: Modderfontein, Gauteng, South Africa
Reference #: JP_01
Contract Type: Permanent

Job Summary:
The purpose of the Junior Planner is to forecast product needs based on sales histories and develop a product line plan that assures the profitability of a product category.

Forecasting and budget management
•Accountable for planned revenue, forecast as well as achieving set budget by reviewing product lines and product line
productivity, ensuring that there are enough items per product line to meet targets, suggesting items for last buy, identifying
redundant stock as well as products for promotion.
•Responsible for Managing New Product budget, by making sure that new product presented by Buyer does not exceed budget.
•Monitor and show responsibility on achieving key performance indicators (KPIs) (i.e., sales plan, gross profit, cost reductions, stock
turns, and closing stock). Assess and highlight areas of positive performance and identify areas where improvement is required,
and implement appropriate action for their area of control

Management of product line per category:
•Responsible for managing the current stock on record and product life cycle by conducting research, analyzing consumer trends,
looking for opportunities within Barron competitors as well as working with the Buyer to develop features in existing products to
suit specific target markets

Stock management according to sales:
•Plan stock level requirements according to forecast and budgeted stock turns
•Manage clearance at appropriate times
•Assess performance weekly of skus and manage stock levels up and down in order to meet required sales
•Analyse and evaluate Key Performance Indicators (i.e., sales plans, cost reductions, forward covers, Chain Sales to Stock Ratio
(CSS) and stockturn). Consider trends, supplier efficiency and lead times when under their area of control reviewing

Process Improvement and Efficiency
•Implement the revised procurement process which clearly defines the interdependencies between the buyer and planner which is
underpinned by analysis and decision making processes guided by key performance indicators

NQF 7: Bachelor of Commerce/ Qualification in Finance / Supply Chain Management(Essential)
NQF 8: Bachelor of Commerce/ Qualification in Finance / Supply Chain Management(Desirable)

Financial Modelling: Intermediate (Essential)
Forecasting and Product management: Intermediate(Essential)
Product cycle management: Intermediate(Essential)
Data management: Intermediate (Essential)
Financial Acumen: Intermediate (Essential)
Merchandise cycle: Intermediate (Essential)
Managing budgets: Intermediate (Essential)
Knowledge of customer service principles and practices: Advanced(Essential)
Range Construction: Advanced(Essential)

Demand Planner / Retail Planner 2-4 Years (Essential)
Experience with range construction, financial forecasting of a range2-3 years(Essential)

Excel: Advanced(Essential)
PowerPoint: Intermediate (Essential)
Financial analysis: Advanced (Essential)
Attention to Detail: Advanced (Essential)
Communication: Advanced(Essential)
Microsoft D365: Intermediate (Essential)
Research: Intermediate(Essential)
Verbal Comprehension:Advanced (Essential)
Numerical Comprehension: Advanced(Essential)
Inventory management and control: Advanced (Essential)
Ability to navigate through complexity:Tactical (Essential)
Analytical Problem Solving: Advanced(Essential)

a.Flexibility working hours.
b.South Africa citizen

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Application Deadline: 12/07/2021

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