Woolworths Recruits Planner: Kidswear-Clothing & General Merchandise

Posted on :

13 Nov, 2014

Category :

General Jobs in South Africa

Main Purpose
To develop, implement, control and revise / adjust all elements of merchandise planning to ensure profitability and sufficient servicing of stores.

Key Responsibilities

• Strategic planning
• Production management
• Sales and financial budgeting
• Develop and implement Merchandise, Range, Stock and intake Planning
• Analysing sales performance, stock and planned availability
• Managing and developing Store Planner’s


Key Competencies

• Preferably a relevant business diploma / degree (Retail business management/BCom/Clothing management/BScience/BA)
• 3-5 years planning experience
• Extensive Retail knowledge
• Technically strong merchandising skills
• Merchant and retail ability: demonstrates a thorough knowledge of the market place, competitors and customer needs
• Knowledge of business IT systems (including Forecasting and Replenishment, RMS etc)
• Knowledge of Product lead times to formulate a working critical path
• Ability to formulate strategies and implement shorter-term tactical plans that are cost – effective efficient and realistic
• Analytical and interpretative ability
• Business acumen: an understanding of basic business processes and how sales are generated and the ability to achieve these goals
• Computer literate: advanced Excel Skills and ability to operate in a Windows based environment
• Assertiveness and influencing ability
• Effective communication and interpersonal skills
• Results driven and proactive
• Ability to work in a pressurised environment
• Team Player

“As a proud South African brand, Woolworths is committed to transformation. Meeting our employment equity goals will be taken into account in our recruitment decisions.”


How to Apply

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Apply online before 19/11/2014.
Please note that Recruiters may delete or expire jobs at any time.

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