Woolworths Recruits Promotional Planner

Posted on :

13 Nov, 2014

Category :

General Jobs in South Africa

Main Purpose

Plan, co-ordinate and effectively communicate trading activities for the Foods Group and post these event/s, to provide detailed analysis to ensure continuous learning & improvement. In conjunction with category planning, develop and agree promotions / campaigns, and ensure effective execution of promotional policy..

Key Responsibilities

  • Implement sustainable foods promotional practises and procedures
  • Co-ordination of effort across the foods business of regular foods promotions
  • Identification, scaling and prioritisation of meaningful selling occasions and events
  • Conduct adhoc studies and scrutiny of new opportunities / potential
  • Develop strong and productive relationship with the Planning and Marketing teams
  • Creation and co-ordination of Foods trading calendar
  • Creation and co-ordination of Foods of Foods promotional plan
  • Proactive & advance creation of weekly trade plans
  • Evaluate, analyse and record promotions
  • Contribute towards maximising selling opportunities within the selling teams to ensure that all sales opportunities are maximised

Key Competencies

Technical Skills:

  • Retail Business Management related Degree/diploma
  • Minimum 3-5 years retail / commercial and stores experience (preferably in Foods)
  • Minimum 2years Planning experience (preferably across different areas in Foods)
  • In-depth business and commercial understanding and good process/system skills
  • Ability to analyse and interpret financial indicators and can set and manage promotional budgets
  • Able to conduct promotional cost benefit analysis and to understand causes of problems and develop workable solutions
  • Able to gather, analyse and assess relevant information of past, current or future events, trends or situations and to make informed business decisions
  • Fully computer literate i.e. advanced Excel, data mining, spreadsheet analysis


Behavioural Skills:

  • Personal effectiveness
  • Passion for the brand and customers
  • Leading transformation
  • Thinking strategically and commercially
  • Connecting people
  • Delivering high performance
  • Having an innovative merchant mindset
  • Making insightful business decisions
  • Driving quality
  • Planning & Organising ability


How to Apply

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Apply online before 17/11/2014.
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