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Junior Merchandise Planner

The ideal candidate for this role will be responsible for assisting with driving financial sales, gross margin and inventory plans for categories under management both pre and in season whilst identifying risks and opportunities to maximise margin, develop reporting and analysis to support and challenge strategies.
Achieve financial KPAs
• Drive revenue as measured by demand and net sales
• Manage category margin
Merchandise financial planning
• Develop a balanced range & react to trade to rebalance the range
• Manage inventory so as to achieve targeted stock efficiencies
• Manage promotions & engage with channel owners so as to drive sales velocity
• Stay abreast of market trends so as to implement best in class practices
• Produce timely reporting to ensure management remain up-to-date on category performance
Process improvement
• Identify and drive process improvements
• Support strategic corporate projects

Job Requirements: 

• Tertiary Commercial / Retail Qualification, preferably University Degree
• 1 – 2 Years’ experience working as a Merchandise Planner in a ‘blue chip’ retail organisation
• Computer literate with Excel (Advance), MS Word, Outlook and PowerPoint

Job Type: 


Company Name: 

Indima Recruitment

Company Location: 

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