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Senior Merchandise Planner - HomeChoice

Summary:

We are looking for a confident retail merchandise innovator who is passionate about product trends, data accuracy and successful results! You need to be a visionary who enjoys collaborating with people and sharing insights to create positive impacts that will delight our customers.

Here’s what you can expect to be doing in the role:

  • Work for a retailer of the future to drive financial sales, gross margin & inventory plans
  • Drive revenue, manage category margin and stock efficiencies
  • Develop a balanced range to react to trade
  • Manage promotions and engage with channel owners to drive sales velocity
  • Display effective reporting skills
  • Undertake analysis that supports or challenges category / business strategy
  • Lead and manage a team of planners

Job requirements: 

A little about who you are:

  • 7 years Merchandise Planning experience
  • Completed a tertiary commercial / retail qualification, preferably a university degree
  • Natural trader instincts
  • People management
  • Digital mindset
  • Entrepreneurial Flair
  • Commercial awareness

You will have mastered these traits:

  • High level of interpersonal, communication and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work independently and interface with multiple management levels and multiple areas of the company
  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Must show level of assertiveness
  • Must be performance driven and results focused
  • Ability to make insightful business decisions and think laterally
  • Achievement orientated, coupled with an adaptable, innovative and creative approach
  • High energy levels to work in a challenging environment

Reference Number: 

HC897

Company: 

Homechoice Holdings

City: 

Western Cape

Country: 

ZA

Salary: 

Market Related

Job Type: 

fulltime

Industry: 

Retail