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MERCHANDISE PLANNER - CLOTHING - 323087
MERCHANDISE PLANNER - CLOTHING
FMCG / Retail / Wholesale
Wage / Salary:
R - Market Related - P/M (Per Month)
Merchandise Planner - Clothing (Menswear, Boyswear, Underwear and Accessories)
Are you able to work as part of a team to formulate and manage the measurable aspects of product procurement? If you strongly believe that you are able to bring the right goods, at the right amount at the right time then this is the ideal opportunity for you! A position has become available for a Merchandise Planner for a retailer in the Durban area.
Duties (will include but not limited to):
Understanding the customer, product and the competition will play a critical role to develop strategic plans and translate into merchandise assortment plans
Ensuring the right goods, at the right amount, at the right time
Making it happen in line with the strategy, the brand and a budget
Partner closely with the Buyers to develop a product strategy that will ensure the department attains maximum profitability
Once a product strategy is determined, work closely with the team to ensure it is executed as efficiently and effectively as possible
Responsible for controlling the budget for their respective department
The Planner must also develop key relationships with stakeholders internal and external
A relevant post matric qualification (B.Com Degree)
5 years planning experience within a retail environment
Strong business acumen and proven negotiating
Decision making ability
Fully computer literate Advanced Level understanding
Forecasting systems experience
Exceptional Administrative skillsandise Planner - Clothing (Menswear, Boyswear, Underwear and Accessories)