Junior Merchandise Planner – Totalsports

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  • Post published:May 13, 2021
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Totalsports – Activewear – V&A Waterfront

As a Merchandise Planner, your responsibilities will be: 

o    Influencing and implementing the relevant brand’s merchandise strategy

o    Financial and strategic management of the various products e.g. product planning, controlling open-to-buy, reviewing weekly & monthly figures

o    Management of the range assortments and replenishment

o    Management and implementation of distribution strategy e.g. analysing stores profiles & sales trends, developing promotional & range distribution by store & cluster      

o    Ensure product plan meet location plan targets and correct stock allocations meet sales targets

o    Ensure agreed KPI’s are met i.e. sales, stock flow, markdowns & IMU

o    To monitor in season trade and react accordingly

o    OTB management to ensure product opportunities are capitalized on

o    Responsible for allocations of stock to Stores

o    Communication with stores and field

To apply you need to have: 

o    Relevant Business Qualification (Degree /  Diploma)

o    Proven working experience as a Planner  (3-5 years)

o    A high degree of numeracy and an analytical, detailed and strategic approach to work

o    Computer literacy in word, excel and planning systems

o    Strong business acumen and merchant thinking

o    Good organisational and interpersonal skills

o    Excellent communication and negotiation skills

o    Proven decision-making ability

o    Strong affiliation to systems, utilising them to increase productivity in line with the merchandise strategy