Summit Africa Recruitment: Merchandise Planner

Merchandise Planner

Description

Our client is a leading omni-channel retailer, delighting their customers with an innovative range of curated products on personalized terms. They are digital first, taking their customers on the digital shopping journey with a strong social media focus. Their aim is to provide multiple, convenient and easy retail shopping channels to guarantee that they meet all their customer expectations. They are looking for a confident retail merchandise planner who is passionate about data, analysis and results!

They are looking for a confident retail merchandise planner who is passionate about data, analysis and 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:

  • A game changer who can work for a retailer of the future driving sales & strategy
  • Innovative thinkers who can maximise category margin and stock efficiencies
  • Excellent analytical skills that drive and support business strategy while challenging the status quo
  • Effective assortment planning with a strong trader instinct
  • Agile thinkers who can drive promotional activity and engage with channel owners to drive sales velocity

A little about who you are:

  • Completed a tertiary commercial / retail qualification, preferably a university degree
  • 2 years Merchandise Planning experience
  • Enjoy building strong supplier relationships
  • Digitally savvy
  • Entrepreneurial
  • Energetic and engaging

Benefits:

  • Flexible benefits to structure your own package
  • Creative agile work environment
  • Flexible working hours
  • Café and lounge area
  • Staff restaurant with a variety of healthy meal options