Merchandise Planner Jewellery

  • Recruiter:Quantum Recruitment
  • Location:Not Specified
  • Salary:Salary Negotiable
  • Sector:Retail Jobs
  • Job Type:Permanent
  • Date added:09 July 2012
  • AA/EE opportunity?:No
  • Benefits:Not included

Our client is searching for an experienced and skilled merchandise planner who will be developing implementing and controlling all aspects of planning 

Planning Responsibilities

Set up quarterly Category plans

Produces an assortment plan with Buyer using last year sales trends and management guidelines

Working with Buyers and Suppliers

Ensuring that the right mix of merchandise reaches the right stores at the right price right on time

Controls overall department margin to target given by management

Manage markdowns through stock management

Manages store stocks and allocations to stores vs budgets

Develops knowledge of and reacts to slow/fast sellers

Sales performance of department

Actual stock vs budget

Store stocks Actual vs budget

Gross margin Actual vs budget

Display guidelines sent out regularly and timeously

Achieving deadlines set by management

Producing accurate reporting

Minimum Requirements

Must have planning experience from the clothing fashion apparel footwear or accessories industry &ndash Accessories planning experience would be an advantage

Minimum 5 five years&rsquo experience preferably with a retailer in a Planning role

Must have leadership skills and experience

BCom BSc or other numerate tertiary qualification

Analytical and organisational skills

Numeric ability

Systems orientation

Influence maturity energy and raw ambition

Salary R25 000 to R30 000 per month cost to company

Please send your updated resume in MS Word most recent payslip/ salary advice all previous employment references copies of relevant qualifications and a recent profile picture with your application

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