Our client based in the Western Cape currently have an opportunity for a Planning Manager in the retail industry. As a key member of the Merchandise department, this person will have a direct effect on business decisions.
Main job function
Matric (Grade 12) with a Business / Commerce Degree is desirable
Minimum 5 years Retail working experience essential
Advanced Computer literacy in Microsoft Office (specifically advanced Excel) and Planning Systems
Strong numerical skills
Strong Excel ability
Merchandise planning skills
High energy levels
Ability to multitask
Ability to work with numbers and interpret results including presentations and discussions around findings
Sound understanding of planning processes, demand forecasting, inventory management, retail principles and strategic planning
Strong communication skills
Strong analytical ability
A Consultant will be in touch if you are shortlisted for the position. Please consider your application unsuccessful should you not have been contacted within 2 weeks. We will keep your CV on our database and contact you should you match the criteria of any other vacancies.