Tekkie Town Product Planner George

Closing date yi 15 ka November 2019

Tekkie Town  Product Planner George

Purpose

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  • The product planner is responsible for the delivery, implementation and management of the departmental business plans that support the departments, merchandise strategy. Tekkie Town is looking for a self-confident, motivated, positive and resilient individual who can think laterally and who has strong analytical and proven numerical abilities.
  • They will need to have a successful track record in store and product planning to maintain and grow the above-mentioned portfolio in accordance with company strategies.
  • Our ideal candidate will be self-motivated, passionate about performance and will have the high energy level required for this fast-paced, exciting and dynamic retail environment.

Requirements

  • A Grade 12 certificate or equivalent is an essential requirement.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in product planning is essential preferably brand related.
  • A relevant business qualification would be an advantage.

Skills & Competencies

  • Proficiency in the latest Microsoft packages (word & Advanced Excel) is an essential requirement.
  • Knowledge of the retail merchandise cycle with regards to Buying, planning, logistics and stores.
  • Working Experience and Enterprise planning system.
  • A strong logical thinking and analytical ability with excellent numerical skills and the ability to be accurate and pay attention to detail.
  • Has a high energy level and is performance-driven and deadline-orientated.
  • Excellent planning, organizing and time management skills.
  • Ability to remain flexible, function under pressure and maintain a positive attitude and work performance in a variety of circumstances.
  • Ability to multi-task and deal with complexities, use initiative to solve problems.
  • Ability to work independently, as well as be a team player.
  • Sound communication and negotiation skills and must be honest and ethical in everything they do.

Responsibilities

  • Preparing and implementing merchandise business plans in support of the company strategy.
  • Re-forecast seasonal sales based on previous performance in order to maximize profitability.
  • Providing accurate and timeous merchandise information to minimize risk and optimize business opportunity.
  • Preparing and delivering merchandise assortment plans.
  • Range building in line with the departmental business plan.
Lomsebenzi ufakwe ngu Makhwenkwe Gwegwe nge 8 ka November 2019

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