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11 Jul 2018

Internship Homechoice Trainee Merchandise Planner

Your Jobs Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

Job Description

The Homechoice Trainee Merchandise Planner opportunity is available for interested persons seeking to gain work experience. This internship opportunity will be based in Cape Town, South Africa.

Key Performance Areas
Assist in achieving financial KPAs:
Driving revenue as measured by demand and net sales
Managing category margin
Maximizing the conversion of demand to net sales
Managing category stock efficiency
Managing stock availability

Assist in Merchandise financial planning:
Developing a balanced range & react to trade to rebalance the range
Managing inventory so as to achieve targeted stock efficiencies
Managing forward buy levels in accordance with OTB
Managing the inflow of stock so as to achieve stock availability targets

Manage promotions & engage with channel owners so as to drive sales velocity
Stay abreast of market trends so as to implement best in class practices

Produce timely reporting to ensure management remain up-to-date on category performance
Undertake analysis that supports or challenges category/business strategy
Ensure that capturing of quality data so as to support quality analysis

Process improvement:
Identify & drive process improvements
Support strategic corporate projects

Qualifications & Accreditations required for the Homechoice Trainee Merchandise Planner
Tertiary Commercial / Retail Qualification, preferably University Degree

Experience & Skills needed for the Homechoice Trainee Merchandise Planner
Computer literate with Excel (Advance), MS Word, Outlook and PowerPoint

Attributes & Behaviours
High level of interpersonal, communication and problem-solving skills
Ability to work independently and interface with multiple management levels and multiple areas of the company
Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines
Must show a level of assertiveness
Must be performance driven and results focused
Ability to make insightful business decisions and think laterally
Achievement orientated, coupled with an adaptable, innovative and creative approach
High energy levels to work in a challenging environment

Closing date
The closing date has not been specified, apply early online.

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