AVI Merchandising Vacancies – Assistant Planner

Website AVI Limited

Job Description:

An exciting opportunity exists for an Assistant Planner at SPITZ in Bryanston, Johannesburg.  The purpose of the role is to assist the Planners with the management of the quantitative allocation of inventories, as well as balanced stock and product assortment in stores to achieve business KPIs such as turnover, sales budgets, gross profit, cost reductions, and stock turns and closing stock with their departments. The Assistant Planner will also be responsible for supporting the replenishment process and business analysis.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Post Season Analysis
  • Store profiling & assortment planning
  • Conduct regular store visits & produce reports with findings and actions
  • Deletion of models to ensure maximum efficiency within the system
  • Analyse evaluate a range of historical data and past performance trends in the context of the current portfolio strategy
  • Distribute & allocate Stock according to assortment plan & current sales performances & trends
  • Load styles onto Replenishment and RPL parameters & indicators
  • Continuous liaison with the store staff regarding stock requests, movements and feedback
  • New Stores opening/Refits-Liaise with Planners regarding opening dates, fixtures, store profile & required stock levels & ensure sufficient correct assortment by brand by-product is planned & monitor store performance & adjust accordingly
  • Identify best & worst sellers & manage models accordingly to maximise sell-thru & store performance

Job Requirements:

  • 2 years’ experience as an Assistant Planner
  • SAP
  • Excel Proficiency
  • Diploma/Degree in Finance or General
  • 3 years’ experience in Footwear or Clothing

Job Details:

Company: AVI Limited

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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