Merchandise Coordinator – Johannesburg

Gauteng, Full Time Deadline: Aug 4, 2023

Job purpose

The purpose of the Merchandise Coordinator is to synchronize and support the various Merchandising activities/projects which will enable the Merchandise team to achieve set deliverables

Job Objectives and Functions
Merchandise Reporting

Responsible for downloading required data on the relevant platform, review and consolidate data, and create report based on requirements.
Timeously and accurately update existing reports on as per requirements.
Regularly build and update existing templates/reports and circulate updates to the team.

Administrative Duties

End-to-end coordination of Merchandising projects with the relevant stakeholders.
Accountable for regularly engaging with the Merchandising team and consolidate, review and circulate information/data.
Regularly engage with relevant stakeholders on management of clearance stock between Barron and joint ventures/job lotters.
Address queries/concerns raised between Barron and joint venture company (i.e.Corp Clear)
Draft and circulate team meeting minutes which outline agreed upon deliverables and deadlines.
Build, track and update progress of Merchandising projects and escalate and communicate any risks to the Planning Manager.
Consolidate information across the division
Take initiative to streamline admin duties and meet deadlines

Product Pricing

Responsible for updating product/ customer pricing, as and when required.
Work with the Product Data Administrator ’ other relevant stakeholders in creating BOM ’ product codes for each item.
Branding and alterations loading

Job Requirements
Qualifications and Experience

NQF 6 Supply Chain/Logistics Management
NQF 7 Supply Chain/Logistics Management
2-3 years’ Merchandise Coordinator/ Data Administrator/BI Analytics
2-3 years’ Experience in Retail/Wholesale Industry

Skills, Abilities and Job-Related Knowledge

Product cycle management
Financial modelling
Data management
Financial acumen
Customer service principles ’ practices
Verbal Comprehension
Numeric Comprehension
Report Writing
Power Point ’ Word
Attention to detail


Systematic approach
Evaluating problems
Communicating information
Bottom-line focus