Procurement Specialist

Gauteng, Full Time Deadline: Not specified

Purpose of the role

Create customer marketing plans together with Sales using data from the market
Financial Tracking and reporting, analyse and report the category direction in order to activate actions for recommended strategies
Manage competition updates through market research and analysis, follow up reporting and product cycle planning
Work with sales on visibility support in key accounts, and plan ranging of products by distribution points and channels
Provide support for developing and execution of yearly marketing calendars in line with business objectives
Develop promotions and new product launches based on business objectives, while coordinating and ensuring optimal results
Monitor brand ’ category performance through an in depth analysis of retail audits and brand trackers to provide actionable solutions
Take ownership and direct responsibility of business marketing activities – Planning ’ executing campaign roll-outs
Customer community management
Highly Accurate file for Sales / Supply chain and Internet web site


Bachelor’s degree desired
Minimum 2 years of experience in a Retail Marketing / Category / Product position
Experience in working directly with internal and external customers and providers
At ease with figures and market trends and analytics, able to get results and put in place an action plan
Good presentation, interpersonal and communication skills, able to influence and adapt to different stakeholder, internally and externally
Demonstrate competencies in collaboration, customer focus, communication and achieving results in alignment with business goals
Energetic, creative, thinking-out-of-the-box
Experience in brand, online / digital marketing