Store Planner – FTC (Bellville) Supervisor Soweto – Maponya Mall Supervisor – Vaal Sales Supervisor – Kamaqhekeza Sales Supervisor – Kakamas HR Operations Business Partner Store Manager Benoni – Lakeside Mall

Western Cape, Full Time

Job Description    

Shoe City is seeking to employ an experienced Store Planner on a six month fixed-term contract to relieve maternity cover.  The successful incumbent will be responsible for the optimisation of sales by ensuring that the right stock in the right quantity is distributed to the right store at the right time, in accordance with required service level agreements. 

Our ideal candidate must be self-motivated, positive and passionate about performance and a resilient individual who can think laterally and who has strong analytical and proven numerical abilities.

A relevant tertiary qualification would be a definite advantage.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience    

A minimum of 2 years sound experience in store planning within a retail environment is an important requirement.
Previous exposure to general logistics and supply chain processes.
Experience working in planning systems such as Location Planning, JDA Allocations Planning, Business Intelligence and Qlikview.
A working knowledge of the latest Google Suite packages will be advantageous. Experience in working at an advanced level in Excel or Google Sheets is essential.
Knowledge of the retail merchandise cycle with regards to Buying, Planning, Logistics, DC and Stores.
Knowledge of seasonal and non-seasonal replenishments.
Sound numerical skills, analytical thinking and problem solving skills.
Interpersonal and relationship building skills.
Planning, organizing & time management skills are essential.
The ability to be resilient, have tenacity and maintain high levels of drive and initiative
Be deadline orientated.
The ability to be flexible, function under pressure and maintain a positive attitude and work performance in a variety of circumstances.
Be assertive and communicate effectively at all levels.
Be self-motivated, take responsibility and have a sense of pride in one’s work.
The ability to work independently, as well as be a team player.

Key Responsibilities    

Ensuring the accurate distribution of seasonal stock to optimise sales.
Ensuring the optimal distribution of non-seasonal and seasonal replenishment stock to optimise sales.
Delivering a location plan that allows for the clustering of stores at the required product level.
Analysing store performance and providing accurate and timeous information in order to Optimise business decision making.
Delivering New Store Plans to ensure that new stores are stocked to plan.
Assisting stores in resolving any queries relating to stock.
Conducting regular store visits as required by the business.
Delivering seasonal and non-seasonal replenishment profiles at the required product level.

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