mrp is recruiting an experienced Location Planners to join our fast paced and growing retail business.
The Location Planner will work alongside the Merchandise Buyer and Planner with key objective to plan and execute a balanced store contribution plan in order to maximize sales and profit for the department.
The Location Planner will develop seasonal sales plans by store and execute these plans to meet the department objectives. You will strategically allocate stock in the correct proportions to meet forecasted sales demand. Conduct analysis on store sales trends and ensure that stores remain in stock, both in volume and in having the correct assortment according to customer demand and navigating through large volumes of data in order to make decisions.
As a Location Planner you will be responsible for:
Developing seasonal sales plans by store and execute these plans to make targeted GP Rands by store through allocating stock in correct proportions to meet forecasted sales demand.
Forecasting core item / style sales in Manugistics and raise orders to meet forecasted demand in line with category OTB.
Managing the Manugistics and Fashion Picks to ensure stores are suitably replenished from Post.
Conducting analysis on store sales trends and ensure that stores remain in stock both in volume and in having the correct assortment according to customer demand.
Responsibilities + Skills
Mr Price Group is a high growth, omnichannel, fashion-value retailer with 6 trading divisions, namely: mrp ; mrphome; mrpsport; Miladys; sheetstreet and mrpmoney.
Achievement of BudgetsPost Mortem AnalysisPre-season and in-season PlanningDealing with Distribution
A relevant tertiary qualification will work in your favour.A minimum of 2 years experience as a Merchandise Planner preferably within a retail apparel type of business.