Planner - SODA Bloc Boys

Job Description

Merchandise Planner: SODA BlocAn opportunity has arisen for an experienced Merchandise Planner within SODA Bloc. If you would like the opportunity to join a dynamic team and have the experience, then this is the ideal position for you.Key activities include:Influencing and implementing the relevant brand’s merchandise strategyFinancial and strategic management of product within the framework of multiple business projectsAnalysis of business process and identifying cost enablersManagement of the range assortments and replenishmentManagement and implementation of distribution strategy e.g. analysing stores profiles & sales trends, developing promotional & range distribution by store & clusterCommunication with stores and fieldManaging cross departmental and cross functional projects

Responsibilities + Skills

Strong business acumen and merchant thinkingGood organisational and interpersonal skillsExcellent communication and negotiation skillsProven decision-making ability


Strong affiliation to systems, utilising them to increase productivity in line with the merchandise strategyAbility to identify business opportunitiesAbility to manage projects


Experience as a planner (3 - 5 years essential)A high degree of numeracy and an analytical, detailed and strategic approach to workComputer literacy in word, excel and planning systems

Job Summary

  • Published on: Saturday, 29th February 2020
  • Designation: Planner - SODA bloc Boys
  • industry: Retail
  • Vacancy: 1
  • Employment Status: Full-time
  • Job Location: cape town
  • Salary: on a call
  • Gender:
  • Application Deadline: Saturday, 29th February 2020

About the Company

  • Company Name: The Foschini Group.
  • Address: Non-SA: + 27 21 938 7666
  • Website:
  • Company Profile:
  • Customers may know The Foschini Group (TFG) by one of its many different brand names. The company, with more than a dozen trading divisions, is one of the largest apparel, jewelry, and home furnishings specialty retailers in South Africa, operating more than 1,500 stores. TFG's retail businesses include Foschini, Donna-Claire, Markham, Exact!, @home, and AmericanSwiss. The company also operates sports apparel and jewelry retail stores, and issues credit cards. Its Markham (men's apparel) and Foschini (women's apparel and accessories) retail outlets account for most of the company's revenue. Beyond South Africa, the company in recent years has expanded to Botswana, Namibia, and Swaziland.

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