Planner / Senior Planner: Markham

Job Description

PLANNER / SENIOR MERCHANDISE PLANNERPAROW, WESTERN CAPEOur brand’s strong heritage in menswear means quality and fashion in everything we do – including our people! We are looking for a team member who is confident, current, connected and youthful.A person who loves people and fashion.As a Planner / Senior Planner you will:Work closely with the buying team to maximise sales, analyse performance & optimise product stock levelsUnderstanding and interpreting business trends in terms of the Markham target marketAnalysis of merchandise performance and relevant outcomes proposedProduct strategy effectively communicated, presented and implementedFinancial and strategic management of the product e.g. product planning, allocations, controlling OTB, reviewing weekly & monthly figuresManagement of range assortmentsManagement of replenishment stockCollaborative partnerships with internal and external suppliers established and maintained

Responsibilities + Skills

To be able to make decisions and meet deadlines whilst working in a fast-paced, pressurised environmentResilience and emotional maturityExcellent interpersonal skillsExceptional verbal and written communicationTo confidently influence and persuade at all levels


Proven working experience as a Merchandise Planner (3 years minimum)Trader mentality, business acumen and entrepreneurial thinkingA high degree of numeracy and analytical thinkingThe ability to think and operate at a strategic levelA detailed and methodical approach to work


Computer literacy in Word, Excel and related planning systemsExcellent negotiation skillsAbility to work effectively individually as well as within a team environment

Job Summary

  • Published on: Saturday, 29th February 2020
  • Designation: Planner / Senior Planner: Markham
  • industry: Miscellaneous
  • 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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