Supply Chain Planning Analyst

Job Description

akealot.com, a leading South African online retailer, is looking for a highly talented Supply Chain Planning Analyst to join our team in Cape Town.We are a young, dynamic, hyper growth company looking for smart, creative, hard-working people with integrity to join us. We offer a market related, Total Remuneration Package which allows full flexibility according to your needs, a great work environment and a promise that you won't be bored as long as you are prepared for a challenge and want to build something great.You will report to the Supply Chain Planning Manager.Your responsibilities will include:Manage the supply chain and replenishment planning for a portfolio of products.Identify ideal fulfilment models for products within departments and divisions based on sales plans, etc.Act as key stakeholder responsible for planning integration between Supply Chain and other business units, Calculate ideal inventory and associated/required replenishment frequencies, including stock cover, etc.Monitor and manage stock levels vs plan (KPIs) for set portfolioAssist with and/or responsible for divisional stock balancing across the Distribution Centres.Providing high quality analysis and analytics to the Supply Chain and retail teams on portfolioProviding inputs for the further development of the supply chain Planning DepartmentBridging gap between problems cases and data, from multiple data inputs and systemsEnhancement of existing volume and capacity forecast models On-going alignment with other departments on stock cover and related issues

Responsibilities + Skills

Creative and practical problem-solving skills. Solution-oriented.Fast learner and ability to thrive in a dynamic and fast paced environmentGood communications skills with the ability to present complex information in a clear and concise manner to a variety of audiences.

Education

Strong prioritisation & organisational skills Systems thinker with the ability to understand and break down complex problems and relationshipsUnderstanding of Supply Chain networks and modelling preferredAttention to detail with a curious mindKeen interest in data with the ability to apply in context

Experience

Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, BCom Commerce or similar degree.High level of proficiency with MS Office packages with proven advanced proficiency in ExcelMinimum of 3 years' experience in Supply Chain, analytics, and/or planning in relevant industries.

Job Summary

  • Published on: Saturday, 29th February 2020
  • Designation: Supply Chain Planning Analyst
  • 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: takealot.com.
  • Address:
  • Website: www.takealot.com
  • Company Profile:
  • Takealot.com was officially launched in June 2011, following the successful acquisition of an existing ecommerce business called Take2 by the US-based investment firm, Tiger Global Management and Kim Reid in October 2010. Today, takealot.com is the leading ecommerce retailer in ... Read moreMission: Takealot.com’s mission is to be the most customer-centric online shopping destination in Africa, and has built a foundation on the simple concept that the customer comes first.The success of the business is based on its ability to delight customers with amazing customer service. Takealot.com is dedicated to improving the customer experience, from the moment you arrive on the website or app and place an order to when it arrives at your door. 

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