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.
What you need under your career belt is:
Planning experience within a retail environment
Relevant post matric qualification (B Com Degree or Retail Diploma)
Strong business acumen and proven negotiating and decision making ability
Knowledge of Excel
Basic understanding of Arthur Planning
Good organizational and planning abilities
Excellent communication skills
Strong administrative Skills
Mr Price Group is a high growth, omnichannel, fashion-value retailer with 6 trading divisions, namely: mrp ; mrphome; mrpsport; Miladys; sheetstreet and mrpmoney.
We’re movers and shakers.
We pride ourselves on our fast-moving, fast-working and collaborative culture. Our extensive market-leading retail knowledge means that our environment fosters creativity, curiosity, and a need for exploration.
We employ over 16000 incredible people, and retail in over 1000 South African based stores, almost 100 international stores, and through our online channels offering our full product assortments.
Mr Price Group is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to Employment Equity.
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The Mr Price Group is a cash based, omni-channel,
fashion-value retailer. We employ over 15 000 people with over 1000 stores
in Sub Saharan Africa and a few other African countries. The Group consists of
six trading divisions – Mr Price, Mr Price Home , Mr Price Sport, MILADYS,
Sheet Street and Mr Price Money.
Our company’s success
is based on its people while its core values – PASSION, VALUE & PARTNERSHIP
– set us apart as an employer of choice. We hire for attitude and train for skill - so,
what does that mean for you? It means that if you're passionate and you have a
great attitude, then you're one step closer to joining our family.
We're a company made up of free-thinkers, doers, makers, creators, crafters, art lovers, tech heads, planners, disruptors, wordsmiths, number crunchers, pun enthusiasts, engineers, left and right-brainers, award winners ... you get the picture. We take our work seriously. But ourselves? Not so much