Junior Merch Planner 22 views

Job Overview

  • Salary Offer Marked Related
  • Experience Level Junior
  • Total Years Experience 0-5



The Junior merch planner will be responsible for analyses sales data and trends to develop a product mix that maximizes sales and profits for our organisation.


Key Job Outputs:

Administrative Management of the Portfolio

  • Processing of new codes and barcodes into the system. (Hierarchy, Syspro and Replen doc)
  • Creation and maintenance of order forms (Manual & Rapid Trade), price docs and quotes


  • Participation in new installations / revamps where local stores are involved
  • Drawing up of planograms – annual & ad hoc
  • Management of existing planograms — monitoring of product and design phase-outs, stock substitutions
  • Matching planograms to Order Forms on Rapid Trade
  • Ensuring planograms are being followed for new installations
  • Annual update of replacement grid
  • Monthly maintenance of replacement grid
  • Maintenance of planogram matrix – when codes are updated or to be deleted
  • Maintenance of related records e.g. Matrix document when codes are updated or to be deleted
  • “Present suggestion planogram to Buyer for design approval
  • Present to KAM for product mix sign off”

Master Schedules

  • Maintenance and adherence to relevant Master Schedule/s
  • Set up annually, update on a weekly basis to ensure that we do not run late on certain processes

Sourcing of and liaison with product suppliers / import orders

  • Regular and ongoing SWO
  • Regular trade visits to assess SAG product, positioning, price in the trade, as well as competitor activity and price, and opportunities that present themselves as a result of this

Trade Shows & Customer portfolio presentations

  • Preparation of required documentation – order forms
  • Seasonal: Preparation of information pack for use at customer presentations


Core Competencies:

  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Be very methodical and disciplined with strong organizational skills
  • Strong communication
  • preparation of record of number of times each item is planned to use in annual grid review



  • Relevant tertiary qualification



  • At least 3-years of working experience



Salary:   Market related


Should you not hear from us within 2 weeks, kindly consider your application as unsuccessful.

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Contact Details

Address: 1 Maxwell Drive | Sunninghill | Johannesburg | South Africa

Email: info@velapersonnel.co.za

Contact Number: 011 802 0185

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