Senior Planner - MILADYS

eg. Accountant or Accounting or Kempinski

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Miladys, a trading division of the Mr Price Group is currently recruiting for an experienced Senior Merchandise Planner. Reporting into the Planning Manager, you will be responsible for managing a particular department within the division. This role requires someone who enjoys developing a strong understanding of our product and our customer.

You will use this knowledge to partner closely with your Buyers to develop a product strategy that will ensure the department attains maximum profitability. Once a product strategy is determined you will work closely with your team of to ensure it is executed as efficiently and effectively as possible.

To meet your objectives you will lead the team in completing a detailed weekly analysis of your department's performance where you must also react to opportunities or possible risks in the market to either maximize sales or reduce loss in sales.



You would be responsible for controlling the budget for the respective department and must develop key relationships with stakeholders internal and external to execute the business strategy.

Finally, as your season draws to a close you would then start to develop a strategy going forward based on what happened previously, what is happening currently in your business and to identify new opportunities that exist in the market for you to capitalize on.
Your ability to oversee and develop others (incl. trainees) along with a constant hunger to review and improve processes would be advantageous!


  • A relevant tertiary qualification – BCOM Finance, Accounts, Supply Chain, Economics
  • 3-5 years relevant Merchandise Planning / Retail Planning experience
  • Advanced Level understanding of RPAS (Arthur Planning)
  • All applicants must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 at the time of application or if necessary undertake, to receive a second vaccination in accordance with Company policy, before permanent employment is confirmed.



Knowledge/ Skills required:

  • Commercial acumen
  • Economic understanding of supply & demand
  • Retail market & industry knowledge
  • Numerical skills
  • Communication skills (verbal & written)
  • Negotiation skills
  • Computer literacy
  • Conflict management
  • Analytical skills.
  • Business understanding of Miladys business processes, MRPG Systems & BI and the Miladys customer preferable



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