• Production & Manufacturing
  • Cape Town
  • 12/12/2023
  • Wage Agreement
  • Full Time
  • Urgent

We are looking for a highly motivated Trainee/Junior Planner, to join our Merchandise team at our Head Office in Cape Town.

Reporting to the Divisional Head, this role is a fantastic opportunity to grow your career as a planner and data analyst, while working on some of South Africa’s leading sporting, outdoor and athleisure brands.

Responsibilities and Daily Duties

  • Drive the demand planning and management processes for relevant product ranges
  • Develop and execute product demand plans to meet organization profitability objectives
  • Provide analytical data in support of seasonal product and range development
  • Develop demand forecasts based on demand patterns and business trends
  • Work with customers, sales team and supply chain management to ensure efficient service delivery
  • Maintain demand plan to ensure cost effectiveness
  • Assist in risk assessment and mitigation activities
  • Maintain demand planning processes and systems to improve forecasting accuracy
  • Identify areas of improvements and recommend action plans
  • Implement analytical measures and tracking in various processes of the business
  • Measure and report monthly, weekly and daily on key performance indicators

Required skills and qualifications:

  • Degree in either B. Com or Business Science
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Good organisational and communication skills
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Computer literacy is essential

Skills you might also have:

  • Experience in any ERP Planning software will be advantageous

We offer:

  • Competitive remuneration
  • Pension Fund contribution
  • Medical Aid contribution

Please apply for this vacancy by submitting your details and CV via this ad.

Job Type: Permanent


  • Bachelors (Required)


  • Excel: 1 year (Preferred)