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Planning Manager – Totalsports needed at TFG

Job title : Planning Manager – Totalsports

Job Location : Western Cape,

Deadline : April 07, 2024

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Key Responsibilities:

  • To interpret the overall merchandise strategy and develop a high-level Merchandise financial plan by department for sales, stock margins, GP, PIS Closing stock and markdowns.
  • To lead and manage end to end location strategy to ensure desired outcomes are achieved, i.e. to the right stock at the right store at the right time
  • Balances a complex set of variables on an ongoing basis to ensure the financial outcome is achieved.
  • To manage the departmental inventory in line with the financial targets
  • To manage the stock fulfilment through the Homeware DC and our Online fulfilment partner.
  • Drive local sourcing, supplier stockholding and packaging to improve DC throughput.
  • To compile and produce reports to ensure visibility of correct information in order to take corrective action to maintain and/or improve profitability.
  • Identify potential business risks (overselling, underselling, overstock, buying margin) and proposing corrective action and ensuring execution thereof.
  • To build high performance teams through effective people management and develop to ensure capability to meet current and future business objectives.
  • To work collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders to ensure effective delivery of the business plan and an effective and efficient supply chain.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience  as a Merchandise Planning Manager
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in Merchandise Planning
  • A post graduate business qualification is desirable
  • Experience within an omni retail environment
  • A history of achievement and delivering results within a fast paced retail environment
  • Experience in scenario and promotional planning will be advantageous
  • Solid knowledge of planning systems and procedures are required.
  • Strong understanding of customer demographics
  • In-depth knowledge of the Planning process in retail


  • Financial planning
  • Category management
  • People management and have led a team of planners 
  • Business Acumen
  • Problem solving and analytical thinking


  • Sets ambitious goals and takes focused action to achieve desired outcomes to deliver measurable results
  • Interprets and simplifies complex and contradictory information when resolving organisational problems
  • Develops plans and prioritises initiatives that align to the organisational goals and objectives
  • Thinks and plans strategically, focusing on the long-term goals and objectives of the organisation
  • Leverages new technology to enhance productivity, improve problem solving, and support business growth
  • Effectively influences others by gaining support and commitment in the delivery of organisational goals and objectives
  • Assesses and improves the efficiency, effectiveness, and quality of various work processes
  • Takes accountability and ensures others are held to account on agreed upon performance targets
  • Identifies, nurtures, and supports the growth of individuals within the organisation

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