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Department Manager-Edgars

Portfolio: Department Manager-Edgars The Glen Mall Previous Roles and Responsibility Store Management: Opening and Closing Stock Management: Conduct Weekly analysis and interpretation of all stock Ensure data integrity through effective stock control Sales: Ensure Customer service, Housekeeping and Communicate with merchants on Product issues Analyse Sales budgets and projections. Put a plan in place to achieve/exceed sales budget Ensure that all promotional directives are executed in accordance Encourage, implement, reinforce and develop targets and plans for all Direct Reports Risk Management, Safety and Security, Health and Occupational Hazard Management of Contractors and Shop Fitters account and service Staff Scheduling, Supervising and Training Achievements: Planning 2015(BATA) Planning 2014(EDCON) New Methodology Planning Project-Article Assessment Planning Tool(QlikView Oracle Planning) enhancement and modification Initiative Dashboard Brands Training Manual Compilation Allocation Project Curatorship-Compiled and Presented Worked with SPO team on the new tools and escalation of profiles. Worked with MFP Team on how to improve on LP-Worked with Executive Group Planning Business Analyst

Executive Managers

seasonal business performance analysis and strategy going forward to Divisional and Executive Managers.

Assistant Planner

an Assistant Planner my responsibilities were to Contribute to the management of the Toddler Business portfolio worth R395 million by ensuring quantitative allocation of inventories, as well as balanced stock and product assortment in stores, to achieve business KPI's(e.g. sales budgets, gross profit, input mark up, stock turns, closing stocks). Ensure Location Planning/Forecasting[Store Plans], Projecting sales targets for 204 Edgars stores across Africa. Analyse business performance and derive action plan to maximize ROII, through planning sales and inventory in order to increase profitability by maximizing sales potential and minimizing losses from mark-downs and stock-outs. Assist in Financial Planning, OTB Management, Report Development, Analysis and Feedback Developing and Executing monitor packs for new stores/revamps/models Support weekly and monthly analysis meetings(trade, Monday, GPM, PP) and implementation of action plans Support Line Review development, based on team direction Support store/competitor visits including assortment, Inputs and pricing

Junior Commercial Planner

Other Brands-Local & Exports
Junior Commercial Planner Recent Portfolio: Power, Marie Claire, North Stars Role and Responsibilities

Support Planning Manager, Buying

Support Planning Manager, Buying Team, Marketing, Production & Customer service/Sales Reps with historical data, Stock, invoice and order related queries. Order processing including rate sign off(finance), Cost/Margin Calculation and all authorized signatures. Individual planning of all NOOS lines using Oracle, ERP systems(Coins, QlikView). Budget of R500m Turnover and about 4m pairs annually, assortment of over 600 article Support Price Negotiation, Range Build/Presentation with Brand Manager, assist in the compilation of company price list. Analyse, Project and Update Demand Plans for Local, Imports and Exports Customers. Monitoring product performance-Develop analysis to understand all significant variances to plan and develop action plan to get relevant sales division on plan. Monitoring inventory levels-Provide Forecast and Projections for re-ordering for Customers Data Analysis-Prepare analysis of Stock, Article assessment, Customer order assessment, best sellers/slow sellers, sell through, etc. Reporting-Stock Availability, Stock Age, Order Status, Behind Plans(ABU and Factory Production plans) Monthly\ Weekly\ Daily invoicing forecast and Status Manage Inventory-Analyse productivity and recommend adjustments to business trends Weekly Business Meetings, Factory & ABU Visits and Product/Production Evaluation audits.

Commercial Planner

School Shoes-Local, Imports and Exports
Commercial Planner Portfolio: (UK) Toughees Brand. Role and Responsibilities As Commercial Planner my responsibilities range from achieving sales and profit objectives for my division, working in conjunction with Planning Manager, Sales Team, Marketing, Production & Customer service Team. This also includes the development and the successful execution of Production, Demand Plans, Merchandise Allocation Strategies, and Manufacturing/Distribution Strategies.

Assistant Planner

Location Plan
Merchandise Financial Planning-Store Clustering Assistant Planner Budget Plan Competent 80 Business Analysis Case Study Planner Competent 100 Merchandise Assortment Plan(MAP) Planner Building Seasonal Assortment Plans Competent 100

Junior Commercial

Overview And Analysis
Reports Session 2 Planner Business Competent 100 C Planning R 476 m Junior C Planning BATA SA R 64 m 2014-2015


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