Category Planner Job Vacancy at DotActiv – South Africa

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Parkview, Johannesburg
  • R 12000 - 20000 USD / Year
  • Applications have closed
  • Salary: R 12000 - 20000

Website DotActiv

Category Management Solutions

Category Planner Job Vacancy at DotActiv – South Africa


This dynamic role will be perfect for an individual who is looking to pursue a career within the retail industry or someone who values strategic planning and problem solving, customer satisfaction, and working in an innovative environment.

With a starting Cost to Company of between R12 000 and R20 000 per month, we’re looking for people who value strategic planning, problem-solving, customer satisfaction and working in an innovative environment.

What would the job entail?

As a Category Planner at DotActiv you would be responsible for :

(By utilising DotActiv’s Category Planning Software)

  • Creating strategic assortment plans;
  • Designing data-driven floor space plans;
  • Planning and building data-driven shelf plans;
  • Conducting floor and space plan analytical reviews;
  • Developing optimised cluster plans per product category using the cluster
  • optimizer and maintenance tools in the DotActiv software;
  • Analysing the cluster plan and profiling each cluster to deliver strategic insights to clients;
  • Maximising customer and category performance by considering category strategies and plans, product financial performance, shopper psychology and aesthetic appeal; and
  • Supporting, advising and guiding retail customers where required.


  • Creative flair and ability to identify aesthetic/visual appeal.
  • 2+ years of similar and relevant experience in the Retail Sector
  • Strong Interpersonal Skills.
  • Computer Literacy – MS Office.
  • Driver’s license and own transport.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills (English).
  • Team player.
  • Strong organisational and prioritisation skills.
  • Self-motivated and results oriented.
  • Must have strong analytical skills and be able to use data analysis techniques and how to apply these to business situations;
  • You must have a high capacity to represent the DotActiv brand as a specialist;
  • You must have a high degree of internal client engagement;
  • Consumer Science, Business/Marketing or Supply Chain related degree is a must.

Category Planner Job Vacancy at DotActiv – South Africa


Here’s what you can expect from DotActiv when joining the team as a Category Planner.

  • You’ll receive a Cost to Company of between R12k and R20k depending on your experience;
  • You’ll have the opportunity to upskill yourself in any field that adds value to your current position;
  • We offer you a transparent job grading system; and
  • We offer you a developmental path specific to your circumstances, allowing you to track your progress.