Category Management Solutions
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.