Woolworths Vacancies 2022 – PLANNER

Website Woolworths


Maximise trading opportunities by providing accurate forecasts of customer demand through management by exception, optimising inventory management through the supply chain within defined parameters.

Job description


  • Optimise profitability through effective management of a set of KPI’s through effective analysis and reporting
  • Contribute to the Department / Category Strategy with a specific focus on planning objectives and requirements
  • Participate and provide input into assortment and space planning to maximize trading opportunities
  • Provide input in development of Long Term Tactical plans and supply management
  • Build and develop relationships with all key stakeholders (internal and external)


Minimum requirements


  • Good analytical and numerical ability
  • Resilience and multi-tasking
  • Attention to detail is very important and a thorough mind set
  • Strong planning and organisational skills / ability
  • Good business acumen, judgment and problem solving skills / ability
  • Ability to deliver good results in a stressful environment
  • Team player with strong integration skills
Technical and Functional
  • Value Engineering
  • Pricing and Margin Management
  • Industry Understanding
  • Project Management
  • Quality Management
  • 2 to 3 years of FMCG / planning experience
  • Stores’ experience would be an advantage
  • Retail or business related tertiary qualification or FMT Planning Graduate would be an advantage
  • Relevant Commercial / Retail degree
  • Valid driver’s license advantageous
  • Should be flexible to travel and may be required to work weekends where necessary
  • Computer literacy and competent excel skills


Woolworths is an equal employment opportunity company that is committed to inclusion and diversity

To apply for this job please visit careers.woolworths.co.za.