Purpose of the job:
To manage the full portfolio with regards to Replenishment, Management of DC & Retail margin as well as selling prices for both DC and Drop Shipment products. Management of general admin and promotions as well as all daily reports for the dry groceries’ category.
Key Performance Areas
Achieve budgeted sales target
Achieve budgeted gross profit for DC & Retail
Manage Stock Holding to budgeted levels
Management of inbound supplier service levels
KVI price management
Drive sales and manage expenses & recoveries in line with the budget.
Manage GP percentages per category & recoveries from suppliers.
Verify pricing claims for drop shipment and direct suppliers.
Effective communication with customers (internal and /or external)
Align supplier strategy with DC strategy.
Monitor and manage the dog line products
Replenish stock at competitive prices
Data management through AS400
Liaise with retailers and build relationship to negotiate deals
Maintain required stock levels within the warehouse
Drive sale through innovation
Be part of advertising / consumer trends
Drive sale through special promotions
Requirements : Skills/Expertise/Knowledge
Matric – Mandatory
National certificate / Diploma in Marketing Management or similar – Recommended
Diploma or Degree in Purchasing or Commerce – Recommended
5 years’ experience in Retail or Marketing environment
Previous F.M.C.G. buying experience is required
Advertising & Promotions
Strong negotiation and effective communication skills
Team worker who can also work independently
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