Senior Planner - Foschini - #366816

The Foschini Group

Date: 3 days ago
City: Cape Town, Western Cape
Contract type: Full time

Key Responsibilities:
  • Developing business units strategic, tactical, and operational plans to achieve set targets
  • Influencing and implementing the merchandise strategy
  • Management of the range assortments and replenishment
  • Management of financial metrics & sales trends, developing promotional & range distribution by store & cluster
  • Communication and relationship management of key stakeholders such as, suppliers, buyer, operations, etc.
  • Reporting on performance, initiatives, and action plans to senior management periodically (weekly, monthly, seasonally, and annually)
Qualifications and Experience:
  • A certificate, diploma, or degree in Business administration or equivalent or at least 5 years' experience in a similar role
  • At least 5 years proven working experience as a Planner in fashion apparel
  • A high degree of numeracy and an analytical, detailed, and strategic approach to work
  • Computer literacy in Excel, Power Point and Outlook
  • Strong business acumen and merchant thinking
  • Good organisational and interpersonal skills
  • Proven decision-making ability
  • Analytical Processes
  • Commercial Acumen
  • Planning & Organising
  • Policy & Procedures
  • Market Research and Analysis
  • Supplier Management
  • Strategic eCommerce
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and skill in adaptability, decision making, interpersonal relations, problem solving, teamwork & written communication
  • Comfortable and effective influencer.
  • You need to be flexible as the environment is very dynamic and priorities can change.
  • Sets ambitious goals and takes focused action to achieve desired outcomes to deliver measurable results
  • Adapts effectively to situations that are complex, uncertain, or lack guidelines and clear information
  • Interprets and simplifies complex and contradictory information when resolving organisational problems
  • Assesses and improves the efficiency, effectiveness, and quality of various work processes
  • Develops plans and prioritises initiatives that align to the organisational goals and objectives
  • Effectively adjusts their behaviour, approach, and decision-making based on the situation
  • Thinks and plans strategically, focusing on the long-term goals and objectives of the organisation
Preference will be given, but not limited to candidates from designated groups in terms of the Employment Equity Act.


Who we are is because of our people. They are our greatest asset. TFG is an internationally diversified retail portfolio of 34 speciality lifestyle and apparel brands that Inspire our Customers to live their Best Lives and are woven into the lives of millions. Our vision is to create the most remarkable omnichannel experiences for our customers. TFG is more than a workplace, it's a launchpad for your growth. Join us and explore endless growth opportunities across our diverse brands. We're a purpose-led business, and on this team, you'll share the pride of making an impact across a whole industry.

We're the designers, the makers, the shakers and the teams behind the scenes.

Are you with us?


Good value smart, casual, denim, leisurewear, accessories, lingerie, footwear, cosmetics, fine jewellery, and kidswear, Foschini is renowned for its fashionable and contemporary clothing in a modern environment.

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