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Are you a forward-thinker with an analytical mind? The Ackermans Girls Team is eagerly seeking an exceptional Planner (Product Planner: Girls)

Are you a forward-thinker with an analytical mind? The Ackermans Girls Team is eagerly seeking an exceptional Planner (Product Planner: Girls)


A minimum of 2-3 years previous experience in product planning within a relevant retail and/or FMCG environment is an ESSENTIAL requirement.


Are you a forward-thinker with an analytical mind? The Ackermans Girls Team is eagerly seeking an exceptional Planner (Product Planner: Girls)

Key Responsibilities

  • Delivering and implementing departmental business plans that support the SBU’s merchandise strategy.
  • Managing departmental forecasts to achieve agreed departmental growth and profitability as per the Business Plan.
  • Preparing and delivering merchandise assortment plans that support the signed-off departmental business strategy.
  • Ensuring sufficient inflows to maintaining agreed replenishment service levels to achieve agreed departmental growth and profitability as per the Business Plan.
  • Providing accurate and timeous merchandise information to minimise risk and optimise business opportunities.
  • Executing and managing project plans to achieve the agreed objectives (if applicable).

Qualifications required:

  • A Grade 12 certificate is an essential requirement.
  • A qualification would be a definite advantage. Preferred qualifications are:
  • B. Comm./ B. Science degree in Finance, Accounting, Mathematics, Stats and Business Science OR
  • National Diploma majoring in Internal Auditing and Cost and Management Accounting OR
  • National Diploma in Financial Information Systems

Knowledge of:

  • the retail merchandise cycle with regards to Buying, Planning, Logistics and Stores
  • seasonal & non-seasonal replenishments
  • the SA retail clothing market, customers and competitors

Skills required:

  • Sound commercial thinking & numerical skills
  • Analytical thinking & logical problem-solving skills
  • Interpersonal and relationship-building skills
  • Planning, organising & time management skills.
  • Conflict resolution skills

Demonstrate:

  • Resilience, agility, and the ability to maintain high levels of drive and initiative under pressure.
  • Collaboration skills, fostering a shared vision, and positively influencing decision-making in a team setting.
  • Flexibility to function effectively under pressure and maintain a positive attitude and work performance in diverse circumstances.
  • Self-motivation, a sense of responsibility, and pride in one’s work.
  • Methodical and detail-oriented approach, ensuring accuracy in tasks.
  • Effective communication skills across all levels.
  • Strong sense of integrity in professional conduct.
  • Deadline-oriented mindset.
  • Assertiveness in handling tasks and responsibilities

A minimum of 2-3 years previous experience in product planning within a relevant retail and/or FMCG environment is an ESSENTIAL requirement.

Preferred experience:

  • Replenishment and assortment planning experience
  • Prior store planning experience
  • Previous store management experience (1 – 2 years)
  • Previous exposure to general logistics and supply chain processes
  • Experience working in planning systems.
  • Experience working with the most recent Microsoft software, including Word and Excel, is a prerequisite. Proficiency in advanced Excel usage would be an asset.

DEADLINE: Not Specified

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