Pick n Pay Vacancies – Demand Planner

Website Pick n Pay

Job Advert Summary

To facilitate the delivery of the correct stock level timeously at site / article level with time spend around 60% Analytics and 40% Demand planning. Levels of operational involvement varies between different areas within the Planning team.

Duties & Responsibilities

Analyses flow of stock to spot trends, make deductions and generate solution

Source, analyse and integrate multiple data soruces, processes and information in problem solving and conclusion generation

Highlights incomplete set up to relevant stakeholders

Sets and maintains forecast for new sites and vendors across articles – New articles delivered to sites

Ensures new site / article have correct order proposals

Ensures order proposal reflects special events impact

Monitors order to forecast plan and amends where needs be

Manages exceptions and approves site order

Ensures all site order proposals are converted

Submits orders

Captures allocations – Promotional stock available

Analyses stock and other reports

Liaises with sites to address anomalies

Create orders against price increases

Replaces orders for OOS

Identifies on going / continuous non achievement of KPI’s by sites

Creates allocations for confirmed dormant stock

Creates allocations for stock ( including promotions ) per agreed rule and Allocation timeous and supports plan template

Communicates volumes

Monitors strike rates

Checks stock levels during promotion

Orders stock

Minimum Requirements

BCOM Degree is advantageous

SAP experience is advantageous

2–3 years of retail experience

1-2 years relevant planning experience

Strong Analytical and Advanced Excel skills


Emotional intelligence

Analytical Thinking

Business Mindedness

Communication at all levels

Conceptual Thinking

Controls Quality & Standards

Accountable – take ownership of area

Flexible/adaptable- quick to change

Planning and organising skills

Time management

Systems centric

Passion for Retail

Resilience – Work in unstrucutred, fast paced environment


Additional Information

Competency based interview and assessment where applicable, to assess above requirements

Short-listed applicants may be subjected to relevant assessments

To apply for this job please visit www.pnp.co.za.