South Africa

Planning Graduate Program (18 Months Fixed Term Contract)

Company PEP a division of Pepkor Trading (Pty) Ltd
Reference # PLANNINGGRAD22
Published 28/10/2021
Contract Type Contract
18 Months
Salary Market Related
Location Parow Industria, Western Cape, South Africa
Duration 18 Months
Program Start Date: February 2022


Are you a business or science graduate thinking about potential career paths? Do you see yourself in the exciting world of retail planning in South Africia’s largest single brand retailers?

If you have a flair for problem solving, numbers, working with people and ambiguity then this 18 month graduate programme has been crafted for you.

Come join the ranks of previously successful graduates in unlocking your potential, learning new skills and broadening your business knowledge, experience and retail savvy.

Job Functions FMCG Planner
Industries Retail

As a Graduate you will be exposed to the following:
Planning stock needs to achieve the company’s turnover targets
Ensure profitability targets are achieved
Calculate stock and sales budgets and projections
Manage stock holding within acceptable parameters
Manage stock aging within acceptable parameters
Plan production needs based on stock and sales requirements
Ensuring on time delivery of local and imported orders through maintenance and implementation of suitable tracking reports
Taking corrective measures based on market changes and advising the business accordingly
Analysing historical trends and future needs
Implement analytical measures and tracking in various processes of the business.
Determine Sales Forecasts in consultation with Planning and Buying Teams
Forecast Sales and understand the impact on KPIs (including Stock Management )
Prepare forecasts and coordinate final sales plans for budget sessions
Analysis of product performance
Provide store support and conduct visits


Be in possession of a Bachelor's Degree in the fields of Statistics, Mathematics, Logistics, Supply Chain, Economics , Business Management
65% average
South African Citizen
18 - 33 Years Old
0 - 1 year working experience
Willingness to travel
Driver’s licence (advantageous)
Intermediate level of computer skills (Google Suite or Microsoft Office)
Competencies required: Analytical, systematic, detail orientated, assertive, driven, excellent communication and time management skills, good presentation skills, team player, can cope with periods of high stress and take initiative

CLOSING DATE: Tuesday, 02 November 2021

If you are interested and meet the minimum requirements, please submit your CV, Latest Transcript, Matric Certificate, ID

Click here to complete the POPIA Job Applicant consent form which is required for Internal and
External applicants: https://forms.gle/tzEcTrtuKzE5dh9M8

If you do not hear from us within 4 weeks of the closing date of this position, please regard your application as being unsuccessful.
PEP strives for equal opportunity in terms of its employment equity guidelines.
Job Closing Date 02/11/2021
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