The average salary for a Sr. Merchandise Planner in South Africa is R508,707.
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Job Description for Sr. Merchandise Planner
Senior merchandise planner positions are commonly available at retail stores, especially larger stores with large product volume. Many open positions do not require a specific educational background, although some do require or prefer a bachelor’s degree; at least three to five years of experience as an associate buyer, merchandise planner, or in some form of inventory control is needed as well. In addition, many companies require proficiency with basic computer programs, strong analytical and o…Read more
Sr. Merchandise Planner Tasks
- Create and implement financial plans for sales, inventory, profit margin, and returns.
- Develop markdown and sales strategies based on analytics.
- Analyze sales, returns, and inventory to identify financial strategies and provide reports and metrics.
- Plan merchandise display and promotions from pre-season through every season, including pricing decisions.
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Popular Skills for Sr. Merchandise Planner
Skills in Forecasting, Strategic Planning and Inventory Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Data Analysis and Microsoft Excel.
Pay by Experience Level for Sr. Merchandise Planner
An early career Sr. Merchandise Planner with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R360,069 based on 8 salaries. A mid-career Sr. Merchandise Planner with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R489,164 based on 16 salaries. An experienced Sr. Merchandise Planner with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R546,412 based on 17 salaries.
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