Fabiani: Planner

Position Description:

Planner Fabiani


Our customers and employees are the heart of our business and we pride ourselves on our premium customer experience.


As a Planner, you will:


  • Work closely with the buying team to maximise sales, analyse performance & optimise product stock levels
  • Understanding and interpreting business trends in terms of the Fabiani target market
  • Analysis of merchandise performance and relevant outcomes proposed
  • Product strategy effectively communicated, presented and implemented
  • Financial and strategic management of the product e.g. product planning, controlling OTB, reviewing weekly & monthly figures
  • Management of range assortments
  • Management of replenishment stock
  • Collaborative partnerships with internal and external suppliers established and maintained


To be considered for the role, you need amongst other things:


  • Proven working experience as a Merchandise Planner (5 years minimum)
  • Trader mentality, business acumen and entrepreneurial thinking
  • A high degree of numeracy and analytical thinking
  • The ability to think and operate at a strategic level
  • A detailed and methodical approach to work
  • To be able to make decisions and meet deadlines whilst working in a fast-paced, pressurised environment
  • Resilience and emotional maturity
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication
  • To confidently influence and persuade at all levels
  • Computer literacy in Word, Excel and related planning systems
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Ability to work effectively individually as well as within a team environment

Preference will be given, but not limited to candidates from designated groups in terms of the Employment Equity Ac