|Location||Cape Town, South Africa|
|Date Posted||Jan 14, 2021|
Ackermans is South Africa’s beloved household brand for more than 100 years and a leading value retailer whose success is built on a purpose of Bringing Value to Life for our customers, employees and their communities. We are on the lookout for dynamic individuals who will learn how to be involved in the Merchandise strategy through optimizing sales and bringing value to the lives of our Customers in over 800 stores across 6 countries. Trainees are paid to learn! Working within a team, you will gain exposure to every aspect of value retail – from Buying, Planning and Marketing to Supply Chain and Store Operations to name but a few. Our industry renowned Trainee Planner Programmes have graduated dozens of highly successful Store Planner and Product Planners. Expect to be coached by the industry’s most successful professionals, who will help you acquire the business skills you need to run a multi-million rand portfolio as if it was your own business. Bring Value to Life for millions of South African’s each day through your obsession with analysing sales to get the right product to the right place at the right time. This could be your opportunity of a lifetime as an Ackermans 2021 Trainee Planner.
• A grade 12 certificate gives you entry to the race • A 3 year relevant degree or diploma in Business Science/B Comm gives you a good start to the race
Knowledge, Skills and Experience
• A minimum of 3 years relevant retail experience will set you apart, including experience with merchandising, store allocations and/or stock distribution, logistics, supply chain, retail stores etc. • You absolutely MUST LOVE NUMBERS AND BE GREAT AT ANALYSING THEM TOO • Strong work ethic, resilience and a hunger to learn will get you through this programme successfully
Depending on your profile and the requirements met, you could be part of our Trainee Programme for either Store Planning or Product Planning.