Stock analyst and planner

Stock analyst and planner

CA Finance Africa Recruitment

Reference No. LUL 111

  1. Key Responsibilities


  • Produce weekly reporting to management covering stock holding, store demand, category performance and sales of new products.
  • Analyzing store profiles and sales trends to update optimal stock holdings for the stores.
  • Ensuring stock levels are correct across stores in order to avoid “out of stock” situations.
  • Managing range assortments in the stores and updating the stock system accordingly.
  • Management and implementation of the launch and distribution strategy for new products.
  • Analysis of historical sales trends and stock holdings to identify slow moving stock and to provide a strategy for clearance stock and improvements to stock turn.
  • Ascertain quantities and timing of purchases for replenished stock.
  • Provide sales, margin, performance and distribution intelligence.
  • Determining optimal stock ranging for new store rollouts and revamps and ensuring that orders are placed timeously with suppliers for the store to open on schedule.
  • Preparing promotional sales reporting and analysis on the effectiveness of the campaign for distribution to management and relevant suppliers.