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Senior Merchandiser at Spar Group

  • Permanent Senior position

  • Bergvliet, Western Cape

  • Market Related salary

  • Job 2188686 | Ref 1111

  • Posted 09 Feb 2018 by Spar Group


About the Position

THE POSITION

Bergvliet SPAR seeks to employ an experienced FMCG merchandiser/displayer, who understands the principles of Category Management and can lead a team of merchandisers.

THE RESPONSIBILITIES

- Building displays

- ordering of products

Pricing of items

THE PERSON MUST SATISFY THE FOLLOWING COMPETENCIES

- A Matric Certificate;

- Excellent knowledge of products and brands

- Understands principles of category management

- Keen sense for detail

- FMCG experience

- Able to interact with customers

- High levels of energy and a sound work ethic is a prerequisite.

The ideal candidate will have the following competencies:

Ability

  • communicate with customers
  • identify new merchandising opportunities
  • liaise with stakeholders
  • work in teams
  • attend to any special projects that might be assigned
  • lead a team
  • uphold the image and building the reputation of the store

Experience

  • customer service
  • designing retail systems

Knowledge

  • company policy and practice
  • consumer buying behaviour
  • FMCG industry
  • merchandise management

About The Employer

With the 1960's emergence of grocery chains in South Africa, a group of 8 wholesalers was given the exclusive rights to the SPAR name in 1963, to service 500 small retailers.

Our three friendly store formats, which are, SPAR for neighbourhood shopping, SUPERSPAR for one-stop, competitively priced, bulk shopping and KWIKSPAR for every day convenience, cater more than adequately for all your shopping preferences.

SPAR operates under "voluntary trading" principles which means that while we encourage our retailers to take advantage of SPAR's trading power, our retailers can source goods from local traders. That is why each store has its own regional [URL Removed] the SPAR Group Ltd operates 6 distribution centres, supplies goods and services to almost 800 SPAR stores in South Africa. The SPAR Group listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange in 2005.


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