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  • Posted: Jun 3, 2022
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Welcome to PEP! PEP is Africa’s largest single brand retailer operating around 1800 stores in Southern Africa. As well as clothing and footwear, PEP sells homeware, FMCG, cellular and airtime products and also offers a range of other services such as cash-backs, Capfin (for loans), funeral policies, cross-border money transfers, selected bill payments,...
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    Merchandise Planner


    • To manage the Cellular planning function through stock management and performance analysis, in order to optimize the balance between sales, service and stock levels.


    • Manage the creation, roll-out and maintenance of new and existing physical products
    • Stock performance management
    • Forecasting and budgeting
    • Stock allocation management
    • Product management
    • Planning processes and systems development and improvement
    • Manage relationships
    • Coaching and supervising
    • Ad hoc projects


    • Grade 12 with Mathematics
    • Business degree or diploma
    • Minimum 3 years retail planning experience
    • Knowledge of the telecommunication industry and financial services will be advantageous
    • Above average computer literacy (enhanced Excel skills)
    • Analytical, systematic, good communication skills, detail orientated, team player, can cope with stress and take initiative

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    Product Developer (Western Cape)


    • To design the most wanted product for the PEP customer. To assist buyers with putting together aspirational ranges. Interpreting trends and relating the information for the Pep customers. 


    • Interpreting trends and translating this for the PEP customer. 
    • Seasonal presentations to buying team and Buying Manager - Key Items, Head to toe looks, fabric and design detail focus, marketing messages etc 
    • Creating moodboards, theme and colour palettes for customer (department) 
    • Keeping up to date with fashion, marketing and social media trends always keeping the Pep customer in mind 
    • Assisting in all over print and placement print development 
    • Tracking Sales to ensure customer understanding and sales knowledge 
    • Pre-season product development and designing of volume item move on’s and newness / missed opportunities 
    • Volume item colour and print selection according to season 
    • Present testing opportunities throughout the season to the buying team 
    • Assisting buyers with colour selection, colour workshops, range build and Cading up of new silhouettes. 


    • Fashion Design Diploma or relevant diploma / degree (essential) 
    • 5 years design work within a large retail space (essential) 
    • Working within a manufacturing space would be advantageous (desirable) 
    • Adobe Creative Suite (illustrator/ photoshop/ indesign) 
    • Extensive knowledge and understanding of Fabrics 
    • Garment construction and designing into the PEP price points 
    • Creative flair, passion, distinctive handwriting and able to sell ideas and concepts 
    • Have insights and working experience of discount retail ( advantageous) 

    Competencies: persuasiveness, presenting, creative, innovative, service orientation, negotiation and influencing, business acumen 

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    Relief Buyer (Western Cape)


    We are looking for a resilient, efficient, agile and vibrant go-getter to successfully select &/or develop and procure appropriate merchandise in accordance with Company strategies. This position, reporting directly to the Central Support Manager, is an exciting and challenging opportunity that will require the successful candidate to contribute significantly to enabling our business to achieve its long-term sales and profit objective over various departments, as needed. This position is a permanent relief position where you will be care-taking portfolio(s) within the business.


    • Supplier management (sourcing, negotiating and loading)
    • Relevant Range selection and building (product sourcing, price tiering & range development)
    • Budget & GP management according to departmental targets
    • Product order management (Administration)
    • Good understanding of trends & consumer insights
    • Close collaboration with planning to support product intent in stores


    • A Matric/Grade 12 certificate
    • A relevant qualification in Fashion, Textile Design /Clothing 
    • Production/ Product Development /Merchandising, or a related field would be an advantage
    • Experience across various product portfolios would be an advantage
    • Computer Literacy
    • 3 - 5 Years experience in CFH retail


    • A good communicator
    • Strong Team Player
    • Good presentation skills
    • Confident
    • Strong Business Acumen
    • Negotiation and influencing
    • Stress Tolerance
    • Building and maintaining relationships internally and externally
    • Adaptable (hit the ground running)
    • Understanding and adaption of trends
    • Full understanding of lead times and critical path

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    Brand Manager: Financial Services & Paxi (Western Cape)

    Purpose of the role

    • To proactively develop campaigns, drive processes and craft plans that consistently satisfy the needs of both internal and external customers.

    Key Responsibilities 

    • Implement marketing strategy and brand guidelines in PEP’s financial services and courier delivery divisions 
    • Compile and manage the promotional campaign calendar 
    • Brief creative and media agencies
    • Ensure the development and accurate delivery of TTL campaigns 
    • Liaise with internal and external partners on marketing related activities 
    • Manage projects and resources 
    • Develop Post campaign reviews to assess the impact and success of monthly marketing campaigns
    • Manage budget and costs across multiple cost centers and accounts

    Required Knowledge, Skills and Competencies 

    • Bachelor/honours degree, preferably in marketing or related field 
    • Computer Literacy (MS Office and Google Suite) 
    • 3 - 5 years’ experience in a brand or campaign manager role (Retail environment advantageous) 
    • Experience in developing integrated marketing campaigns to drive business objectives and deliver on exceptional customer experience  
    • Comfortable in operating in a faced-paced, high performance team
    • Clear understanding of the South African retail, financial services and/or courier landscape 
    • Data-driven marketing experience to continuously measure, refine and improve marketing initiatives
    • Relationship/networking skills 
    • Experience in managing line reports and team members advantageous
    • Willingness to travel 
    • Own transport required 
    • Communication skills 
    • Presentation skills 
    • Planning and organising 
    • Strong Numerical and data literacy 
    • Team player 
    • Problem solving and can-do attitude 
    • Innovative thinking  
    • Creative with an analytical and business savvy approach
    • Attention to detail is a must

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