Thursday, 29 September 2016

Edcon Graduate Programme 2017

Join South Africa’s most loved retail brand on an 18 month exciting journey of learning! Our flagship programme offers ambitious graduates the opportunity to join our world class merchandise environment; learn from the top professionals in the fashion retail industry and become equipped with the relevant tools to grow and develop your career!


Merchandise Development ProgrammeGraduate Trainee – Planner
The Planner function focuses on the analyses customer activity, forecasts sales, controls purchases and formulates budgets. A successful Planner has an analytical, detailed and strategic approach to problem solving, a strong entrepreneurial flair and loves working with numbers; an eye for detail, exceptional organisational skills coupled with a strong interest in fashion retail would make you an ideal candidate.

To truly add value to this role and programme you will need a completed degree in Retail Management for Planning / Bachelor’s Degree in Economics; Business Economics; Accounting; Finance; Stats; Maths; Supply Chain Mgt; Business Mgt; Procurement for Planning & Sourcing together with a phenomenal ‘can do” attitude!

Merchandise Development ProgrammeGraduate Trainee – Buyer
The Buyer function is responsible for developing product buying strategies – apparel, footwear, jewellery, accessories or homeware. Buyers inform the business as to when and what to buy, where to buy product and why. A successful Buyer has the ability to spot trends, strong negotiation skills, exceptional organisational skills coupled with a keen interest in fashion retail.
To truly add value to this role and programme you will need a completed degree in ND / Degree in Fashion / Clothing / Textile & Garment Construction or Retail Management for Buying together with a phenomenal ‘can do’ attitude!

Closing Date: 30 October 2016
Location: Johannesburg

If this opportunity excites you, please email your application to: mdp2017@edcon.co.za

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