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Hey Grads! Want to be on our radar?...

The Mr Price Group have a variety of permanent career opportunities for you to join our business.

Have time now? Why not apply and be first in line for our Trainee Planner roles as soon as they become available...

If numbers are your second language and you can turn sums into poetry, then planning is the place for you.

Our Trainee Planner career opportunities are aimed at producing fully trained and equipped Retail Merchandise Planners for our business. The key objective of your role is to support the experienced Merchandise Planner in ensuring we invest in the right merchandise at the right price and allocate merchandise to the right store at the right time.

As a Trainee Planner, you will follow a structured training and development process. You will be placed within an actual team which will allow you to learn-on-the-job about the business and the merchandise processes from some of the best merchandise talent in retail. Your primary focus will be to ensure sales and movement of stock, to determine initial allocation of stock, action inter-store stock transfers where applicable, review pre-determined stock and adjust if necessary, ascertain quantities and timing of purchases for replenished stock, avoid “out of stock” situations and take note of customer requests.

The minimum requirements for this Career opportunity are:

  • A completed Bachelor of Commerce degree / Bachelor of Business Science degree: specializing in Accounting, Supply Chain, Economics, Finance, Maths or Stats or any other relevant qualification with a focus on numbers and business 
  • A Passion for FASHION and RETAIL!

Getting on our radar means we can fast track your application. So, as soon as this opportunity arises within the business we can get back in touch and prioritize you!


Who we are

Mr Price Group is a high growth, omnichannel, fashion-value retailer with 6 trading divisions, namely: mrp; mrphome; mrpsport; MILADYS; sheet street and mrpmoney.

We’re movers and shakers.

We pride ourselves on our fast-moving, fast-working and collaborative culture. Our extensive market-leading retail knowledge means that our environment fosters creativity, curiosity, and a need for exploration.

We employ over 16000 incredible people, and retail in over 1000 South African based stores, almost 100 international stores, and through our online channels offering our full product assortments.

Mr Price Group is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to Employment Equity.

  • Job type:Graduate jobs
  • Disciplines:

    Accounting, Banking and Finance, Business and

  • Workrights:

    South African Citizen, South African

  • Locations:


  • Closing Date:30th Nov 2018, 9:59 pm


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