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United Chemists - Support Office Adelaide
  • Exciting and rare career opportunity in Adelaide CBD
  • Competitive Salary Package & Staff Discounts
  • Full time role

About the role:

We are looking for a Retail Champion with strong analytical skills to work closely with our professional buying and planning team on a wide variety of tasks. Reporting into the Planning Manager this is a permanent full time role based in our Adelaide Support Office.


Role responsibilities:

  • Preparing weekly, monthly and ad-hoc reporting 
  • Build financial budgets for different areas of retail that support the overall business outcomes
  • In season trading reviews on current performance and recommend future action to maximise sales and profit performance
  • Conducting category review analysis and, in conjunction with the buying team, review product mix and pricing in stores to set appropriate core ranges to achieve department KPI's
  • Assisting with planning and management of catalogues and providing sell-through analysis and insight on performance
  • Analysing stock holding, purchases and supplier deals in order to place appropriate orders with suppliers and provide the business with analysis to maximise supplier performance

About You:

As an experienced Planner, you will have a solid knowledge base, an inquisitive and commercial mind and enjoy knowledge sharing. Working collaboratively is your preferred style being able to liaise and communicate across all working relationships to keep people informed of activities, deadlines and progress.

To be successful for this position, you will need to be able to demonstrate the following key skills and experience:

  • 3+ years previous experience in a similar role
  • Understanding of merchandise planning, buying and inventory management
  • Advanced proficiency in MS Office suite, particularly in Excel
  • Strong analytical and data analysis skills, along with experience applying these skills with large amounts of data.
  • Knowledge of the pharmacy industry is highly desirable but not essential
  • Ability to work on multiple projects with competing deadlines
  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail, with strong numerical skills
  • Ability to engage and collaborate with a wide range of stakeholders
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • An ability and willingness to adapt to and embrace change

What we offer:

You’ll be joining a dynamic team with a fantastic culture and you’ll be challenged and supported to achieve personal and business goals. Expect a work environment that is highly collaborative, fast-paced, inclusive and progressive - with no two days the same!

We offer a competitive salary package, staff discounts and a friendly and welcoming work environment.


About Us:

United Chemists, part of the Scaffidi Group, provides old fashioned friendly service with all the latest in pharmacy care and advice and has everything in store for the health and beauty needs of the whole family.


We are passionate about what we do and value the contribution of our people. We work together as a team to ensure that the decisions and improvements we make deliver for our customers.


How To Apply:

If you are a passionate, aspiring, motivated individual looking for an opportunity to make your mark we want to hear from you. Apply Now!




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