Merchandiser and Warehouse Administrator



Run the warehouse with a merchandiser function. Working closely with the buying team. Oversee delivery and distribution of stock and deal with suppliers



  • Planning product ranges and reconciling back to stock plan
  • Working closely with the company’s and retail partner’s teams to ensure retail objectives are achieved
  • Controlling stock levels based on retail stand display
  • Analysing every aspect of bestsellers (for example, the bestselling price points, colours or styles) and ensuring that they reach their full potential
  • Maintaining awareness of competitors’ performance
  • Monitoring slow sellers and taking action to improve sales or set promotions as necessary
  • Analysing the previous season’s sales and reporting on the current sales
  • Identifying production and supply difficulties and dealing with any problems or delays as they arise
  • Managing, training and supervising customer’s staff
  • Good I.T. knowledge to assist with installation of Interactive Systems, using online ordering system
  • Call reports and logging of activities
  • Management of stock – orders, shrinkage, recovery, stock display and receiving
  • Management of Promotions for visibility and awareness of brand
  • Increase sales through promotion of products
  • Managing the delivery vehicles, with regards to services and maintenance
  • Strong analytical and numerical skills, able to work under pressure.
  • Strong commercial acumen and the ability to understand what will appeal to customers;
  • Relevant post school courses or diploma
  • Relevant work experience in merchandising, warehousing, sales, marketing & customer service with contactable references
  • Computer literacy (Excel, Word and Outlook). Other systems such as online ordering, stock control, etc., desirable.
  • Driver’s licence and a good working knowledge of Gaborone and environs
  • An ability to load and carry stock (physical health and strength desirable)
  • Proactive nature to sell up and promote new product lines or specific products
  • Some technical knowhow in terms of how data projectors and equipment works

Cell phone and laptop additionally