Handle Recruitment
London, South East England
10 Jun 2017
10 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

A fantastic opportunity within a luxury retail head office has arisen for an Allocator to join their expanding Merchandising team.

Ideal for someone looking for that first step into a Merchandising career, with proven excel skills alongside a fashion degree or equivalent.


  • To ensure stock is in the right place at the right time to maximise full price sell through.
  • Reviewing allocations
  • Sales forecasting and planning
  • Identifying opportunities for future growth
  • Providing analysis and potential sing the stock packages for International stores
  • Providing weekly Monday reports highlighting good and bad performers, and stock availability
  • Developing and coaching direct reports
  • Working with the Senior Allocator and Assistant Merchandiser to achieve targets and deadlines
  • To make decisions and recommendations to Merchandising
  • Monitors and controls markdown cadence and aged-inventory levels in order to maximize profitability
  • Developing stock packages
  • Developing current tools and systems to improve and streamline current department processes
  • Maintain and update spreadsheets and bespoke database with department stock orders, ensuring the accuracy of all data inputting
  • To highlight issues and escalate to the Merchandiser

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to respond to everyone. If you have not heard from us within 5 working days of sending your CV then unfortunately you have not been shortlisted for the position you have applied for.