Allocator

Recruiter
Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
Location
Watford
Salary
20000.0000
Posted
12 Feb 2017
Closes
12 Mar 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Iconic luxury brand looking for experienced Allocators to joint their Outlet Head office

Your new company
Iconic luxury brand looking for experienced Allocators to join their Outlet business in Watford.

Your new role
As an Allocator you will ensure the financial success of a product group by meeting or exceeding sales, gross
profit, and inventory turn goals on an annual basis. You will also produce, analyse, summarise and communicate size selling performance in order to maximize sell through with Distribution Analyst (DA)

Responsibilities:
-Track and monitor DC available inventory for the product group, maximizing sales to
stock ratios and turn.
-Execute the release of initial product distributions and in season replenishment to
stores with DA
-Execute size and pre-pack split plans as part of the purchase order process with DA
-Work with cross functional teams to ensure timely and accurate execution of new
store openings.
-Develop knowledge of geographic and store attribute performance and trends through
data analysis and field feedback, with DA
-Develop and maintain effective working relationships within cross-functional team
(buying, planning, marketing, visual, etc.). In particular this will be the distribution
analyst, planner, buyer and assistant buyer in the team responsible for the product
group.
-Communicate initial release and replenishment strategies within cross
functional team.
-Participate in cross functional meetings, contributing input on distribution
strategies.
-Collaborate with peers to ensure consistency of information, share best
practices and develop systems knowledge.
-Manage communication regarding inventory/replenishment with field
contacts on a store by store basis if required.

What you'll need to succeed
You will be a Merchandising graduate or will be working as an Allocator / Merchandising Admin Assistant within fast paced Retail Head office. You will also be able to organise and prioritise; demonstrates logical analysis and problem solving skills.

Others:
-Knowledge of sales/stock ratios, ability to provide strategies to achieve
store and product turns.
-Able to understand distribution strategies and how to execute them.
-Demonstrates good listening, written and oral communication skills,
effectively and clearly communicates.
-Able to build and maintain productive relationships within team
environment.
-Possesses a thorough working knowledge of distribution systems and
spreadsheets.
-Advanced PC and associated application skills. MS Word and Excel a
requirement.
-Show ability or aptitude in retail math, and to learn technical applications
quickly.

What you'll get in return
Competitive basic salary + benefits and the reputation of working for one the leading fashion brands in the world!

What you need to do now
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