Senior Allocator

18 Mar 2017
17 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Role: SeniorAllocator
Location: London
Salary: Competitive

Due to continued growth and progression we are looking for experienced Senior Allocators to join a fantastic brand at their London Head Office. This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a company that recognizes talent and rewards hard work, and is the perfect place to develop your career.

As a Senior Allocator you will:

  • Ensure the financial success of a product group by meeting or exceeding targets
  • Produce, analyse, summarize and communicate size selling performance in order to maximize sell through with Assistant Planner
  • Track and monitor DC available inventory for the product group, maximizing sales to stock ratios and turn.
  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships within cross-functional team (buying, planning, marketing, and visual, etc.).
  • Communicate initial release and replenishment strategies within cross functional team.
  • Participate in cross functional meetings, contributing input on distribution strategies.
  • Manage communication regarding inventory/replenishment with field contacts on a store by store basis if required.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • At least 1 years experience as an Allocator or similar role within a fashion retailer
  • Effective organisational skills with the ability to problem solve under pressure
  • Strong knowledge of sales/stock ratios and the ability to provide strategies to achieve store and product turns.
  • A good understanding of distribution strategies and how to execute them
  • Strong communication across all levels and the ability to build and maintain strong relationships
  • Have advanced PC and associated application skills. MS Word and Excel a requirement.
  • Good adaptability and flexibility to learn new things quickly
  • A positive and enthusiastic attitude with a passion for the world of fashion retail