ALLOCATOR

Recruiter
New Look Retailers Ltd
Location
London
Salary
Competitive
Posted
27 Nov 2016
Closes
25 Dec 2016
Sectors
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Accountabilities and Responsibilities • Responsible for reviewing allocation and ranging instructions and the input of the planned ranging • Responsible for reviewing performance by store/region/country and MG/profit block/key styles/theme, undertaking ad-hoc analysis of the above and reporting back to the Assistant Branch Merchandiser with any findings. • Make stock and distribution suggestions ensuring optimized levels to help maximize sales and profit. • Prepare for the weekly distribution review - review the distribution forecast and intake plan. Discuss appropriate actions (initial increase, grade change etc) and best sellers, suggesting and taking actions on new and existing styles • Attend other appropriate weekly team and BMD meetings • Highlight best & worst performing styles, understand the causes and propose appropriate actions • Monitor size availability and sell through by size, suggesting and taking action where necessary • Conduct store visits with the Assistant Branch Merchandiser with particular focus on stock allocation levels and product mix/grades • Build new stores and relocating store stock packages to set plan, highlighting any issues. Also help complete other work for new openings, concepts, closures, range introductions/exits, etc. • Attending product meetings where possible - contribute opportunities where possible Technical Skills• Computer literate - Quantum, Excel, data warehouse reporting• Logical• Analytical• Numerate• Accurate with a proactive approach to problem solvingOther Key Skills• A proactive, preventative approach• Good initiative and problem-solving skills• Fashion awareKnowledge and Experience• Commercial awareness• Previous Retail/Distributor/Allocator experience preferred but not essential Minimum level of education or qualificationsCompleted Secondary education

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