Allocator

London  |  Head Office

Reference
VAC-5192
Role Type
Permanent
Salary Overview
Competitive Basic Salary and Excellent Benefits
Salary
Competitive Salary
Expiry Date
31/07/2022

ALLOCATOR - LONDON

Supporting the Merchandiser in all areas of the Merchandising function. Responsible for the daily running of the department, communicating effectively with all relevant areas of the business. Produce accurate information, working with other functions to ensure the integrity of the data.

What you'll be doing: 

Weekly                                              

  • Prepare and check Monday morning sales and stock report and daily sales report.
  • Update store stock holding report and category sales for department continuity products.
  • Review fashion brand analysis report, new stock report and fashion size reports.
  • Allocate new stock and replenishment stock, maintaining records of all allocations.
  • Raise Head Office generated store transfers.
  • Provide analysis to consolidate stock when required.
  • To be the first point of contact for stores.
  • Suggest repeat orders.
  • Maintain regular communication with stores regarding stock and their performance.
  • Visit Knightsbridge shop floor and stockrooms.
  • Meet with buying to discuss order log and to review delivery schedules.

Monthly                                              

  • Review category sales and with the Buying team.
  • Check outstanding transfers and follow up with stores.
  • Discuss and review cancellation dates with Buying, and establish what stock is to be cancelled.          

Seasonally                                

  • Allocate recall stock.
  • Allocate all current season to clear the warehouse for the Sale.
  • Recode styles.
  • Visit the regional stores as authorised by the Merchandiser.
  • Help prepare information for intake planning.
  • Participate in range review process.
  • Carry out competitor shops and feedback with report.                            

Ad Hoc                                              

  • Train new staff.
  • Liaise with the warehouse to prioritise important deliveries.
  • Assess stock situation for forthcoming events.
  • Liaise with the online team to ensure a credible online offer.

About your experience: 

  • Experience as an Allocator in a Merchandising team.
  • Retail knowledge & experience is essential

A bit about you: 

  • Ability to work as part of a team, also ability to work alone with minimum supervision
  • Ability to manage their working week, and set their own agenda to meet targets as required
  • Good Excel Knowledge
  • Proactive individual
  • Positive can-do attitude
  • Good communication skills (both written & verbal)
  • Excellent attention to detail

All your hard work, rewarded:

Our colleagues are as important to us as our customers. When working with us you will be introduced to a huge variety of benefits including:

Flexible working
Very generous staff discount plus annual clothing allowance

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