Senior Allocator Merchandiser
An exciting opportunity to join an established European fast fashion retailer as a Senior Allocator Merchandiser.
A key aspect of the role is maintaining the stock levels within the budget set by the business. The Stock Controller’s role includes carrying out sales activities and maintaining store standards to the agreed standards
Key responsibilities and accountabilities:
Ensure all inventory and stock management systems are maintained accurately, within the
agreed parameters and in a timely manner.
Responsibility for purchasing and the “in-stock” levels within the agreed inventory
Purchase inventory within the agreed budgets.
Supporting the build of the Pre-Season Plan for the assigned business units, governing the open-to-buy (OTB), conducting rigorous, objective and consistent in-season analysis to support in-season execution
Maintain a process for returns. Manage a defined area in the storeroom for returns/credits.
This area will include out of dates, damaged and un-saleable goods.
Maintain harmonious working relationship with Suppliers/Vendors within the buying
parameters set by the business.
Oversee and assume responsibility for the POS system and the Electronic Ordering Systems.
Observe the correct buying protocols.
Observe correct stock receiving protocols.
Complete all necessary stock takes.
Maintain the storeroom and the allocation of space for stock.
A bachelor degree or equivalent qualification.
Over 5 years of experience in operational planning preferably in retail.
Strong numerical and analytical skills with a working knowledge of financial measurements
Strong problem-solving and critical thinking skills.
Advanced Microsoft Office skills (Word, Excel, Power point).
Excellent English language skills and preferably a fluency in one more other languages.
Positive forward-looking mind-set.
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