Allocations Analyst

Multiple Locations
Required Experience: 0 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
Posted 5 days ago
CEO Pledge

Job purpose: You will be responsible for the execution of in-season allocation and replenishment strategies including sales and inventory analysis for Brand Stores and/or Factory Outlets. You will oversee their inventory levels to ensure that stores have the right amount of relevant product available to customers at the appropriate time.Key responsibilities and accountabilities
⏵ You manage the overall replenishment process for a subset of brand stores and/or factory outlets from implementation to exit, including ensuring the right inventory for new stores
⏵ You analyze store level inventory and sales to determine trends and maximize sales opportunities on a weekly basis
⏵ You make recommendations on store level product based on sales data and store feedback
⏵ You identify and highlight any concerns in inventory levels as soon as it is discovered and investigate into options to solve the problem
⏵ You work closely with the stores/outlets to ensure they are aware of product flow, replenishment flow and any deviation or changes to the plan
⏵ You work collaboratively with cross-functional teams and the brand stores/outlets to provide insight into retail functions and processes
⏵ You help identify regional shortages and overages for the Open To Buy process
⏵ You create stock transfers and/or return authorizations in season to maximize sales and at season end to send product back to the distribution centres or to outlet locations
⏵ You liaise with the warehouse, stores and merchandising teams to help coordinate smooth integration of replenishment and seasonal product drops
⏵ You work collaboratively with cross-functional teams to provide insight into retail functions and processes
⏵ You identify issues and gaps in process and supports the team to help find resolutions
⏵ You assist with preparation of management reports and historical re-caps to analyze and communicate business performance
⏵ You partner with Merchants, Visual Merchandise Planners, and the Store Design team to ensure new store opening timing is aligned and a work back plan is in place for inventory
⏵ You oversee the communication and administration of third party product orders
⏵ You support the team with additional tasks as required to help achieve company objectives
⏵ You may be required to travel for store visitsAdditional experience, education and/or skills required
⏵ You have 2+ years in planning, allocations or merchandising
⏵ You thrive in a fast-past, ever changing retail environment
⏵ You can identify and communicate key business insights to management and team
⏵ You have strong data analysis skills and a good understanding of Microsoft Excel
⏵ You have a love of retail and an ability to always stay consumer focused
⏵ You have excellent communication and interpersonal skills
⏵ You remain highly flexible and adaptable when faced with ambiguity
⏵ You are proactive in identifying the root cause of issues and developing solutions
⏵ You seek and execute the best (but sometimes not the easiest) solutions, with an unwavering commitment to do what is right
⏵ You drive breakthrough thinking and continuous improvement of all merchandising analysis processes
⏵ Your passion for your work is paralleled by your passion for getting outside and living itAssets
⏵ Vertical Retail experience
⏵ Experience with TAS (The Arc’teryx System)
⏵ Experience with retail systems (inventory planning, allocations, POS)Apply for this job