With a history going back over 130 years, PVH has excelled at growing brands and businesses with rich American heritages, becoming one of the largest global apparel companies. We have over 30,000 associates operating in over 40 countries with over $8 billion in revenues.
Founded in 1968 and acquired by PVH Corp. in 2003, Calvin Klein is a global lifestyle brand that exemplifies bold, progressive ideals and a seductive, and often minimal, aesthetic. We seek to thrill and inspire our audience while using provocative imagery and striking designs to ignite the senses. We strive to make a positive impact on the world. We inspire passion in our people. We embody authenticity and embrace individuality.
Tommy Hilfiger is one of the worlds leading designer lifestyle brands, internationally recognised for celebrating the essence of classic American cool style. Founded in 1985, Tommy Hilfiger was acquired by PVH Corp. in 2010. We engage consumers through 360 marketing campaigns, innovative events, exciting collaborations and brand partnerships, and work with some of the biggest names from the world of Fashion, Art, Music and Entertainment.
About the Role
As a Senior Allocator, you will join the NL team at our European head office in Amsterdam. You will be responsible for product allocation and in-season management and work closely with our stores through effective communication and information flows, to ensure optimal performance and stock levels. Youll be part of the Merchandise Planning team responsible for the budgeting, range building and product trading strategy for the NL business.
The Senior Allocator plays an integral role providing accurate information for allocation planning, stock replenishment and trading purposes to ensure stock is directed to stores in the right volumes at the right time to optimize profitability.
Allocation & In Season Management:
Execute an allocation strategy in partnership with the planner, managing initial allocations and in-season replenishment of goods, monitor and adjust replenishment parameters to create optimal stock level across all channels
Manage automatic replenishment for non-seasonal product and proactively make adjustments based on sales trends, seasonality factors, business needs, etc.
Monitor option performance at the store/option/size level and recommend additional buys, markdowns, transfers or consolidations.
Responsible for preparing seasonal reports and analysis to support and drive the performance at store level.
Owning the system markdowns and making key recommendations and strategic insights
Monitor order status and shipping performance, keeping on track with monthly delivery drops and flagging any potential delays in the processing of goods to the stores.
Responsible for day-to-day information flow and communication with Retail, DC, Operations etc. regarding requests/questions etc. (e.g. replenishment suggestions, deliveries etc.).
Serve as the main contact person between the stores and corporate office regarding stock management questions including Seasonal Sale and Returns
Create, maintain and distribute weekly allocation/shipping status and track all open orders
Support the planner on all weekly and seasonal analysis and be a key member of the Buying and Planning team to deliver insights into weekly trade actions and long term forecasts
At least 1-2 years relevant experience in allocation and/or business related field.
Youre educated to degree level or equivalent, ideally a degree with Mathematical bias.
Experienced with merchandise management systems & processes
Communication skills and ability to work in a team
Highly commercial and analytical skills
Highly organized and detailed oriented
Structured and reliable work ethic
Ability to prioritize a demanding, workload and time manage effectively
Excellent command of English language - verbal and written
PC literate with advanced Excel skills and basic understanding of formula creation and large data management.
About What We Offer:
At PVH, we understand that the success of our organization is directly related to our hardworking and dedicated associates who contribute their time and talents to help make our Company the success it is. That is why we are committed to providing a competitive and comprehensive benefits program that offers the protection, peace of mind and flexibility designed to support our associates both at home and at work.
PVH Europe and our brands, TOMMY HILFIGER and CALVIN KLEIN, are committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse community of associates with a strong sense of belonging. We believe we are bettered by all forms of diversity, and take pride in working with top talent from every walk of life and corner of the world. In the spirit of inclusivity, qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, ethnicity, ability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, nationality, race, religion or sexual orientation.","industry":"Retail"