POSITION TITLE: Allocation Analyst
REPORTS TO: Manager, Planning and Allocation
BUSINESS/COMPANY/DEPARTMENT: Merchandise Planning
LOCATION: Park City / Open to Remote
This position requires excellent analytical skills, relevant business experience, and the ability to work well alone and with a team. The Allocation Analyst works with the Planning, Buying, Store Operations, and Fulfillment teams to provide business critical reporting and analysis to determine appropriate set up and replenishment inventory for each of our retail locations, as well as execution of the tactical steps required to move the inventory systemically.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Work with manager to define reporting requirements as well as store specific metrics as needed.
Allocate seasonal assortment as defined by Merchants.
Work with manager to determine replenishment guardrails and timing.
Execute replenishment in a timely and consistent manner.
Develop process/reporting to provide consistent feedback to Merchants regarding what is and isn’t working.
Develop process/reporting to obtain objective and subjective feedback from Stores’ teams.
QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
Flexible and adaptive to changing priorities
1-2 years of office experience, preferably in a retail, catalog, or internet environment
Demonstrate strong analytical and problem solving skills
Demonstrate a strong understanding of Retail Math
Able to work both independently and with a team
Able to develop and maintain strong working relationships and communicate well with peers and cross-functional teams
Able to perform under pressure, organize and prioritize workload to meet deadlines
High level of proficiency with Microsoft Excel and strong aptitude to learn technical applications quickly
Excellent written and verbal communication skills