Our client is an Iconic Multi Branded Australian Street Footwear Retailer based in the heart of Richmond’s retail precinct who are seeking a Retail Allocator to take their brand to the next level.

Overview of the position: STREET FOOTWEAR ALLOCATOR

Responsible for allocation of merchandise to 65 stores. This role supports the achievement of budgeted sales, gross profit and inventory productivity measures through accurate allocations. With an analytical approach to allocation accuracy this role has the opportunity to directly influence company profitability and thus future growth of the brand. The role will be involved in:

  • Allocating and Replenishing stock to stores
  • Weekly Sales and Stock Analysis
  • Weekly monitoring and maintaining stock levels in-store
  • Inventory management and control

The Key Accountabilities of this role include (but are not limited to):

  • Allocation of stock to stores
  • Maintaining store profiles
  • Monitoring and managing receipts and deliveries into store and DC
  • Monitoring warehouse stock and managing replenishment to stores
  • Analysing sales trends and identifying opportunities and risks
  • Size, store and profile analysis
  • Consolidation of best sellers/last pairs and fragmented lines
  • Analysing impacts of allocation decisions and making recommendations as a result
  • Communication to stores

The Key attributes and skills required for this role are:

  • Love to keep up on trends and passion for footwear
  • Exposure to working in a fast paced dynamic environment with up to the minute trends
  • Strong numerical and analytical skills
  • Ability to understand data and analytics and make recommendations as a result
  • Managing OTB experience
  • Previous allocation experience preferable (footwear experience favourable)
  • A good understanding of merchandise inventory basics
  • Reporting including weekly sales, stock and intake
  • Ability to take a proactive approach and think strategically
  • Advanced excel skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team
  • Make it happen” attitude
  • AP21 experience highly regarded.

If you love street footwear and are ready to KICK your career into the next phase, apply now or send your resume in word format to lucy@perfectlyplaced.com.au.