Allocation Analyst, CSAP
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES / ACCOUNTABILITIES OF THE JOB :
Operations / Financial
Ensure the financial success of the product group by meeting or exceeding sales, gross profit and inventory turn goals on an annual basis.
Set up initial model stock for all replenishable items based on fixture fill plus back stock based on weeks of supply required.
Execute the release of initial product distributions and in season replenishment to stores.
Analyze daily / weekly and monthly selling and adjust model stock where applicable.
Recap and communicate size selling performance in order to maximize sell through.
Work with cross functional team on basic styles reorder and in season replenishment to support desired in stock targets.
Work with cross functional team to ensure timely and accurate execution of new store openings.
Develop knowledge of geographic and store attribute performance and trends through data analysis and field feedback.
Communications / Relationships
Develop and maintain effective working relationships within cross-functional team (merchandising, planning, marketing, visual, etc.
In particular this will be the allocation analyst, planner, merchant team responsible for the product group.
Communicate initial release and replenishment strategies within cross functional team.
Participate in cross functional meetings, contributing input on distribution strategies.
Collaborate with peers to ensure consistency of information, share best practices and develop systems knowledge.
Manage communication regarding inventory / replenishment with field contacts on a store by store basis if required.
QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE :
2-3 years work experience of Distribution / Allocation Analyst in MNCs preferable in Retail industry.
2-3 years work experience in an analytical field desired.
Bachelor degree and / or an advance education in logistic / supply chain, Business Administration related disciplines.
Strong analytical and problem solving skills
Detail oriented with excellent organizational skills and a self-motivation.
Able to build and maintain productive relationships within team environment.
Demonstrates good listening, written and oral communication skills.
Show ability or aptitude to learn technical applications quickly.
Strong PC and associated application skills, MS Word and Excel as a requirement.
JDA Allocation system.
IP system knowledge.