Allocator – Durban

Allocator (Salary up to R15k depending on Experience)

Job Spec

• Responsible for optimising sales by ensuring stores are stocked with the right amount of product at the right time.

• Identifying opportunities and proposing these to the Planner.

• Prepare store covers by subcategory weekly and report to planner with action plan.

• Prepare consolidations / direct transfers as necessary and report to all key stakeholders.

• Prepare post allocation report and present to planner weekly.

• Action post allocations weekly.

• Prepare templates and action new initiative allocations according to performance and presentation stock by store grade.

• Prepare store grading every 3 months and present to planner.

• Action new item allocations according to grading templates and historical performance.

• Action core item allocations according to store needs from inventory listing.

• Report and manage stock levels in new stores.

• Report the stock levels of new stores in weekly Store Ops meeting.

• Take initiative and drive the business forward.Knowledge, Skills and abilities required

• Above average knowledge of excel, retail system and general computer skills

• Must be able to run pivot tables and do vlookup function on excel.

• Good communication skills in order to follow up with stores on queries.

• Good people skills in order to deal with other departments.

• High attention to detail.• Ability to process accurately and work diligently.

• Good time management skills and ability to multitask.

• Above average analytical, communication and presentation skills.

• Highly numerate and able to identify trends.

• Min 3-5 yrs allocating in the retail sector as an allocator (apparel/ access / footwear is preferable)

• Matric required – some tertiary qualification would be advantageous

• Must be able to handle a pressurised environment

• Good organisational skills

• Need to be accountable, reliable and show leadership ability.

Job Category: Cothing Retail
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Durban

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