Planner/Allocator

New York, NY

Our client is an international luxury brand with 30+ years of history within the fashion world. They have flagship locations in NYC, California, and over 8 countries worldwide, in addition to their wholesale partnerships. They are now looking for an experienced Planner/Allocator to work alongside of the VP of Merchandising. The position will start off in a long-term temporary capacity with the ability to convert into permanent employment for the right individual.

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Lead the development of the planning and allocation strategy to support financial targets.
  • Maximizes stock productivity through and the correct balance of inventory in stores
  • Manage various weekly & ad hoc planning reports.
  • Monitor sales and control the stock levels
  • Analyze performance
  • Review future plans based on historical performance and knowledge of future business conditions
  • Identify risks and/or opportunities by product and region
  • Propose recommendations in order to capitalize on opportunities and/or reduce risk for upcoming quarters, year, etc.

 

Requirements

 

  • 2+ years’ of extensive retail merchant experience
  • Experience with managing multiple categories
  • Strong retail math acumen, including elements of markup, margin planning, open to buy, inventory productivity measures
  • Experience working independently and navigating a complex and matrixed business environment with multiple stakeholders
  • Strong Excel Skills a must
  • Motivated, Flexible, Team Player, leadership skills

 

 

Note: Qualified candidates will be contacted within 2 business days of application. If an applicant does not meet the above criteria, we will keep your resume on file for future opportunities and may contact you for further discussion.

Date Posted 7/10/2019
Salary $25.00-$45.00/hr






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