Retail Planner / Inventory Allocator
Location:
San Francisco , California
Posted:
October 16, 2017
Reference:
1314132428
Job Description Branch ID:3277

Retail Planner � Inventory Allocator; this position supports a global company within the apparel industry headquartered in San Francisco. This company is known for its beloved brands, established history, and sustainability/green initiatives. This is an ongoing contract position with potential for extension and even conversion to a career role within the company.

Purpose:

The Allocator acts as a trusted advisor to the Regional Planners to support the end-to-end strategy execution to the store/door level. They are responsible for executing product allocations to the store/door level.

Key Responsibilities:


  • Use inputs from sizing team to and historical performance to update allocation parameters to optimize store/door sell through



  • Develop accurate inventory flow forecasts that support business strategies



  • Execute allocation strategies to optimize inventory and capitalize on opportunities



  • Recommend and execute exception management and size balancing activities to ensure customer demands are met



  • Conduct quantitative analysis and insights to optimize inventory deployment � monetize new opportunities and identify risks



  • Drive key retail initiative- �Strengthening Outlet� through optimal inventory allocations and by working with cross-functional team to create sustainable processes



  • Experience:


  • At least 2 years of experience (preferably in a retail environment)



  • Specialized Knowledge/Technical Skills:


  • Technical proficiency with computer software tools and the ability to learn new ones quickly (Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, Access, internal Ace applications)



  • Decision Making and Problem Solving:


  • Strong analytical/problem solving capabilities including the ability to quickly identify and communicate implications from consumer, internal and marketplace information



  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and projects simultaneously



  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills



  • Strong listening and interpersonal skills



  • Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records

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    Job Requirements Experience within the retail industry
    Strong forecasting and analytical skills
    MS Excel

    To apply, please send your resume to sfprofessional@staffmark.com

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