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