Allocation Specialist

Job title: Allocation Specialist
Contract type: Full-time
Location: New York
Industry: Retail
Remote: No
Reference: 421842
Contact name: Nora Gillern
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

Allocation Specialist Overview:
The Allocation Specialist supports Omni-Channel sales through executing merchandise allocation strategies and store cluster vendor/class assortment recommendations. The Allocation Specialist will have deep understanding of JDA  Allocation System in order to inform refinement that supports business needs. The specialist will partner with the Director of Allocations in analyzing allocation performance in order to drive top line sales. You'll collaborate with the Merchandising team to gain deeper understanding of merchandise strategies in order to optimize allocations that support the business needs. The specialist will also partner with the Merchant teams to quantify min/max need by category at location/cluster.

Allocation Specialist Role and Responsibilities:
• Builds out seasonal size scales by department based on business needs
• Evolve and Manage productivity file at department by category/supplier
• Responsible for effectively communicating business needs to India Allocators based on buying team intent
• Manage Supplier/Cluster Matrix by department for each season • This role will analyze performance by location/cluster to optimize allocation results.
• Ensure allocations are in alignment with the Seasonal Calendar and effectively execute Sell Off Allocation in JDA.
• Responsible for sell off inventory allocation

Allocation Specialist Key Qualifications:
• A natural problem-solver, who is also analytical and creative
• You understand the value of being proactive and solution-oriented
• You keep the customer at the center of all decisions
• You have a can-do attitude and a team mindset
• You have the ability to operate with ambiguity
• You possess an entrepreneurial and curious spirit
• You have the ability to present data and influence discussion with peers and members of cross-functional teams You Also Have: • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent retail experience in merchandise planning
• Experience in buying, planning or allocation
• Fundamental understanding of supply chain operations and inventory management
• Financial acumen
• Proficiency in MS Office (Excel and Word) 
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