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Job: Retail Allocator

Active since 05-12-2017 Job category Sales: Business Development
Location Hoofddorp Level Professional
Educational level Bachelor / Graduate Employment type -
Hours 40 - 0 Salary -

Are you a detail oriented individual with an extreme sense of urgency to join our business as a Retail Allocator based out of our European office in Hoofddorp, The Netherlands? Then look no further! We offer an exciting job at an open, growing and international organization. You will be working in a challenging environment with enthusiastic colleagues from all over the world!

Position Summary

The Retail Allocator is responsible for ensuring optimal inventory placement to our Crocs owned stores in Europe. In this role, you will be responsible to have our industry-leading casual footwear products in the right place at the right time. The role requires inventory optimization through a consumer-centric focus. You will assist the Merchandising team to meet Merchandising plans for a season, develop and maintain optimum inventory levels by gender, and support store managers on specific requests. The Retail Allocator acts as the primary point of contact to Merchant, Planning, Distribution Center (DC), and Store Operations teams to help execute the entire Go-To-Market strategy and financial objectives.

Key Responsibilities

  • Create initial allocation orders in co-operation with the Merchandising department.
  • Analyze historical sales and inventory to optimize replenishment settings and inventory levels, taking into account current sales trend, expected sales targets and store capacity.
  • Monitor and analyze sales performance, capture store & market trends and create ad-hoc reporting to support allocation decisions and inform the business on stock position, risks and opportunities.
  • Size analysis to improve size availability in store without increasing total stock levels and improving future buys.
  • Minimize end-of-season stock; decrease slow-movers to increase sell through and reach company turn objectives.
  • Assist in price changes and promotion set-up in stores.
  • Work with planning and logistics to improve and optimize the flow of goods to stores.

Skills & Requirements

  • A Bachelor degree in a related field (business, retail, office environment)
  • Ability to demonstrate proficiency in retail math for planning, distribution, and performance analysis
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook
  • Organization, prioritization and time management skills
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • You are a proactive communicator particularly in English
  • Accurate, Organized and being Articulate are your strengths
  • Able to build and maintain productive relationships with cross-functional teams
More information
This listing is a full-time job

Job category Sales: Business Development
Industry / Industries Retail / Wholesale
Region Noord-Holland
Keywords Retail Allocator Crocs Retail

Contact information

Name Zita Hildersom