Merchandise Allocator | Melbourne Head Office

Posted on 19-Jan-2018
Application Close Date: 02-Feb-2018
Job Details
Melbourne Head Office
Position Type:
Permanent Full Time
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Fusion Retail Brands is an iconic Australian footwear and apparel retailer with over 190 stores and 1,600 employees. Our portfolio of leading brands and labels includes diana ferrari, Mathers, Williams and Colorado.  

Due to growth in the business an exciting opportunity exists for analytical and pro-active Merchandise Allocator to join our collaborative and dynamic team located in Port Melbourne.

Reporting to the Merchandise Planner, and working across the Mathers brands, you will be responsible for the planning, replenishment and allocation of ladies footwear to stores across Australia; ensuring that we have the right stock, in the right store, at the right time.

 About the role:

  • Facilitate the allocation and replenishment of merchandise by store and SKU
  • Continuously review on-going replenishment levels to maximise stock availability
  • Create and analyse size curves orders of carry thru styles
  • Carry out Website maintenance by reserving Web Stock, activating/deactivating styles.
  • Coordinate inter-store transfers of merchandise, to reduce markdowns and increase sell thru
  • Support the Merchandise Planner and wider team with ad hoc reporting, analysis or administrative tasks
  • Assist in the pre-season planning process and store grid quantifications
  • Continual analysis of store sales to stock performance, making recommendations where required
  • Liaise with internal Logistics on ensuring timely in store stock management

 The successful candidate will have:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Business, Accounting or Finance (desirable)
  • Previous allocation experience in a fast paced retail environment
  • Highly developed analytical skills and problem solving skills
  • High level of administrative proficiency and attention to detail
  • Intermediate Excel skills
  • Experience or knowledge of RETEK allocate system desirable
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong planning and organisational skills
  • Previous store retail experience to understand stock flow cycles and impacts (desirable)

So if you have a flair for numbers, an analytical mind and excellent attention to detail and the ability to adapt quickly to changing priorities then apply today!

Please be advised that only short listed candidates will be contacted.