Merchandise Allocator | Melbourne Head Office

Posted on 15-May-2018
Application Close Date: 05-Jun-2018
Job Details
Melbourne Head Office
Position Type:
Permanent Full Time
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With a portfolio comprised of Australia's most iconic and beloved brands - Diana Ferrari, Williams, Mathers, Colorado, Cinori, Midas and Wanted - Fusion Retail Brands and the Munro Footwear Group are the custodian of Australia's favourite footwear.

Drawing on over 150 years of history and experience, our brands are fixtures of the Australian retail landscape, renowned for their quality products and ongoing commitment to customer satisfaction. Dedicated to growth, excellence and evolution, our success is predicated on connecting with consumers in authentic and unexpected ways, while remaining true to the rich heritage of each of our brands.   Progressive and forward thinking, we continue to evolve employing over 1,500 people throughout our Support Office in Port Melbourne and 280+ stores nationally.

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 Williams & 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.