Allocator

Department:  Merchandising
City:  Shanghai
Country:  CN

INTRODUCTION

Founded in 1856, Burberry today remains quintessentially British, with outerwear at its core.  Digital luxury positioning and intensive focus on design innovation, quality and heritage icons ensure continued brand purity and relevance globally across genders and generations. Burberry believes that in order to be a great brand it must also be a great company and constantly leverages the energy of its compassionate and creative thinking culture to continually innovate and drive the brand forward. Headquartered in London, Burberry is a design, marketing and retail led business with a global reputation for innovative product design, digital marketing initiatives and dynamic retail strategies.

JOB PURPOSE

RESPONSIBILITIES

 

Business Rationale Required

- Ensure the right product is in the right store at the right time to optimize profitability. 
- The Allocator will achieve this by optimizing inventory across all doors and channels and supporting the merchandising team. 
- Responsible for the management and maintenance of the key metrics and forecasting calculations within the allocation system. 
- Replenishing stock when it is low by looking at the sales of individual stores to recommend and action transfers. 
- Be the first point of contact for the stores to the merchandising team. 
- It is key that the Allocator has a keen attention to detail so that the individual stores never run out of stock. 
- The first step on your way to becoming either a Merchandiser - Region or Central, or Planner.

PERSONAL PROFILE


Job Segment: Merchandising, Retail Sales, Retail