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Senior Allocator - Hertfordshire

Job Title: Senior Allocator - Hertfordshire
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hertfordshire
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q94023
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: SSP.71296.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: January 13, 2014 12:35

Job Description

Great opportunity for a Senior Allocator, Allocator or Merchandise Assistant who is looking for a challenge with a market leading retailer! This multi-channel business retails in Jewellery, Accessories, Handbags & Watches and is looking for an analytical and commercial individual to join their team. In this position you will be working alongside the Assistant Merchandiser & you’ll use your knowledge to maximise stock profitability through control and monitoring of stock intake and distribution, and implementation of range/distribution plans. Your responsibilities include - * Managing Reports any over deliveries/shortages to the Assistant merchandiser/Merchandiser * Monitor performance of flagship stores and prepare Best & Worse sellers reports as required * Making sure all products from suppliers have been accounted for and authorised. * Prepare initial allocations of stock using range plans prepared by the merchandisers * Liaise with the warehouse on any queries regarding deliveries of stock. * Communications with stores regarding any changes to line ranging. * Ensures that the OTB monitor is accurately maintained. * Ensure warehouse stock is used efficient * Identifying opportunities and risks and be able help manage and plan OTBs both in season and for the coming season, promotional activity, sales etc. * Monitor performance of promotional lines and best sellers and prepare analysis as required. To be successful at this position you’ll already be an established Allocator, Senior Allocator or Merchandise Assistant preferable from fashion, Accessories, gift or jewellery background though this is not essential! This business is fast moving with lots of opportunities for progression. Alongside this that you are a good communicator & strong team player that is numerate and analytical in you’re approach! In reward you will have the opportunity to work in a international retailer, with the opportunity earning bonus, as well as, private healthcare & life assurance. If you feel that this opportunity sounds like you please send your cv quoting the reference Q94023. We request that candidates send their CV as a Microsoft Word document where possible. Quest Search and Selection is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.