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Allocator | KIABI | Fashion | Dubai

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Date: 04-Dec-2018

Location: Dubai, AE

Company: Al Futtaim Private Company LLC

Job Requisition ID: 32164 

No two days are the same at Al-Futtaim, no matter what role you have. Our work is driven by the desire to make a difference and to have a meaningful impact with the goal of enriching everyday lives. Take our engaging and supportive work environment and couple it with a company culture that recognises and rewards quality performance, and what do you get? The chance to push the limits every single day.


As a humble family business that started on the banks of the Dubai Creek in the 1930s, Al-Futtaim has expanded to a presence in 31 countries, a portfolio of over 200 companies, and 42,000 employees. You’ll find us in industries ranging from automotive and retail, to finance and real estate, and connecting people with international names like Lexus, Ikea, Robinsons, and Adidas. Our team is proudly multicultural and multinational because that kind of diverse representation gives us the global mindset to grow and impact the people, markets, and trends around us.


Come join us to live well, work better, and be the best.

About the Position


As part of the Buying and Merchandising Team, you will be responsible for maximizing sales and profitability by maintaining correct stock levels in store, analyzing and communicating location performance, including sales/inventory ratios, turnover, seasonality, size demographics, marketing impacts and developing store/department distribution strategies that capture the identified location-based opportunities.         

Your role will be based in the Fashion Head Office, located in Dubai Festival City and will report into the Brand Manager.


About You


To be considered for this exciting role, you should have experience within a merchandising, Buying Support, Allocator or Buying role already and have a good knowledge of running reports, analyzing data along with replenishing and identifying fast or slow moving products. This experience should be within a large retail brand with multi store locations.

Along with previous experience you must have excellent knowledge of MS Office with strong Excel skills, good attention to detail and knowledge of SAP would be a strong advantage.

To be a successful Fashion Allocator for KIABI, you must be commercially aware and knowledgeable of the industry and have a passion for fashion.


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