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Allocator | Marks & Spencer | Dubai

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Date: 09-Jun-2019

Location: Dubai, AE

Company: Al Futtaim Private Company LLC

Job Requisition ID: 35637 

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 Role

Allocator is responsible for sending stock to all the stores situated in different regions. He/she will be in charge to ensure that the merchandise bought for a season is allocated in accordance with Store Catalogue. His/her KPI is to ensure all stores are on full stock availability during launch of a season and during any new store openings. He/she is also responsible in making sure that the allocation of products are done based on appropriate size ratio set for each of the markets. He/she will be in charge of maintaining the master data file.

Stock Allocation

  • Season Launch allocation
  • New Stores allocation
  • Maintain stock levels based on sales(BTF adjustments)
  • Stock consolidation when required
  • Ensure 100% stock availability on Core lines
  • Special allocation of stock to support special events

System Maintenance/house keeping

  • Accurate BTF setting
  • Accurate Ratio setting
  • Purchase order and Delivery order creation
  • Update flagging in stock file

Business Reports

  • Generate accurate Reports
  • Stock availability (buys vs GRN)
  • Stock fulfilment  (stores plan vs actual)

Analysis

  • Assist in updating the report
  • Analyse availability
  • Analyse plan option vs actual option

Communication

  • Assist in weekly store communication
  • Assist in weekly trade communication
  • Assist in creating picture planograms

 

About You

Minimum Experience

Minimum 1 Year Experience in Fashion retail industry as an allocator

 

Job-Specific Skills

  • Excellent computer skills
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Quick learner
  • Attention to Detail
  • Highly Numerate
  • Good Communicator
  • Optimistic Attitude
  • Knowledge of SAP an additional advantage

 

Behavioral Competencies

  • Delighting Our Customers
  • Collaboration 
  • Taking Initiative
  • Drive for Results

 

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