#122710

INVENTORY ALLOCATOR (RETAIL)

Location:
SAN FRANCISCO
Job Terms:
Temporary
Salary:
DOE
posted by:
Samantha McHale
Date:
09/05/2017

Job Description:

INVENTORY ALLOCATOR (RETAIL)

START DATE: ASAP

CONTRACT: 3 MONTHS

LOCATION: SAN FRANCISCO

PAY:  DOE

** A FORTUNE 500 RETAIL COMPANY IS LOOKING FOR AN EXCEPTIONAL INVENTORY ALLOCATOR (RETAIL)! **

The Allocator acts as a trusted advisor to the Regional Planners to support the end-to-end strategy execution to the store/door level. They are responsible for executing product allocations to the store/door level.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Use inputs from sizing team to and historical performance to update allocation parameters to optimize store/door sell through
  • Develop accurate inventory flow forecasts that support business strategies
  • Execute allocation strategies to optimize inventory and capitalize on opportunities
  • Recommend and execute exception management and size balancing activities to ensure customer demands are met
  • Conduct quantitative analysis and insights to optimize inventory deployment – monetize new opportunities and identify risks
  • Drive key retail initiative- “Strengthening Outlet” through optimal inventory allocations and by working with cross-functional team to create sustainable processes

MUST HAVE:

  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent work experience)
  • At least 3 years of experience (preferably in a retail environment) Technical proficiency with computer software tools and the ability to learn new ones quickly (Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, Access, internal Ace applications)
  • Strong analytical/problem solving capabilities including the ability to quickly identify and communicate implications from consumer, internal and marketplace information
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and projects simultaneously
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong listening and interpersonal skills

Client Description:

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WORKING WITH AQUENT

Freelancing long-term with Aquent gets you access to some pretty cool things:

- You're paid weekly

- Subsidized health (including term life and LTD) and dental benefits after your first four weeks of work (averaging at least 20 hrs/wk)

- Access to Fidelity 401(k)

- Access to FSA Program (pre-tax payment toward Bart passes, etc.)

- Direct deposit for your paycheck

- Access to our Talent Rewards Program (we reward for referrals!)

- Access to free online courses via Aquent's Gymnasium, to help you develop your skills: http://gymnasium.aquent.com/

- Access to free online courses via Lynda.com

- Aquent support: your Aquent Agent checks in with you during the course of your contract to make sure you're happy and progressing according to your expectations (we're also there to be looking for new opportunities for you when you're close to wrapping up)