Allocator

Recruiter
Burberry
Location
London, Italy
Posted
15 Nov 2022
Closes
30 Dec 2022
Ref
154794-en_GB
Function
Operations
Level
Manager
INTRODUCTION

At Burberry, we believe creativity opens spaces. Our purpose is to unlock the power of imagination to push boundaries and open new possibilities for our people, our customers and our communities. This is the core belief that has guided Burberry since it was founded in 1856 and is central to how we operate as a company today.

We aim to provide an environment for creative minds from different backgrounds to thrive, bringing a wide range of skills and experiences to everything we do. As a purposeful, values-driven brand, we are committed to being a force for good in the world as well, creating the next generation of sustainable luxury for customers, driving industry change and championing our communities.

JOB PURPOSE

In partnership with Central Planning teams, the Allocator maximizes the potential of the business at hub and style level through strategic management of merchandise, inventory optimization, and actionable reporting and analysis.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Compile data and generate standard as well as ad hoc reporting, on a daily, weekly, monthly basis
  • Evaluate and analyse the business on a hub and SKU level to identify opportunities and drive productivity on a consistent basis
  • Work with cross-functional teams, specifically Planning, Supply Chain and Operations to ensure product and inventory strategies are carried out at a 360 level
  • Communicate with regional planning teams on current business trends as well as opportunities to proactively drive future business.
  • Analyse stock levels across hubs/stores to optimize inventory levels in an effort to drive higher inventory turns
  • Partner with Planning teams to drive solid transfer and consolidation strategies
  • Analyze size and style selling to create appropriate distribution strategies to optimize inventory levels
  • Review distribution center available inventory to ensure stock is available to send to stores
  • Support Planners and Replenishment Director in high level strategic decisions, process improvement with focus on driving productivity and efficiencies


PERSONAL PROFILE

  • Previous experience in similar roles
  • Analytical, strong financial acumen
  • Prior distribution analyst experience preferred
  • High proficiency in Word, Excel, SAP is a plus


FOOTER

Burberry is an Equal Opportunities Employer and as such, treats all applications equally and recruits purely on the basis of skills and experience.

Posting Notes: United Kingdom || Not Applicable || London || SC CENTRAL OPERATIONS || GLOBAL PLANNING || n/a ||

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