Job Details

Job title

Allocator, Tommy Hilfiger

Location

New York, United States

Level

Manager

Function

Merchandising & Allocation

Posted

Contract

Full-time, Salary Unspecified

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Job Description

All associates based in the EU should apply to the job by clicking here. Please note that you will have to create a new account on the application page.

The Allocator will allocate merchandise to the stores based on store sales, receipt and inventory plans and manage store inventory levels to maximize sales, gross margin and inventory turn. Provide quantitative analysis to support the business needs and to direct future purchases.

Responsibilities:

Store Planning

  • Utilize JDA to produce store unit sales and stock plans by class based on historical performance and trend
  • Develop store planning strategy for each class which includes determining volume group rankings, sales forecasting method, and historical planning basis to produce accurate sales plans
  • Monitor the stores’ sales performance by class against plan to identify trends and store plans that need to be revised going forward
  • Select similar store for modeling new store plans

Allocation

  • Allocate merchandise to the stores based on the store’s plans and/or style selling
  • Monitor open-to-ship by class for each store to determine additional store needs or stock imbalances
  • Identify and determine additional store receipt requirements and recommend reorder quantities by style and color
  • Establish and modify store groups 

Analysis

  • Participate in the planning process with the Product Planner and buyer by providing historical data and analysis to verify the plans are consistent with the store’s sales potential and meet the inventory receipt requirements
  • Analyze and recap store sales performance on transitional merchandise, select store buys, test items, etc. to identify where there is sales opportunity
  • Monitor core item sales performance and inventory levels by climate/region/district/store and make necessary adjustments to the plans and allocations going forward to maintain proper inventory balance

Assortment Planning

  • Build opening assortments for new stores.  Monitor flow of receipts being held for store to ensure planned inventory levels are being met

Qualifications:

  • College degree
  • 1 -3 years retail experience in merchandising or distribution
  • Technical knowledge in PC-based systems and application software including JDA Allocation, IPDW, JDA SSI and Island Pacific
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong organizational skills, time management, including ability to prioritize
  • Professional demeanor and proactive approach
  • MS Office and MS Outlook proficiency
  • Strong work ethic
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task and be flexible to changing priorities
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks/projects with adherence to deadlines
  • Detail oriented and resourceful traits necessary
  • Must be flexible to adapt to changing trends of business and projects
  • Ability to work in fluid environment with changing priorities required

PVH Corp. or its subsidiary ("PVH") is an equal opportunity employer and considers all applicants for employment on the basis of their individual capabilities and qualifications, consistent with applicable law and without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity or expression, age, religion, creed, national origin, citizenship status, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, military status or any other characteristic protected under federal, state or local law. In addition to complying with all applicable laws, PVH also has a strong corporate commitment to inclusion, diversity and to ensuring that all current and future PVH associates are compensated solely on job-related factors such as skill, ability, educational background, work quality, experience and potential. To achieve these goals, across the United States and its territories, PVH prohibits any PVH employee, agent or representative from requesting or otherwise considering any job applicant’s current or prior wages, salary or other compensation information in connection with the hiring process. Accordingly, applicants are asked not to disclose this salary history information to PVH

About Us

Tommy Hilfiger is one of the world’s leading designer lifestyle brands and is internationally recognized for celebrating the essence of “classic American cool” style, featuring preppy with a twist designs.  Founded in 1985, Tommy Hilfiger delivers premium styling, quality and value to consumers worldwide under the Tommy Hilfiger and Hilfiger Denim brands, with a breadth of collections including Hilfiger Collection, Tommy Hilfiger Tailored, men’s, women’s and children’s sportswear, denim, accessories, and footwear. In addition, the brand is licensed for a range of products, including fragrances, eyewear, watches and home furnishings. Founder Tommy Hilfiger remains the company’s Principal Designer and provides leadership and direction for the design process.  Tommy Hilfiger, which was acquired by PVH Corp. in 2010, is a global apparel and retail company with more than 17,000 associates worldwide. With the support of strong global consumer recognition, Tommy Hilfiger has built an extensive distribution network in over 90 countries and more than 1,400 retail stores throughout North America, Europe, Latin America and the Asia Pacific region. Global retail sales of the Tommy Hilfiger brand were US $6.7 billion in 2014.

With a heritage going back over 130 years, PVH has excelled at growing brands and businesses with rich American heritages, becoming one of the largest apparel companies in the world. We have over 30,000 associates operating in over 40 countries with over $8 billion in 2014 revenues. We own the iconic Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger, Van Heusen, IZOD, ARROW, Speedo*, Warner’s and Olga brands and market a variety of goods under these and other nationally and internationally known owned and licensed brands.