Position Description :
TFG has exciting opportunities for a Merchandise Allocator that is passionate about retail and thrives on analysis. The Allocator would be responsible for accurate allocations of product to stores, controlling and managing the replenishment programme as well as movement of product between stores.
Key responsibilities will include :
Working with Planners and Buyers to fully implement the Merchandise Strategy
Store and merchandise-related (style and sizing) analysis
Liaising with suppliers, stores and the Distribution Centre regarding queries, invoices, payments, etc.
Monitoring the delivery of stock and take appropriate action
Effective communication with stores and field
Monitoring product performance to take appropriate action
Regular store visits where appropriate
Essential Requirements are :
Relevant tertiary business qualification
Excels at data analysis and the ability to draw inferences
A high degree of numeracy and a detailed and strategic approach to work
Strong business acumen and merchant thinking
The ability to communicate and persuade effectively at all levels
Ability to show initiative and be resourceful
Ability to source and implement effective solutions in a fast-paced environment
Sound decision making ability
Must have excellent skills with MS Office (Excel at an advanced level) and / or other Business Intelligence Tools / Planning Tools
Preference will be given, but not limited to, candidates from designated groups in terms of the Employment Equity Act.