Allocator

Location: Wimbledon Head Office
Department: Buying and Merchandising
Salary: Competitive

Who are we?

Born out of a love for lingerie, nightwear, swimwear and all things romantic, Boux Avenue brings traditional service, superior fit and outstanding quality to a modern and beautiful setting.

Customer’s in-store will experience a luxurious shopping haven, where they can receive free bra-fittings and fitting rooms with 3 different light settings and an intercom to communicate with the fitting experts.

No matter what your age, size or style, Boux Avenue is an inclusive brand for everybody. Available in sizes 28-40, A-G cups and sizes 6-18. With an unrivalled eye for detail and passion for customer service, Boux Avenue is your ultimate destination whether you’re looking for everyday essentials or something a little sexier.

What is the role?

Purpose       
       

To allocate and manage stock in a multi channel Lingerie business.

Key Contacts     

  • Internal
  • Merchandising Director
  • Merchandiser
  • Asst Merchandiser
  • Web & Marketing team
  • Buying team
  • Warehouse team
  • Retail team
Key Accountabilities     
  • To allocate stock according to plan and promptly in a multi channel business
  • To manage available stock to ensure sales potential is met in all channels
  • To highlight stock shortages and over stocks
  • To support the Merchandiser in achieving the company objectives are met in terms of sales, margin and stock
  • Manage the stock to ensure sell through targets are achieved
  • Propose stock movements between channels and stores to potentialise sales and maximise full price sell through
  • Attention to detail to ensure sales and stock are optimised in all channels
  • Manage stock fragmentation effectively through consolidations
  • Consolidate end of season ranges to the Web
  • Assist in planning and building new store packages
  • Regular review of store and product performance to gain a thorough understanding of store/web strengths at size and category level
  • Awareness of best/worst sellers by channel
  • Liaise with the web team to ensure sales are potentialised
  • Assist in tracking deliveries and planning warehouse intake.
  • Highlight to senior management late and under/over delivery quantities
  • Liaise with the warehouse on delivery / picking volumes to ensure manageable work flows
  • Ensure stock is available for key events / promotions / home page/ windows; escalating issues to senior management
  • Provide cover in the absence of the other Allocators
  • Ad hoc analysis and requests
Department Structure  

Merchandiser, Assist Merchandiser, Allocator

Job Challenges
  • Contributing to a start-up business; understanding the ‘multi channel business’ concept; ability to grow and evolve with the business
  • You may be required to undertake such further duties as your skills, qualifications and experience allow and/or as may be assigned to you by the Company from time to time
What are we looking for?
  • Entry level role
  • Experience at store level would be an advantage
Technical Skills
  • Numerate
  • Excel – proficiency essential. Pivot tables, lookups – beneficial
Personal Skills  
  • Team Player
  • Strong accuracy and attention to detail
  • Self-starter with the ability to work as an individual
  • Ability to think through problems and suggest solutions
  • Common sense approach
  • Numerate and analytical
  • Methodical approach
  • Able to work under pressure and prioritise
  • Good communication skills
  • Job Knowledge Retail experience would be beneficial.
  • Interest in Merchandising career
Are there any benefits?

In return you will be offered a competitive salary, good holiday entitlement, fun working environment with regular social events and some great benefits including generous discounts across the brands within Theo Paphitis Retail Group.

Benefits

In return you will be offered a competitive salary, good holiday entitlement, fun working environment with regular social events and some great benefits including generous discounts across the brands within Theo Paphitis Retail Group.

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