Location: Wimbledon Head Office
Department: Buying and Merchandising
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. Founded in 2011 by Theo Paphitis, Boux Avenue is online and in 28 stores UK wide, as well as a number of international stores.
Customers in store will experience a luxurious shopping haven, where they can receive free bra-fittings in exquisite fitting suites with highly trained bra fitting experts.No matter what your age, size or style Boux Avenue is an inclusive brand for everybody. Available in sizes 28-38, 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 more sophisticated.
What will your duties be?
Working with suppliers to make sure they book on time
Working with the warehouse to resolve any intake issues
Updating management with problems and solutions to any issues
Allocating new lines, accurately, on time and according to department plans
Proposing solutions where stock is under delivered or late
Working with web team to make sure lines go live on time
Managing stocks in season
Manage replenishment systems to ensure stores have the right level of stock to maximise profit
Manage stock builds for key events, promotions and sale
Regularly review stocks held across stores, web and the warehouse and take appropriate action to rebalance
Highlight any stock issues to manager and propose solutions
Deal with store stock requests
Manage stock consolidation process at relevant times as directed by line manager
Analysis and Reporting
Undertake regular any ad hoc analysis and reports as required.
Ensure work is on time, relevant and accurate
Develop analytical skills to interpret data and gain understanding of the business
Working with others
Ensure you are a supportive and proactive team player – on own team and in wider business
Work with other allocator to share best practice and develop skills
Cover for other allocator in their absence
Build good working relationships with other functions in the business
- Entry level
- Previous allocator experience would be an advantage
- Experience at store level would be an advantage
- Excel – proficiency essential. Pivot tables, lookups – beneficial
- 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
- Retail experience would be beneficial.
- Interest in Merchandising career