Allocator - Books (FTC 9 Months)

Recruiter
WHSmith
Location
Houndsditch, London - (Remote working available)
Salary
23000 - 24000
Posted
09 Jun 2021
Closes
09 Jul 2021
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Contract

We have an exciting opportunity for a Allocator based at our Travel Head Office in London Reporting to the Senior Merchandiser, and working within the Travel Supply Chain team, the main purpose of this role is to work effectively with other Allocator's, logistics and suppliers to maintain good product availability and control stock levels across a number of different ranges. 


What you’ll do:
 

In this role you will create and calculate purchase orders, manage stores and Distribution Centre (DC) stock levels and replenish levels and liaise with suppliers and DC’s regularly. You will do supplier forecasting, monitor stock availability and fulfilment within the DC, manage stock intake to achieve month end targets and availability/fulfilment targets, as well as managing stock problems and price overrides. You will provide ad-hoc analysis as well as regular analysis and reporting.

 


Who we’re looking for:

Ideally you will have previous experience in a stock management/allocation focused role or previous experience as a Merchandising Assistant/Administrator. You should have strong analytical ability to run reports and analyse and interpret data, with ability to identify trends through reading detailed reports. You will be a good team player with excellent influencing skills, good Excel skills including Pivot Table’s & V-Look ups with strong communication skills and the ability to work cross functionally.  You should have excellent organisational and time management skills with the ability to prioritise effectively with the ability to work under pressure and take initiative.

 

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