• Allocator

  • Birks. Pure Delight.

    Working under the Planning & Buying Director, the Allocator will be responsible for the execution of allocations to support merchandise assortments across multiple channels and stores. You will be responsible in establishing a strong line of communication and maintaining the relationship with stores regarding their assortment needs and inventory requests. You’ll be analytical, have a keen eye for detail with a proven track record of maximizing inventory and working with cross functional teams to align allocation strategy.

    Are you our hidden gem?

    • Consolidate and maintain appropriate inventory level throughout all stores and channels by department/class, style and size;
    • Continuously review and maintain store MINs;
    • Action the allocation of product to stores, ensuring these reflecting store grading and assortment plans, in an accurate and timely manner;
    • Review and monitor DC inventory;
    • Work closely with the Planning & Buying team to assist building and reviewing stores assortments;
    • Communicate with retail stores regarding assortment needs and allocation strategy;
    • Analyse store trends and performance of store grading to improve productivity of merchandise through initial allocations and replenishment;
    • Provide insight during store grading and assortment line reviews;
    • Ad-hoc assortment/omni-channel analysis and inventory requests as required.

    Our promise of delight

    EDUCATION

    • Administration or Math degree or equivalent background.

     

    EXPERIENCE

    • Minimum of 1-year experience in Allocations is essential.
    • Previous retail experience would be a strong asset.

     

    SKILLS

    • Analytical, numerate and detail orientated
    • Self-motivated, able to work independently as well as part of team
    • Confident communicator able to liaise at all levels of the business
    • Intermediate to advanced Excel skills
    • Bilingual preferred: French and English (spoken/written).

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