Sr. Director of Allocations

Five Below   •  

Philadelphia, PA

8 - 10 years

Posted 236 days ago

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  • A minimum of 7-10 years in a retail/merchandising environment, with at least 5 years of experience leading merchandising and replenishment initiatives
  • Must have strong computer, spreadsheet and database skills
  • Must be proficient in Excel, experience with Island Pacific is a plus
  • Knowledge of JDA Allocation is a plus
  • Must have a thorough knowledge of Logistics, Inventory Control, Replenishment, Planning, and DistributionCenter operations
  • Must have a bachelor’s degree.  Advanced degree is a plus

 Job Responsibilities

  • Oversee and provide direction to the Replenishment and Allocation team.  Oversee the day to day operations of the department
  • Analyze inventory levels and develop a replenishment strategy based on current sales trends
  • Forecast future sales trends and adjust replenishment strategies to account for any foreseeable changes in order to effectively utilize all inventory
  • Partner with Merchants, DC and Operations teams to ensure the most effective merchandising strategies are being applied with regards to inventory movement
  • Establish partnership with Planning team to better align entire buying process with allocation requirements
  • Lead process change and systems enhancement within the Replenishment and Allocation organization to better serve the customer
  • Total accountability for optimizing store inventory levels and improving store turns
  • When appropriate, develop new merchandising strategies to account for seasonal changes, new store layouts and product, new store initiatives and Ad allocations