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Work type: Full-Time, Permanent
Location: Melbourne - CBD & Inner
Categories: Merchandise

Your role as Allocator will be pivotal in supporting the success of our Merchandise team in Menswear at David Jones. Providing support one Planner in the team you will be responsible for managing the allocation of stock into our stores and providing insight into stock performance with your Allocator experience. We are looking for someone who thrives is a fast paced environment, can confidently influence stakeholders, and who has an analytical mindset.

This role would suit an experienced Allocator, with flexible working arrangements between our Richmond head office and remotely. 

What does the role involve?

  • Manage the allocation of stock to into David Jones menswear stores across Australia
  • Monitor product performance and provide recommendations on the reallocation of underperforming stock
  • Collaborate with the Merchandise Planner’s to ensure that capacity/space planning is factored into all key decisions
  • Contribute to the buying process by qualifying future buys to ensure accurate stock quantities are delivered to stores
  • Communicate with stores to ensure they are notified of allocation decisions impacting their stores
  • Conduct weekly and quarterly reporting

What are we looking for?

  • Significant experience in a similar planning or allocator role for a large retailer for 1-2 plus years
  • Confidence using Microsoft Office Suite, in particular Excel
  • Exceptional attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong communication skills with the confidence to engage with senior stakeholders
  • Ability to prioritise and meet conflicting deadlines 
  • Exposure working within the retail industry will be advantageous

Why work for us?

  • A competitive remuneration package, including an annual bonus incentive
  • Generous employee discounts across David Jones and Country Road Group
  • An additional day of leave for your birthday
  • The opportunity to support community partnerships through our Corporate Social Responsibility program
  • Be a member of a company committed to sustainable practices
  • Ongoing training and development to pursue individual ambitions

About Us

David Jones and the Country Road Group is Australasia’s largest department store and fashion retail group comprising of iconic brands such as David Jones, Country Road, POLITIX, Trenery, Witchery and MIMCO. Part of Woolworths Holding (SA) our values include being Customer Obsessed, Collaborative, Inspirational, Responsible and Dedicated to Quality.


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