Merchandise Allocator, Retail

Posted: 5 Jul 2018

Deadline: 30 Sep 2018

Location: Baltimore, MD

The Merchandise Allocator, Retail will support the U.S. Corporate Stores through the management and optimization of inventory levels at the store and style level.   The allocator will be the expert in store level inventory positions and needs and must be comfortable making recommendations to the team to support inventory strategies. The allocator will work in close partnership with the Corporate Store Merchandise Planners to maximize sales and inventory through proper inventory allocation.

Essential Functions:
• Allocate merchandise at sku level based on individual store trends, company trends, and allocation objectives; must allocate stock to the right stores at the right time in the right amount in order to maximize sales and inventory turn
• Pull weekly, monthly, and quarterly data to report store level turn and sales-to-stock levels; make recommendations on actionable strategies
• Collaborate with planner and buyer to review assortment flow
• Ensure new stores are receiving the proper inventory for opening based on geographical and socioeconomical trends
• Research and provide solutions for issues related to understocks, overstocks and damages
• Ensure proper in-stock levels for top selling items at all times
• Analyze business trends at the store level and act as store level expert in regards to product needs and opportunities; partner with team to make recommendations for best strategy to optimize opportunity.
• Other duties as assigned to support inventory & retail strategies

Job Requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree and 1-3 years of experience in a merchandise allocating, planning or buying role
• Strong attention to detail
• Knowledge of basic retail math as well as store level KPIs
• Advanced Microsoft Excel skills
• Strong analytical and problem solving skills
• Strong organizational skills
• Ability to multi-task and to thrive in a fast paced, entrepreneurial environment
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Ability to develop and maintain strong working relationships with cross functional partners

Please apply at the link below by emailing your resume with the position title in the subject line:


PANDORA designs, manufactures and markets hand-finished and contemporary jewellery made from high-quality materials at affordable prices. PANDORA jewellery is sold in more than 100 countries on six continents through around 7,700 points of sale, including more than 2,600 concept stores.
Founded in 1982 and headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark, PANDORA employs around 27,700 people worldwide of whom more than 14,000 are located in Thailand, where the Company manufactures its jewellery. PANDORA is publicly listed on the Nasdaq Copenhagen stock exchange in Denmark. In 2017, PANDORA’s total revenue was DKK 22.8 billion (approximately EUR 3.1 billion).
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