Allocator | Sydney

Posted on 16-Mar-2017
Application Close Date: 06-Apr-2017
Job Type:
Full Time Permanent
Australian Resident
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A great gateway into a planning career, join our Rivers brand in this newly created Allocator role. If you love tackling analysis and coming up with commercial recommendations, this could be the perfect opportunity to enter a retail head office and grow a long-term career. Join us to be a global market leader as our brands change the perception of fashion.


Your New Career

Our ideal Allocator, will have worked within a retail environment and has a practical understanding of stock flow. Reporting into a supportive Senior Planner, you will have scope to own your role, identify opportunities to reduce risk and increase sales, review stock models by climate, grade and location and address problem areas. Savvy and experienced with Excel, you are able to sort and analyse data to support commercial decisions. Additional responsibilities include:


  • Managing overall stock levels to meet brand forecasts
  • Allocating stock to stores focusing on key ranges and promotional activities
  • Review and manage store stock levels and work closely with operational teams
  • Ensure system integrity through information management and data reporting
  • Consolidate stock pre and post delivery


With no two days the same, you will also get involved in support for trade reporting and post-seasonal review. With guidance and training, your effective management of stock will maximise the potential of existing and new stores. Our Allocators are an integral part of the merchandise-planning department - your work will be used to assist decisions that influence profitability and drive sales!


Your New Destination

Iconic Australian brand Rivers was introduced to the Specialty Fashion Group family in November 2013. Rivers has a rich heritage and loyal following, built on its reputation for comfortable, high quality products. At Rivers, our mission is to ensure that everything we do and believe in is authentic every day. We do this by being Australia’s most authentic and admired lifestyle brand.

Rivers are part of Specialty Fashion Group - an ASX leading, specialty apparel retailer with over 1,000 stores and 7,000 Team Members across Australia, New Zealand, South Africa & the USA. Through our fantastic brands, our purpose is to be a global market leader that changes the perception of fashion. SFG are all about game changers who are customer centric. If this is you get in contact with our talent team who are waiting to connect with you!