Merchandise Allocator | Sydney

Posted on 12-Apr-2018
Application Close Date: 03-May-2018
Job Type:
Full Time Permanent
Australian Resident
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A great gateway into a merchandise planning career, join our one of our brands in this new opportunity available. 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 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. By managing stock from delivery to distribution, you will maximise existing and new store performance through effective allocations.


Your responsibilities will include:

  • Manage overall stock levels to meet brand forecasts
  • Allocate stock to stores with brand guidelines focusing on key ranges and promotional activities
  • Review and manage store stock levels and work closely with the operational team
  • Ensure systems 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. 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

Working in a fast paced, high-volume fashion environment you will gain an insight into how to create great product ranges that align to the brands' customer profile. Joining Rivers is being part of an inspirational team who are creative, engaging, and who come from all walks of life. A collaborative environment and open plan office in Alexandria, our buying teams are upbeat and outgoing, they are also go-getters passionate about shaping the future of iconic Australian brand, Rivers. 

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!