Allocator

Watford

Job Details

Location

Pep and Co Head Office

Contract Type

Permanent

Working Pattern

Full Time

Salary

Competitive Plus Benefits

Closing Date

27/04/2018 22:00

Who are we ?

PEP&CO is Britain's fastest-growing family fashion phenomenon, offering a full range of women's, men's and kid’s fashion, with prices starting from as little as £1. Currently launched in 200 locations around the UK, Pep & Co have huge expansion plans with a further 100 shop in shops opening within its sister company Poundland.

Why work for us ?

This role will be based in our PEP & CO Head Office in Watford.

 

Filled with our vibrant and can-do team, it’s the heart of our company, which showcases our passion and determination to deliver the best we can for our customers: best service, best fashion, and best prices. Working at PEP&CO Head Office is an exciting chance to be at the centre of a dynamic company who value individual ideas and encourage everyone to get stuck in and work together to make PEP&CO a success.

Job role

The Allocator’s role is to control the movement of stock from our distribution centre (DC) to our stores using our in-house IT systems. The allocator will work with the buying and merchandising teams to get the right stock in the right place at the right time.

 

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Controlling the movement of stock from our distribution centre (DC) to our stores
  • Preparing all the required stock for new store openings ahead of launch
  • Monitoring and amending stock replenishment levels to ensure that stores maximize their sales potential but do not become overstocked
  • Clearing stock out of the DC ahead of markdown periods
  • Regular contact with store managers to address any potential stock related issues
  • Daily contact with the buying and merchandising teams to make sure we are sending stock in line with their plans
  • Daily contact with the DC to ensure that all new stock is allocated via cross-dock and moves to stores in a timely manner

What skills and experience will you need ?

  • The candidate should be numerate and needs and eye for detail and the ability to interpret sales and stock data from spreadsheets and our reporting systems
  • Full training will be given on in-house systems, but competency with Microsoft Excel is beneficial
  • Adaptability, a calm head and the ability to keep on top of changing priorities is essential
  • High street retail experience is beneficial