Branch Merchandising Assistant (Allocator) London

United Kingdom
Posted 5 days ago
Full time
Job description

Here, at New Look, everything that we do is for the love of fashion.

We've been bringing the latest fashion to the high-street since 1969. We're now a global, multichannel brand offering on-trend, value-fashion for women, men and teenage girls. Even after 50 years we've stayed true to our original mission of delivering fabulous products at a price our customers can afford.

We invented fast fashion and it's our colleagues today that continue our journey to create a New Look that everyone loves.

It's our values that inspire us every day - we play to win, we are customer obsessed, we work as one...and it starts with you.

We are always on the lookout for talented, passionate people to join our New Look team.

The Branch Merchandising Assistant role is an exciting, fast-paced product-facing position that will provide you with a foundation from which you can pursue a career in many fields across the Retail industry such as Branch Merchandising, product Merchandising and eCommerce planning/trading.

Accountabilities and Responsibilities

Responsible for the allocation and replenishment of multiple product categories across both stores and eComm, ensuring stock is distributed in the most efficient and commercial way.

Uses specialist systems to set up all allocations and manage replenishment parameters. Can configure these systems to deliver required results and trouble-shoot where required.

Is aware of weekly product performance for relevant product categories and can confidently talk through in weekly meetings with the wider Branch Merch and Space Planning team.

Utilises the Supply Chain booking diary on a daily basis; displays an awareness of when stock is due to arrive and ensures stock is sent to stores as quickly as possible.

Displays an awareness of future intake for their relevant product categories, is aware weeks that look like they have a particularly high intake and plans workload accordingly including working with peers to pro-actively support if required.

Manges the strategic release of product when seasonally appropriate time. Manages spreadsheet to ensure the business has visibility of product being held.

Monitors performance of their product areas online and optimises stock offer by manually replenishing where appropriate. Displays an awareness of important online trading performance indicators such as cover and availability.

Attends a weekly Distribution Review meetings with product Merchandising teams to agree all distribution requirements of forthcoming intake. Prepares supporting material, ensuring all comments are accurate, coherent and allocation requests are logical and commercial.

Minimum level of education or qualifications

Mathematics GCSE grade C or above

Educated to degree level advantageous but not essential

Essential skills/knowledge

Computer literate - knowledge of Microsoft Office (particularly Excel) and comfortable working with new specialist systems

Analytical approach - an interest in working with data to inform ways of working

Numerate; comfortable working with numbers and data

Is pro-active; can self-motivate and and work independently to deliver a task.

Has an attention to detail

Why New Look?

The amazing people, the love of fashion, the 4pm Friday finishes - there are so many reasons to love working at New Look.

We offer training to support you and your career progression, so that you can be at your absolute best.

You'll also receive these amazing benefits:

- 40% staff discount

- Monthly 25% off privilege vouchers for family and friends to enjoy

- Quarterly sample sales

- Season ticket loans

Apply now to find out more.

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