Allocator

Feel like supporting the world’s biggest sport brand and step in as an Allocator within the retail? We got the right position for you!


Start date is July 1st, 6 months Adecco contract, 40 hours per week.


What does the role involve?

As an Allocator, you ensure the company wins with the consumer: your decisions guarantee the right merchandise assortment is available at the right time, in the right stores, in the right volume. Being an Allocator, you will join our strong retail team at our European Head Office based in Hilversum and look after our most premium retail doors across the European Market.


What will you be doing?

As an Allocator you will:

  • Capture market and store trends and work closely with the Merchandising and Assortment Planning teams to drive a compelling assortment to our retail doors in order to maximize sales
  • Analyze sales and inventory information to forecast future sales to optimize the replenishment process
  • Collaborate with key cross functional stakeholders on pre-season and in-season risks & opportunities
  • Allocate within the constraints of maximum target capacities; allow smooth transitioning between campaigns, flows and seasons
  • Create ad-hoc reporting as needed to drive allocation decisions and educate stakeholders on current stock position, risks and opportunities
  • Understand launch and marketing initiatives; proactively acquire necessary information to support campaigns and initiatives to ensure coverage of product used
  • Determine right depth per store/style/size for the initial allocation considering the information provided by the Merchandising team, current sales trend analyses, expected sales targets and store capacity
  • Minimize end of season stock; ramp down replenishment on slow seller to increase store sell through and minimize returns


Waar ga je werken?

Why do I want to work here?

Although the current situation is a full work from home situation, location is based on an inspiring campus in Hilversum. A dynamic, energizing place to work that reflects the values and spirit of the brand. Colleagues from all over the world and located in and amongst numerous parks, cycling lanes and running tracks. Furthermore, this package includes:

  • 25 vacation days if you work 40 hours per week a full year
  • Commuting allowance EUR 0.19 cent per km/max of EUR 6 net per day
  • 8.33% holiday allowance
  • After 26 work weeks participation in pension plan
  • Free access to the online learning platform Adecco Academy
  • Free access to online training Club app and work outs via Zoom 



Wat vragen wij?

This is why the role is a great match for me

You will bring the following functional competencies:

  • Analytics: A blend of analytical skills are required, being able to leverage data to develop plans and drive better decisions. High systems affinity & strong working knowledge of Excel (including setting up spreadsheets, formulas, etc.).
  • Risk mgt: Escalates risks or opportunities that are grounded in facts and presents options for resolution. Assess risk within business objectives
  • Consumer focus: Understand consumer needs & marketplace from available data and is able to link plan with market trends. Awareness of product portfolio and strategy, including expectations around consumer response, growth opportunities and product lifecycle
  • Team: Strong team player with a positive attitude who helps train and develop peers. Able to collaborate and communicate effectively with upstream & downstream functions. Proactively approach self-development seeking and acting on feedback from peers & leaders


Sounds great, how do I apply?

Apply now via nike@adecco.nl and share your English resume. If you need more information about the team, the company, the role; feel free to give Marc a call at +31 (0)6 13443231. He will be more than happy to support!