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Allocation Manager

Bellport, New York

Post Date: 06/12/2017 Job ID: 83219 Job Category: Allocation

Job Title: Allocations Manager          

Company Description: An outlet perfume company

Location: Greater NYC          

 Responsibilities include the following: (Other duties may be assigned):


  • Create and analyze weekly, monthly and seasonal merchandise sale reports for Senior Management
  • Partner with Scents of Worth Account Manager to maintain planograms, receipts, and analysis of sales
  • Analyze and maintain reserve quantities for Scents of Worth accounts within Model
  • Set up and maintain eligibility for all Perfumania and Scents of Worth locations
  • Maintain Scents of Worth warehouse eligibility and lead times within Model and Aptos
  • Create and maintain replenishment schedules
  • Create and maintain forecasting schedules
  • Create and maintain min/max profiles by style for each store location
  • Create and maintain style assortments for kiosks and Puerto Rico
  • Set up all new stores with eligibility
  • Set up all new stores with seasonal indices
  • Set up all new stores with alternate history
  • Set up forecasting for all new stores by hierarchy
  • Analyze, revise, and update Store Ranks annually
  • Prepare Initial Distro by store for New Brands
  • Create min/max profile for each new style by store and allocate
  • Maintain min/max for all manager specials during promotion to ensure allocations match high velocity sales
  • Work with the buyer and assistant buyer on inventory needs for fringe lines and specialty items
  • Partner with warehouse to coordinate and expedite key items. 
  • Coordinate arrival of merchandise with Director of Merchandising, allocators, warehouse and DM for all new stores. 
  • Supervise, train and motivate team of 3 Perfumania Allocators, 1 Scents of Worth Allocator,  and a Promotional Planner
  • Review and resolve merchandise request from DM’s and Store Managers. 
  • Attend Promotional meetings with Director of Merchandising and Promotions Planner to plan promotional needs and sales by store
  • Review arrival of daily inventory (receivers) for special requirements, if any, then distributing them to allocators
  • Ensure moves from 903 to 901 go out only after being reviewed for any item maintenance issues
  • Assist Promotion Planner with setting up and testing promotions
  • Assist Master Data Manager with style maintenance
  • Assist Business Transformation Team in training, testing, and analyzing rollout of merchandising and planning within Aptos

Additional Duties and Responsibilities

  • Partner with Director of Merchandising in interview process for possible new hires.
  • Backup for Promotional Planner in their absence.
  • Backup for Director of Merchandising in their absence.
  • Backup for Master Data Manager in their absence.



  • APTOS, Promotion Tool, AS400/ I-Series, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Word, Power Point, Excel, Adobe Acrobat.
  • Sales and Inventory Queries, Retail Math, Financial Analysis, Problem Solving.  

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