This position is responsible for managing the allocation and replenishment process for retail stores along with directing the activities of the Allocation team to ensure proper initial merchandise assortments, quantities and sizes by stores to meet the company's objectives in achieving sales, inventory management and profitability. Collects, evaluates, and analyzes all relevant data for designated category/categories of business. The position will lead, develop and manage allocation and replenishment process and strategies for retail stores by active partnership with Retail Buying, Retail Planning and Retail Operations.
-Direct the activities of the allocation by active partnership with Buying, Planning and Operation teams to develop and execute consistent strategies and methodologies to achieve optimal sales performance and inventory turnover.
-Provide allocation and store planning analysis to buying, planning and executive partners to outline the opportunities and risks surrounding inventory flow, sales and inventory productivity. That includes:
-Supporting the development of the allocation plan and ensure timely execution
-Monitoring store stock levels and sales trends through reporting and analytics
-Completing analytics to support balancing stock within stores and across channels as needed
-Reviewing production order status to understand inventory status issues (overstocks, late deliveries, short shipments) and potential impacts and raise concerns
-Reviewing inventory to ensure support of seasonal marketing initiatives
-Review Out of Stock Report and generate action plan to improve stock availability
-Partnering with evaluates store profile by performance of product, communication and travel to the stores to manage and improve our buying strategies. Collaborates with business partners to determine the appropriate timing of initial and replenishment deliveries and to communicate needs/strategies with the store operations team to meet these demands
-Ensure effective two-ways communication with Marketing, Store Operations, Visual Merchandising, and Buying to manage opening assortments, quantities, and timing of deliveries for new stores manage inventory issues addressing store needs to improve its performance and productivity
-Generating and reviewing in-season and post-season analytics that could help hind-sighting and improve the business by identifying opportunities and actions based on the results
-Active participation in ensuring successful implementation of Retail Merchandising System Solution in transforming organization into a retail centric mindset and improving retail productivity with retail merchandising excellence discipline.
-Minimum 3 years relevant experience, with planning/ allocation experience in multi-national company is preferable
-Solid work experience in retail business
-Strong business acumen with outstanding analytical and problem solving skills
-Well-organized, logical & mature thinking, attention to details, dedicated and energetic
-Computer literate with excellent knowledge and hands-on experience in Excel, PowerPoint and other MS Office applications
-Fluency in English and Mandarin
We offer 5–day work week, competitive salary and fringe benefits to the right candidate. Interested parties are invited to send your full resume with current and expected salary by clicking "Apply Now".
Candidates who are not contacted within 1 month from sending the resume should consider your applications filed for future opportunities.
All applications will be treated in strict confidential and used for recruitment purpose only.
VF Corporation outfits consumers around the world with its diverse portfolio of iconic lifestyle brands, including Vans®, The North Face®, Timberland®, and Dickies®. Founded in
1899, VF is one of the world's largest apparel, footwear and accessories companies with socially and environmentally responsible operations spanning numerous geographies, product categories and distribution channels. VF is committed to delivering innovative
products to consumers and creating long-term value for its customers and shareholders.
VF is committed to creating an inclusive environment that welcomes and values the differences among all of our associates, customers, suppliers and the communities in which we live and conduct business. The continued success and growth of VF is enhanced through initiatives that promote diversity throughout VF around the world.VF is an equal employment opportunity/ affirmative action employer of minorities, females, protected veterans and the disabled. VF is committed to providing equal opportunities in employment, and treating our VF associates and VF applicants without discrimination on the basis of their race, color, gender, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, citizenship, disability, protected veteran status, HIV/AIDS status, or any other legally protected factor.