Allocator | Marks & Spencer | Dubai

About the Role

Allocator is responsible for sending stock to all the stores situated in different regions. He/she will be in charge to ensure that the merchandise bought for a season is allocated in accordance with Store Catalogue. His/her KPI is to ensure all stores are on full stock availability during launch of a season and during any new store openings. He/she is also responsible in making sure that the allocation of products are done based on appropriate size ratio set for each of the markets. He/she will be in charge of maintaining the master data file.

Stock Allocation

  • Season Launch allocation
  • New Stores allocation
  • Maintain stock levels based on sales(BTF adjustments)
  • Stock consolidation when required
  • Ensure 100% stock availability on Core lines
  • Special allocation of stock to support special events

System Maintenance/house keeping

  • Accurate BTF setting
  • Accurate Ratio setting
  • Purchase order and Delivery order creation
  • Update flagging in stock file

Business Reports

  • Generate accurate Reports
  • Stock availability (buys vs GRN)
  • Stock fulfilment  (stores plan vs actual)


  • Assist in updating the report
  • Analyse availability
  • Analyse plan option vs actual option


  • Assist in weekly store communication
  • Assist in weekly trade communication
  • Assist in creating picture planograms


About You

Minimum Experience

Minimum 1 Year Experience in Fashion retail industry as an allocator


Job-Specific Skills

  • Excellent computer skills
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Quick learner
  • Attention to Detail
  • Highly Numerate
  • Good Communicator
  • Optimistic Attitude
  • Knowledge of SAP an additional advantage


Behavioral Competencies

  • Delighting Our Customers
  • Collaboration
  • Taking Initiative
  • Drive for Results


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