Merchandise Allocator

Byron Bay

Position Purpose:

To maximise our stock investment by ensuring the right stock is in the right place, enabling optimal performance both online and in-store. Understand and assist in the realisation sales potential by size to ensure that future ordering is going to achieve even sell-through across the Mister Zimi size range. We are looking for a team player with a positive mindset who is motivated by the idea of ensuring absolute efficiency in our buying process and idea of maximising sales potential.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Determine initial allocations of stock to store to ensure the right amount of stock is allocated to maximise sales.
  • Ensure the clever stock balancing between online and stores to ensure that the growing potential of Online is not missed.
  • Weekly Sales Analysis to prepare replenishment orders to store to capture sales trends by style/colour/size at an individual store level.
  • Ensure stock consolidations are kept to a minimum so the business can achieve maximum profitability through thoughtful allocation of stock.
  • Build a library of current selling trends by style, size, print, category and outlet to assist with future range allocations.
  • Build a library of size curves by shape and print while all sizes of a given style are in stock.
  • Use this library to determine the best estimates for future Collections size breaks.
  • Ensure weekly reporting is circulated in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Adhoc reporting to support specific business needs as required.

Qualifications and experience / background:

  • Minimum 5 years experience in a similar role in the apparel industry.
  • Degree Qualified in merchandise management desirable.
  • Retail experience.
  • Excellent Excel skills.

Other skills, knowledge, attributes and personal qualities:

  • Agile, resilient and able to work autonomously and as part of a team.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Passionate about maximising customer outcomes.
  • Tech savvy and efficiency focused.
  • Problem solving and analytical mind.
  • Solution focused with a positive can-do attitude.
  • Understand and align to the Mister Zimi vision & values.
  • Professional discretion.

Please send expressions of interest to: