Citi Trends Allocation Analyst in New York, New York

Allocation Analyst 0983 Citi Trends NY Office, 1385 Broadway, Suite 809 New York, NY 10018 Alloc IP Analyst \nJOB TITLE: ALLOCATION ANALYST \nDEPT.: 982\nREPORTS TO: MERCHANDISE PLANNING MANAGER\nWAGE SCALE: SALARY/EXEMPT\n \nSUMMARY: Allocates merchandise to stores by analyzing individual businesses using zonal unit plans.\nESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.\n \n\nEvaluates allocation methods, strategies and analytics.\nEffectively work with Planning Manager and planning team to identify and implement allocation strategies to achieve or exceed goals.\nReviews and analyzes zone performance weekly to determine allocation strategy for the week.\nWorks with Planning Manager and planning team to analyze historical, seasonal and current trends using zonal unit plans.\nIdentifies key items and determine best method to allocate goods equitably to stores.\nUtilizes systems to analyze business as needed.\nManages purchase orders from initial allocation through the end of life cycle of merchandise, including replenishment and consolidation of goods to other stores or channels.\nManages overall store inventory levels based on store capacity, seasonality and selling curves using zonal unit plans.\nMonitors performance of assigned classifications to ensure inventory levels, assortments and quantities are appropriate to achieve the company's sales and profitability objectives.\nMonitors new/renovation store shipping and performance to ensure inventory levels are achieved and stores are funded.\nDevelops and executes allocation strategies for assigned department in accordance with merchandise plans, unit and zonal plans, store attributes and company objectives.\nWeekly monitor classification/style performance and adjust allocation strategy to maximize sales opportunities and minimize markdown liability.\nRegularly visit stores and competition to understand business trends in-store.\nDevelops relationship with merchant team in order to effectively understand merchandise and merchant strategy.\nDevelops working relationship with the distribution centers to ensure continuous flow of product to stores. Acts as liaison between the merchant team and the distribution center.\n\n \n \n \n \n \nQUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.\n \nEDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: 4 Year Degree, 2 years related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.\nLANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read and understand documents such as general correspondence, department reports and office procedures. Ability to communicate effectively with vendors and fellow associates. Extensive computer skills required.\nMATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.\n \nPHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.\nReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.\n\nAbility to talk and hear\nManual dexterity is required to operate computer and telephone\n\n \n \n \n \n \n EEO is The Law - click here for more information Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled