Stock Distribution Manager UK


Stock Distribution Manager - Head Office, Cardiff
About us:
Our Client is a leading fashion family value retailer in the UK with a portfolio of over 400 stores in the UK and 200 international locations in 18 countries with a top 100 UK website in the Internet retailing 2016 Top 500 list. With a strong footfall and millions of page views a week online it’s an exciting and fast-paced environment to work in; we’re growing at a great rate and aim to be a leading fashion multi-channel retailer as we rapidly grow our channels but retain onto our core company principals and family values.
We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Stock Distribution Manager.
Responsibilities/ Objectives:
The Stock Distribution Manager will handle day to day operational issues and have direct line management responsibility for the Branch Merchandising Section and the Allocation Section.
In addition to existing Branch Merchandiser/Stock Allocation responsibilities as specified in the their job description, all be it with a reduced amount of Regions/Departments. Typically they will include:-
Collation of weekly trading issues from stock allocation.
Construction of Formal cross-departmental links to include the regular sharing of key trading information and important store information.
Conducting monthly stock evaluation meetings with all areas, and communicate issues to the HOSD.
Deputising for the HOSD at Trading and other commercial or operational meetings as and when required.
Set up and attend monthly Branch Merchandise and Allocation meeting
Provide Seasonal Branch Analysis, risk stores, Top 20 etc.
Provide a monthly report on the productivity level of stock allocation
Provide ongoing support for Retail Operations
Regular communication with HOSD to ensure they are fully informed of any developments or potential issues, ensuring communication is consistent and in the appropriate format.
Acting as a key point of contact for relevant departments on a variety of stock distribution issues.
Colleague Development
Share responsibility with HOSD for the monitoring and regular assessment of the Competency Development
Undertaking special project work as and when required, e.g. IT development, facilitating training workshops for Stock Management, inducting new starters.
Any other ad hoc duties as required.
We’d love to hear from you!
We provide ongoing training and development to give you the opportunity to progress your career to the next level with a stable and expanding business. We also offer:
Pension Scheme
28 days paid holiday per year (including bank holidays)
Colleague Discount with the Group.
Access to sample sales
Canteen and Starbucks coffee on site
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