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Merchandising - Allocations Assistant


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A great opportunity to get into the world of Merchandising; This is an entry level role that requires no previous experience.

Mothercare UK are looking for an Allocator to join the Space Planning and Allocations team. The purpose of the role is to ensure that stores have the right product and the right time to optimise sales.

Key Responsibilities:

Investigate and fix any issues that reduce stock availability

Review and action changes to replenishment guidelines in line with store targets and forward weeks cover

Maintain strong relationships with relevant UK branded suppliers and DC operations

Monitor progress of orders and intake to ensure stock flows through the supply chain quickly

Manage stock effectively between UK selling channels to support commercial performance

Effectively implement all promotional and sale activity and place stock in the best place for optimal sell-thru

Work collaboratively with stores resolving any stock queries quickly and efficiently

Provide all reporting on UK allocation and availability measures

Maintain the administration of departmental files as required

About You:

Experience in an administrative role

Strong excel skills

Analytical and numerical abilities

High attention to detail

Proactive problem solving

Best Things

What We Offer:

• Competitive Salary • 25 days holiday plus a ‘Mothercare Day’ and Bank Holidays • Flexible working • Extended Parental leave • Staff discount • On-site cost price staff shop where all proceeds are donated to charity

About Mothercare:

Born in 1961, Mothercare has been a favourite of mums and dads for over 50 years In the last few years we’ve been on quite a journey. We’ve invested in positive changes to transform us into a digitally led business, with modern stores and infrastructure. What remains is our brand heritage, the expertise of our people and the pride and passion in everything that we do.

We’re honoured to help, support and inspire mums and dads as they take on the most magical and important job they can do. We pride ourselves on being the place to go to for all parenting needs including award winning clothing collections, quality home & travel products and that all important expert help and advice.

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