Allocator

Gulf Marketing Group (GMG Group)

Dubai, UAE

Posted
Ref: QP229-274

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Job Summary
The role holder is responsible for replenishing products to assigned stores in coordination with the buyers and retail stores to ensure the stores have right product quantity and assortment to maximize the sales opportunity.

Accountabilities

Core Responsibilities
• Sends the right quantity of products to each store based on weekly sales forecasting and inventory levels
• Replenishes products to retail stores as per the requests received and daily sales of the stores and in alignment with the buying team
• Prepares inter-retail outlet stock transfer notes to ensure proper inventory levels in each of the stores
• Prepares and follows-up on stock demand notes for ‘stock pullouts’ and ‘new stock’ to ensure correct stock levels are maintained in the stores at any given point
• Prepares and sends the right amount of orders each week to the team which schedules deliveries
• Prepares and sends orders for new stores before opening date
• Tracks the merchandise transportation from warehouse/distribution centre to retail outlet and ensure smooth flow of good
• Allocates stores’ product range to ensure there is enough stock to satisfy customer demand whilst safeguarding against a surplus
• Analyzes weekly unit sell per category / silhouette / style level and taking action accordingly
• Monitors deliveries and stock levels in distribution centers and stores

Self- Management
• Defines performance goals at the start of the year in discussion with the reporting manager and ensures that the goals are achieved during the course of the year
• Takes ownership of his/her own learning agenda by identifying development needs in consultation with the manager and agreeing on the individual development plan
• Keeps abreast of professional developments, new techniques and current issues through continued education and professional growth

Requirements

Educational Qualifications and Certificates
• Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Supply Chain

Experience
• A minimum of 1 years of relevant experience

Skills

Language skills
• Basic written and spoken English is essential

Additional skills
• SAP knowledge
• Planning

About the Company

Established in 1978, by the Baker family who still own and manage the company today, Gulf Marketing Group is one of the Middle East's leading, family owned companies. Gulf Marketing Group operates regionally, across the GCC and boasts a diverse portfolio of brands, retail outlets and services. Gulf Marketing Group subsidiaries operate in key sectors such as retail and distribution of sporting goods and lifestyle brands, health and fitness, food and food processing, integrated 3PL logistics, real estate, healthcare and pharmacies, education and technology. Since 1978, Gulf Marketing Group has introduced more than 90 international brands into the Middle East, as well as building the reputation of our homegrown brands as reliable and quality driven companies.

We are proud to be one of the top 10 retailers in the Gulf region with:

  • More than three decades experience managing international brands in local environments
  • A prestigious portfolio of world class brand partners
  • Anchor tenancy in all major GCC shopping malls
  • A proven track record of securing exclusive retail and distributor agreements
  • An experienced management team
  • Strong customer relationships

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