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Salaris: 24 euro
Opleiding: MBO
Werkgever: Randstad
Regio: Noord-Holland
Plaats: Hilversum
Postcode: 1213NL

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As an Allocator, you ensure Nike wins with the consumer: your decisions guarantee the right merchandise assortment is available at the right time, in the right stores, in the right volume. Being an Allocator for the Nike Stores, you will join our strong retail team at our European Head Office based in Hilversum and look after our most premium retail doors across the European Market.

You will get a contract till the end of November and will work via Randstad. It is a job for 40 hours a week. We look for someone who can start as soon as possible.

what we offer

  • Salary based on experience
  • Temporary role till 30th of November 2024
  • 40 hours a week
  • Hilversum
  • Working for one of the world’s most iconic brands

who are you

We’re looking for Allocators to join the European Headquarters team. In this role you will serve the NikeStores business as part of the Nike Direct market Place Unit (MPU). This role is specialized on in-season trade and inventory optimization.

We are looking for someone with the following competencies:

  • Analytics: A blend of analytical skills are required, being able to leverage data to develop plans and drive better decisions. High systems affinity&strong working knowledge of Excel (including setting up spreadsheets, formulas, etc.);
  • Risk mgt: Escalates risks or opportunities that are grounded in facts and presents options for resolution. Assess risk within business objectives;
  • Consumer focus: Understand consumer needs&marketplace from available data and is able to link plan with market trends. Awareness of product portfolio and strategy, including expectations around consumer response, growth opportunities and product l
  • Team: Strong team player with a positive attitude who helps train and develop peers. Able to collaborate and communicate effectively with upstream&downstream functions. Proactively approach self-development seeking and acting on feedback from peers
  • Excellent knowledge of Excel, MS Windows applications, quick learner for new systems&applications. Knowledge of Just Enough allocation system a plus;
  • At least 1 year of experience in DSM (allocation/ location planning / assortment planning), MPO, DSM, Sales, Finance functions, Buying Coordinator, Retail Store Coach level, 2 years Athlete level;
  • You will be able to demonstrate a self-starter mentality and be eager to drive and own end to end communication with results driven, forward thinking and proficient information seeking skills in a fast-paced environment;
  • You will demonstrate strong verbal and written communication skills; ability to engage effectively with a broad range of audiences including business leaders.

what will you do

You will work closely in squads with the assortment planning and merchandising teams for Nike Direct Stores. You will also collobarate with MPO, Brand&strategic partners within EHQ and store teams.

As an allocator you will:

  • Capture market and store trends and work closely with the Merchandising and Assortment Planning teams to drive a compelling assortment to our retail doors in order to maximize sales;
  • Analyze sales and inventory information to forecast future sales to optimize the replenishment process;
  • Collaborate with key cross functional stakeholders on pre-season and in-season risks&opportunities;
  • Allocate within the constraints of maximum target capacities; allow smooth transitioning between campaigns, flows and seasons;
  • Create ad-hoc reporting as needed to drive allocation decisions and educate stakeholders on current stock position, risks and opportunities;
  • Understand launch and marketing initiatives; proactively acquire necessary information to support campaigns and initiatives to ensure coverage of product used;
  • Determine right depth per store/style/size for the initial allocation considering the information provided by the Merchandising team, current sales trend analyses, expected sales targets and store capacity;
  • Minimize end of season stock; ramp down replenishment on slow seller to increase store sell through and minimize returns.

where will you work

You will work at the Nike European Headquarters in Hilversum. It is a dynamic, energizing place to work that reflects the values and spirit of the brand. Your colleagues come from all over the world, the team is diverse.

Nike maintains a hybrid working model, 3 days in the office, 2 days from home.

  • Access to the gym facilities on campus
  • Commuting allowance of€ 0,21 per km
  • 25 vacation days if you work 40 hours per week a full year
  • Diverse team

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