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Assistant Manager, Allocation & Trading - Concept Stores - Limited Term Duration

Company: Adidas
Location: Portland
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Assistant Manager Allocation & Trading Concept Stores- LTD

Area: DTC

Department: Planning & Allocation

Direct Reporting Line: Manager, DTC Allocation & Trading

Indirect/secondary reporting line: Director, DTC Allocation & Trading

Subsidiary/country: USA

Location: Portland, OR

GSMS Grade: P1

Number of Personnel Managed: n/a

Cost Center/Budget and/or Revenue Responsibility: 6191690

Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organization:

Support the in-season Allocation and Trading across all Concept Stores. channels. Timely assist the execution of the initial allocations and in-season replenishments.

Key Responsibilities:

* Manage allocations to assure that stores needs are covered by following the Channel Ranges provided by Market CTC Assortment Plan teams, and by providing with the optimal initial volumes to achieve store sales plans
* Support weekly monitoring of KPIs and assist in the implementation of the in-season replenishment of stocks according to store performance
* Manage inventory flow by chain, region, district, store, and store groups (to include store size, climate, seasonally, capacity, etc.) to budget
* Provide quantitative analysis to support planning, buying and store planning decisions both preseason and in- season to maximize opportunities

Key Relationships:

* Retail Operations
* Local retail teams
* Market Price Architecture
* Planning and Buying

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

* Broad and deep theoretical understanding of channel operations
* Strong analytical skills and a thorough understanding of retail math
* Proficiency with MS Office Suite and familiarity with merchandising systems/applications. Advanced Excel skills required.
* Ability to communicate effectively with different levels of the business via phone, written and in-person communication
* Ability to think strategically, synthesize data, identify trends and recommend viable solutions

Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications:

* Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university
* 2 years typical relevant work experience
* Experience with Retail and/or Merchandising preferred

At adidas we have a winning culture. But to win, physical power is not enough. Just like athletes our employees need mental strength in their game. We foster the athlete's mindset through a set of behaviors that we want to enable and develop in our people and that are at the core of our unique company culture - the 3Cs: CONFIDENCE, COLLABORATION and CREATIVITY.

* CONFIDENCE allows athletes to make quick decisions on the field, to reach higher. For us at adidas confidence means acknowledging that we don't have all the answers. But we are willing to take risks, we try new things. And if we fail, then this is part of our learning - it helps us improve.
* COLLABORATION. Every elite athlete relies on partners: coaches, teammates, and nutritionists. We, too, know that we are stronger together. Winning as one team takes open and candid dialogue, inclusiveness and trust in each other's abilities and talents.
* Being the best sports company in the world takes CREATIVITY. No great athlete succeeds by copying their predecessors' training plans and strategies. We have to be open to new ideas, explore, gain an edge and stand out. Only then can we succeed.

adidas celebrates diversity, supports inclusiveness and encourages individual expression in our workplace. We do not tolerate the harassment or discrimination toward any of our applicants or employees. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Title: Assistant Manager, Allocation & Trading - Concept Stores - Limited Term Duration

Brand: adidas

Location: Portland

TEAM: Retail (Back Office)

State: OR

Country/Region: US

Contract Type: Limited Duration

Number: 477328

Date: Aug 29, 2022

Keywords: Adidas, Portland , Assistant Manager, Allocation & Trading - Concept Stores - Limited Term Duration, Executive , Portland, Oregon

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