Allocator (SO2)

Finance And Back Office Taguig City, National Capital Region


Key Responsibilities

Merchandise Plan

  • Maximise stock availability to the customer
  • Conduct sku/store analysis to determine stock allocations per store
  • Perform effective stock allocations across all stores
  • Amend stock allocations as requested
  • Analyse past sales trends to determine suitable future stock allocations
  • Identify opportunities to increase sales through changes in merchandise allocations
  • Provide assistance to Assistant Planner and Planner with inventory management
  • Advise on over/under stock for adoption into buy/option/flow plans

Store Grading’s & Assortments

  • Perform allocations in accordance with agreed store ranging
  • Maintain markdown price conditions and item status within SAP
  • Maintain replenishment parameter loads in SAP as directed
  • Gather and analyse store performance with the view of forward stock requirements
  • Understand and map individual store "DNA" to enhance the quality and quantity of stock that is allocated and managed by a single store

Workplace Health & Safety

  • Report using documented procedures, all work-related injuries and unsafe situations, including ‘near misses’ to your Line Manager
  • Abide by all workplace health and safety policies & procedures
Stock Management
  • Ensure accurate and timely entry of all data
  • Adjust purchase orders and allocations in a timely manner
  • Verify accountability on PO
  • Ensure advertised stock is in required stores in time for promotion and any exclusions are advised to Buyer, Planner and BA's in a timely manner
  • Review store inventory holding and action future allocations to improve the stock to sales ratio
  • Manage in stock of product
  • Ensure all compliance standards are met within the allocation role
  • Maintain knowledge of ACCC procedures
  • Participate in regular training and updates with the Compliance Manager
  • Ensure compliance with applicable laws in all media/advertising


Perform all other duties as assigned

Capability Profile 


Formal Education 


  • Qualification in Business with a major in Accounting or Finance (desirable) 


Skills and Knowledge 


  • Knowledge of the Planning process 
  • Relationship Building 
  • High Responsibility 
  • Attention to detail 
  • Operational expertise using a merchandise management system 




  • Previous allocation experience is an advantage 
  • Previous store retail experience to understand stock flow cycles and impacts 
  • Intermediate experience using Excel (essential) 
  • Proven experience analysing data and numbers 



Managing Work 


Effectively managing one’s time and resources to ensure that work is completed efficiently. 


Work Standards 


Setting high standards of performance for self and others; assuming responsibility and accountability for successfully completing assignments or tasks; self-imposing standards of excellence rather than having standards imposed 




Clearly conveying information and ideas through a variety of media to individuals or groups in a manner that engages the audience and helps them understand and retain the message 


Contributing to Team Success 


Actively participating as a member of a team to move the team toward the completion of goals. 


Decision Making 


Identifying and understanding issues, problems, and opportunities; comparing data from different sources to draw conclusions; using effective approaches for choosing a course of action or developing appropriate solutions; taking action that is consistent with available facts, constraints, and probable consequences