Merchandising Specialist

Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organization:

Help in the execution of Allocation and Trading of Factory Outlets. Deliver initial allocations and replenishments, ensuring quick and effective reaction to fast changing market environment to manage the implementation of the allocation strategy.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Help in defining the initial allocations to assure that stores needs are covered by following the Channel Ranges by providing with the optimal initial volumes to achieve store sales plans
  • Responsible for the preparation of weekly KPIs to enable in-season replenishment of stocks according to store performance
  • Participate in defining mark-downs for FO channel as required within given framework and in line with market and global strategy
  • Execute flow of stock effectively from regular DTC channels to FO channels to assure product relevance in regular stores, adequate stock clearance and margin optimization
  • Assist in the creation of FO Assortment Plans planned production according to guidance provided by Global FO range / Local FO range.
  • Working close with marketing and OBF teams for tracking shipment and performance of launch articles
  • Following the shipment process
  • Tracking company stock and feeding FO stores
  • Creating and analyzing ad-hoc reports


Key Relationships:

  • Retail Operations
  • Local retail teams
  • Market Price Architecture
  • Planning and Buying
  • VM


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Specialist with technical skills related to Allocation & Trading for a multichannel direct-to-consumer (own retail, franchise, and e-com) global brand
  • Broad and deep knowledge of merchandising and retail supply and operations topics and broad knowledge of other functional areas involved in the Allocation & Trading process
  • Good excel knowledge


Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications:

  • University degree in business or engineering, ideally with sales focus or equivalent professional experience
  • Min 1-2 year typical relevant work experience

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Job Title:  Merchandising Specialist

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Istanbul
TEAM:  Retail (Back Office)
State:  34
Country/Region:  TR
Contract Type:  Full time
Number:  461368
Date:  Jun 15, 2022