Retail Operations Analyst

Reference:

VAC-1106

Sector:

Account Manager, General & Other, Information Technology , Marketing, Marketing & Business Development, Other, Other, Other

Salary:

Competitive

Benefits:

+ Numerous Bens

Town/City:

Central London

Contract Type:

Permanent

We specialise in the recruitment of high quality candidates in the media sector. We have an excellent opportunity for a Retail Operations Analyst to join one of the worlds largest music and media companies based in Central London.

Retail Operations Analyst’s Core Duties

  • Support the Supply Chain Manager with focus on growing business opportunities through effective VMI and Non VMI partnerships with their direct customers
  • Implement new vendor managed partners on the Silkroute system including ongoing scheduled replenishment of these partners
  • Review daily sales data and generate replenishment orders based on agreed inventory levels and ensure targets are maintained
  • Set up and maintain master data for price, items, stores and customers.
  • Ensure data integrity is maintained to the highest level (retailer daily sales and inventory); including system alignment and reconciliation with third parties.
  • Set up and ensure new releases/campaigns/promotions items are maintained within the system to reflect retail customer and client’s requirements;
  • Maintain and review Store and Retailer Planograms and replenishment strategies to ensure accuracy
  • Plan and forecast sales, including set up and application of seasonal and decay curves, to ensure maximum growth is achieved with the minimum of returns, to maintain optimum in-store inventory levels.
  • Assist in Range and Demand Planning.
  • Provide both retailer and internal sales teams with relevant account analysis information to aid business growth and category development
  • Liaise with retail marketing team to ensure accurate product placement and compliance of any marketing activity.
  • Keep up to date with the latest local and international retail, category management and supply chain developments
  • Provide customer service to assist with retailer stock returns, credit queries and order follow-ups
  • Manage stock movement between suppliers and warehouse, ensuring orders are fulfilled, and unutilised overstock is returned
  • Maintain weekly delivery KPI report and liaise with distributor to ensure all outstanding deliveries are accounted for
  • Responsible for supporting the day to day operations, overseeing all aspects of retail customer specific supply activities.

Retail Operations Analyst’s Skills required

  • Fluent in English
  • Able to forecast, analyse and interpret data;
  • Working knowledge of data processing tools including, not limited to, Excel and Word;
  • Excellent understanding of operation management tools
  • Experience in the UK Entertainment Retail Industry.
  • Working knowledge of pricing, invoicing and consignment practices.
  • Good commercial awareness of fundamental business practises;
  • Proactive problem solver;
  • Able to present to both internal and external customers

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