Manager Allocation & Replenishment, FO

Shanghai | China (Peoples Republic of) | Retail (Back Office)

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Purpose / Mission:

  • Work with the team to achieve best allocation & replenishment plan for Factory Outlet business.
  • Build up strong relationship with SCM team as well as own retail team by providing consistent and pertinent communication
  • Define opportunity, create & implement allocation strategy
  • Drive action plan proactively to achieve targets
  • Drive capacity management with actual demand and fulfilment


  1. Develop, align and implement weekly, monthly and yearly merchandise demand plan to achieve the sales and inventory target as well as weeks coverage to maximize product usage.
  2. Collaborate with SCM team to create execution plan and schedule.
  3. Collaborate with planning manager to align the inventory demand forecast based on inventory and sales target.
  4. Define business opportunities through markdowns, promotion and manage stock on hand at store level.
  1. Manage the whole allocation cycle from creating sales orders, collaborating with SCM team on schedule and releasing products to driving the business results and liquidation plan
  2. Set up initial allocation process by understanding the buy intentions and business needs
  3. Set up automatic replenishment criteria for planned production accordingly to the store capacity and product’s productivities
  4. Deliver allocation report and drive action plans proactively from promotion, markdowns, inventories, sales & week covers prospective under brands, product types, seasonality’s aspect.
  5. Consolidate & review product performance on cluster / store level regularly at retail’s KPI and guide the team on findings & recommendations
  6. Summarize & categorize hindsight at weekly, monthly, quarterly and follow up on action plans
  7. Collaborate with ROM, DOM on product needs and transfer them into efficient assortment to maximize the business opportunities
  1. Clear understanding Retail KPI and targets, growth strategies, related policies and processes
  2. Monitor data compliance, identify issues and propose solutions
  3. Ensure the actions are taken place by team

Other competencies:

  • Solid Data analyzing know how, with x- cross functional experience,
  • Product Management or Merchandising experience
  • Excellent interpersonal/communication skills (internal & external)
  • People management skills
  • Team player
  • High influencing skill
  • Practical, reactive
  • Results oriented
  • High execution ability and self-management

Professional background / Experience:

  • 8 years allocation or planning experience with recognized retail brands( fashion or FMCG) with at least 3 years in supervisory role
  • Strong business acumen and analyzing skills
  • Open-minded
  • excellence organizational skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills


Bachelor Degree

IT skills:

  • Excel – excellent
  • PowerPoint – advanced
  • Outlook – advanced

Language skills:

  • English and Mandarin (written and spoken).
  • Mandarin native speaker

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The Facts

Jobtitle Manager Allocation & Replenishment, FO
Team Retail (Back Office)
Brand adidas
Location Shanghai
Country China (Peoples Republic of)
Number 180980
Position Type Full time
Date Aug-08, 2018
Relocation no

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adidas is a global leader in the sporting goods industry with the core brands adidas and Reebok. Headquartered in Herzogenaurach /Germany, the company employs more than 56,000 people across the globe and generated sales of € 21 billion in 2017. In Greater China, the company employs more than 5,700 people and generated sales of over € 3.7 billion in 2017. adidas China was founded in 1997 and headquartered in Shanghai, one of adidas’ six key cities across the globe. With a population of 24 million, Shanghai is the largest city in China – and eighth largest in the world. It's the country's most important center for culture, commerce, and industry. Sometimes referred to as the "Paris of the East'," Shanghai prides itself for being a fashion capital as well. Shanghai is also the headquarter of adidas Asia-Pacific market which is crucial to achieving the brand’s mission to be the best sports company in the world.

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  • Working Hours

    8.30 - 6.30
  • On-Site Doctor

  • Retirement Plan

  • Company Sports

  • Company Events

  • Product Discount

  • On-Site Sports Facilities Pitch, Running-Track, Gym

  • Local Population Source: Vereinte Nationen

    14,35 Millions
  • Number of Employees at this location PVG - Shanghai Pudong International Airport

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