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Wholesale Operations and Planning Assistant

Listing ID: 1185679

Wholesale Operations and Planning Assistant

Type of Position: Permanent Position
Company / Organisation / Artist Name: Urban Outfitters
Location: London, UK
Hours: Full Time
Twitter Handle: @
Deadline: Ongoing
Ad Expires In: 4 weeks 18 hours

The purpose of the Wholesale Operations and Planning Assistant is  to manage UO Wholesale inventory levels and outbound distribution to partners, ensuring costs are minimised and best practice is put in place. Responsible for systems, data and reporting integrity and processes.
 
Duties and responsibilities:

  • Communication with Wholesale Sales and Product teams, to ensure everyone has an up to date view of inbound and outbound deliveries. Work closely with Sales regarding ship windows- to cancel or extend.
  • Wholesale reporting – creating monthly/quarterly reports for Finance and brand management. Run daily/monthly/quarterly reports on outbound shipping actuals.
  • Update the WISSI (forecast) in preparation for monthly reviews.
  • Providing unit forecasts for the DC’s to ensure efficient processing of all inbound and outbound orders
  • Work through NSR’s with Sales and merchants to ensure all sales orders are fulfilled on time and in full.
  • Review and challenge all systems and logistics processes related to wholesale to help drive efficiencies.
  • Ensure partner orders are entered with best in class data integrity and carry out order maintenance.
  • Be the key contact for logistics on any wholesale related enquiries. Lead the weekly wholesale calls with each DC.
  • Work with IT on the implementation of system improvements related to wholesale and be the support for the wholesale team.
  • Enter EDIs and Sales Order Pick Tickets, set and maintain allocation riles.
  • Work with customers, the sales team, and credit team to create and update customer profiles.

 
Required knowledge, skills and experience:

  • Previous experience in a merchandising or multi-channel environment essential. Wholesale experience is preferable.
  • Systems - Microsoft Office, Word, Excel (advanced), Power Point, Blue Cherry (wholesale order management), Island Pacific, EDW (reporting system), Tradestone (PLM system), Lima (freight management). Blue Cherry experience is highly advantageous.
  • Highly numerate and analytical with strong systems, data and problem-solving skills as well as a commercial mindset.

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