Online Retail Analyst
FRESHMINDS - London

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Background

This household name in online retail is looking for an analytical, energetic and self-motivated Instock Manager to work across the whole of a departmental team, supporting another vendor manager.

The role

As Instock Manager you own the defining, measuring and executing of the business goals of your business segment. Key areas of focus include driving improvement in inventory availability, increasing inventory efficiency and improving purchasing efficiency. You own working with vendors to accurately forecast demand and to plan purchasing. You are responsible for improvements to inventory management processes over time, including identifying buying systems improvements and improving overall supply chain efficiency. Some of the specific systems and processes you'll oversee include product information, purchase order and invoice data quality, planning new products, and planning for future demand events by coordinating merchandising and publicity events.

Specific tasks include:
Checking internal systems for problems with orders and deliveries to customers

Phoning suppliers to enquire about reasons for delays and whether products have been dispatched

Updating internal systems and Excel Spreadsheets

Liaising with warehouses to check progress of deliveries

Liaising with internal staff to address problems

If the candidate progresses well within the role they may be offered a permanent position.

Candidate profile

Ideally 2-3 years’ commercial experience

Analytical candidate with strong Excel skills (V Look Ups and Pivots)

Strong written and verbal communications skills

Enthusiastic and proactive

Full of ideas for operational improvement

Strong administration skills

Liaising with suppliers and other operational departments to resolve product or supply-chain queries swiftly and accurately. They will also need to go to some face to face meetings

Full of ideas for operational improvement
This household name in online retail is looking for an analytical, energetic and self-motivated Instock Manager to work across the whole of a departmental team, supporting another vendor manager.

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