Jr. Analyst, Allocation (New Graduate)

Old Montreal, QUEBEC | about 1 year
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Old Montreal
Groupe Dynamite

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Jr. Analyst, Allocation (New Graduate)
Location: Head Office (Montreal, Quebec)
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Job Code: 6632
# of openings: 1


   Jr. Analyst, Allocation (New Graduate)


This is a full-time permanent position that is part of the Graduate Rotational Program, which begins June 4, 2018.




This eight (8) week program is structured to train motivated individuals who show a keen interest in the fashion retail industry. This program allows Business Administration grads to gain experience in a variety of departments within the company. The goal is to expose the grads to business strategies and a general learning curriculum that would ensure their growth. At the end of the eight (8) weeks, the grads will be better equipped for the role which they were hired for. 


Advantages of this program: 

  • Take advantage of several opportunities to perfect yourself each day through daily interactions and collaborations with experts in the field;
  • Develop communication skills as well as problem-solving and analytical skills;
  • Get to know the company on all sides through a structured program;
  • Work with several mentors from different departments;
  • Build solid and lasting working relationships.




Reporting to the Allocation Team Leader, the Junior Analyst, Allocation will participate to the development of an allocation strategy which maximizes profitability. The Analysts, Allocation review sales, decide size breakdowns and make size analysis, do initial distributions and replenishment for each store.  They plan sales and inventory by store, analyze and model data using spreadsheet applications and an allocation system, and make critical decisions based on identified trends.


Main Responsibilities

  • Implement the initial push, replenishment and inventory strategy to support merchandise and sales plans while achieving service level targets;
  • Manage the inventory levels for product categories through analysis of trends, exceptions, rate of sale, minimum order quantities and minimum presentation quantities;
  • Maintain a well-balanced inventory in each assigned classification to maximize (sales) while minimizing markdowns;
  • Interact with team consisting of Merchandise Planner, Visual, Product Managers and Franchisees to provide recommendations and course of action to ensure optimum inventory levels in stores;
  • Replenish store inventory levels to account for substitutions, shortages, seasonality and limited store buys;
  • Review SKU forecast and past sales and adjust according to demand and seasonality;
  • Review and manage system-generated exceptions;
  • Review and manage exceptions identified in reports;
  • Plan required merchandise for store openings;
  • Determine size curves to use for initial buying and repeated style;
  • Other duties as assigned.


Qualifications and Competencies

  • University degree in Supply chain management or Administration;
  • Strong analytical skills;
  • Strong knowledge of Excel;
  • Strong customer service and communication skills both in French and English;
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and deadline-oriented environment;
  • Self-motivated with critical attention to detail, deadlines and reporting.



Graduate Rotational Program Eligibility

  • You must have obtained your university diploma over the last 24 months;
  • You must have a minimum grade point average of 3.2;
  • You must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
  • You must have a passion for fashion;
  • You must be bilingual (French and English), written and spoken.




Send us your CV in PDF format and a copy of your most recent transcript (non-official).  


Groupe Dynamite is committed to employment equity. Only those candidates whose candidacy has been retained will be contacted.


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