Factory Stores Allocation Analyst

Posted on Nov 20, 2018 by Nike

Portland, OR 97201
Leisure & Sport
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Job Description

Nike, Inc. Retail Corporate is the backbone to stores around the world. A global network of teams - Finance, Human Resources, Talent Development, Marketing, Merchandising, Real Estate and Strategic Planning - direct the daily operations of Nike.com and the hundreds of Nike Stores and Nike Factory Stores. Retail Corporate teams share the same passion and energy for the brand as their in-store teammates, and it shows: Retail continues to be one of Nike's top areas of growth.


As an Allocation Analyst in Demand and Supply Management (DSM), you will appropriately allocate merchandise to ensure the "right" merchandise is in the "right" stores at the "right" times. You will assist in developing merchandise plans by analyzing historical data, store needs, demographics and forecasting trends. You will execute timely and accurate allocations utilizing sales volume ranking to support company inventory goals. You will be responsible for allocating merchandise to stores at style, color and size level consistent with store needs. In addition, you'll transfer and manage multiple sources of product as needed.

You will recap and analyze actual sales results to plan and forecast sales and inventories on a weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual basis. In partnership with the Planning and Buying teams, you'll develop distribution strategies based on analysis of current sales trend, inventory levels by store and past selling history to achieve optimal inventory levels. You will assist in identifying trends and business opportunities as needed, and will assist in maintaining the by store Open-to-Buy for various categories. In addition, you may assist in the creation of sales and inventory plans to reflect company strategic initiatives. Our ideal candidate will be adaptable, flexible and a team player with a desire to make things happen.


  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Business Management or a related discipline
  • Minimum 2 years related allocation/planning, business or retail experience (specialty apparel or footwear experience preferred)
  • An additional 2 years of relevant professional experience accepted in lieu of a degree
  • Proficiency with Excel, including setting up spreadsheets (working with formulas and linking desired)
  • Ability to adjust priorities and manage time wisely in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to develop and maintain collaborative working relationships
  • Strong logical analysis and problem solving skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing

  • Reference: 561324220

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