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Allocator - 12 Month Fixed Term Contract Dobbies Head Office, Melville Nursery, Lasswade, Midlothian, EH18 1AZ

Here at Dobbies Garden Centres a vacancy has arisen for a full time Allocator to join our Purchasing team on a 12 month fixed term contract based in our Central Support Office,Lasswade. As a key member of the merchandising team, you will be responsible for ensuring our centres receive the right product, at the right time, therefore maximizing sales and service for the customer.
Duties will include managing delivery schedules, stock allocation and seasonal profile management,  You will also support exit plans and reintroduction of products, liaise with the central warehouse and centres regarding stock, orders and deliveries.   In addition you will support the team to update and maintain our product systems, i.e. Mercatus, Navision, spreadsheets and order catalogues, as well as carrying out regular and ad-hoc analysis of your product range.
The ideal candidate will have a "can do" attitude with passion and enthusiasm to deliver results.  They will have strong commercial acumen and be able to develop strong working relationships both internally and externally.

You will have at least 1 years' experience in a similar role, demonstrate analytical thinking and be proficient in the use of Excel.  Previous experience of working with Navision and Mercatus systems would be an advantage.

What we offer
This role attracts a competitive salary dependant on experience.  We offer 33 days annual leave, company-paid life assurance, a company-contributed pension scheme and fantastic staff discount.

Do you think you’ve got what it takes to grow your career with Dobbies?  Are you passionate about putting the customer first?  Do you thrive on being part of a successful team that consistently delivers, flourishing in a busy, fast paced environment?  If you answered Yes, then we want to hear from you.  Click apply now to send your CV and covering letter.

About Dobbies
For 150 years, the Dobbies name has stood for quality horticulture. During this time we've been proud to provide the very best products and expert advice to gardeners throughout the UK. Today Dobbies is one of the UK's largest Garden Centre retailers. We have 38 Stores across Scotland, England and Northern Ireland. Naturally, we have one of the biggest and best ranges of quality plants and gardening equipment around.  You don’t have to be an avid gardener to enjoy Dobbies because, as well as having everything to make your garden grow, we have everything you need to simply relax and enjoy your garden – and much more.

Dobbies Head Office
Melville Nursery, Lasswade, Midlothian, EH18 1AZ

  • Job Ref DO3294
  • Branch Dobbies Head Office
  • Location Dobbies Head Office, Lasswade
  • Salary/Benefits Competitive Salary
  • Contract type Fixed Term
  • Hours Full Time
  • Shift pattern Monday to Friday
  • Hours per week 36.25hrs per week
  • Posted date 14/04/2019
  • Closing date 16/05/2019