Sally Beauty Holdings (NYSE: SBH) is the world’s largest
wholesale and retail distributor of beauty supplies located in
Denton Texas. A business built with a purpose to provide our
customers with access to high-quality professional beauty products
and exceptional customer service.
Responsible for cross divisional allocation “push” strategies
and process. Product/seasonal merchandise for “push” includes:
promo goods, holiday product, POG changes, New Items, New/remodel
stores – as well as reserve management (ecom). Additional
responsibilities include Localization: Store clustering, ethnic /
demographic allocation distortions. Forecasting at the sku level
through PO creation and follow up. The Allocation analyst reviews
and adjusts system forecasts based on daily review of product
movement including seasonality, industry and market trends, and
probability of anticipated sales.
Partner with multiple Buyers to manage category distortions and
allocate inventory dollars effectively to drive the business with a
promo ST% target of 80%+ during promo period. Drive consistency in
sku analysis and allocation function that align with AOR goals.
Manage the preplanning process and asset allocation to identify and
drive grow / maintain / decline seasonal/push businesses.
“At Sally Beauty Holdings, we find beauty in diversity. Our
inclusivity and self-expression are what fuel our innovation and
growth. You are welcome here, and you can thrive here. We find
beauty in YOU. Join us.”
Forecasting: Develop push allocation execution strategy,
aligning ST% expectations with financial goals. Create and manage
allocation forecasts through PO creation using JDA systems and
tools. Recognize and reconcile forecast exceptions. Track actuals
against forecast. Manage new and conversion store forecasts. Follow
up on POs from Vendor through DC and to store to ensure proper
Partnerships: Work with Buyers/SBUs on strategies to drive the
allocation/push business. Work strategically with suppliers, supply
chain, ecom and store partners to translate vendor commitments,
supply chain capacity, stores stock levels, and marketing into
plans that achieve the sales, GM and unit turnover expectation.
Work with SBUs/ecom team to set up and maintain ecom reserves where
Use JDA info to enhance Allocations – Analytics/Reports to enhance
JDA allocation effectiveness: Generate and analyze forecast
performance reports. Identify store similarities and cluster stores
based on analysis. Determine causal factors impacting forecasts and
act: weather, moving seasons, etc. Manage new, increased footprint,
decreased footprint, and end of life / profitability forecasts.
College degree (BA or BS) 1-3 years’ experience with planning at
a retail or wholesale company – merchandise planning and
allocation, demand planning, production planning.
1-2 years planning and executing projects involving multiple groups
across an organization Experience with retail buying or logistics
preferred Solid understanding of seasonal/fashion inventory
management practices and procedures Strong mathematical and
statistical knowledge JDA experience would be a plus Capability to
multitask in a fast paced environment Excellent written and verbal
communication skills that helps influence and shape future business
decision Highly analytical with a sense of business curiosity.
Excellent analytical skills and ability to plan, forecast, and
exercise sound judgment Strong communication skills Ability to work
with multiple projects/teams simultaneously Spreadsheet, database,
and word processing software (Microsoft Office)
We offer a competitive salary and outstanding benefits package
that includes medical, dental, vision, life Insurance, paid
vacation and sick days, paid holidays, tuition reimbursement and
401(k) with company match. In addition, associates of SBH may take
advantage of our in house salon with complementary services and a
varied selection of food options at our corporate campus. Also,
featured at our corporate campus, is both a Sally Beauty and
CosmoProf Professional onsite store, where associates enjoy a great
At SBH, we remain committed to protecting the health and safety
of all our customers and associates and maintain the following
Personal protective equipment provided or required Social
distancing guidelines in place Sanitizing, disinfecting, or
cleaning procedures in place Remote interview process Temperature
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin,
sex, or disability.