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Senior Stock Risk Controller needed at Timberland

Job title : Senior Stock Risk Controller

Job Location : Gauteng, Johannesburg

Deadline : May 19, 2024

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Main Functions will be to:

  • Ensure the cost-effective inventory management of all goods.
  • Extract, combine,  analyse raw data to produce the relevant stock-on-hand vs variance reports to the relevant stakeholders.
  • Oversee the stock management data process – between the DC and stores.
  • Ensure highest level of data integrity.
  • Report and scorecard stock distribution performance utilizing internal databases.
  • Knowledge in monitoring the accuracy and completeness of data and regularly validating it against credible data sources.
  • Ability to create an environment where Business may quickly and easily access data and data analysis, ensuring that data processes are continuously maintained and kept up to date.
  • Extract and validate data that goes into CRM / Shopify integrated systems.
  • Oversee the collation of data resulting from the stock taking process.
  • Facilitating with the ageing of stock to ensure clarification of current vs previous season inputs.
  • Execute standardized reporting and ad-hoc analysis (manual counts, high value counts and put measures in place to mitigate losses in high risk stores).
  • Provide input for risk and opportunity management by evaluating the current business (at store format and dc level) from both a quantitative and qualitative perspective.
  • Report all stock outs to DC management, sales and Planning as well as liaise with planning to resolve any stock issues.
  • Plan correct storage location for products in liaison with the DC Manager/ Inventory Clerk (ABC Analysis)
  • Plan and create Physical Inventory Documents for monthly stock counts as well as reduce write-offs and losses to a minimum.
  • Knowledge of adherence to product recall policy.
  • Perform all administration and reporting effectively.
  • Ability to accurately conduct daily and monthly physical inventory counts- DC and stores.
  • Ability to generate and action pre-stock take reports.
  • Ensure that physical stock count is uploaded on Shopify.

The Senior stock administrator will also have the following responsibilities (including but not limited to):

  • Data Analysis
  • Process Automation and business reporting
  • Data preparation, modelling, and analysis.
  • Reviews of collections reporting across all payment modalities.
  • Develop tools and maintain solutions on behalf of business stakeholders.
  • Implementation of relevant procedures

Key performance areas include:

  • Ensure the cost-effective inventory management of all goods
  • Oversee the stock management data process- between the DC and stores
  • Ensure the highest level of data integrity
  • Report and scorecard stock distribution performance utilizing internal databases
  • Recommend business solutions that satisfy stakeholder needs, while continuously exploring and assessing options for value-add to the business
  • Determine the best mix of development, interfacing applications, and third-party vendor solutions to meet business requirements and project
  • Support management team in their daily decision-making and target achievement process with the underlying goal to drive growth and profitability across the retail store portfolio 
  • Execute standardized reporting and ad-hoc analysis (store replenishment, KPI tracking, Individual and bulk IBT processing, and weekly stock count reporting)
  • Provide input for risk and opportunity management by evaluating  the current business (at store format and warehouse level) from a quantitative and qualitative perspective
  • Check depot days and cover daily and communicate with planning if required
  • Report all stock outs to DC Management, sales, and planning as well as liaise with planning to resolve any stock issues
  • Plan correct storage location for products in liaison with the Warehouse manager
  • Plan and create physical inventory documents for monthly stock counts as well as reduce write-offs and losses to a minimum
  • Ensure optimal stock availability  and stock rotation
  • Ensure strict adherence to corporate governance in terms of stock movement and documentation in accordance with Audit controls, Quality Control, and inspections
  • Ensure FIFO principle is applied to stock movements by printing bin pulling sheets for warehouse
  • Knowledge of adherence to product recall policy
  • Knowledge of adherence to stock age policy, ensure that all concessions are raised and approved
  • perform all administration and reporting effectively
  • Ability to accurately conduct daily and monthly physical inventory counts
  • Ability to generate and action pre-stock reports
  • Ensure that physical stock count is uploaded on SAP
  • Responsible for updating relevant KPI’s
  • Ensure all post goods issues have been processed for all deliveries and driver corrections
  • Responsible for the follow-up of all inter depot in transit shipments if not received
  • Responsible for reconciliations of invoices to shipments and deliveries daily
  • Improve business process to ensure achievements fo Business objectives

Requirements

The successful candidate must have the following qualifications, skills and experience:

  • 1-3 years data management experience with knowledge of data quality. An understanding of data quality management relating to retail stock data.
  • 1-3 years knowledge of systems, advanced proficiency with office, CRM and Shopify integrated systems and data principles that form the basis for data quality management would be advantageous.
  • Experience in inventory audits and retail stock taking
  • Minimum of 1-2 years relevant experience in FMCG/Fashion Retail/Logistics/Distribution Environment
  • Computer literacy in MS Office, SAP, and SuccessFactors
  • The ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and oral) and sound presentation skills
  • The ability to work after hours and/or shifts if necessary

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