Manager, Allocation

City:  New York
Country/Region:  US
Application Deadline:  n/a

Manager, Allocation, Pandora NAM


As the largest jewellery brand in the world, we a give a voice to millions of people’s loves every day. Our beautiful products empower people all around the world to express themselves. We are proud to be part of their stories and the most important moments in their lives. 


Where original thinking is welcomed, and can turn into positive impact in a heartbeat, we can dream big, dare to act, and deliver with care and passion. At Pandora where you can each craft far more than just an incredible career. 


About the Team:

The Manager, Allocation role’s primary purpose is to lead a team to secure inventory availability and efficiency across O&O stores, e-store, and outlets through demand-based optimization. This scope covers direct allocation and replenishment to O&O channel, as well as effective order recommendation for the wholesale channel. This role will have a combination of allocation and managerial responsibilities.


Your Role as a Manager, Allocation:


  • Optimizing inventory with performance as measured by OSA (on shelf availability) and sales team feedback.
  • Strategize and partner with merch cross function teams (both in NAM and with global) for upstream alignment on inventory efficiency initiatives such as store tiering.
  • Lead weekly performance assessment and action to optimize inventory based on selling trends.
  • Expertise level of knowledge of the Aptean replenishment and future applications for allocation and replenishment.
  • Ideate and test inventory optimization ways of working for accuracy and efficiency.
  • Work with sales teams for knowledge sharing that lead to a 360 view of allocating the right product to the right store at the right time. Then the store teams (omni) selling the right focus products as intended by the inventory team
  • Hire and develop the allocation team.


Craft your career with us if you have:

  • 5-8+ years merchandising, planning, and allocation and demand planning experience
  • 2-3 years managerial experience and talent development preferred.
  • Inventory planning management experience preferred.
  • In Store, commercial experience a plus (Store Leader)
  • Strong command of English language
  • Relentlessly commercial
  • Strong communicator and powerful point of view
  • Team player with strong conviction
  • Analytical whiz
  • Not put off by details
  • Fact based decision maker.
  • Collaborative
  • Self-Aware
  • Teacher and Coach
  • Proficient in Excel, Power Point, knowledge of OTB applications and replenishment and demand planning solutions (TXT and Logility a +)


Our Benefits:


  • We Dare! We offer robust compensation package including base and bonus, a 401K plan to help you secure your financial future. 
  • We Care! Pandora offers extensive benefits including: Medical, Dental, Vision, Short/Long Term Disability, Basic Life and AD&D, anniversary gift cards, recognition program and product discounts! 
  • We Dream! Pandora is fostering growth and crafting opportunities to support the business needs which learning and development programs, continuous feedback, LinkedIn learning, tuition reimbursement and more. 
  • We Deliver! PTO Package including: Vacation, Personal, Sick, Birthday, Celebration days and Paid Holidays


NYC Salary: $127,000 - $137,000 commensurate with experience



About Pandora:  


Pandora designs, manufactures, and markets hand-finished jewellery made from high-quality materials at affordable prices. Pandora jewellery is sold in more than 100 countries through 6,800 points of sale, including more than 2,700 concept stores.    


Headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark, Pandora employs 27,000 people worldwide and crafts its jewellery at two LEED certified facilities in Thailand using mainly recycled silver and gold. The company plans to be carbon neutral by 2025 and has joined the Science Based Targets initiative to reduce emissions across its full value chain. Pandora is listed on the Nasdaq Copenhagen stock exchange and generated a revenue of DKK 23.4 billion in 2021.    


Pandora’s recruitment procedures are designed to be transparent and clear for all candidates. This helps us ensure that applicants are provided with a fair and equal opportunity to demonstrate their competencies and skills by removing blocking factors, possible biases, and risks of discrimination. We encourage everyone applying to our vacancies to refrain from adding identity-related elements such as a photo, marital status, and age.  


About Pandora NAM: 


The Pandora North America team in the USA & Canada consists of more than 115 employees working at our offices in New York & Baltimore, more than 80 in our Logistics Center in Columbia, Maryland, an additional 100 in field positions, and more than 3,900 in our owned and operated stores.  

Today, the USA is Pandora’s single largest market. The Pandora North American region as a whole encompasses over 1,400 points of sale, including over 420 concept stores, with more than 300 being owned and operated by Pandora.





Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City