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Creation Date:
Expiry Date: 2014/08/30
Ref. JB3069416

Inventory Controller
Landmark Group - Web Division

Job Description

Principal responsibility
You will be responsible for managing all inventory control related activities. You will execute inventory control measures to ensure the company minmizes stock holding and mazimizes stock system and paperwork accuracy. The role carries responsibility for, goods inwards and inventory management to ensure necessary functions are carried out correctly.

Key Responsibilities:
• Develop the company’s inventory management process with the aim of controlling costs within budgetary limits, generating savings, rationalising inventory on sku level
• Manage and maintain the product inventory including stock profiles
• Set and manage watermark levels to ensure online product availability while keeping the segrated stock levels to a minimum to achieve sales targets
• Minimise overstocks to maximise availability in the right stock on category size level
• Manage the inventory of fast moving Emax products that will be maintained in the warehouse to ensure instock and keep inventory levels to a minimum
• Review items on a timley basis and return/release poor performers back to the concepts as early as possible to enable to most profitable sellthrough
• Work closely with concepts to understand when products will be available for sale
• Provide routine amangement information on inventory performance
o Monitor and evaluate product depth on sku level
• Implement improvement processes and systems to reduce inventory, minimise costs
• Write and maintain accurate written procedures for all main inventory control processes and functions
• Ensure all items being received to the RDC or Emax stores* have watermark levels set for online
• Work with content team to ensure content and product availability are inb alignment
• Ensure integrity and accuracy of the stock management system
• Produce daily reports to ensure key critical areas of the stock system are controlled and any discrepancies addressed and resolved
• Manage control measures to ensure mistakes, inaccuracies and discrepancies are highlighted, addressed and resolved


• 2-3 years experience in retail inventory planning and forecasting preferably in an Ecommerce environment
• Ideally possessing a relevant professional qualification and/or suitable background experience in inventory management/purchasing
• Have a detailed understanding of MRP and inventory control/management systems and ERP
• Strong analytical and problem solving skills
• Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills for a demanding and customer focused working environment
• Possess excellent personal organisation and business administration skills in accordance with modern best practice methods
• Possess the ability to work productively, efficiently and effectively with initiative and drive under tight timescales and pressure whilst maintaining attention to detail and quality
• Posses the willingness to learn, improve and adapt
• Possess relevant IT skills in basic MIS Office applications - outlook, excel & word in particular and a working knowledge of business ERP systems

Job Details

  • Job Location: Dubai, UAE
  • Company Industry: Internet/E-commerce
  • Requirements : Employer (Private Sector)
  • Job Role: Other
  • Number of Vacancies: 1

Preferred Candidate

  • Career Level: Mid Career

Company Profile

The Landmark Group is a multi billion dollar retail and hospitality conglomerate in the Middle East and India. Headquartered in Dubai, UAE, Landmark Group operates over 20 home grown and over 30 international brands across 15 countries, with over 1200 outlets. The Group’s loyalty programs, Shukran (Middle East) and The Inner Circle (India) have over 5 million members.

The Group's Web Team is an emerging division and obsessed with delivering simple, effective and user friendly web experiences. We are a small but growing unit with a massive mandate to rethink the web for a portfolio of our businesses.