Allocation Analyst


Ross Allocation is a fast-paced, dynamic work environment, where you can learn and grow while contributing to the success of the business. The Allocation Department is responsible for ensuring that all 1300 Ross & dd's stores reflect the "treasure hunt" philosophy that they are known for.

Assortment Analysts play an integral part in the Allocation Department. You will be a direct link to the bi-coastal Merchant Organization. Utilizing your solid analytical skillset, you will execute the merchant vision by conducting key analytics and implementing allocation approaches that support assortment strategies and business opportunities.

Ross Allocation is a fast-paced, dynamic work environment, where you can learn and grow while contributing to the success of the business.


Assortment Strategy Analysis

  • Define allocation approaches
  • Conduct assortment analytics and communicate recommendations to merchants
  • Generate analysis, as required, to support business events
  • Facilitate the analysis to support the execution of seasonal strategies
  • Analyze and assess assortment needs for new stores
  • Execute specialized allocations
  • Participate in store visits; communicate findings and recommendations
Inventory Plan Analysis

  • Identify issues impacting inventory plan achievement


  • Written and Verbal Expression
  • Written and Verbal Comprehension
  • Active Listening
  • Presentation Skills
Analysis and Judgment:

  • Numerical Reasoning
  • Creativity
  • Decision Making
  • Attention to Detail
Drive for Results:
  • Organization and Planning
  • Risk Taking
  • Overcomes Obstacles

Interpersonal and Team Effectiveness:

  • Builds Relationships
  • Collaboration


  • Process Improvement
  • Data Analysis Change Management:
  • Adaptable
  • Implements Change

Business Acumen:

  • Knowledge of organization structure and reporting
  • Knowledge of industry and market trends


  • Minimum of 3 years relevant work experience
  • College Degree preferred


This job description is a summary of the primary duties and responsibilities of the job and position. It is not intended to be a comprehensive or all-inclusive listing of duties and responsibilities. Contents are subject to change at management’s discretion.

Ross is an equal employment opportunity employer. We consider individuals for employment or promotion according to their skills, abilities and experience. We believe that it is an essential part of the Company’s overall commitment to attract, hire and develop a strong, talented and diverse workforce. Ross is committed to complying with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination based on race, color, religious creed, age, national origin, ancestry, physical, mental or developmental disability, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth or breastfeeding), veteran status, military status, marital or registered domestic partnership status, medical condition (including cancer or genetic characteristics), genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, as well as any other category protected by federal, state or local laws.