The Manager Allocations is responsible for all merchandise allocation functions for assigned divisions and departments. Lead the financial planning and execution throughout the entire lifecycle of a SKU. Responsible for allocation strategy to support sales, gross margin, inventory management, and overall execution. Assure accuracy and execution of allocations strategies as they relate to markdown timing, receipt management, open to buy forecasting, reporting and analysis. Their financial goals will be achieved through cross functional teamwork and collaboration with all supporting business partners (planning/merchandising/stores/DCs/visual).