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Loss Prevention Inventory Analyst

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Loss Prevention Inventory Analyst

Job Introduction

Selfridges has always been much more than a shop. We’re a social space where everyone is welcome and feels a sense of belonging, a creative playground where culture and commerce collide, and an experimental hub where you can discover the most innovative and sustainable ideas in retail. We’re here to help make the world brighter. And you can be an important part of this. We’ll talk more about the role below, but before we get to that, let’s share with you the good stuff…  

Rewards and benefits 

Life at Selfridges is dynamic, exciting, and always evolving. As well as working with some of the most cutting-edge, iconic and boundary-pushing brands, designers and creatives, we also offer our team members opportunities to help make a positive difference through our network of communities, both within and outside Selfridges. Here are just a few of our rewards and benefits that help make our team experience that bit more extraordinary. 

  • Flexible working options to benefit you, your family and your wellbeing that can include part-time, flexi-time, job sharing or hybrid working

  • Generous annual leave that increases with length of service 

  • Up to five paid volunteering days – from beach cleans to co-ordinating food and clothing donations 

  • Family leave that suits your set up including Maternity, Paternity, Adoption, Surrogacy and Shared Parental leave policies 

  • Defined pension contribution scheme  

  • Generous bonus and/or commission scheme  

  • Enviable team member discount including sale previews and double discount days 

  • Exclusive local discounts on a range of restaurants, bars, beauticians and entertainment 

  • Subsidised gym memberships  

  • Annual travel pass and cycle-to-work schemes  

  • A sustainable car salary sacrifice scheme 

  • Several internal communities to get involved in from our Diversity Board and Green Warriors who are leading the charge on D,E&I and sustainability, to the Wellbeings who are always thinking of new ways to champion healthy minds, bodies and routines for our team members 

  • Workplace Options, our confidential team member assistance programme for when life gets tricky or you need a little guidance 

  • Access to a wide range of training programmes to help your career development 

Read on to find out how you can play your part in Reinventing Retail… 

Role Responsibility

Working as an Inventory Analyst, you will provide daily information around our current stock loss, supporting the Inventory Specialists in providing root cause analysis for high loss departments. Ensuring all adjustments are actioned in a timely manner. Taking a pivotal role in delivering the stock count schedule. Take ownership of maintaining inventory reports that are assigned to you.


Key Responsibilities;

  • Support the delivery of the stock count schedule
    • Complete the pre audit walks with the department managers, outlining the tasks that need to be completed along with deadlines to ensure the smooth process of the stock count
    • Support and facilitate the actual stock count, managing count locations for users – this will be completed using athena and HHT devices
    • Support with investigations when required
  • Create and support with the delivery and investigation of mini audits for our highest loss departments – maintaining the schedule
  • Update the Dump Sale Tracker on a weekly basis and monitoring new SKU’s that need to be reversed systemically
  • General Administration Support
    • Reviewing and supporting the Inventory Management Inbox, responding and resolving queries in a timely manner
    • Create the count packs – front sheets, stickers and pre audit sheets
    • Create the counts within the systems, ready for count to take place. This includes set up in Retek and Athena
  • Using multiple Inventory systems including Retek, IM2 and Athena

The Ideal Candidate

  • Role models the Selfridges Values.
  • Strong interpersonal and organisational skills.
  • Proactive, able to work on their own, as well as with others in a team
  • Confident, able to be professional and courteous at all times
  • Analytical skills with the ability to identify trends
  • Methodical, prioritises and plans tasks, works through changing workload activity to always meet deadlines
  • Able to identify opportunities, and have the ability to demonstrate a new way of working
  • Experience of using inventory management systems


This role guide represents a summary of the main areas of activity for the role, however all team members at Selfridges are expected to be flexible in the work they undertake, which may change from time to time, according to the needs of the business.   

About the Company

Everyone is welcome 

Selfridges is a place where we want everyone to feel a sense of belonging. We embrace every self and are committed to cultivating a diverse and inclusive working culture. We are leading with purpose to not only increase the visibility and recognition of under-represented talent within our organisation, but the wider industry too. Here at Selfridges, everyone is welcome – irrespective of race, gender, ethnicity, sexuality, age or disability, we stand by equal opportunities for all.   


Our awards cabinet  

We’re not ones to brag, but since you asked...Selfridges has won the award for The World’s Best Department Store an unprecedented four times at the IGDS awards, with an additional award for the Best Sustainability Campaign. We were also recognised as a ‘Best 25 Big Company to Work For 2020’ as awarded by The Sunday Times. 


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