We are looking for an experienced and passionate Retail Manager to manage the Kering Group within our Luxury Division.
Brands will include Balenciaga, Alexander McQueen and Stella McCartney.
Job details :
The role will be to develop and implement sales strategy & plans for the brands. You will also be required to enhance the brands image and achieve sales targets ensuring quality in the sales process
Looking after 8 stores across Dubai and Abu Dhabi you will be required to manage the operation of the brand, support strategic decisions, implement sales and marketing activities to ensure planned revenues are achieved whilst working within budgeted costs.
We are looking for someone that can show a proven track record in sales and has excellent people management and communication skills at a senior level. The ability to develop people is also essential for this role.
You should enjoy working as part of a team and be a confident leader of people. The ability to keep up with current trends and market influences is a key element of this role so that our staff are aware of all current market trends.
A financial and analytical mind would be beneficial as you will be required to manage a variety of reports for the business.
The successful candidate should have spent the minimum of 5 years in a retail organisation in a luxury fashion environment and will have ideally come from an Area Sales Management background.
Sales Management is a key element of this role and therefore we are looking for a candidate that can contribute to sales plans for the brand, implement activities as per the agreed plan and carry out cost control measures to achieve set targets vs budgets.
Your experience should include monitoring sales figures against forecasts, analysing and interpreting trends and capitalising on data to maximise sales and profit. The successful candidate should also have experience of conducting regualar store visits to review operational standards.
Experience of opening stores would be preffered.
Customer service is a focus of our business and consequently, you should be able to evidence how you have implemented customer service standards across stores and manage customer satisfaction levels.
Ideally the successful candidate should have knowledge of controlling stockloss and shrinkage across a number of stores working to company policies and procedures.
Teamwork is essential and therefore you should be able to talk about experiences of working across all store teams including head office functions, Visual Merchandising and Principals of the business.
Graduate in any discipline ideally fashion or Business Management.