This significant Group of companies manages an enviable portfolio of international Brands .
They currently have an opportunity for a Retail Brand Merchandise Manager for a high-profile European retail fashion brand .
A highly responsible position and one which offers and excellent tax-free salary .
Responsibilities will include but not be limited to :
Focused on ladies fashion merchandise you will manage trading analysis and the selection/ purchasing from the host Brand, ensuring the best product mix for the different markets.
Take responsibility for detailed analysis of performance across the GCC region. Provide forecasting and re forecasting .
Agree the planning and OTB and provide detailed financial performance information to the Directors .
Recommend merchandise pricing for the different markets that reflects brand positioning and strategies.
Ensure delivery of the business plan sales and profits and take responsibility for price mark downs as appropriate
Oversee management of inventory and replenishment.
Keep ahead of market trends and competitor activity whilst recognising potential new opportunities within the different countries .
Managing and developing the skills of the merchandise team .
Support the business with traditional stores and ecommerce for the region.
Educated to Degree level you will need to have gained excellent retail brand merchandising skills and have worked with recognised fashion retail brands .
Previous experience with European ladies’ fashion brands is preferred. . You will also need to show a record of achieving results and be accustomed to operating internationally .
The company offer an excellent work environment and career prospects along with a competitive tax-free salary and benefits.