This is an excellent opportunity with a major Department Store based in Kuwait
One that is well suited to a person with sound experience of leading training and managing large retail teams.
Responsibilities will include but not be limited to :
Driving sales performance across departments and focusing on achieving profitability
Managing operational costs and budgets
Ensuring exceptional standards of visual merchandising and retail housekeeping.
Working with and ensuring clear communication with H/O buying , merchandising and marketing teams.
Overseeing in store marketing activity .
The evaluation training and development of retail sales teams .
Providing trading reviews and analysis of brand performance .
Recommending brand changes and recognising opportunities through market and competitor analysis .
You will need to have operated within a senior retail management capacity and ideally have gained experience within a variety of retail environments , from multiple stores to large department store.
Sound strategic commercial and leadership skills are essential for this position .
Candidates with fashion home , lifestyle, beauty backgrounds are of particular interest . You could presently be a Department Store Manager, Head of Retail , Area/Regional Manager or Store General Manager. Previous experience of working within the Middle East will be advantageous but is not essential .
Fluent English is required. Arabic language skills naturally beneficial but not essential .