This highly successful multi-Brand retailer are seeking a Merchandise Director to take responsibility for providing vision and delivering inventory business plans
The person will be responsible for overseeing merchandise planning OTB, stock flow through to achieving sales and profit margins for multiple brand stores across the Middle East
Responsibilities will include :
Providing strategies to support the achievement of overall sales and margins .
Collaboration with stakeholders to influence and drive short- and long-range merchandise strategies
Provision of a quantitative approach to analyse inventory of each brand . Forecast and re forecast
Ensuring timely management of the OTB, allocation and replenishment and terminal stock to support achievement of margin targets
Leading a team of business managers .
Developing strong host brand communication and business relationships
Working closely with supply chain
Maintaining excellent internal and external business relationships with third parties
Overseeing Brand positioning , analysis, forecasting and financial performance for the Brand within different countries and regions
Providing monthly P & L information .
Executive level experience of budget preparation/ financial planning with the ability to develop price architecture across categories .
Large format store environment / multi apparel / accessories product categories and international experience .
Multi-channel experience of benefit
Exceptional strategic and commercial skills.
Ability to lead a senior and diverse management team
The company are offering a substantial tax-free salary plus bonus potential and benefits that reflect the seniority of the position