E-Business Manager

  • Company: LVMH Fragrance Brands Middle East
  • Country / Region : United Arab Emirates
  • Business group: Perfumes & Cosmetics
  • Contract type: Permanent Job
  • Function: Digital
  • Experience required: Minimum 5 years
  • Reference No.: SSCPC00775
  • Date of publication: 2020.10.19


The E-business Manager will be responsible 

  • Define roadmap and strategy for GIVENCHY and KENZO to ensure healthy growth of the online channel
  • Set clear and differentiated KPIs and e-trade plan for each e-partner (Sephora, Faces, Ounass, Nykaa...)
  • Ensure growth is on track vs. objectives, monitoring and reporting monthly e-retail sales by e-partner
  • Identify key business drivers and key commercial periods and ensure they are leveraged
  • Manage yearly Digital budget working hand in hand with PUBLICIS and decide on split between digital campaigns (mainly social and driving traffic to eCom) and eCom campaigns (own site vs each retailer.com)
  • Manage, activate and grow GIVENCHY's local eCommerce site in UAE taking full responsibility from A to Z; potentially develop similar sites for other markets and/or KENZO
  • Manage, activate and grow TR e-visibility and develop "Click and Collect" business model for both GIVENCHY and KENZO with special focus in DDF and QDF
  • Manages and develops existing key accounts owning online business & has full ownership of e-tailing/ pure-player accounts
  • Plays an active role in defining commercial contracts, trade terms and joint business plans on the e-retail aspects; brings e-retail expertise to key meetings with customers
  • Builds annual retailer budgets and is in charge of forecasting/requesting exclusive offers validating with HQ

Analyses activity performances and makes recommendations for future activities or adaptations


  • Identifies and evaluates e-retail opportunities: new business potential and recruitment of new consumers in the region
  • Develops e-retail strategy while considering other sales channels (omni-channel approach), in line with the marketing strategy
  • Defines and follows e-retail KPIs/target to ensures targets are met on monthly basis
  • Proactively identifies new opportunities to improve the operational efficiency and grow e-retail business
  • Negotiate with the different eretailers visibility, promotion ............
  • Fully responsible of his Etrade budget ( from top line to bottom line)



  • Responsible for integration of e-retail assets (Copy, Pack Shots etc) into retailers.com, reviews and optimizes product range, ensures quality and quantity of online assortment and online shelf/visual merchandizing
  • Facilitates timely product launches on retailers.com and conducts regular e-market visits to ensure no OOS situations, issues with images/prices... and monitors competition best-practices
  • Liaises with Marketing Managers to ensure digital implementations and media plans are aligned with trade activity and that a large proportion of media effectively drives to e-commerce.
  • Ensures guidelines from E-Retail Global team are followed and implemented, including full validation/approval process for each e-retailer in the region



  • 3 to 5 years' experience in eCommerce and E-retail
  • Strong Commercial Acumen
  • Experience on the beauty category
  • Experience in Middle-East market is a plus

Additional information

Reporting to the GM with the support of a trainee the candidate will have the following interaction 


  • LOCAL team:
  • GM for monthly follow-up and reporting
  • Marketing for trade and PR/Influencers alignment and forecast placement
  • Supply for coordination on eCom offers arrival
  • Finance for budget monitoring and reporting
  • Business analysis for sales/target monitoring
  • REGIONAL team:
  • Distributors for sharing assets, monitoring eCom opportunities and results...
  • HQ team:
  • eCom team for all validations, monthly reporting, international alignment, SHOPIFY update...
  • Digital team for asset creation and development



  • Retailers: for negotiation of special/exclusive eCom deals
  • Operators: for negotiation with TR operators
  • Suppliers: for local asset creation if needed
  • Media agency: for digital plan implementation

Perfumes & Cosmetics

A major player in the perfumes, make-up and skincare markets, the Perfumes & Cosmetics division groups together major historic Houses as well as young brands with strong potential.

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