RTW & Fur Senior Merchandiser - Middle East

  • Company: Fendi Emirates
  • Country / Region : United Arab Emirates
  • Business group: Fashion & Leather Goods
  • Contract type: Permanent Job
  • Function: Merchandising
  • Experience required: Minimum 5 years
  • Reference No.: FEND01623
  • Date of publication: 2020.12.28

Position

Mission

Within Middle East Region (20 stores in 6 countries), ensure stores assortments according to the budget and with the seasonal analysis. Coordinate and provide product division buy estimates in terms of n. sku per category. Participation in the buying plan definition process by category by store. Define, propose and implement product assortments by cluster - validate final assortment and quantities.

 

Main Responsibilities

  • Provide continuous feedback to HQ on products, customer behavior, competitors, Business opportunities
  • Influence the sales plan definition by store for their category
  • Validate proposed assortment and define quantities
  • Participation in the sales plan definition process by category by regional store
  • Define, propose and implement product assortments by cluster - validate final assortment and quantities
  • Drive the product assortment execution in the stores
  • Provide weekly and monthly reports and be active part in regular Business Reviews with HQ
  • Ensure continuous feedback to HQ regarding product performance, competition, demand evolution
  • Nourish competency on business and markets by regular presence in stores 20% of the time
  • Increase sales associates competencies in the stores through animation and training on selling techniques and propositions
  • Promote and nurture in-store category expertise by being and active category ambassadors among the whole network
  • Make sure each store is providing customers an effective presentation and experience of the category

Profile

  • Fluent English
  • University degree
  • 5 - 7 years' experience in Luxury product Merchandising
  • Knowledge of the main players in the related Business and Strong fashion sense
  • Ability to understand current market trends and buying strategy
  • Excellent merchandising skills with attention to detail
  • Skills in the analysis of sales and market data
  • Ability to both communicate and negotiate effectively
  • Microsoft Office proficiency
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