UK Retail Merchandisisng Zone Coordinator

  • Company: Christian Dior UK Ltd
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Business group: Fashion & Leather Goods
  • Contract type: Permanent Job
  • Function: Merchandising
  • Experience required: Minimum 5 years
  • Reference No.: CDC02167
  • Date of publication: 2018.11.29

Position

UK Retail Merchandising Zone Coordinator

To oversee and ensure coordination between the Europe Retail Merchandising team and the UK boutiques for all product categories.

Manage the global vision of the Product assortment and Merchandise planning. Support the boutiques in their products needs respecting the Merchandising global strategy:

  • Adapt the product assortment to market specificities to reach budget objectives.
  • Centralize, take actions and follow-up all the specific product requests from the boutiques (product push, assortment review, transfers & rebalancing...)
  • Guarantee the consistency of products/collections implementation across the region regarding the strategy, marketing calendar, Visual Merchandising planning & guidelines.
  • Guarantee the consistency of the products assortment by boutique (all categories together).
  • Work closely with the Retail Managers to generate & implement action plans to develop businesses.
  • Work closely with Marketing team and local VMs to propose specific local relevant action/event

Ensure proper implementation of the product strategy into the countries together with the Retail Merchandising team:

  • Communicate all the product related information to the boutiques.
  • Weekly sales analysis in order to support the sales and the Sell-Through of boutiques: weekly actions within the zone, best-sellers analysis...
  • Ensure the requests from the Merchandising team are properly executed (specific focus or action plans, central rebalancing...)
  • Participate to buying sessions: analyze season sales per boutique with quantitative and qualitative feedbacks and identify opportunities/bets with boutiques and Merchandisers on the collection.
  • Debrief the boutiques on the buying strategy and key messages for each collection

Profile

Masters degree with 4 years experience in Retail or in Merchandising.

Strong analytic skills and details oriented.

Highly organized and results oriented.

Excellent communication skills.

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