GROWING LUXURY BRAND SEEKS HEAD OF RETAIL TO HELP IMPROVE AND MANAGE EUROPEAN BUSINESS. My Client is a fast growing luxury brand who is already established in some of Europes most prestigious stores and also has a thriving bespoke business.
They are now looking to grow their retail presence, via their own stores and selected department stores. In addition they are looking to grow their global footprint , particularly to the Middle East and the USA.
As a result they are now looking for a Head of Retail to look after their UK Office. You must have global contacts within the fashion industry particularly with high end department stores.
You must also have a history of developing product , and a clear understanding of supply chain. They are highly profitable and backed by a wellestablished investment fund.
Responsibilities : Reports to Group CEO Manage finance, human resources, production, supply chain, distribution channels, marketing / PR, product design and administration matters in the London office Establishing and evaluating KPIs for respective departments, including sales commission schemes for front office staffs Establish and manage operating policies, procedures and operations (SOPs, HR policies, internal control, finance procedures, quality control, etc) Oversee the finance team, including review and analyse financial statements, budget, sales and activity reports, and other performance data to measure productivity and goal achievement and to determine areas needing costs management and operations improvement Oversee group tax reporting, including optimising tax efficiency and ensuring tax compliance in all markets of operations Expand and manage distribution channels to grow sales, including retail store management, events management and ecommence strategy Evaluate and implement overall sales commission and other terms of arrangement for stockist, partners and collaboration arrangements Oversee Marketing and PR to increase brand recognition including digital marketing Implement companywide systems such as ERP and CRM YOU MUST HAVE : Experience in Brand Management covering supply chain, marketing / PR, growing distribution channels and development of processes and policies Experience in luxury fashion environment.
Strong business acumen, highly analytical and able to present and promote ideas Ability to work independently with minimal supervision Ability to multitask and adapt to changing priorities Excellent written and verbal communication skills Must work well under pressure, exercise good judgement when making decisions and handle stressful situations in a mature and professional manner Good interpersonal skills, able to work across different cultures Proficient in Microsoft Office Required to travel This is a unique opportunity with this exciting brand and only the highest calibre candidates will be considered.
If you have the right experience for this role , please apply via the link below , or you can call Ian Gerstein on ##### ######for more information.
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