POSITION:

ASST/MANAGER, RETAIL

Company Description:

This company has a history dating back to the 19th century and is a global renowned luxury goods brand. Its products range from fashion ready-to-wear, leather goods, accessories and appeals to a diverse range of consumers. It is currently seeking to expand its regional office here in Singapore and is looking to recruit for talented retail professionals to join its team.

Key Responsibilities:

•  be the leader in the specific categories for the regional assortment based on the divisional direction

•  achieve commercial success of the collection through: providing recommendation on regional buying levels, store level merchandise allocation, flow goods to the stores, regional forecasts and plans, management and control of the collection within own region

•  work with the global merchandising office to manage and develop regional assortments for each season, based on the strategic direction as given in the BOM (Business Objective Meeting)

•  work with the global merchandising office on pricing of the collection to maximise sales and gross margin

•  work closely with the retail store managers/Retail Directors to understand the needs of the store network

•  set seasonal sales plans at Store level and re-forecast these sales plans given the existing trading conditions

•  analyse and monitor sales for each region and category; weekly reviews of individual store sales, best/worst sellers, inventory levels and react accordingly

•  competitor (e.g. any new openings or relocations) and price analysis within the region

• explain and train store personnel on the new collection for each season launch

•  participate in the creation of communication and training tools

•  develop the existing and new wholesale accounts

Key Requirements:

•  ideally, you will have a degree/diploma in fashion design

•  at least three years’ experience in merchandising within the leather goods or luxury fashion industry

•  demonstrate resourcefulness, good fashion sense, versatility

•  great interpersonal and communication skills

Interested applicants should email their CV to Adrian Loh at adrian.loh@robertwalters.com.sg or call + 65 6228 0289 quoting Ref. No. 404900