Moet-Hennessey General Merchandising Manager Middle East & India in United Arab Emirates

General Merchandising Manager Middle East & India

  • Company: Fendi Emirates

  • Location: United Arab Emirates

  • Business group: Fashion & Leather Goods

  • Contract type: Permanent Job

  • Function: Merchandising

  • Experience required: Minimum 10 years

  • Reference No.: FEND00388

  • Date of publication: 2017.02.09

Position

Job Objective

Within the Middle East area, coordinate and provide product division buy estimates for the stores' network, in terms of n. sku per category to allow collection downsizing. Participation in the buying plan definition process by category by store. Define, propose and implement product assortments by cluster - validate final assortment and quantities. Coordinate with Communication team on key investment. Support Regional merchandising team through regular Business reviews, identifying and sharing best practices.

Main Responsibilities

  • Direct responsibility on Woman Accessories and all Man's product categories; merchandising. Coordination of Woman' LG, RTW, Furs and shoes categories;

  • Ensure continuous feedback to product divisions regarding product performance, competition, demand evolution;

  • Provide weekly and monthly reporting;

  • Nourish knowledge of the markets and business increasing market visits 10% of the time;

  • Support product launches and assortment implementation;

  • Ensure an efficient Product Rotation among the network of stores;

  • Scheduling product deliveries, Rotation and reallocation.

    Profile
  • Fluent English; Arabic language is a plus

  • University degree - Bachelor or Master's

  • 7 - 10 years' experience in Luxury product multi-category 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.