A hugely successful premium fashion brand is currently looking for an experienced Head of Merchandising to join their growing and well-established team. This is a key role to support their continued success across retail channels. The Head of Merchandising will provide the merchandising strategy and buying direction for all platforms across Europe covering both retail and e-commerce channels.
The key responsibilities include:
•Develops business plans that drive retail stores sales by executing long and short-term merchandising and buying strategies.
•Responsible for achieving key gross margins.
•Provide direction to the planning, buying and allocation teams for store assortments and flow of merchandise which are consistent with the brand’s identity.
•Control Retail’s inventory and manage flow of product to the stores
The ideal candidate:
Will have relevant working experience gained in a multi-channel retail environment, with strong management skills including experience in stock control and stock allocation. You will have strong trading skills and proven experience of success gained within an apparel environment. European languages would be advantageous.
This is a great opportunity to work for a leading retailer which is looking to expand its offering throughout Europe. If you are interested in hearing more about the opportunity, please get in touch with Ed at le Pont Appointments.