Head of Operations & Merchandise - Dubai

£100,000 - £110,000 per year + Benefits
30 Sep 2016
28 Oct 2016
WB 004
William Bates
Job Type
Full Time

Head of Operations & Merchandise, Fashion Retail

Location: UAE

Salary: £100,000 - £110,000 per year

Our client is currently one of the largest fashion Retail orginisations in the Middle East and are currently seeking a new Head of Operations & Merchandise to oversee multiple high end Fashion Brands within the UAE.  With a huge demand for international brands within the Middle East this provides a number of exciting opportunities for experienced senior retailers in the market.

The Role:

  • Develop the Fashion brands across the GCC
  • You will be fully accountable for the P&L delivery and growth of the brand
  • Lead strategic brand development & business planning
  • Review performance of the brand's objectives and standards
  • Manage delivery of optimum ongoing sales and cost performance
  • You will be responsible for setting product and pricing strategies

Manage the brand location strategy

  • Develop the brand marketing communication strategies
  • Provide team development and leadership
  • Share best practice and ensure cascade into brand operations.

The Person:

  • 6+ years experience within a similar sized brand and organisation at a senior level
  • Strong sales, operations, product and merchandising experience
  • Experience with leading International fashion retail brands
  • Successful track record of multi-site retail management experience
  • Combination of "hands-on" operational knowledge with strong people development skills
  • Full P&L accountability and delivery evidenced in high growth retail expansion environment
  • Proven track record of the management of multi-support function expertise

Interested in this challenge?