Managing Director – Fashion Retail

Talent2
Kuwait

Ref: HP602-694
Talent2

The Role


The Role


Growing consumer demand for international fashion and footwear brands in the Middle East presents exciting opportunities for senior retail experts to work for one of the region’s leading retailers.

Passionate fashion retail leaders reach a point in their career where they seek new challenges and what better reason to make a move than reaching out for the opportunity to be part of an exciting success story in the international retail world. With a rapid growth strategy in place this leading international retailing franchise are expanding iconic brands and are seeking a proactive, commercially focused and profit driven Managing Director who will develop these high quality, on trend brands across the region. Their regional strengths cover markets across the Middle East, North Africa, Turkey, Cyprus, Russia, Poland, Slovakia and the Czech Republic.

As a Managing Director you will be responsible for strategic brand development and business planning, full profit and loss accountability and delivery, operational development on the product and the customer, managing relationships with host brand and proven success in team development and leadership within the retail sector. A highly accomplished retail professional with the ability to show both strategic and operational excellence in addition to managing a portfolio of several brands simultaneously across multiple countries.

Requirements


Requirements


The successful candidate will have 10-15 years experience in Fashion or Footwear including a minimum of 5 years in senior management positions. A background in product, merchandising and operations is essential as well as experience in managing aggressive expansion of a retail chain. The ability to work in a complex matrix structure at a senior level in a respected international retail group or major multi franchise operation will ensure the successful candidate is well equipped for the challenges that lay ahead. Dynamic and energetic in nature you will be commercially astute and profit driven being an influential, proactive and strong leader for the business. Fluency in English is essential.

About the Company


About the Company


Talent2 is the first human resources (HR) company in the Asia-Pacific region to offer a complete range of outsourcing services, including executive search and recruitment, Human Resources Information System (HRIS), payroll, consulting and learning.

Talent2 is about talent management for the future. Our aim is to help companies with their staffing needs and assist them to achieve their resourcing goals. We provide a full range of integrated services that cover the talent lifecycle. From planning and selection, hiring and on-boarding, to payroll and learning, we help our clients source the best employees for the job, manage them and get the best out of them.
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