Senior Merchandiser – M.H. Alshaya Co.

Alshaya
Kuwait

Ref: GP435-2034
Alshaya

The Role


The Role


The Role:

Managing a dedicated team of merchandisers and working with the brand operations, marketing and visual teams.

Define the tactical & strategic direction of product lines within each category in line with the product calendars as well as assessing & managing the product Business mix to achieve Company Financial & Business objectives.

Responsibilities:

* Manage Business strategies & activities from development to implementation to achieve Business objectives.

* Maintain up-to-date Competitor & Global Business trends knowledge.

* Coach & mentor team, set goals & develop individuals on an ongoing basis.

* Develop internal & external relationships & negotiate to achieve Business objectives.

* Review Business critical information, make recommendations, communicate & facilitate solutions.

* Provide functional expertise & execute functional responsibilities.

Requirements


Requirements


* Leads customer research to define customer targets and marketing mix.
* Leads the development of new product concepts from conception through implementation.
* Creates and presents business case for new programs to support growth strategies and profitability targets.
* Business degree - marketing specialisation.
* Progressive experience of product or brand management with P&L responsibility.

About the Company


About the Company


M.H. Alshaya Co. is a leading international franchise operator for over 70 of the world’s most recognised retail brands including Starbucks, H&M, Mothercare, Debenhams, American Eagle Outfitters, P.F. Chang’s, The Cheesecake Factory, Victoria’s Secret, Boots, Pottery Barn and KidZania. The company operates over 2,600 stores across diverse customer sectors: Fashion & Footwear, Health & Beauty, Food, Optics, Pharmacy, Home Furnishings and Leisure & Entertainment.

Alshaya’s stores can be found in markets across the Middle East and North Africa, Russia, Turkey and Europe and the company employs more than 40,000 people from over 110 nationalities.

The company has established itself as the industry leader across these territories through a combination of local market understanding and a comprehensive commitment to customer service. Growth in each of its operating divisions and brands is supported by continuous investment in talent and infrastructure. It applies best practices in retail operations, merchandising, marketing, information technology, logistics, real estate, human resources and financial controls.

M.H. Alshaya Co. is the retail business of the Alshaya Group, which was founded in Kuwait in 1890 and today represents one of the most dynamic companies in the Middle East. In addition to its retail operations, the Alshaya Group is active in a number of other sectors including real estate, automotive, hotels, trading and investments.
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