Supply Chain & Planning Manager – Victoria's Secret

Alshaya
UAE

Ref: GP435-2087
Alshaya

The Role


The Role


Victoria''s Secret was started in San Francisco, California, in 1977 by Roy Raymond, who felt embarrassed trying to purchase lingerie for his wife in a department store environment. Four stores opened in quick succession, creating a comfortable environment for men, with wood-paneled walls, Victorian details and helpful sales staff and well displayed product, making it easy for men to browse.
Today, Victoria's Secret is the leading specialist retailer of lingerie and beauty products, dominating the market with modern, fashion-inspired collections, fragrances, cosmetics, celebrated supermodels and world-famous runway shows and creating products on the forefront of fashion and innovation.
The vision of the business is to create a brand with high emotional content that makes woman feel alluring, sophisticated and forever young - It is all about her! Victoria's Secret delivers a best-in-class, captivating branded customer experience that builds loyalty. The History of Victoria's Secret has been one of evolution. From a store that made men comfortable and offered a limited selection of lingerie to a destination place, full of emotional content for people around the world. People no longer come to Victoria's Secret simply for the product - they come for the experience.
As well as its flagship stores which focus on Lingerie, Victoria's Secret also operates Victoria's Secret Beauty & Accessories stores, a unique concept with three elements - Beauty, Accessories & Apparel/Panties, giving customers access to a range of products from the brand including the Middle East's #1 fragrance, Bombshell, VS Fantasies, Beauty Rush and Beauty Rush Lip Gloss. Along with the beauty products, VSBA offers exclusive branded accessories including Cosmetic Cases, Travel Collection, Small Leather Goods and Totes.Manage all aspects of the Supply Chain, implementing systems for effective & accurate forecasting, inventory & replenishment at all levels.

The Role:

Manage supply arrangements, interacting strongly with specific brand support services & local Suppliers. Monitor performance of the Supply Chain, develop budgets, & ensure timely & accurate information flows within & outside the Business.

Responsibilities:

*Support retail supply & store material procurement

*Ensure continuous & transparent feedback to the Business

*Manage stock levels

*Lead on Supply Chain development and new supply initiatives

*Coach, develop & mentor Supply Chain team

Requirements


Requirements


*6 years in a retail environment, at least 3 years of which should be in a Supply Chain role.

*Managerial / Supervisory experience is essential.

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.
This Position is closed or expired