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Vice President - Fashion and Footwear Retail

Quest Search & Selection


Ref: GP340-1550

Job description / Role

Quest Search & Selection is working with a leading retail company and they are looking for an experienced Vice President - Fashion and Footwear Retail to be based in Kuwait. Your main responsibility is to lead their Fashion and Footwear division.

Job Description

As the Vice President - Fashion and Footwear Retail, you must perform the following duties:

* Management of all retail activities, taking overall responsibility and supporting the retail area managers and store managers
* Recruiting and motivating staff, making sure sales targets are attained, maintaining inventories, developing product displays, and implementing different campaigns
* To develop and grow a customer focus, planning 2 - 3 years in advance. To ensure awareness and account for competition, and retail sector trends
* To ensure all the stores are efficiently managed, visiting them regularly, and monitoring their compliance with policy, procedure, and standards
* To be fully accountable for the P&Ls delivery and growth of the brands


Requirements for an Ideal Candidate (Vice President - Fashion and Footwear Retail)

* Minimum 15 years' experience in fashion and footwear industry where 8 years of which as a senior manager
* Strong experience in managing multiple stores. Experience in fashion retail is a must
* Excellent communication, multitasking, and managerial skills
* Fluent in English, Arabic is a plus

The Benefits

This is a great opportunity for someone to come on board and lead the business to grow. You will be exposed to several parts of the business and have the opportunity to grow and develop your own career.

Please note only suitable candidates with the relevant experience will be contacted.

If you feel you have the skills and experience, please reply with an up to date CV today!

We request that candidates send their CV as a Microsoft Word document.

About the Company

Quest Search & Selection is a specialist recruitment consultancy with over 20 years' experience in sourcing the world's best candidates for the global Retail, FMCG and Hospitality sectors.

With offices in the UK & Dubai, we have an international presence and a global reach. Our recruiters place candidates locally and internationally for a wide variety of roles focusing on the following areas:

Retail Buying & Merchandising, E-commerce & Digital, Food & Beverage, Hotels, Hospitality & Operations, Retail Stores & Operations, HR & Recruitment, Procurement, Supply Chain & Logistics, Sales & Marketing, Technical and New Product Development.

We work in partnership with our clients who range from famous international brands within the Retail, Restaurant, Hotel and Consumer products space. Our reputation is built on our in-depth understanding of the industry and our consultants' skill, knowledge and passion for their sectors.

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