Visual Merchandising Manager - High-End Beauty
Job description / Role
Charterhouse is currently working exclusively with a Beauty distribution company with an impressive portfolio of high-end international beauty brands and a rapidly growing presence in the Middle East region. Our client is looking to hire a proactive, creative and flexible Regional Visual Merchandising Manager to join their team in Dubai.
The main purpose of this role is to deliver and manage all merchandising and production projects, new launches, support store openings and events. You will be working very closely with the commercial team and report directly to the COO and CEO of the company.
The Visual Merchandising Manager will liaise and negotiate with creative agencies, suppliers, international brands’ HQ, stores and the retailers in the region in order to set the guidelines, timelines and budgets and gather the approvals and additional project specifications. In addition, the VM Manager will manage the budget and P&L for the Visual Merchandising.
One of the key aspects of this role is to plan and implement seasonal visual updates and adapt brand’s guidelines to the specific markets to drive the business performance and sales in the region. This is a regional position which requires continuous travelling to other GCC countries.
To be considered for this role, you must have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in the field and ability to manage multiple projects at the same time. The ideal candidate is highly creative, has an exceptional attention to detail and a passion for the beauty sector.
You must have excellent communication skills in English and a capability to interact with external stakeholders in the region and internationally. This role requires someone who can be flexible to adapt around the needs of the business and frequently travel across the GCC.
About the Company
The Charterhouse brand and business was launched in Dubai and the Middle East in April 2004 by a team of international recruiters and management consultants, after its inception in Sydney, Australia in September 2003. Charterhouse Middle East is now positioned as the leading regional recruiter within its area of disciplines and functional markets.
Charterhouse offers professional and bespoke contingency and retained search services to all sectors of the market. Service quality is guaranteed, thanks to a particular focus on flexibility. Charterhouse was the first international search and selection business to establish Dubai as its base. The growth in the Middle East region has been mirrored by Charterhouse globally, with offices now in Qatar, Hong Kong, Singapore, Melbourne and Sydney.