http://globalretailrecruitment.comhttp://globalretailrecruitment.com/job/feed/null/null/null/Job feed HR Manager http://globalretailrecruitment.com/job/view/1344 <p><span style="font-size:14px;"><strong style="padding: 0px; margin: 0px; font-family: Lato, sans-serif; -webkit-font-smoothing: antialiased; line-height: 1.4em; box-sizing: border-box; border: 0px; font-stretch: inherit; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(64, 64, 64);">CIPD qualified </strong></span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="font-size:14px;"><strong style="padding: 0px; margin: 0px; font-family: Lato, sans-serif; -webkit-font-smoothing: antialiased; line-height: 1.4em; box-sizing: border-box; border: 0px; font-stretch: inherit; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(64, 64, 64);">Responsibilities:</strong></span></p> <ul style="padding-right: 0px; padding-left: 32px; margin: 0px; font-family: Lato, sans-serif; -webkit-font-smoothing: antialiased; line-height: 1.4em; box-sizing: border-box; border: 0px; font-stretch: inherit; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; list-style-position: initial; list-style-image: initial; color: rgb(64, 64, 64);"> <li style="padding: 0px; margin: 12px 0px; font-family: inherit; -webkit-font-smoothing: antialiased; line-height: 1.4em; box-sizing: border-box; border: 0px; font-style: inherit; font-variant-caps: inherit; font-stretch: inherit; vertical-align: baseline;"><span style="font-size:14px;">To effectively manage the day to day running of the HR function ensuring all queries are resolved within agreed parameters and legislation.</span></li> <li style="padding: 0px; margin: 12px 0px; font-family: inherit; -webkit-font-smoothing: antialiased; line-height: 1.4em; box-sizing: border-box; border: 0px; font-style: inherit; font-variant-caps: inherit; font-stretch: inherit; vertical-align: baseline;"><span style="font-size:14px;">Oversee payroll / T&amp;A related processes for&nbsp;</span></li> <li style="padding: 0px; margin: 12px 0px; font-family: inherit; -webkit-font-smoothing: antialiased; line-height: 1.4em; box-sizing: border-box; border: 0px; font-style: inherit; font-variant-caps: inherit; font-stretch: inherit; vertical-align: baseline;"><span style="font-size:14px;">Manage the HR Administration function for the Group ensuring the efficient delivery of support and services</span></li> </ul> <p><strong><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family: Lato, sans-serif;">The successful candidate must have experience working in a </span></span></strong><span style="font-family: Lato, sans-serif; font-size: 15px;"><strong><span style="font-size:14px;">fast paced</span></strong><strong><span style="font-size:14px;"> environment, with a strong coordination background, </span></strong><strong><span style="font-size:14px;">high level</span></strong></span><strong><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family: Lato, sans-serif;"> admin experience, alongside the advisory element with experience of hearings, disciplinaries and grievances.&nbsp;</span><br style="padding: 0px; margin: 0px; font-family: Lato, sans-serif; -webkit-font-smoothing: antialiased; line-height: 1.4em; box-sizing: border-box; color: rgb(64, 64, 64); font-size: 15px;" /> <br style="padding: 0px; margin: 0px; font-family: Lato, sans-serif; -webkit-font-smoothing: antialiased; line-height: 1.4em; box-sizing: border-box; color: rgb(64, 64, 64); font-size: 15px;" /> <span style="font-family: Lato, sans-serif;">It is desirable that the successful candidate has experience within a school/ educational setting</span></span></strong></p> Thu, 01 Jan 70 00:00:00 +0000 site_url/job/view/1344 Assistant General Manager - Retail Operations http://globalretailrecruitment.com/job/view/1243 <p><span style="color:rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family:verdana,open sans,sans-serif; font-size:14px">The Assistant General #Manager #Retail Operations</span><span style="color:rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family:verdana,open sans,sans-serif; font-size:14px">&nbsp;leading the effort in providing an optimised customer service environment ensuring</span><br /> <span style="color:rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family:verdana,open sans,sans-serif; font-size:14px">everything the customer sees, feels, and hears while in the store is executed to the highest possible&nbsp;</span><span style="color:rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family:verdana,open sans,sans-serif; font-size:14px">standard. The AGM drives the &lsquo;back of house&rsquo; and engages, mentors, and trains their team of&nbsp;</span><span style="color:rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family:verdana,open sans,sans-serif; font-size:14px">logistics, operations support, ensuring all efforts are continually focused on the customer.</span><br /> <span style="color:rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family:verdana,open sans,sans-serif; font-size:14px">In addition, the AGM Operations is responsible for appropriately managing all other shop expenses including utilities, supplies, uniforms, and contract services.<br /> Communicating directly with in the store to all management and personnel as well as externally with warehouse, finance, zone leadership teams, and landlords, the AGM&nbsp;</span><span style="color:rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family:verdana,open sans,sans-serif; font-size:14px">is charged with maintaining an efficient, cost effective, inventory-right, customer focused environment.</span><br /> <span style="color:rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family:verdana,open sans,sans-serif; font-size:14px">The AGM Operations possesses a detailed but big picture understanding of business strategy and how to</span><br /> <span style="color:rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family:verdana,open sans,sans-serif; font-size:14px">execute at store level. With strong leadership skills and a keen appreciation for the bottom line.</span><br /> <br /> <strong>Key Responsibilities:</strong><br /> <span style="color:rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family:verdana,open sans,sans-serif; font-size:14px">Drive Store Profitability &amp; Support Services</span><br /> <span style="color:rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family:verdana,open sans,sans-serif; font-size:14px">&bull; Responsible for all expense lines on the Profit &amp; Loss statement, ensure store expenses are controlled to predetermined levels and improvements recommended to General Manager.</span><br /> <span style="color:rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family:verdana,open sans,sans-serif; font-size:14px">&bull; Prepare budgets and forecast expenses and profitability in collaboration with General Manager as/when required.</span><br /> <span style="color:rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family:verdana,open sans,sans-serif; font-size:14px">&bull; Provide a comprehensive overview of the financials for the General Manager and in management meetings as and when requested.</span><br /> <span style="color:rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family:verdana,open sans,sans-serif; font-size:14px">&bull; Review &lsquo;store vs. company averages&rsquo; and identify areas for location improvement or best practices to be shared.</span><br /> <span style="color:rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family:verdana,open sans,sans-serif; font-size:14px">&bull; Make proactive recommendations to be taken to maximize store profitability. Execute approved recommendations and related outcomes.</span><br /> <span style="color:rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family:verdana,open sans,sans-serif; font-size:14px">&bull; Collate quotes and make recommendations on necessary purchases of major expenses in consultation with General Manager.</span><br /> <span style="color:rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family:verdana,open sans,sans-serif; font-size:14px">&bull; Responsible for oversight of stock takes and inventory control to minimize losses through effective management of the Product Manager and team.</span><br /> <span style="color:rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family:verdana,open sans,sans-serif; font-size:14px">&bull; Ensure monthly variations in cash registers, stock transfers are investigated and reported accurately.</span><br /> <br /> <span style="color:rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family:verdana,open sans,sans-serif; font-size:14px">Store Presentation, Facility and Plant</span><br /> <span style="color:rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family:verdana,open sans,sans-serif; font-size:14px">&bull; Responsible for consistent execution and maintenance of all facilities to align with the delivery of exceptional customer experience. Includes every touch point that creates atmosphere and impressions in store &ndash; right music, the right lighting, right temperature, clean bathrooms etc. Assess need for contracted services, liaising with store manager and finance and advise.</span><br /> <span style="color:rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family:verdana,open sans,sans-serif; font-size:14px">&bull; Manage all contracted services within the store, maintaining compliance with internal policies and standards and local regulations.</span><br /> <span style="color:rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family:verdana,open sans,sans-serif; font-size:14px">&bull; Negotiate, formulate, review, monitor and terminate service level agreements/contracts in line with business need and demand, ensuring cost effectiveness, financial liabilities etc.</span><br /> <span style="color:rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family:verdana,open sans,sans-serif; font-size:14px">&bull; Ensure company security policy and standards are implemented and monitored in stores.</span><br /> <span style="color:rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family:verdana,open sans,sans-serif; font-size:14px">&bull; Ensure that the workplace is safe, with the premises and behaviours of employees not imposing risks to the health and safety of any person. Responsible for systems and procedures to be in place for potential risks to be identified and reported by any staff member, appropriately and promptly assessed, and to be actively addressed noting compliance with any relevant local legislation.</span><br /> <br /> <span style="color:rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family:verdana,open sans,sans-serif; font-size:14px">Store Planning and Project Management</span><br /> <br /> <span style="color:rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family:verdana,open sans,sans-serif; font-size:14px">&bull; Ensure awareness of store refurbishment and floor relays and deadlines; manage effective implementation of these in line with advised timelines</span><br /> <span style="color:rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family:verdana,open sans,sans-serif; font-size:14px">&bull; Monitor work in progress and dates in conjunction with shop fitters and Projects Manager</span><br /> <span style="color:rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family:verdana,open sans,sans-serif; font-size:14px">&bull; Coordinate miscellaneous floor layout change projects as required in discussion with General Manager</span><br /> <span style="color:rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family:verdana,open sans,sans-serif; font-size:14px">&bull; Work closely with building management regarding building and related issues and ensure timely and efficient action is taken where necessary</span><br /> <span style="color:rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family:verdana,open sans,sans-serif; font-size:14px">&bull; Ensure key events and promotional activities are planned efficiently liaising with relevant departments, assessing needs, sourcing GWP&rsquo;s, security, staffing etc.</span><br /> <br /> <br /> <strong>Key Requirements:</strong><br /> <span style="color:rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family:verdana,open sans,sans-serif; font-size:14px">&bull; Bachelors Degree in Management, Business or equivalent recommended.&nbsp;</span><br /> <span style="color:rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family:verdana,open sans,sans-serif; font-size:14px">&bull; 5+years management experience required. Regional retail leadership experience with merchandising and financial accountability highly desired.&nbsp;</span><br /> <span style="color:rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family:verdana,open sans,sans-serif; font-size:14px">&bull; Merchandising and negotiations experience a plus.&nbsp;</span><br /> &nbsp;</p> Thu, 01 Jan 70 00:00:00 +0000 site_url/job/view/1243 Store General Manager / Director - Luxury Fashion - Asia & Europe http://globalretailrecruitment.com/job/view/1276 <p>#Luxury Department #Store General #Manager required for one of the world leaders in Luxury retailing. #Asia #Europe<br /> &nbsp;</p> <p>This is a key leadership position responsible for delivery of the retail vision, exceptional product to the customer, driving sales and profitability for the business unit. The role is responsible for meeting store profit goals, controlling store expenses, achieving sales targets, upholding the company&rsquo;s luxury brand image while managing the performance, morale and development of the sales team in order to deliver on sales and service expectations in line with company objectives.</p> <p><strong>Position Requirements:</strong></p> <p>Education: Bachelor&rsquo;s Degree in Management, Business or equivalent.</p> <p>Work Experience: 10+years retail Senior Store / Regional management required from the luxury retail sector.</p> <p>International experience<br /> Regional and market leadership experience with merchandising and financial accountability highly desired.</p> <p>* Only suitable applicants will receive a response due to volume of applications</p> <p><br /> &nbsp;</p> Thu, 01 Jan 70 00:00:00 +0000 site_url/job/view/1276 Assistant General Manager , #Sales - #Vietnam http://globalretailrecruitment.com/job/view/1279 <p>Luxury&nbsp;Retail Department Store formats -</p> <p>Outstanding opportunity to join a fantastic brand with global footprint. Culturally a great place to work with long term progressional opportunitiy.&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Key Requirements:</strong><br /> &bull; Bachelors Degree in Management, Business or equivalent recommended.&nbsp;<br /> &bull; 5+years management experience required. Regional retail leadership experience with merchandising and financial accountability highly desired.&nbsp;</p> <p>&bull; Vietnamese and English fluency<br /> &nbsp;</p> Thu, 01 Jan 70 00:00:00 +0000 site_url/job/view/1279 Head of Operations http://globalretailrecruitment.com/job/view/1343 <p>*Only suitable applicants will be contacted. &nbsp;</p> <p>Areas of Expertise Required</p> <ul> <li>Retail Key Account Management in Consumer Electronics. Brand Management</li> <li>Consumer electronics distribution</li> <li>Supply chain management</li> <li>Business Development / Marketing</li> <li>&nbsp;</li> </ul> <p>Prepare annual sales plan for Distribution&rsquo; local and International Business in line with overall strategy and objectives.</p> <p>Monitor and strictly control receivables for local and re-export business.</p> <p>Work with Product Management Team to develop preliminary sales forecast to be used as the performance measure throughout the year to ensure targets are being met, and take corrective action to ensure these targets are met.</p> <p>Coordinates with Product Management Teams for any requirements, updates and modifications on the products.</p> <p>Coordinates with Product Management Teams to ensure that territory specific requirements are properly captured and accounted for to improve sales.</p> <p>Handles all sales efforts which include developing leads, generating interest, presenting products, negotiating contracts, and closing sales.</p> <p>Direct and oversee the processing of customer orders.</p> <p>Reviews the monthly sales report and analyze weekly updates of market conditions.</p> <p>Coordinate with the Maintenance Department for after-sales service to ensure customer satisfaction.&nbsp;</p> <p>Sets clear goals and direction for sales representatives in line with the sales plan and ensures the price list is followed.</p> <p>Manages sales representatives to develop effective territory, account and coverage plans by assessing customer needs and developing and executing the value proposition.</p> <p>Develop and maintain the International sales operations&rsquo; policies and procedures.</p> <p>Maintains good relationships with key customers/accounts.</p> <p>Enhances revenues by achieving sales objectives in existing and new accounts.</p> <p>Create and manages territory and account strategies to deliver on price and mix objectives.</p> <p>Identifies new accounts using screening techniques, referrals, and prospecting to potential customers within territory.</p> <p>Support Product Management Teams and the Marketing Department in developing a thorough understanding of market conditions and benchmarks (e.g., current customers, potential customers, competitors, features, benefits, pricing&hellip;) in assigned territory.</p> <p>Ensure securing and maintaining the distribution of products and maintaining effective agreements.</p> <p>Collaborates with other departments to evaluate volume, identify trends, ensure quality, and monitor budgets.</p> <p>Handle all customers&rsquo; management activities in an assigned territory including necessary planning, implementation and follow-through activities.</p> <p>Develops and maintains strong, on-going and mutually beneficial working relationships with customers in line with the strategy that meets service standards established for new and renewal business.</p> <p>Coordinate with Marketing Department to ensure development of tailored and targeted marketing plans and activities to enhance visibility and improve sales within the specific territories as applicable</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Thu, 01 Jan 70 00:00:00 +0000 site_url/job/view/1343 Commercial Director http://globalretailrecruitment.com/job/view/1341 <p>Seeking an&nbsp;exceptionally dynamic and volume experienced Product Head / Director</p> <p><br /> <strong>Responsibilities:</strong></p> <p>Achievement of Net sales for the category</p> <p>Procure merchandise of the right product, right market and right quantity in time for the seasonal merchandise launches</p> <p>Monitor the flow of incoming merchandise and replenishment of stocks against the business plan and the actual sales to ensure the store objectives are met.</p> <p>Optimize the assortment in terms of size ratios, top and bottom ratios and colour combinations (mix and match offering) in order to expose the customer to the full selection of the assortment of garments in the store.</p> <p>Highlight business opportunities by identifying the best selling styles and monitor size, curves, colour and fashion trends.</p> <p>Identify peak trading periods by product category, in order to establish demand through store and customer contact.</p> <p>Prepare the store sales plan by reviewing the SWOT analysis in order to provide input to the draft Sales Plan for each brand.</p> <p>Understand, interpret and translate brand partner vision and direction, into annual and seasonal business plans for profit maximisation.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p>Prepare detailed buy plan based on the Business Plan and the seasonal cycle rolling forecast (18 months) in line with the Company and Brand Partner agreement.</p> <p>Reforecast sales and stock position at regular intervals</p> <p>Make the best implementation of MAP and SAP software to plan and action</p> <p>Price the products to the optimum level taking into consideration market factors</p> <p>Recommend the timing, lines to be included in sales and markdown percentages</p> <p>Determine Markup and Markdown strategies necessary to ensure profits are achieved based on budget</p> <p><strong>&nbsp;Qualifications:</strong></p> <p>University degree in business, ideally with marketing and sales focus or equivalent professional experience.</p> <p>8 years experience in buying/merch for a multinational brand</p> <p>Volume should exceed &euro;400 million Euros</p> <p>*DUE TO VOLUME OF RESPONSE ONLY SUITABLE APPLICANTS WILL BE CONTACTED</p> Thu, 01 Jan 70 00:00:00 +0000 site_url/job/view/1341 Procurement Manager - RETAIL http://globalretailrecruitment.com/job/view/1340 <p><strong>* only suitable applicants will be contacted </strong></p> <p>The Procurement &amp; Contracting Manager is responsible for managing the procurement process related to products and parts needed by business Departments and SBUs in order to ensure continuous availability of all items required for the smooth running of their activities.</p> <p><strong>JOB TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES</strong></p> <p>Participate in the development of the Department&rsquo;s objectives, goals, initiatives, plans, policies and procedures and monitor their execution.</p> <p>Develop the Department&rsquo;s annual budget, including all Financial and Human Resources requirements and ensure the proper utilization of these resources towards the achievement of the Department&rsquo;s objectives and goals.</p> <p>Monitor the operational performance of Department, compare them to the established objectives and goals and report results to the Supply Chain Director.</p> <p>Direct and coach the employees, and enhance the Department&rsquo;s performance while ensuring that employees are receiving the required mentoring and training.</p> <p>Manage the day to day activities and operations of the Department, recommend potential improvements and ensure that all policies and procedures are properly documented and implemented within the department.</p> <p>Conduct annual performance appraisal of direct subordinates and manage the overall performance appraisal process of Department employees to ensure that they are properly evaluated, developed and rewarded.</p> <p>Ensure effective Department performance through the selection, development, deployment and motivation of competent staff.</p> <p>Develop periodic reports outlining the department&rsquo;s performance over the period and escalate them to Supply Chain Director.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>The successful candidate will have 5 + years in retail procurement.&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Thu, 01 Jan 70 00:00:00 +0000 site_url/job/view/1340 IT Manager http://globalretailrecruitment.com/job/view/1339 <p><strong>Required Experience</strong></p> <ul> <li>Degree from an internationally recognized university.</li> <li>Minimum of 10-15 years of directly related work experience in a technical support position in the UK market.</li> <li>Experience of working in&nbsp;medium sized&nbsp;businesses leading technology projects and transformation to a mature IT function.</li> </ul> <p>Provide <strong>direction and leadership</strong> to the IT team, under the overall guidance of MD.</p> <ul> <li><strong>Manage and coordinate</strong> all IT activities, including business process analysis.</li> <li>Responsible for <strong>cost of IT</strong>, budgets, ensuring value for money of IT holistically &ndash; including the development of direct and indirect IT-driven income streams.</li> <li>Act as <strong>point of escalation</strong> for all IT issues, ensuring that the right activities are prioritized and planned according to business needs, taking into account relative importance and urgency.</li> <li><strong>Act as trusted advisor to business management</strong>, specifically providing advice and guidance to ensure good decision making in relation to technical and process matters.</li> <li><strong>Liaise with management</strong>, keeping them advised of progress and relevant issues at all times, and including them in decisions they are required to be involved in.</li> <li>Ensure fluid <strong>communication and reporting with management</strong>, including but not limited to informal and formal reporting of all issues and decisions that require management attention and/or input.</li> <li><strong>Liaise with other department heads </strong>to manage User Acceptance Testing, system recovery tests, maintenance windows and other disruptions, planned and unplanned.</li> <li>Responsible for taking <strong>timely decisions</strong> to avoid delay in the execution of IT and business process responsibilities within the jurisdiction of the IT and business process team.</li> </ul> <p>Drive the <strong>successful delivery</strong> of the change plan, specifically:</p> <ul> <li>Implementation of fundamental, business enabling technologies including the development of a functioning MIS, Microsoft Active Directory (according to the authority matrix), backup and restore strategy, intranet, appropriate hardware and software.</li> <li>Suitable hardware, software and networking solutions required to deliver reliable IT services throughout EPG.</li> <li>Delivery of the business process analysis plan to ensure that processes and management information continue to be automated and improved upon.</li> </ul> <ul> <li>Act as <strong>mentor</strong> to the IT and business process team, guiding and advising them both as a team and developing them as individuals, improving personal and technical competencies.</li> <li>Ensure that existing <strong>policies and procedures</strong> are adhered to both internally within IT and throughout EPG, fit for purpose and developed / augmented as required.</li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p> <ul> <li>Ensure that the IT and business process teams <strong>carry out their responsibilities</strong> effectively and in a timely manner, in line with the needs and priorities of the business.</li> <li>Continually evaluate work activities to determine and <strong>implement optimum ways of working</strong>.</li> <li>Play a lead role in <strong>supplier management </strong>in conjunction with the IT team and management team (particularly finance and purchasing).</li> <li>Find <strong>innovative solutions </strong>to problems, including but not limited to finding cost effective solutions and advocating the use of new systems and technologies to further benefit &nbsp;the business</li> <li>&nbsp;</li> </ul> Thu, 01 Jan 70 00:00:00 +0000 site_url/job/view/1339 VP - Apparel http://globalretailrecruitment.com/job/view/1249 <p><strong>The Role:</strong></p> <p>With consumer demand for international brands growing dynamically in the Middle East and throughout our global markets an exciting opportunity exists for a senior #retail professional at #Vice #President level.<br /> Based in the Middle East the Vice President&nbsp; will be part of our success story and support further growth strategy&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Key Requirements</strong></p> <p>15 years gained in #fashion retail ( #Hypermarket with #fashion bias would be considered) including a minimum of 10 years as a senior #manager</p> <p>Very strong commercially, with a proven track record in buying, merchandising and marketing a brand.&nbsp;</p> <p>E-com / #Omnichannel support would&nbsp; be highly beneficial.</p> <p>Full complex P&amp;L accountability</p> <p>Proven track record of multi support functions expertise&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>The Person:</strong></p> <p>*Energetic &amp; dynamic</p> <p>*Sound market awareness</p> <p>*An influential, proactive and trustful leader</p> <p>*A proven track record of delivering success through teamwork</p> <p>*Comfortable managing complexity</p> <p>*A confident communicator</p> <p>*Passion for customer service</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Thu, 01 Jan 70 00:00:00 +0000 site_url/job/view/1249