Global Buying and Merchandising Director- Luxury Fashion

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Location
Paris, Ile-de-France (FR)
Salary
£150,000 benefits: executive package
Posted
10 Feb 2019
Closes
24 Feb 2019
Ref
GBMD/948/02
Position/Level
Director
Responsibilities
Marketing, Sales, Strategy
Sector
FMCG / Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Language
English

Our client is a globally renowned Luxury Fashion. Due to a recent promotion and an operational transformation period, they are looking to appoint a Global Buying and Merchandising Director with significant luxury fashion experience.

The Role:

  • Reporting directly to the Chief Executive Officer you will have full responsible for leading a global buying, merchandising and visual merchandising function and strategy across Ecommerce, retail, outlet, wholesale and off-price channels.
  • You will work closely alongside suppliers and peers to ensure that group profit and market share growth targets are achieved and exceeded.
  • As a key member of the board, you will contribute to setting growth and financial targets.
  • You will have autonomy to adapt and transform a Global Buying and Merchandising Team to maintain brand consistency.
  • You will drive sales through all channels, creating strong relationships with Luxury
  • Fashion Retailers. You will work closely with the Ecommerce function to grow the company’s online product offerings and develop a sustainable growth strategy across a  variety of digital sales platforms.

The Person:

  • Of graduate calibre, you have proven your ability to significantly increase revenues and profitability within the Luxury Fashion Industry.
  • You will be an experienced leader with the gravitas to mentor and develop a multifunctional team with several direct reports.
  • You will have strong communication skills and the ability to assess current and potential market/category trends to ensure that group-wide targets are achieved and exceeded.
  • You will be capable of creating lasting mutually beneficial relationships with both a global supplier and client base.
  • You will be willing to travel worldwide, spending lots of time in European Head Offices, particularly Paris and London.

In the first instance please forward relevant CV’s by email including your current remuneration package quoting GBMD/948/02 to Barnaby Stewart Senior Executive Search Ltd

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