Merchandising Director

Posted 09/05/2024 by The Global Search Company

Location:
Dubai
Salary/Rate:
£150,000 - £180,000/annum

A dynamic and trend-setting fashion retail team seeks a visionary and results-driven Fashion Merchandising Director to lead the merchandising strategy. As a fast growing player in the fashion industry, our client is committed to delivering the latest styles and trends to customers. If you love fashion, possess a keen business acumen, and thrive in a fast-paced environment, this is an exciting opportunity for you. THIS ROLE WILL INVOLVE RELOCATION TO DUBAI.

Position Overview: As the Fashion Merchandising Director, you will play a pivotal role in shaping the brand's image and driving financial success through effective merchandise planning and execution. This position requires a strategic thinker with a deep understanding of market trends, consumer behavior, and the ability to translate insights into a compelling product assortment.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement strategic merchandise plans that align with overall business objectives and sales targets.
  • Analyze market trends, consumer preferences, and competitive landscape to identify growth opportunities.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including design, buying, and marketing, to ensure a cohesive and market-relevant product assortment.
  • Oversee the planning, allocation, and replenishment processes to optimize inventory levels and maximize sales.
  • Lead the development and execution of seasonal product launches, promotional events, and markdown strategies.
  • Build and maintain strong vendor relationships, negotiate terms, and ensure timely delivery of merchandise.
  • Utilize data analytics and performance metrics to make informed decisions and drive continuous improvement.
  • Manage a team of merchandising professionals, providing leadership, mentorship, and fostering a collaborative and innovative work environment.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Merchandising, or a related field. Master's degree is a plus.
  • Proven experience as a Merchandising Director or similar role in the fashion industry.
  • In-depth knowledge of fashion trends, consumer behavior, and retail operations.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to interpret data and make strategic decisions.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build and maintain strong relationships.
  • Demonstrated leadership experience, with the ability to inspire and motivate a team.
  • Proficient in using merchandising software and Microsoft Office Suite.
Type:
Permanent
Start Date:
ASAP
Contract Length:
N/A
Job Reference:
MDD0102
Job ID:
221040237

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