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Gucci Merchandising Manager - North Europe

Country : United Kingdom United Kingdom

Region : London

County : Greater London


Category : Merchandising

Contract type : Permanent

Availability : Full time

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Job description

If you are a Dream-maker, this is the place for you.

Together, we’ll create the real fabric of Gucci.

A community of people united by the same passion: breaking new ground in the fashion world and beyond.

The position we’re offering is for someone able to let others shine by expressing themselves.
Not an ordinary role.

You’ll have the opportunity to encourage your team towards success by promoting the philosophy and values of the brand.

The North Europe Merchandising Manager, reporting directly to the General Manager of the Hub and with dotted line to the EMEA GMM, will lead the Department by both implementing the Regional Merchandising strategy ad in champion all clients ‘needs & voices’ across categories and order to sales and improve the Hub business performance.

Job Description

Key Accountabilities & Responsibilities
* To know the market, specificity of each store and give constructive feedback to the company; e.g. missing functionality, fitting, sizing etc. as well as special events/holidays and competitor's activities
* Provide the Region with pre-buy qualitative feedback as well as client insight at store level
* Understand product/store performance through on-site frequent visits and subsequently provide qualitative feedback and identify growth opportunities
* Closely partner with the Regional team in buying for all categories, by clearly providing the ‘local voice’ of each Country/Store in the process in order to customize each assortment to its specific needs to reach full potential and test new opportunities.
* Implement/activate buying strategy. Suggest assortment changes based on qualitative feedback and propose/review stock rebalancing in line with the distribution strategy.
* Collaboration with Hub Client Engagement to maximize potential of client event sales e.g. specific requests follow-ups
* Partnering with MarCom to promote push products through all key contact points
* Collaboration with Retail to drives sales (actions for BOH efficiency, event sales target)
* Co-Roll-out of training throughout the store network and tailoring to the local market/store
* Constant exchange with VM & Retail to propose actions to drive business (VM change, stock support, training, gaining quality client feedback etc.)
* People Management of Hub Local Merchandiser, with a strong focus on development and training

Functional Requirements
* At least 8 years of international experience in a similar role within a fashion retail company as Retail Buyer/Merchandiser
* Experience working across multiple Retail channels
* Strong people management experience
* Solid communication and relationships management skills to always communicate across the functions at all levels while maintaining the Gucci image for all the Hub/stores
* Ability to work across all levels of the business – drive commercial success
* Success track in research trends and highlight short/midterm opportunities
* Computer literate, including excellent knowledge of Microsoft tools (Word, Excel & PowerPoint)
* Knowledge of Photoshop would be considered a plus
* Fluent in English, other languages are a plus

Gucci is made of people who are diverse, talented and unique. You're invited to come and show us the Dream-maker that you are.

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Start Date

Full time

Gucci Limited
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