Regional Assistant Merchandise Manager - Beauty - DFS9112652 in Hong Kong at DFS

Date Posted: 8/9/2019

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Job Description

This role covers the exciting and very prominent Beauty category in our business. It is a Hong Kong based role.

Key Responsibilities:
Strategic Development and Execution
• Assist Stores Operations with development and implementation of division and beauty strategies
• Build close communication with management and communicate location-specific strategies, opportunities and competitive information to all location team
• Develop and maintain close relationships with Beauty Vendors
• Prepare sales and purchase forecasts
• Maximise brand impact at Store level
• Identify opportunities for divisional in-store events Maximising Brand - Impact at Store level
• Implementing worldwide and division specific promotions and evaluating the results
• Monitor stock on hand
• Manage floor space and productivity
• Assist store with visual concepts and signage General
• Analysis of monthly reports
• Planning vendor visits
• Assist and support distributor and warehouse teams Financial
• Delivers sales, gross margin and turnover goals for assigned business segment.
• Works closely with the MM, planning, stores operations, warehouse, and distribution partners to develop and manage financial plans for the business segment. People Development
• Encourages and supports the development of our talented people. Offers honest and constructive feedback to team members fostering individual development.
• Develops and maintains a formal plan for self-development and career advancement. Brand Management
• Identifies and develops emerging brands for the core customers.
• Promotes a “win-win” approach with all key brand partners.
• Maximizes key brands value proposition for our customers by working closely with brands and communicating strategic customer needs.
• Develops assortment strategy for products that are exclusive to DFS or have limited distribution.
• Drives decision-making and problem solving on brand partner issues.

Key Requirements:
• Degree holder or relevant discipline
• 3 years retail operations/merchandising experience
• Proven experience with merchandising and financial accountability
• Proven experience in buying and inventory management
• Proficiency in MS Office, Excel, Word, PowerPoint.
• Exceptional analytical skills
• Strong relationship builder
• Needs to be robust person, high energy levels, positive, professional demeanor
• Excellent analytical skills
• The ability to deal and communicate with people at all levels of the organization
• High level of organizational skills COMPETENCIES REQUIRED:
• Business Acumen
• Customer Focus
• Dealing with Ambiguity
• Interpersonal Savvy
• Problem solving
• Decision quality
• Presentation Skills