CENTRAL RETAIL (Talent Acquisition)

Head of Merchandising

CENTRAL RETAIL (Talent Acquisition)
Salary negotiable
Posted on 26 Jan 2021

Head of Merchandising

CENTRAL RETAIL (Talent Acquisition)

Job Highlights

  • Experienced retail merchandising and buying
  • Minimum of 5 years of team management
  • Fluent in English skills

Job Description

Job Scope: 
Responsible for developing and executing a profitable, customer-focused product and merchandising, marketing and commercial strategy for the responsible brand including maintaining brand image. 

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Develop strategic directions to drive long-term success, focusing on customer experience, growth, and profitability
  • Drive financial goals and objectives and increase operating performance including budget management and business plan development
  • Participate in commercial strategy development with brand principals in own responsible brands including setting and managing sales targets
  • Build up joint business plan with the brand principals and the key customers account to have every stakeholder aligned on the strategy and mid/long terms targets
  • Manage P&L (sales, %GP, Inventory, EBIT) and the Operating costs of the team within the approved budget
  • Perform analysis on sales history for each season in order to set plans for product collection, assortments and manufacturing for all types of stores
  • Manage the success of the brand by driving the top line and bottom line performance of the brand
  • Drive product penetration and sale volume among customers through innovative campaigns and programs by leveraging data science
  • Participate in store productivity improvement strategic plans and execution
  • Develop and define consumer insight driven marketing mix and product portfolio
  • Grow the whole sales business channel: build up long terms relationship with key accounts, set up trade shows to present the brands' direction and new collections, manage the whole sales team
    Coordinate with other departments across the organization (Finance, Marketing, Supply Chain, Business Development) to improve processes and deliver the company target
  • Delegate responsibility to others, set clear KPI and goals, coach, develop and train the team


  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in merchandising & buying with experience in the retail industry
  • Minimum of 5 years of team management
  • Fluent in English

Additional Information

Career Level
Years of Experience
10 years
Job Type
Full Time, Permanent

Additional Company Information