Country Manager

  • London /
  • Full Time
  • Salary: £120,000 - £150,000 + other incentives


J. Alexander

Summary

An outstanding opportunity for a Country Manager to join a high profile Italian luxury fashion brand and manage all retail & head office functions. You will be responsible for the development of the UK business and its strategies, with a key focus on financial and operational objectives.

Responsibilities

  • Play a critical role in ensuring the business performs to expectations and within budget.
  • Drive business development and expansion strategies to strengthen the company's market position.
  • Provide effective leadership and oversight of business operations to ensure smooth operation of all departments in compliance with the company direction and legal requirements.
  • Drive team adherence to development and production timelines.
  • Be responsible for launch the new products in timely and effective manner.
  • Hire and train management staff to execute the business plan and maintain the Company's standards.
  • Work with the Creative Director to develop effective marketing strategies to establish and grow brand awareness and consequently boost sales.

Requirements

  • University degree, preferably majoring in Business or related disciplines MBA (desirable).
  • Vast experience in a senior management capacity, specific to luxury fashion.
  • Demonstrated leadership and project management capability.
  • Experience as a business start-up leader or as a senior sales leader for key businesses.
  • Thorough background of retail dynamics, preferably in high-end fashion goods.
  • Depth of experience in financial management; P&L monitoring.
  • Commercial Management: Devising and development of brand guidelines.

Desirable

  • MBA (desirable)
  • Fluent speaker of both Italian & English languages
 
  • Due to the extremely high volume of applicants for this role we will only be able to contact shortlisted candidates
J. Alexander