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Department Manager - Luxury Brand

Contract Type: Contract
Location: Milan, Italy
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
REF: 2324_1556017109
Contact Email: francesca@trprecruitment.com

Job Description

We are actively working on behalf of one of our clients, an Italian Luxury brand, who are looking for a Department Manager of Leather Goods for their boutique in Milan. This historical Italian luxury brand has stores worldwide, and is a leader in its field.

The Department Manager will be part of a solid team where they will be responsible for 5/6 people. They will be in charge of the operational activities to maximise the sales and guarantee a high level of customer service.

This is a maternity cover position with a contract of at least one year, with the potential to be extended.

 

Main responsibilities will include:

  • Reporting to the Store Manager
  • Being responsible for leading the department, ensuring delivery of analyses and improvements, and achieving sales targets and goals
  • Leading an enthusiastic and experienced team and being in charge of staff training, development, and team management
  • Being responsible for inventory management, sales forecasts and reporting
  • Maintaining excellent customer relationships with clients
  • Meeting proper visual merchandising standards and maintaining excellent visuals

 

Person specification:

  • 3 years of retail management experience in luxury brands
  • Extremely self-motivated with good leadership skills
  • Excellent communication skills in English
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Emphasis on customer service and key client management