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Head of Retail

Contract Type: Full Time
Location: Essex
Salary: competitive salary
REF: 4613_1712136570
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Job Description

Our client is a rapidly growing fashion brand and this is an exciting time to join them as they expand globally.

We are looking for an experienced Head of Retail and to join the expanding team.The ideal candidate will be a Manager with relevant retail,and sales experience and be able to travel ,franchise experience would also be beneficial

Reporting into the Managing Director, the RFM must ensure business goals achievement in terms of managing existing stores to profitability, territory penetration, opening new stores/pop ups and following the entire opening process.

Main responsibilities will include:

  • Generate leads through online and offline advertising campaigns including pop ups and temporary store, to ensure the department meets company targets for new store openings, sales, profitability, and EBITDA.
  • Organising all store operations and allocating responsibilities to personnel. Supervising and guiding staff towards maximum performance. Preparing and controlling the store's budget aiming for minimum expenditure and efficiency.
  • Monitor recruitment plans and verify leads alignment with the ideal profile.
  • Manage the draft of commercial franchising contract, including contracts' renewal.
  • Choose the optimal location for new stores.
  • Design and Construction: to monitor new stores' launch, respecting deadlines and layout standards.
  • Define goals, budgets and manage reporting of franchise sales.

Person Specification:

  • 5-7+ years of Retail including a proven track record of success.
  • Proven ability to lead a team, relying on extensive experience and judgement to accomplish sales goals.
  • Proactively managing and monitoring team performance against sales objectives providing coaching and performance management to improve individual and team performance.
  • Strong experience in coaching and mentoring others.
  • Highly developed business acumen and ability to understand the wider issues of the market