Global Buying and Merchandising Director

Specializzazione di riferimento:

Retail & GDO

Luogo di lavoro - Località:

Bologna - BO

Settore industriale:


Codice riferimento:
Job Description:
Wyser è la società internazionale di Gi Group che si occupa di ricerca e selezione di middle e senior management specializzato.Facciamo parte di Gi Group, una delle principali realtà a livello internazionale nei servizi dedicati allo sviluppo del mercato del lavoro.
Our Client , leader in retail fashion and luxury industry is looking for:
The Global Buying and Merchandising Director plays an absolutely key role in the brand by designing, streamlining and implementing the buying and merchandising strategy across all product categories and business channels.
Main Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for the entire Buying & Merchandising function for all the product categories (lingerie, ready to wear, loungewera) and all the business sales channels (retail, wholesale and e-commerce - with a focus on retail which represents 80% of the company’s turnover)
  • Developing long term product / commercial strategy as a whole, and also category specific alongside category leads
  • Managing, leading and developing a large and successful global buying and merchandising team based across the different regions (Bologna, London, NY, Shanghai)
  • Critical path management
  • Identify growth opportunities
  • Own and lead the Visual Merchandising strategy
  • Creating a culture which is entrepreneurial, positive, forward thinking and solutions focused
  • Working with Senior leadership team to further enhance business performance
  • Provide detailed product analysis and trade reports on a regular basis
  • Organise and manage the buying across all regions
  • Fully accountable for the entire stock management system
  • Responsible for producing all in-season reports, forecasting and buying plans
  • Measure and monitor the performance of the business on a regular basis
  • Oversee the allocation & distribution of stock function
  • Partner with the retail management to ensure the right product at the right place
  • Create and implement clear procedures and guidelines
Main Requirements:
  • Background on luxury fashion and ideally and over 5 years' experience in B&M at a Director level.
  • Experience of working in a fast paced fashion retailing environment with solid merchandising experience
  • Multichannel and global market experience
  • Ability to operate in a dynamic, constantly evolving environment with a strategic but hands on profile ("can do", flexible and positive approach)
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Capacity to build strong working relationships throughout the company and work effectively with all levels
  • Commerciality – skilled at finding opportunities to achieve results and deliver profit in any situation
  • Problem Solving – ability to gather all key information and then use logic and creativity to propose solutions
  • International exposure and global mindset to be able to lead a multicultural team in a global company
Place of Work : Emilia Romagna
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Wyser (Aut. Min. del 15/04/2014 Prot. N: 39/4903)
Data inserimento offerta:     11/09/2017
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