Global Franchise Manager Fashion
24 Seven UK - Soho, London , United Kingdom
An international contemporary fashion brand including some of the best global creative talent, imbued with a winning combination of business and design thinking.
My premium brand client is looking for a "Franchise Manager" who will be responsible for managing, maintaining, and growing our franchise business. The role requires monitoring each individual store to sell-in the optimal collection, daily operations and be the point-of-contact at corporate headquarters for the franchise partner.
? Forecast annual and monthly sales plan by store/country for the entire franchise portfolio.
? Project and plan business by partner to ensure adequate inventory levels.
? Review profitability reports to make decisions on how to grow a business (understand sales to stock ratios, gross margin, markdowns etc)
? Organize and host franchise quarterly assortment reviews
? Orchestrate product knowledge seminars for stores in order to train in-store selling staff of merchandise features, quality, fashion trends, and company direction
? Advise accounts of merchandise ready and any production issues
? Monitor, track and analyse account selling; generate and track weekly selling, door selling, seasonal turn, and seasonal margin
? Partner with Global Business Development Director on a daily basis on territory status
? From time to time involved in any ad-hoc projects
? Extensive professional experience in apparel/non apparel sales at wholesale level, buying and/or retail experience.
? Understanding of the apparel industry and how to analyse the business with “retail math” (ie., sell through, stock on-hand, inventory, and margin)
? Ideally have relationships with key partners in each territory
? Adept with public speaking and conducting presentations to retail executives
? Excellent computer skills with an emphasis on Microsoft Excel
? Bachelor’s Degree (preferably in Business or Fashion Merchandising)
? Fluency in language other than English
? A developed network within your Area and key knowledge on trends, local influencers and great ideas on how to improve the brand in the country
? A strong commercial business head on your shoulders. You think and act as a business manager
? An analytic mind with an eye to spot profitable business opportunities
? Able to manage a budget with confidence in knowing when to flex up and down to maximise trade opportunities
? An innate desire to be customer centric and ensure they are at the heart of every decision we make
? A Design Thinker - making key commercial decisions to drive the business forward.
? Be planned and articulate a robust plan to look at store performance and what needs to be done in order to achieve maximum performance.
? Astute decision maker, you will be brave in trying things which ultimately impact store sales and profitability.
? Strong leadership skills with a passion to develop others, ensuring one consistent voice runs throughout your team
? Strong coaching and flexible style of management, able to manage upwards and deliver on expectations set
? A planned and thorough individual who is able deliver a robust plan to look at store performance and what needs to be done to achieve maximum performance.
? You can act as a true ambassador in your way of working and in your way of communication
? An air of positivity that surrounds you and you are professional and inspiring to others
? Time management is your middle name. You are able to plan, prioritise and meet deadlines with ease
? You are a natural leader who is strategic and inspirational to others and takes people on the journey with them
? Strong coaching and flexible style of management, someone who can manage upwards and deliver on expectations they set
- Type d'emploi: Plein-temps
- Secteur d’activité: Non requis
- Salaire: Market related