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Merchandising Manager / Senior Merchandising Manager , APACTriumph International Services (APAC) Limited
Merchandising Manager / Senior Merchandising Manager , APACTriumph International Services (APAC) Limited

Job Highlights

  • Degree holder w 5 yrs exp in Brand Merchandising
  • International Luxury Brand
  • Attractive Benefits and work environment

Job Description

Role Purpose

The Brand Merchandising Manager develops and implements the Product Strategy for Segments and/or Sub-Brands within Triumph Brand Portfolio across Europe. It will be the category specialist responsible for strategic insight and a strong understanding of the consumer and market place.

Areas of responsibility

  • Implement and drive the Triumph Strategic Product Planning and Process which continuously provide opportunities and sources of growth , and deliver against the Corporate and Business Unit KPI’s and Targets: deliver seasonal and annual business target set and agreed with the SBMM within the responsible areas
  • Understand the dynamics of financial management, KPIs settings and building profit and revenue, plus understand technicalities and specifics to products and Segments, or Sub-Brands (i.e. ownership and expertise)
  • Continuously implement and drive the brand positioning and values across the business and within the organization
  • Deliver a best-in-class Brand Merchandising performance which effectively stimulates the wider organization to follow a Brand Led Culture, aligning all Areas of the Triumph Value Chain. Build and ensure solid collaborative team work across various levels of management and organization.
  • Ensure one Global Brand proposition across Europe executed across product, innovation concepts and pricing strategies but also in the business unit’s culture.
  • Deliver the Segment Architecture: Category Range, Assortment Plans and Merchandising Flow, strongly influencing the related Financial Planning through KPIs: set the targets and ensure the outcomes (i.e. Volumes, Revenues, Average Selling Price, Gross Margin, etc.)
  • Deliver the price and distribution strategies in line with the target set by the Head of Brand Management.
  • Drive a strong focus on building equity for the brand and maintaining brand sensibility. Execute and deliver input to the marketing communication plan under the supervision of Senior Management.
  • Implement and drive the operating system framework in the Brand Merchandising function: merchandise and assortment planning, range planning, consumer insights, commercial feedbacks, Sku management and Billing Value planning/forecasting.  
  • Partner and collaborate with Key Functions - Design, Product Development, Supply Chain and Brand Marketing –to consistently deliver against the Service Leader Corporate proposition: efficient processes, reduced time to market and unparalleled shopping experience across an Omni channel approach.
  • Deliver clear product & innovation concepts, which provide incremental growth opportunities and consistently set the benchmark for the industry.
  • Utilize exceptional understanding of our clothing to provide insights for consumer and market places and deliver competitive advantages for brand Triumph.
  • Deliver and foster a collaborative, inspiring and energetic work style that promotes initiative and entrepreneurial thinking in line with the corporate shared values of honesty and trust.

Requirements

  • Min. 5 years’ experience in Brand Merchandising, or similar functions (i.e. Product manager, Retail or Wholesale Merchandiser/Buyer)
  • Strategic thinking potential and commercial mindset
  • Strong consumer and competitor understanding
  • Team management experience is a plus
  • Bachelor Degree is a must 
  • IT proficiency: MS office, Excel, Power Point, Access, SAP basic knowledge
  • English essential / other language 

Additional Information

Career Level
Not Specified
Qualification
Not Specified
Years of Experience
Not Specified
Employment Type
Full Time, Permanent

Company Overview

Triumph is one of the world’s largest intimate apparel companies. It enjoys a presence in over 120 countries with the core brands Triumph® and sloggi®. Globally, the company serves 40,000 wholesale customers and sells its products in 3,600 controlled points of sale as well as via several own online shops. The Triumph Group employs close to 25,000 people and achieves revenues of Swiss Francs 1.58 billion (2016). It is a member of the Business Social Compliance Initiative (BSCI).

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