Department Manager (Fashion)

Full Time

Al Tayer Group

As a leader in luxury retail in the Middle East, Al Tayer Group's retail division, Al Tayer Insignia, hosts a portfolio of some of the world’s best luxury brands in the fashion, jewellery, home and department store categories. Complementing its position in luxury retail, Al Tayer Insignia has also built new frontiers in lifestyle retail, representing leading brands in the Beauty, Home, Fashion and Hospitality sectors. Our brands include Bloomingdales, Harvey Nichols and Armani to name just a few!

Job Roles:

We are looking for a Department Manger for Bloomingdales fashion – Menswear. You will be responsible to drive sales and monitor performance in order to achieve high levels of revenue, whilst maintaining brand image, operational compliance and customer satisfaction

Strategic Roles and Responsibilities:
Provide and analyze reports in order to gain understanding of current performance trends, to identify commercial opportunities and ensure Buying/Planning are aware of stock related feedback.

Prepare and implement stock takes in store in liaison with the Operations team.

Establish and maintain effective professional relationships with key business partners.

Ensure all Company policies and procedures are implemented and adhered to.

Drive sales, monitor performance and identify commercial opportunities and make recommendations to meet and exceed sales targets

Cultivate a culture of excellent customer service, leading by example. Resolve customer complaints effectively and promptly.

Minimize stock loss through the management, implementation and adherence of ATG policies and procedures.

Analyze stock management information available to ensure sales opportunities are maximized.

Ensure Company Health & Safety standards are adhered to at all times

Recommend, manage and/or support sales promotions and brand activities through effective planning and preparation to meet expectations. Feedback to relevant parties.

Understand customer profiles and ensure feedback is provided on Marketing, Buying and Planning to the brand and other relevant parties

Ensure Visual Merchandising standards are maintained within brand guidelines. Implement Company expectations of standards, maintenance and cleanliness.

Monitor sales per square foot to ensure maximum productivity within brand and store specifications

Keep abreast of market trends and competitor activity and provide feedback/recommendations to the Company.

About You

A successful candidate should hold a bachelors degree with a minimum of 5years experience of successfully running a profitable retail store within a luxury environment. A demonstrated history of providing exceptional services outcomes through a highly motivated team with a passion for luxury fashion.

Additional Requirements

A proactive approach and initiative

To multitask and work on a variety of projects simultaneously.
Leadership and interpersonal skills with the ability to lead motivate and develop team-members.

Proven track record of building collaborative working relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

Ability to evaluate business opportunities and identify potential risks.