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KERING EYEWEAR Centralized Channels Trainer

Kering Eyewear - Regular
Kowloon - Hong Kong

Kering Eyewear is the world leader in Luxury and Hi-End Eyewear (Frames & Sunglasses), developing a unique ‘ensemble’ of powerful brands. We design, develop, manufacture and market to customers and consumers, the most desirable frames and sunglasses in two fast growing segments: Luxury and Sport & Lifestyle. Through our industry expertise, we empower our brands to go beyond their limits in this high potential business category, supporting their capacity to lead and innovate in Eyewear, to realize their artistic and financial potential, in the most imaginative and sustainable manner.

We are currently seeking a Centralized Channels Trainer who will report to Head of Training in Kering Eyewear as part of our dynamic centralized channel team in Hong Kong .

How you will contribute

  • Overseas all the training strategy and directions; Identifying training needs focusing on the brands, products, selling techniques, luxury rituals
  • Design, delivery and manage training programs for Travel Retail partners in APAC region, to ensure they are all equipped with the knowledge to present & facilitate sell-out
  • Design, delivery and manage training programs to internal and external agencies’ sales staff to guarantee a correct knowledge about brands, products, and General Company
  • Create dedicated training modules to improve sales skills, and work with Sales/Trade Mktg team to identify KPIs to measure the impact on Sell Out
  • Execute training plan through different types of format (classroom training, in-store training, on-field coaching, digital etc.).
  • Deliver immersive trainings about new collections to designated people of the Kering Eyewear Travel Retail team (including new hires)
  • Guarantee the local implementation and diffusion of training contents created by the Corporate Training Team, and  develop specific training materials based on local needs, always following HQ guidelines
  • Control and monitor the training budget to ensure most cost effectiveness
  • Focus additional training on utilizing product knowledge to enhance and improve the luxury selling culture
  • Monitoring and reviewing the progress of trainees through questionnaires and discussions with them and their managers
  • Periodically evaluating training effectiveness and ROI and report on them
  • Maintaining a keen understanding of training trends, developments and best practices

Who you are

  • Experience

  • Minimum 4 years experience in training
  • Experience in eyewear or luxury industry a must
  • Experience in Travel Retail a plus
  • University degree or above

  • Ideal Candidate

  • Strong communication skills with high fluency in English and Chinese (Cantonese and Mandarin)- both written and oral
  • Another Asia language would be a great advantage
  • Self-motivated and proactive in a start-up environment
  • Able to travel frequently
  • Excellent organizational skills, as well as planning, project management, and time management expertise
  • Excellent in creating PPT materials
  • Ability to analyze sales reports and survey results
  • Strong report writing and record keeping ability
  • Focus on results and ability to work under pressure on tight deadlines
  • Ability to achieve goals and meet deadlines without supervision
  • Being dynamic, proactive, entrepreneurial, innovative
  • Team-working and relationship building skills

  • Location 
  • Hong Kong
  • Required to travel in APAC region (around 65% of time)

Why work with us?


This is a fabulous opportunity to join the Kering Eyewear adventure and and to actively contribute to the development of the business by becoming part of a thriving Company in a global Luxury Group that offers endless possibilities to learn and grow. Talent development is a managerial principle at Kering and we are committed to fostering internal mobility. Our common vision promotes leadership skills and helps every employee to reach their full potential in a stimulating and fulfilling workplace environment.

Kering is committed to building a diverse workforce. We believe diversity in all its forms – gender, age, nationality, culture, religious beliefs and sexual orientation – enriches the workplace. It opens up opportunities for people to express their talent, both individually and collectively and it helps foster our ability to adapt to a changing world. As an Equal Opportunity Employer we welcome and consider applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of their background. 

  • Full time
  • Asia
  • Hong Kong

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