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    SAINT LAURENT Store Director Amsterdam (fixed term contract)

    Saint Laurent - Fixed Term (Fixed Term)
    AMSTERDAM - Netherlands

    Founded in 1961, Yves Saint Laurent was the first couture house to introduce the concept of luxury prêt-à-porter in a 1966 collection called ‘Rive Gauche’, synonymous with youth and freedom. This shift represented a first critical step in the modernization of fashion and revolutionized the sociocultural landscape. In 1999, the luxury goods division of the Kering Group acquired Yves Saint Laurent and, under the creative direction of Anthony Vaccarello since April 2016, continues to position the house at the summit of the luxury universe. Today, Saint Laurent collections include women’s and men’s ready-to-wear, shoes, handbags, small leather goods, jewelry, scarves, ties and eyewear.


    We are looking for a Store Director for a fixed term mission to join our store in Amsterdam De Bijenkorf.

    As Store Director, you will actively contribute to the development of the shop's turnover.


    Manage your team

    • Supervise and lead the team

    • Lead, support, build loyalty, motivate and develop talent

    • Monitor individual and collective results, and take corrective action where necessary

    • Create and maintain a harmonious and motivating working environment

    Support your customers with the help of your team 

    • Provide a unique experience for a demanding clientele and develop customer loyalty;

    • Develop customer relations initiatives and ensure that they are implemented by the team.

    • Ensure that the customer experience is consistent within the Saint Laurent universe

    Develop your business

    • Monitor relevant KPIs, analyse them and take corrective action where necessary

    • Report to regional management on a monthly basis

    Leadership and representation

    • Act as an ambassador and ensure the impeccable image of the boutique

    • Contribute to the team's understanding of the strategic direction and ensure that the resulting objectives are properly implemented

    • Ensure that all procedures comply with safety standards, internal requirements and legal provisions, and manage stock organisation, human resources and sustainable development objectives

    • Challenge current procedures with a view to continuous improvement.


    • Significant experience in shop management

    • Managerial approach including a strong interest in team development

    • Knowledge of the local market

    • Adaptability, open-mindedness, natural curiosity, genuine and creative attitude

    • Good interpersonal skills, ability to listen and team spirit

    • Seeking solutions and maintaining a positive attitude in all circumstances

    • Dutch and English speaker

    Saint Laurent 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.

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