ALEXANDER MCQUEEN Procurement Manager - Store Planning
Alexander McQueen - Regular
London - United Kingdom
We are currently seeking a Store Planning Director who will be responsible for procurement and cost control within ALEXANDER MCQUEENS retail environment, working closely with the store planning director and other stakeholders within the business to manage and control future evolution whilst maintaining the highest quality of material and service.
Reporting to the Store Planning Director, this role will be accountable for the creation & execution of the strategy that will allow for the optimization and reduction of the worldwide capex for store projects, office & showroom projects across the wider ALEXANDER MCQUEEN business.
How you will contribute:
Manage procurement projects (specification work, sourcing, negotiation, contract, roll-out & communication) in close partnership with brands/Kering stakeholders
Execute fruitful sourcing strategies
Cost forecast for any new store, offices and showroom projects, for both AMQ and McQ brands
Contribution in providing value engineering solutions on running projects
Bulk orders definition and management of the production quality control
Periodic Financial alignment with Finance teams
Cost analysis for AMQ and McQ stores and reporting to the AMQ & Kering Board.
Set-up of the AMQ procurement protocol, in cooperation with Kering procurement team
Suppliers and Consultants certification, including audits on site and prototypes validation.
Monitor suppliers with regular business review and reporting (balance sheets, performance, quality, level of services)
manage the company’s purchases of services and materials
Your skills and experience:
Extensive experience within the luxury retail environment.
Engineer or equivalent experience with proven working experience as a cost controller, procurement manager or procurement officer
Knowledge of sourcing and procurement techniques within Luxury environment and high-end destinations
Talent in negotiations and networking
Aptitude in decision-making and working with numbers
Excellent leadership capabilities but also talent in team working
Experience in collecting and analyzing data
IT knowledge: standard Office and Adobe packages, on Mac and Android
Excellent oral and written communication skills with all levels of organization; English mandatory, French, Italian and/or Mandarin are a plus
Why work with us?
This is a fantastic opportunity to become part of a dynamic team with a visionary brand that offers 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
- United Kingdom