GUCCI Merchandising Manager
Gucci - Regular
Sydney - Australia
We are looking not only for dreamers, but for Dream-makers!
At Gucci you will be able to transform your dreams into something real, adding your contribution to the fashion world.
This role is designed for those who feel inspired by our company philosophy and aim to embody its essence. This is a great opportunity to contribute to the brand growth in a challenging yet joyful environment.
We are currently seeking a Merchandising Manager to join our dynamic team in our Sydney head office.
Reporting functionally to the General Manager for Australia & New Zealand and leading a team of Merchandisers/Buyers, Sales & Inventory planners, Visual Merchandisers.
You will act as a team player and work collaboratively with all GUCCI employees and stakeholders to achieve exceptional results.
How you will contribute
To achieve the budget sales and monitor sales performance, stock level, delivery status to ensure an effective stock inventory in coordination with sales and inventory planners
To maximize the launch of the new collection (product training, stock monitoring), and elaborate strategies to boost the sell-through throughout each season (stock rebalancing, incentive, product focus, cross selling proposal)
To ensure an optimal assortment and product mix in each store to meet customer demands and explore potential new sales opportunities
To work closely with Regional teams to define the merchandise selection by store during the showroom in Italy in accordance with Corporate directions and ensure an optimized range plan
To regularly visit stores to identify business opportunities, review merchandising plans, and review store environment and competitors
To partner and work closely with stores to review sales performance and elaborate action plans to ensure the Merchandising strategies are implemented
To act as a support for stores during events in collaboration with Consumer Management
To work with Visual merchandisers to ensure Visual Merchandising guidelines are implemented, and propose actions adapted to both brand image and business needs
To partner with Consumer Management, Visual Merchandising, Retail Departments, Communications to align merchandising, clientelling and sales strategies
To report regularly to General Management for sales performance, inventory situations and merchandising actions
Who you are
Degree in business or relevant subject and working experience in Merchandising
Previous experience in a similar role, ideally from a high-volume retail or service-based industry preferably in the luxury environment
Other skills and abilities
Proven ability to work in highly pressured roles and situations
Customer service orientated attitude, driven by meeting and exceeding KPIs and targets
Ability to work dynamically in a high-volume environment
Time management and prioritizing skills
Ability to be flexible and agile to meet business needs
High attention to detail and a strong, professional work ethic
Strong leadership and management skills used to lead, grow, and develop the team by example
Proficiency in using technology and/or learning about updated technologies
Proficiency in Outlook/Excel/Word/PowerPoint
Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
Why work with us?
This is a great opportunity to join the Gucci adventure and to actively contribute to the development of the business by becoming part of a thriving Atelier 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.
Gucci 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 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.
Gucci is made of people who are diverse, talented and unique. You're invited to come and show us the Dream-maker that you are.
- Full time