Placeringsort:
Stockholm


Sista ansökningsdag: 2019-08-04

CATEGORY MANAGER, VICTORIA'S SECRET

Victoria’s Secret and AMARLA Retail are proud to bring Victoria’s Secret full concept stores to the Nordics, with the first store of 900 sqm opening this fall in Gallerian in Stockholm. These VSFA stores will for the first time feature Victoria’s Secrets entire range of products and will offer an outstanding customer experience. To join us on this journey we’re now searching for a category manager.

About the company
Victoria's Secret, the iconic lingerie brand featuring celebrated supermodels and a world-famous runway show, is the leading specialty retailer of women’s lingerie, prestige fragrance, body care, accessories and athletic and lounge wear.
AMARLA Retail is one of the largest boutique retailers operating in Europe and the Middle East. We are a team of over 250 associates operating in over 200 locations, having founded 8 subsidiaries with presence in 11 different countries so far, and existence in both Travel Retail and Local Market Retail Segments. 

Role Outline
In-store expert in inventory control, visual merchandising management and –primarily- responsible for driving sales of a specific group of products. A Category Manager cooperates with the VM & Brand Delivery teams to make the specific category highly visible, accessible and appealing to customers. Supports the back of house (BOH) team to improve the speed of inventory turnover in this category.

Main Responsibilities
- Drive performance of respective category based on sell through & KPIs’ (Key Performance Indicators) targets
- Analyze data & customer insights to determine consumer trends & maximize productivity
- Devise long-term development strategies for respective product category
- Liaise with Store Manager to determine competitive pricing and promotional activities
- Suggest & develop exit strategies for slow-moving products
- Ensure merchandise availability for respective category along with Brand Delivery Manager in the store
- Contribute in flawless visual merchandising of relevant category along with VM Manager of the store
- 80% of time on the sales floor
- Owns 2-6 non peak Customer Sales Lead segments (2h) per week

Accountabilities
- Ownership and accountability for results in their categories/sub-brands
- Talent management of direct reports

Experience
- Minimum 3 years of experience in the Retail sector
- Strong background in merchandising & customer service
- Excellent analytical skills
- Ability to solve problems
- Attention to detail

Application info
In this recruitment process we are partnering with Modeverket. Please apply by clicking "Ansök". Make sure to attach your resume and cover letter in English.

If you have any questions regarding the process, please contact Johan Bertills, johan@modeverket.se

We will handle all applications on a continuous basis, we advise interested candidates with matching competence and background for the position to apply as soon as possible.