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Visual Merchandising Manager

Company Name: Givenchy
Employment Type:Full Time
Location: Dubai
Experience: 5+ years
Degree: Bachelor
Nationality: Any
No. Of Vacancies:1
Job Description:
The ME Visual Merchandising Manager will report directly to the EMEA Visual Manager. It`s in charge of the Display execution to ensures the image consistency of the House within retail stores and he/she is in charge of the realization of Special Project lunches with local/HQ Suppliers.  
As ME VM Manager, he/she will be also responsible of local developments for all VM Design projects, from supplier & budget management till installation on site

Main Responsibilities
Define the VM operational calendar for each store: changes of window (product and window hardware) , implementation of collections, support on In-Store Events
Manage by remote/ real visits the implementation of seasonal VM lunches in all stores in Middle East to ensure that collections are displayed as Guidelines.
Working on VM proposals with HQ team to adapt global VM guidelines to local business/commercial vision
Work closely with the local merchandising teams to supervise the VM layouts in the stores and offer displays in line with the assortments/stocks available/retail strategy
You Work with retail managers, store managers to understand commercial and customer needs, and to adapt VM proposals in stores and provide training for retail community in the ME zone
Participate in the ME meetings for the monthly-seasonal action plans
Ensure the VM activity in your region (Rotations, pop-ups, product launches, windows in term of Logistic, calendar and product set-up)
Ensure the distribution and operational implementation of VM elements (displays, prices, windows, displays, etc.) in conjunction with Operation VM, store managers and the HQ
Organize openings of points of sales from a VM prospective (VM Tools buying with the EMEA Manager) and liaise talk with Architecture, Merchandising, Retail teams.
Execute the Special Project designed from HQ with the various suppliers for POP-UP, Windows, Retail events.
You are in charge of the orders relating to VM activity (Guidelines, VM Tools, videos, lightboxes),
Ensure photo report sharing after each VM rotation and after each opening with HQ
Management of Budget: Travel, Opening, Special Project, Retail need


Fluent English (both spoken and written), French and other languages are a bonus
Minimum of 5+ years experience in Visual Merchandising in Luxury industry is preferred
Excellent project management, with great time control skills and an ability to handle multiple projects and deliverables in a fast-paced environment
Acutely attentive to detail
Collaborative and a team player with a problem-solving attitude
Strong organisational skills and ability to manage complexity
Determined, perseverant and focused on the goal or objective
Strong communication skills to effectively lead communication with senior stakeholders and external partners
Ability to act on initiative and take ownership of projects and tasks