We are Chalhoub Group, a leading family business in the world of beauty, fashion and gifts. We have blended our Middle East expertise and intimate knowledge of luxury to offer service excellence to all our partners and a unique experience to all our customers for over 6o years.
As we continue to grow, it’s our vision to become a hybrid retailer, bringing luxury experiences to the fingertips of customers everywhere.
Our passionate teams drive our vision forward, without them, we couldn’t create luxury experiences for our customers. Through opportunities, development and support, we empower each and every employee to achieve their career goals and beyond.
It’s an exciting journey we’re on, and one you could be part of. What we are looking for : Our General Manager is responsible for designing and implementing the strategy, goals and objectives, setting budgets and commercial targets of their brand(s) in alignment with the Vice President’s strategic direction for the short and long term.
In addition, our General Manager is responsible for driving the development of their brand(s), predominately in its growth through new projects, whilst also reviewing and supporting the management of the current operational growth of retail / wholesale, commercially and financially.
Our General Manager will enable our business to achieve results through driving the capability of its human capital and promoting knowledge and information sharing whilst ensuring compliance within the Group’s guidelines.
continuously monitor progress and development towards strategic objectives Participate in strategic meetings with suppliers, marketing, merchandising and regional teams to negotiate commercial conditions (margin, animations, exclusivity ) Partner with Group leadership and run projects that enhance efficiencies around cost and time (i.
e. any transformation or automation projects) Build a strong and solid relationship with the brand stakeholders and participate in strategic CEO meetings Continually scan competitive landscape and technology advancements to identify best practices, emerging trends, and innovation opportunities 2.
Managerial : Set the yearly fiscal and manpower budgets of the brand(s) with plans and needs and leverage available dashboards to monitor budget materialization Ensure People KPIs (i.
e. nationalization, turnover rates) are agreed and cascaded to Line Managers (where applicable) 3. Operational : Brand Management React proactively with agility to underperforming or successful initiatives Develop an evolving hybrid customer journey allowing to build, grow and sustain a community of loyal customers Manage store network investments (opening, renovation and closing) and digital investments (e.
g. eCommerce, apps, digital in store, etc ) Create a strong digital revenue channel for the brand(s) Manage contracts and agreements with Brand(s) and request legal advisory where needed Align operationally with Brand(s) for implementation of contractual agreement Develop long-term vision for the brand Hybrid network including Offline and Online Prepare a compass, identify CX gaps to match customer’s aspirations Grow and optimize the Hybrid network Ensure that an accurate IRR by store conforms to the Group’s guidelines Monthly Review of store P&L to ensure remedial plan is implemented Leverage data analytics to better understand customer needs / trends, assessment of current experiences, and competitive insights to identify opportunities to maximize customer engagement and lifetime value Keep abreast of retail and consumer sector innovations & competitive activity within the marketplace and share with the commercial leadership team any changes and developments that could impact the business Financial and Commercial Operations : Ensure optimization of all OPEX and CAPEX commitments Ensure that monthly and annual financial statements prepared by own financial team reflect the financial position of the brand What you need to succeed in this role :
Now’s your chance. By being part of our journey here at Chalhoub Group, you can make a real impact on customers and some of the finest brands in the world.
In return, you’ll have everything you need to innovate your career. What we can offer you We will help shape your journey with us through enriching experiences, learning and development opportunities and exposure to different assignments within your role or through internal mobility.
Our Group offers the opportunity to support careers that may span different teams, different job roles, different categories and even different countries.
We offer diverse career paths for those who show drive and passion as well as the desire to learn and grow. Amazing benefits We recognise the value that you bring, and we strive to provide a competitive benefits package which includes health care, life insurance, child education contribution & exclusive employee discounts.