Are you curious to work on many luxury product launches and to develop the business of one the greatest luxury Maisons ?
Are you passionate about luxury industry? Are you willing to be part of a very dynamic and collaborative team?
If so, we would like to talk to you about the opportunity to join our team as a Regional Product Manager for Cartier Accessories.
The contract is permanent and ideally starts in December 2020 in our Dubai office.
Develop and implement product strategies consistent with the company’s’ vision in the Middle East, India & Africa region, and define the adequate strategy with each local market in the region.
Pilot the achievement of the budget on all distribution networks by defining and implementing product action plans and supporting commercial and communication teams as well as international teams.
Ensure the smooth regionalization process and support all the markets.
Be the key coordinator between international HQ and local markets.
What you will do :
DEFINE THE REGIONAL STRATEGY FOR CARTIER ACCESSORIES & LEATHERGOODS
Pilot the definition of the regional strategic plan : market & product analysis, budget proposal and action plan definition.
Define priorities and act as the key authority and point of contact for the product strategy of each market in the region
Identify long term opportunities and sources of growth for the region.
DRIVE TRANSVERSAL STRATEGIC PROJECTS
Define with the Regional Head of Marketing 360 projects to develop business growth and generate synergies with the other departments.
Conduct transversal task forces in consulting mode.
LEAD PRODUCT CATEGORY
Revise sales forecasts on a monthly basis and collaborate with Cartier operations to ensure adequate product supply.
Be the key interlocutor for commercial teams (internal + partner boutiques)
Work closely with boutiques and category supervisors
Collaborate with the supply team to define and revise assortments
Collaborate with visual merchandising team to optimize visibility of the collections in boutiques
Collaborate with communication team to support product awareness and desirability
Participate in local events
Develop specific training tools with the Learning & Development department
Elaborate monthly and yearly reports / analysis and follow-up product performance
Collaborate on pricing strategy
LAUNCH NEW PRODUCTS & EXCLUSIVITIES
Define sales forecasts and assortments in collaboration with supply and commercial teams
Define and implement launch plan in coordination with other departments, work closely with communication, visual merchandising, CRM, Client Service, L&D.
Train and support boutiques and commercial teams
Follow up on sales
Brief and work in collaboration with International HQ to develop creative Middle-East exclusivities based on clients and design research
UNDERSTAND COMPETITION & MARKET ENVIRONMENT
Capture market insights (economy, demographics, technology)
Identify key / relevant competitors; understand their strategy (product offer, distribution strategy, price positioning, communication strategy, etc.)
Regularly update competition information.
Share industry news (press, websites, events, etc.)
What you will learn :
Get a holistic view on how we operate the marketing strategy in the luxury industry ·Understand the luxury market in our region ·Develop your analytical skills ·Take ownership of assigned projects
Who you are :
Fifth year college or university certificate in Business / Marketing / Communication ·At least 2 years of experience in a luxury or Fashion company.
Excellent written / verbal English language skills along with strong interpersonal and communications skills. Arabic & French are a plus ·Expert Microsoft Office Suite proficiency (Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) ·Good organizational skills - you are on top of your tasks at all times and ensure alignment across all parties.
Digital acumen ·Ability to work in a fast-paced, high energy, and high volume workspace ·A analytical thinker who loves to work in an international environment ·A curious mind and highly collaborative ·A strategic thinker can anticipate future consequences and trends accurately and draw credible pictures and visions ·Sense of aesthetics / Creative and innovative spirit