ALEXANDER MCQUEEN Department Manager - Women Accessories - Harrods (#2802046) 

Vauxhall, London, United Kingdom

SummaryInnovative, uncompromising, romantic, provocative, upholding the power of emotion and the touch of the human hand: these are all elements that describe the fashion of the house of Alexander McQueen. The brand is synonymous with modern British couture, renowned for its strong identity and celebration of unbridled creativity. Integral to the McQueen culture is the juxtaposition between contrasting elements: femininity and masculinity, fragility and strength, tradition and modernity. Under the creative direction of Sarah Burton, the house produces critically acclaimed collections, driven by unparalleled vision and respect for craftsmanship. Burton was made Head of Design for womenswear in 2000 and was appointed Creative Director in 2010. The luxury brand was founded by Lee Alexander McQueen in 1992. Among the greatest fashion designers of his time, the legacy of his work lives on.We are currently seeking an exceptional Department Manager - Women Accessories who will report to the Store Manager as part of our dynamic Harrods’ team.Job DescriptionWe are currently seeking an exceptional Department Manager - Women Accessories who will report to the Store Manager as part of our dynamic Harrods’ team.Your OpportunityAs a true ambassador of the brand, your natural leadership and strong commercial awareness will contribute to increase the corner performance. This is a fantastic chance to have a direct positive impact on the business results whilst directly managing a team and supporting the management of the corner.How you will contributeAim to exceed all sales targets set by the Company by constantly building and maintaining a strong client baseAnalyse sales figures and CRM activity to devise and execute strategies for sales generation in order to meet monthly goalsMaintain awareness of local and luxury market trends and monitor local competition activity.As a member of the management team, support Store Manager and motivate staff by being a role model and setting an exceptional example to all staffConduct in-store training, including induction of new staff into the store, on product knowledge, customer care and back-office activitiesSupport with management of rotas and overtimeAdhere and reinforce the brand’s visual merchandising guidelinesCollaborate with the Store Manager in order to ensure best possible management of store’s upkeep and maintenanceSupport with store operations activities in the most effective way, whilst minimizing costsWho you areAn experienced manager (5 years minimum) having a similar experience in luxury fashionA committed and open team player capable of driving and delivering outstanding commercial resultsA highly organised multi-tasker who thrives in a fast-paced, frequently changing environmentAn excellent communicator with great interpersonal skills and the ability to build and maintain relationshipsCreative, you demonstrate a strong touch for productYou are fluent in English; any other languages a plusWhy work with us?This is a fantastic opportunity to become part of a dynamic team with a visionary brand that offers 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.Kering 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 up 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. Job TypeRegularStart Date2020-08-25ScheduleFull timeOrganizationAlexander McQueen Trading Limited
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