Chalhoub Group UAE Careers – Retail Director

Website Chalhoub Group

Job Description:

  • Our Retail Director is responsible for setting up the business plan of the Brand along with goals and objectives, budgets and commercial targets in alignment with the General Manager as well as Brand Owners’ strategic direction for the short and long term. In addition, our Retail Director is responsible for managing the human capital within the Brand, directly or through Department Managers, ensuring excellence of commercial performance

Job Responsibilities:

  • Elaborate the Brand’s vision and set up the yearly strategic plan and the yearly budgets in accordance with the General Manager
  • Participate in strategic meetings with suppliers, marketing, merchandising and regional teams to negotiate commercial conditions (margin, animations, exclusivity…)
  • Work in close coordination with the General Manager and recommend ideal retail & wholesale mix (stores to shut, prospecting for new/existing wholesales deals)
  • Monitor and direct daily operations to ensure that goals and objectives are met in term of sales targets, margin and profit and take corrective action when necessary
  • Approve Brand mix and oversee smooth implementation of opening, closing and renovation of shops and often get involved with the buying process
  • Maintain smooth relationships with Brand Owners to ensure sustainable brand growth in the middle east
  • Align with eCommerce and e-Retail managers on a regular basis to ensure pricing alignment on all channels
  • Ensure optimization of supply chain processes to protect margins
  • Monitor and oversee the Brand’s budget and financial KPIs
  • Analyze and improve cost effectiveness; prepare, review budget updates in collaboration the Retail Regional Manager
  • Prioritize and allocate available resources, make recommendations for improvement and ensure maximum effective service provision
  • Hold regular business reviews with General Manager to review final P&L
  • Attend Area Managers’ meetings to review the shops performance: sales achievements, marketing activities, staff training, and provide reports to General Manager in a concise and informative manner

Job Requirements:

  • Operationally Savvy
  • Strong People & Leadership skills
  • Access to travel across GCC countries
  • Arabic fluency is mandatory

Qualification & Experience:

  • Minimum 7 years experience in a Retail Leadership Role
  • Experience in leading both Retail managers and Store Manager
  • Experience in managing multiple stores and countries

Job Details:

Company: Chalhoub Group

Vacancy Type: Full-time

Job Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Application Deadline: N/A

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