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General Manager - Asia (HK$150K)

  • Location: Hong Kong
  • Salary: Negotiable per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 11 months ago

  • Sector: Sales & Marketing
  • Contact: Michelle Lo
  • Expiry Date: 23 July 2022
  • Job Ref: JN -062022-471561
  • Fashion retail
  • Executive level position
  • Multiple brands

About our client

Our client is an international luxury retail brand with an enviable reputation across the industry. Due to aggressive growth plans, an exciting opportunity has arisen for a high calibre individual to join this high profile team in Hong Kong, reporting to the CEO.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Reporting to the APAC CEO, lead the retail organisation of its geography
  • Oversee company operations to ensure sales profitable growth, retail excellence, efficiency and cost-effective management of resources through the implementation a global strategic plan which is to advance the company's mission and objectives and to promote revenue, profitability, and growth in the region
  • In conjunction with the Head(s) of Brand, set business unit plans. This includes new store and openings and profitability targets
  • Contribute to the development of retail and product concepts and provide feedback to the senior management team on the success of new store designs and concepts
  • Liaise with landlords and create and manage a retail rollout, maintenance, refurbishment and closure plan and ensure that timing for new store openings and staffing requirements is effectively project managed
  • Lead the Marketing team as required with a marketing and promotional plan for the territory, including the development and implementation of new door openings
  • Establish systems and processes to measure the progress and success of the territory and individual stores by profitability and operating excellence on a monthly basis
  • Ensure that all stores are adequately supported on an ongoing basis
  • On a monthly basis, attend brand meetings and contribute to their understanding of company expectations, what improvements are necessary, business progress, new product launches, new store openings and any other pertinent information
  • Monitor competitor activities within the territory (distribution, promotion, pricing, products, etc)
  • Develop a clear understanding and profile of our customers. Understand not only the demographics of the customer base but also the value of different customer segments, retention rates and product preferences
  • Actively participate in senior company leadership team meetings and events
  • Feed into senior management learning's from the operating environments
  • Understand and actively support agreed short and long term company plans, goals and strategies

Job Requirements:

  • A minimum of 10 years experience in a retail general management position
  • A proven track record of profit and sales growth in challenging environment and market conditions demonstrated through progressively more responsible management role
  • Deep understanding of the brands, strong knowledge and passion for consumer brands in the region
  • Negotiation experiences with landlords in key cities and key locations
  • Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Able to lead a retail organisation and motivate top performance
  • Comfortable with ambiguity, entrepreneurial, can work with lean organisation
  • Multitasking, self motivated and target oriented, strong team player
  • Fluent in English and Cantonese

Argyll Scott Asia is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.