Vice President – Victoria’s Secret – Dubai – Alshaya Co

The Opportunity:
With consumer demand for international brands growing dynamically in the Middle East and throughout our global markets, this exciting opportunity exists for a senior retail professional at Vice President Level. Based in Dubai, the VP Victoria’s Secret will be part of our success story and support our rapid growth strategy which will see us further expand the VS brand.

The Role:
– To develop our global portfolio of the Victoria’s Secret brand
– To be fully accountable for the P&L delivery and growth of the brand
– To lead strategic brand development & business planning
– To review performance of the brand’s objectives and standards
– To manage delivery of optimum ongoing sales and cost performance
– To maintain brand/partner stakeholder relationships
– To be responsible for setting products and pricing strategies
– To manage the brand’s location strategy
– To oversee the brand’s marketing communication strategies
– To provide team development and leadership
– To share best practice and ensure cascade into VS operations

The Requirements:
– 15+ years gained in Fashion/Apparel/Lingerie retail including a minimum of 10 years as a senior manager
– Strong Fashion/Apparel/Lingerie product knowledge and segment expertise
– Very strong buying and merchandising experience
– Successful track record of multi-site retail management and multi-channel experience
– Combination of “hands-on” operational knowledge with strong people development skills
– Full complex P&L accountability for multiple simultaneous brands
– Proven track record of multi support functions expertise

Skills & Experience:
– Energetic, dynamic and charismatic
– Sound market awareness
– An influential, proactive and trusted leader
– A proven track record of delivering success through teamwork
– Comfortable managing complexity
– A confident communicator
– Passion for customer service
– Advanced level of English (verbal and written)

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