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Regional Visual Merchandiser - Luxury, Chalhoub

Country : United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates

Region : Dubaï

Town : DUBAI

Category : Merchandising

Contract type : Permanent

Availability : Full time

Job description


For over six decades, Chalhoub Group has been a partner and creator of luxury experiences in the Middle East. The Group, in its endeavour to excel as a hybrid retailer, has reinforced its distribution and marketing services with a portfolio of eight owned brands and over 300 international brands in the luxury, beauty, fashion, and art de vivre categories. More recently, the Group expanded its expertise into new categories of luxury watches, jewellery, and eyewear.

Every step at Chalhoub Group is taken with the customer at heart. Be it constantly reinventing itself or focusing on innovation to provide luxury experiences at over 750+ experiential retail stores, online and through mobile apps, each touch point leads to delighting the customer.

Today, Chalhoub Group stands for 14,000 skilled and talented professionals across seven countries, whose cohesive efforts have resulted in the Group being ranked third in the Middle East and first in Saudi Arabia as a Great Place to Work®.

To keep the innovation journey going, the Group has set up "The Greenhouse", which is not just an innovation hub, but also an incubator space and accelerator for start-ups and small businesses in the region and internationally. This is just one of the several initiatives taken by the Group to reinvent itself, catalysed by forward thinking and future-proofing. The Group has also been embedding sustainability at the core of its business strategy with a clear commitment towards people, partners and the planet, and by being a member of the United Nations Global Compact Community and signatory of the Women's Empowerment Principles.

What you'll be doing

At Chalhoub, creativity comes alive! Our Regional Visual Merchandiser is responsible for organising and deploying high quality visual merchandising strategies across countries. Our Regional VM is also responsible for driving and coaching locals VMs towards the timely delivery of localized brand VM animations.

  • Implement high quality visual merchandising strategy and presentations through seasonal event calendar and brand guidelines
  • Coach and build strong relations with local VM teams (if applicable) and frontline team, so that they can help maintain display
  • Measure the impact of local merchandising action plans and issue weekly report to the VM Manager (if applicable)
  • Follow and implement brand seasonal VM guidelines
  • Help prepare and Invite in-store VM team to attend Brand training events and workshops
  • Communicate with brands for regional VM guidelines
  • Communicate with regional trade marketing for implementation of VM guidelines
  • Conduct regular local market visits to check adherence to Brand standards and report back to the Regional team
  • Order necessary collaterals needed
  • Liaise with local trade marketing for opening VM (Visuals/Merchandising/Brands GTS...)
  • Maintain updated VM book and ensure implementation in all stores
  • Propose any merchandising amendments enabling optimization of turnover / sqm
  • Design and develop promo units for each animation as required (podium/tower...)
What you'll need to succeed

  • Experience in visual merchandising within Luxury Fashion, Luxury Homeware or Fine Jewellery Retail
  • Accessibility to travel across the GCC (UAE, KSA, Qatar and Kuwait)
  • Proven Project Management skills
  • Valid UAE driving license
  • Strong VM portfolio (attach to application)
What we can offer you

With us, you will turn your aspirations into reality. We will help shape your journey through enriching experiences, learning and development opportunities and exposure to different assignments within your role or through internal mobility. Our Group offers diverse career paths for those who are extraordinary, every day.

We recognise the value that you bring, and we strive to provide a competitive benefits package which includes health care, child education contribution, remote and flexible working policies as well as exclusive employee discounts.

We Invite All Applicants to Apply

It Takes Diversity Of Thought, Culture, Background, Differing Abilities and Perspectives to truly Inspire, Exhilarate and Delight our customers. At Chalhoub Group, we are committed to inclusion and diversity.

We welcome all applicants to apply and be part of our exciting future. We ensure equal opportunity for all our applicants without regard to gender, age, race, religion, national origin or disability status.