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Visual Merchandising Specialist

Country : United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates

Region : Dubaï

Town : DUBAI

Category : Merchandising

Contract type : Permanent

Availability : Full time

Job description

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Position Purpose

  • Support the Retail Manager in all areas of instore visibility and customer journey.
  • Work together with key stakeholders and suppliers for all instore installations, screens and animations across all markets.
  • Manage and facilitate conversations with internal and external stakeholders to ensure all 360 touchpoints are met.
  • Lead the execution and build of attractive instore designs for the different Instore Fixtures based on the requirements of the business.
  • Manage the design, coordination and installation of all Category Fixtures.
  • Manage the design and facilitation of all installations and customizations for key store fixtures, including but not limited to: Beauty Hub, Beauty Canopies, Gift Hub, Cash and Gifting Areas
  • Be the authority for Sephora Middle East Visual Merchandizing Guidelines.
  • Manage all necessary budgets related to visual merchandizing and category fixtures.

  • Liaise with cross functional departments to ensure all key messaging and touch points on the customer journey are relevant and impactful instore.
  • Coordinate all timelines, key documents, and trackers for all countries to ensure all deliverables and due dates are met as per concept, production, and delivery.
  • Coordinate all special project coordination activities including communication and updates from cross functional departments and the European/ Middle East Team.
  • Coordinate the maintenance of the yearly budget for all Merchandizing fixtures.
  • Manage LCD/ LED screen facilitation across all markets including resizing and customization of videos for individual content instore (Beauty Hubs, LCDs & LEDs).
  • Manage the Regional Store Window facilitation across all markets.
  • Manage all customization of visual merchandizing fixtures as required and ensure smooth coordination and execution with projects team and all other involved cross functional teams.
  • Create store guidelines for fixtures, Pop Ups and category fixtures as required and maintain up-to-date guide for Sephora Middle East on all VM fixtures.
  • Manage all necessary budgets related to visual merchandizing and category fixtures.

  • Coordinate the execution and build of attractive instore designs for the different Categories Fixtures based on the requirements of the business.
  • Manage all key category fixtures and coordination necessary to design, install and execute across all stores.
  • Manage all key store fixtures related to CAPEX and store openings and coordinate on all budget requirements as necessary.
  • Coordinate all Beauty Hub development and Design across new store openings.
  • Facilitate and coordinate all stages of the design, production and installation process and carry out quality control checks.
  • Coordinate the development and roll out of all category and service fixtures across the region.
  • Coordinate the maintenance of the Category Fixture Budget allocated and ensure cost optimization.
  • Manage the creation and maintenance of all Category and Permanent Fixture Guidelines.
  • Sourcing for key service fixtures including supplier assessment and contract negotiation.
  • Fixture maintenance end to end supervision and followup with all stores across the network.
  • Ensure all visual merchandizing fixtures are aligned with the store concept, format and design requirements.

  • Provide necessary information to the suppliers by way of supplier files, art elements and all other necessary production elements.
  • System Processing of all PO and Invoices including all supplier related creation and followup
  • Contribute to successful relationship with the suppliers, business partners.
  • Liaise and coordinate with suppliers and internal teams on smooth developments of special projects.
  • Close coordination and execution with the Projects Team on store openings, renovations and customizations.

The successful candidate should have a university degree and have prior work experience (2-3 years) in the marketing or visual merchandising field in a medium to large organization. The candidate should also be fluent in English with excellent MS Office Skills (PowerPoint & Excel). They should possess strong communication and prioritization skills with the ability to work in a dynamic and fast paced environment. Willing and able to travel for business within the region and markets as required.

Most importantly, She/he needs to live and breathe the Sephora Culture, DNA and Employee Value propositions (EVP) with a passion for people and making a difference. She/he need to have excellent authentic communication and influencing skills and be energized by working in a fast paced, dynamic environment.