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POSITION SUMMARY:

The Retail Director co-ordinates, plans and develops the retail management activities of the Village to achieve sales targets and increase customer experience and spend within the Village.


KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Ensure that the Village achieves its set sales targets, retail strategy and provides an excellent customer experience through:
· Developing excellent relationships with existing brands that are conducive to maximising sales and business opportunities within the Village
· Maintaining and developing personal knowledge and expertise to provide guidance to store managers and enhance profitability
· Being responsible for accurate and timely management information, with supporting analysis, through weekly reporting to Retail Director and/or Deputy Retail Director
· Liaising effectively with leasing and operating teams in providing the support needed to achieve highest levels of customer satisfaction, compliance with all legal requirements and successful operational coordination
· Developing targeted training seminars with HR for staff development and career enhancement
· Coordinating and daily management of staff, programmes and activities to achieve optimum inventory levels and merchandise selection at all times
· Providing input to implement the Village strategy through analysis of fashion trends, customer behaviours and key seasonal dates
· Promoting the Village position within the local community

BACKGROUND & SKILLS:
· Proven experience of a managerial role within international luxury fashion retail, preferably department store
· Developed analytical skills with a keen eye for detail and a can-do attitude
· Good decision making capabilities
· Strong leadership and team building skills, and well-developed and articulate communication skills
· Interact and liaise across all levels of the business
· Fluent in English and local Village language, any other European languages beneficial

If you are interested in finding out more, kindly get in touch with: Uta Bonacker Regazzoni uta@ubinternational.ch.

Location: Berlin - Milan

As Chief Operations Officer (COO) you will scale a self-sustaining, fully funded multi-million Euro delivery service unit focussing on same-day/next-day last mile delivery and returns platform in a fast growing number of locations across Europe. You and your teams cover the entire end2end process starting off with the partner acquisition and account management process of partners as well as covering all commercial parts of the order-to-cash cycle.

WHERE YOUR EXPERTISE IS NEEDED

Build a fantastic team and a thriving business
Help to drive the strategic vision of the product while balancing existing and anticipated technological complexity
Create a robust sales/account management platform as well as order-to-cash process across Europe
Ensure profitability of business and partner happiness


Leading by example, building a super motivated sales and account management team with >5 years in a leadership position, ideally in a start-up environment
Front-line B2B sales experience / account management in the service industry, ideally in Logistics with proven track record >5 years
Strong understanding of order-to-cash process
Great presentation and negotiation skills, strong understanding of consultative selling approach

SKILLS:

WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR

You have an above-average university degree in economics, engineering, statistics, management or comparable qualification
You have gained 10-15 years of work experience in consumer-oriented commercial leadership role; Ideally General Management scope and within an Ecommerce setting. You are an expert on the Italian market, and understand our customers there
You have a proven ability to drive operational retail execution; a hands-on commercial operator
You are a strategic commercial thinker; translate customer needs and commercial opportunities to a sound commercial plan that yield results on both short-term and mid-term
You have strong analytical and conceptual skill set ; Ability to (re)set commercial retail framework for the organization
You have outstanding P&L management capabilities to deliver on ambitious goals (including planning, monitoring and taking actions)
You have a broad experience in leading teams through inspirational leadership and coaching
Your team can rely on you to be proactive and to have a quick grasp of new tasks
You think fast, work proactively and always keep on top of things even in a very dynamic and fast-paced environment
Communicating with your colleagues in English & Italian is a breeze.

Interested?: get in touch with: Uta Bonacker Regazzoni: uta@ubinternational.ch

Location: Berlin - Milan

The Markets organization is responsible for the local steering of our clients`s business units. We work with colleagues from various departments such as Marketing, Pricing, Merchandising, Commercial Controlling, Consumer Insights and Operations. We are known for fast alignment between the functions and local decision making to make our customers happy.

WHERE YOUR EXPERTISE IS NEEDED

You will define the Region’s organization strategy and focus areas, including strategic decisions and business plan objectives to ensure customer satisfaction
You will have full responsibility for the definition of the local value proposition and accountability for its translation into functional KPIs/SLAs or OKRs
You will work with the Marketing leads and the Retail lead to aggregate and prioritize local customer and commercial needs (i.e., assortment, innovation, branding, online marketing, operations, etc.) for the respective market/region
You will be accountable for and manage all integrated market P&Ls within the Region organization, including short- and long-term sales forecasting as well as the local cost lines for marketing costs, strategic pricing, coupon rate, logistics costs, payment costs and customer care costs
Through thorough KPIs analysis, ranging from marketing to operations, you will steer daily/weekly business performance on a market level to capture commercial opportunities
You will lead and guide the Marketing leads to drive in-season optimisation at market level to ensure that monthly topline, margin and category mix targets are achieved
Together with the other region Directors, ensure collaboration and mutual goals between regions and the FS convenience, DX, and categories functions

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
WHERE YOUR EXPERTISE IS NEEDED

Review and update style guide and crop guidelines for on-figure photography and accompany tests to improve our imagery and drive innovation. You would also ensure the final work meets standards set in style guides and the overall brand aesthetic
Art-direct e-commerce shoots is part of the day to day; accompany the shooting of the model photos, work actively in the event, take over guidance of the team and the final image selection. For this you will always keep an eye on the overall result of styling, photography, hair and make-up
Collaborate with studio team and buying/marketing teams to establish style guides and lighting direction. Providing ongoing recommendations for improvement, as needed along with retouching and editing notes - Work with retouchers and editors throughout the post-production process to ensure overall look and feel remains on target
The development of seasonal and thematic guidelines as well as briefings are part of your area of responsibility. Creativity is part of your job, but you still have the numbers and processes in mind

SKILLS:

WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR

You have an above-average university degree in economics, engineering, statistics, management or comparable qualification
You have gained 10-15 years of work experience in consumer-oriented commercial leadership role; Ideally General Management scope and within an Ecommerce setting. You are an expert on the Italian market, and understand our customers there
You have a proven ability to drive operational retail execution; a hands-on commercial operator
You are a strategic commercial thinker; translate customer needs and commercial opportunities to a sound commercial plan that yield results on both short-term and mid-term
You have strong analytical and conceptual skill set ; Ability to (re)set commercial retail framework for the organization
You have outstanding P&L management capabilities to deliver on ambitious goals (including planning, monitoring and taking actions)
You have a broad experience in leading teams through inspirational leadership and coaching
Your team can rely on you to be proactive and to have a quick grasp of new tasks
You think fast, work proactively and always keep on top of things even in a very dynamic and fast-paced environment
Communicating with your colleagues in English & Italian is a breeze.

Interested?: get in touch with: Uta Bonacker Regazzoni: uta@ubinternational.ch

Location: Berlin - Milan

For our client, one of the most prestigious Italian luxury menswear brand representatives of the Italian excellence worldwide, we are looking for a Formalwear and Bespoke Junior Tailor.
For this position, we are looking for a sparkling talent, who comes from a strong background in the men’s tailoring art.
Atelier based in Milan.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

The Junior Tailor works attuned with the Master to create unique masterpieces built around the clients' desires and needs.
Bespoke hand-craftsmanship and cutting-edge tailoring skills to create a garment that suits the clients' silhouette with absolute precision at the highest level of sartorial excellence.
Each suit is supposed to be the result of a unique process, which requires atelier top artisanal skills working completely in unison.

SKILLS:

- Plus 6 Years in a similar role as a junior tailor in luxury fashion environment (men’s).
- A brilliant, meticulous and transparent personality who gets things done.
- Team player mentality.
- Working attuned with Master Tailor to create unique masterpieces made to measure.
- Detail and quality orientation. Precision and result orientation.
- Deep passion for sartorial excellence, fashion, and luxury.
- Flexibility and ability to work in a multicultural environment.
- Very good English skills.

Location: Milan - Italy

If you would like to be considered for this very special career opportunity, kindly send your cv to Elena Zummo (elena@ubinternational.ch). Kindly also attach a lookbook with your works.

For our client, one of the most prestigious Italian luxury menswear brand representatives of the Italian excellence worldwide, we are looking for a Formalwear and Bespoke Senior Tailor.
For this position, we are looking for a sparkling talent, who comes from a strong background in the men’s tailoring art.
Atelier based in Milan.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

The Senior Tailor works with each client to create unique masterpieces built around the clients' desires and needs.
Bespoke hand-craftsmanship and cutting-edge tailoring skills to completely create a garment that suits the clients' silhouette with absolute precision at the highest level of sartorial excellence.
Each suit is supposed to be the result of a unique process, which requires top artisanal skills.

SKILLS:

- Plus 15 Years in a similar role as a senior tailor in luxury fashion environment (men’s)
- A brilliant, meticulous and transparent personality who gets things done.
- Working with each client to create unique masterpieces made to measure.
- Detail and quality orientation
- Precision and result orientation.
- Flexibility and ability to work in a multicultural environment.
- Very good English skills.

Location: Milan - Italy

If you would like to be considered for this very special career opportunity, kindly send your cv to Elena Zummo (elena@ubinternational.ch). Kindly also attach a lookbook with your works.

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