Location   United Arab Emirates
Sector   Retail Services
Job Type   Full Time
Date   01/07/2018
Job Ref No   3852

Company Profile

Our client a large business group.

Job Description

Reporting to the CEO for our client a large business group. The COO will be expected  to support the vision of one of the group’s retail companies in its day-to-day operating activities, including revenue & sales growth. The COO will be expected to

  • Manage retail operations as “Profit Centre” in line with company’s sales objectives
  • Ensure that the brand is promoted as per brand principals and to ensure maximum brand awareness
  • Creating, communicating and delivering offerings that have value for customers, Principals or business partners and measuring the same
  • Ensure the Logistics (Including 3PL) and warehouse operate at the highest efficiency and deliverables are defined and service level agreements are adhered
  • Oversee execution of visual strategy is taken place as directed by the principals
  • Ensure the right merchandise is available at the right place in the right quantity at the right price
  • Communicate with senior leadership at the corporate level any merchandising and product needs
  • Ensure agreed margins are maintained across the regions operating in
  • Develop & deliver sales budgets, forecast volume turnover and review all the key operations parameters periodically
  • Direct the team to manage the sales margin as per pre-set Target/Benchmark
  • Strong leadership and direction to General managers
  • Direct implementation of strict control procedures in order to avoid shrinkage
  • Preparing strategic and annual business plan, getting it approved by the board
  • Monitoring Actual vs budget and take proactive actions to address adverse variances
  • Produce monthly management report for the board

Candidate Profile

  • Candidates should have demonstrasted success in the retail industry in a similar role