Senior Merchandising Executive / Merchandising Manager

Job Title: Senior Merchandising Executive / Merchandising Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: JN -072019-441933
Contact Name: Molly Pritchard
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 14, 2019 22:20

Job Description

The role of the Merchandising Executive is to ensure perfect execution of permanent & temporary counters (podiums) and visual merchandising according to global/regional specifications. The role is responsible for keeping a positive relationship with vendors and developing and implementing the visual strategy for displaying products.

Main Responsibilities / account abilities

Permanent visibility:

  • Brief Studio & follow-up on counter designs with Head Office.

  • Contact retailers to validate designs

  • Follow-up closely with suppliers on new counters production to ensure on-time delivery and best-in-class quality.

  • Supervise external construction suppliers and coordinate with store personnel the installation of fixtures.

  • Update planograms, visuals, counter displays, screens, platines & shelf tools for each new launch, according to brand guidelines and priorities.

  • Coordinate with external suppliers for maintenance of the counters.

  • Visit markets to check counter installations

  • Prepare reports e. g. Monthly merchandising flash news, Quarterly reports.

Temporary visibility:

  • Adapt guidelines to ME realities, helps distributor teams find the proper materials & suppliers to implement the animations.

  • Validate animation layouts sent by distributors prior to animation implementations

  • Visit markets to checks the quality of implementation

Qualifications and Education Requirement

Preferred Skills and experience

3 to 5 years merchandising experience in the cosmetics industry; Competency in operational management. Detail-oriented, Good planning and organizing skills with ability to cope with change; Design Knowledge, Quality Focus, Customer-oriented, Experience in managing projects, Reporting skills, Attention to detail, Territory management.

Proficiency in English is required; Arabic is advantageous