Regional Product Manager - Accessories & Leather goods - Cartier

Recruiter
Richemont
Location
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Posted
24 Sep 2020
Closes
01 Jan 2021
Ref
23661-en_US
Function
Marketing
Level
Manager
Cartier

Are you curious to work on many luxury product launches and to develop the business of one the greatest luxury Maisons ? Are you passionate about luxury industry? Are you willing to be part of a very dynamic and collaborative team?

If so, we would like to talk to you about the opportunity to join our team as a Regional Product Manager for Cartier Accessories . The contract is permanent and ideally starts in December 2020 in our Dubai office.

MAIN PURPOSE

• Develop and implement product strategies consistent with the company's' vision in the Middle East, India & Africa region, and define the adequate strategy with each local market in the region.

• Pilot the achievement of the budget on all distribution networks by defining and implementing product action plans and supporting commercial and communication teams as well as international teams.

• Ensure the smooth regionalization process and support all the markets.

• Be the key coordinator between international HQ and local markets.

What you will do:

DEFINE THE REGIONAL STRATEGY FOR CARTIER ACCESSORIES & LEATHERGOODS

• Pilot the definition of the regional strategic plan: market & product analysis, budget proposal and action plan definition.

• Define priorities and act as the key authority and point of contact for the product strategy of each market in the region

• Identify long term opportunities and sources of growth for the region.



DRIVE TRANSVERSAL STRATEGIC PROJECTS

• Define with the Regional Head of Marketing 360 projects to develop business growth and generate synergies with the other departments.

• Conduct transversal task forces in consulting mode.

LEAD PRODUCT CATEGORY

• Revise sales forecasts on a monthly basis and collaborate with Cartier operations to ensure adequate product supply.

• Be the key interlocutor for commercial teams (internal + partner boutiques)

• Work closely with boutiques and category supervisors

• Collaborate with the supply team to define and revise assortments

• Collaborate with visual merchandising team to optimize visibility of the collections in boutiques

• Collaborate with communication team to support product awareness and desirability

• Participate in local events

• Develop specific training tools with the Learning & Development department

• Elaborate monthly and yearly reports/analysis and follow-up product performance

• Collaborate on pricing strategy





LAUNCH NEW PRODUCTS & EXCLUSIVITIES

• Define sales forecasts and assortments in collaboration with supply and commercial teams

• Define and implement launch plan in coordination with other departments, work closely with communication, visual merchandising, CRM, Client Service, L&D.

• Train and support boutiques and commercial teams

• Follow up on sales

• Brief and work in collaboration with International HQ to develop creative Middle-East exclusivities based on clients and design research

UNDERSTAND COMPETITION & MARKET ENVIRONMENT

• Capture market insights (economy, demographics, technology)

• Identify key / relevant competitors; understand their strategy (product offer, distribution strategy, price positioning, communication strategy, etc.)

• Regularly update competition information.

• Share industry news (press, websites, events, etc.)

What you will learn :

· Get a holistic view on how we operate the marketing strategy in the luxury industry

· Understand the luxury market in our region

· Develop your analytical skills

· Take ownership of assigned projects

Who you are :

· Fifth year college or university certificate in Business / Marketing / Communication

· At least 2 years of experience in a luxury or Fashion company.

· Excellent written/verbal English language skills along with strong interpersonal and communications skills. Arabic & French are a "plus"

· Expert Microsoft Office Suite proficiency (Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)

· Good organizational skills - you are on top of your tasks at all times and ensure alignment across all parties .

· Digital acumen

· Ability to work in a fast-paced, high energy, and high volume workspace

· A analytical thinker who loves to work in an international environment

· A curious mind and highly collaborative

· A strategic thinker- can anticipate future consequences and trends accurately and draw credible pictures and visions

· Sense of aesthetics / Creative and innovative spirit

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