Product Manager (Cosmetics)
Consultant Ohood Sabbagh
Date posted 15 August 2018 2018-08-152018-10-14 retail Burj Daman Dubai 506851 Robert Walters Middle East
An exciting Product Manager (Cosmetics) opportunity with a Multinational Company in Dubai, UAE.
Develops and analyzes detailed sales report on weekly and monthly bases.
Proceed to market research to assess customer attitudes to the current product range and new product introductions.
Research and monitors competitive activities success & failures and marketing trends.
Manages the product catalogue (new products, limited editions).
Develops local offers for targeted pick periods.
Forecasts on novelties, seasonal forecasts and turnover/margin of buying estimates.
Identify products with the strongest potential.
Manage the promocal and develops a consolidated annual purchase plan Manages stocks.
Manages the end of life of the delisted products in the stores and in warehouse / study the amortization of the one year old stock and older stock and act upon it Collaborates with Brand Manager to determine retail price range.
Suggest merchandizing solutions in order to highlight products/launches and make them attractive.
Adapt and implement the Merchandising plans each season and optimize fixture profitability.
Keep up with innovative merchandising ideas. Manages the merchandising database/store file.
Take ownership of all Store opening/renovation order to validate with Op. Team, ensuring all elements are installed and on track for day 1 opening.
Local production management / in coordination with op. team, ensuring budget is well managed.
Refurbishment of the local furniture.
Control and track, budget/expenses, sourcing supplier, brief, negotiation, design, production follow up, installation follow-up, store/internal communication, sales analysis, report
Take ownership of all elements update/ grids/ stickers/ tags.
Constructive communication to store re merchandizing update.
Defines the animation calendar based on new make up launches business potential Forecasts animation quantities and communicate animation targets.
Develops Monthly animations displays to maximizes selected launches on the related category.
Create reports and analyses animation performance.
3-4 years of previous experience
Experience in product Merchandising
Excellent Analytical skills
Advanced Excel skills
Passionate and detail oriented
Knowledge in cosmetics and beauty industry