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Head of New Business (Retail)

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Head of New Business (Retail)

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    Monroe Retail & Distribution

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    Valentinus Vesakha Vincent

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  • Published:

    2 months ago

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  • Client:

    Monroe Consulting Group

Executive recruitment company, Monroe Consulting Group is recruiting on behalf of a leading local conglomerate Retail company. Our respected client is looking for a driven and ambitious Retail professional for Head of New Business role who has been in the Fashion & Retail Industry with at least 10 years of Merchandising experience. The job will be based in Jakarta, Indonesia.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Establish product vision & merchandising line plan for the brand in Indonesia.
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders; influence and drive to consensus all short and long range merchandising strategies and objectives for the downstream business.
  • Own the product development calendar - directly responsible for managing team adherence to the critical deadlines.
  • Bring customer & market prospective to the design and product development process. Thoroughly understands the different brand's target customer by tracking attitude and lifestyle trends.
  • Ability to apply trend forecast & influence product POV during development process using both market information & brand filters.
  • Ensure successful implementation of merchandising strategies by providing direction to design & technical teams.
  • Collaborate with design and product development partners to meet costing targets on all products developed seasonally.
  • Manage & collaborate on product development templates, KPI Results, and seasonal projection and booking recaps.
  • Providing marketing & sales teams with product knowledge and serve as an informational resources.
  • Partner with sourcing team with sample tracking, proto reviews, achieve margins, and agree on product changes as necessary.

Job Requirements:

  • Having minimum experiences of 10 years in Product Development and Merchandising while holding minimum bachelor's degree in merchandising, or any related field.
  • Strong product sense with proven experience in driving product assortments and conceiving product concepts that drive business.
  • Strong problem solving, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
  • High level of analytical skills and conceptual creative ability.
  • Excellent written & verbal communication and presentation skills.