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International Business Manager - Fashion

Job Title: International Business Manager - Fashion
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q92625
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: PLH.26142.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: May 29, 2013 09:42

Job Description

The opportunity has arisen for an experienced International Business Manager to join the head office team of a reputable international fashion brand, working across their German marketplace. Reporting in to the Head of Retail you will work from their London head office and will take responsibility for the effective delivery of the retail strategy. As this role is London based, but will focus on their German stores, it is essential that you are able to communicate fluently in both German and English. Key responsibilities within the role include: * Acting as the first point of contact for all International colleagues and business partners. * Managing all communication between the head office team and retail colleagues appropriately. * Assisting with any queries from both stand alone store and concession partners. * Identify any issues quickly and work efficiently to provide realistic resolutions to overcome these. * Translating all relevant communications in to German and feed these through to the relevant stores accordingly. * Working closely with various head office teams including Merchandising, Store Development and VM to ensure cross functional goals are achieved. The successful candidate will be: * Currently working within a retail environment; ideally with operations management experience. * Fluent in both German and English; both written and spoken. * Educated to degree level with a strong academic background. * Highly commercial with the ability to make strong business decisions with confidence. * A strong communicator and will possess strong rapport building skills. * Passionate about building a long standing and progressive career within the retail sector. This is a fantastic role for those looking to utilise their language skills within an International and retail focused role. It would suit those with previous retail management experience who are looking for a new challenge in which they can develop their skill set further. In return for your hard work and dedication you will receive a competitive salary along with an attractive benefits package. We request that candidates send their CV as a Microsoft Word document where possible. Quest Search and Selection is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.