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Purpose of the Job
You are ultimately responsible for the financial and operational management of Rituals shops and guide and mentor area/shop managers and retail coordinators within the shops. You strive the implementation of appropriate actions in order to achieve planned KPIs, margins, market share and cross profits and maintain and develop the service within the Rituals shops. You have an continuously and proactive eye for change and improvements, purpose to improve the performance of the shops and the turnover. You support the expansion plan by implementing new shops, teams, stock and activities. You recruit, onboard and develop area/shop managers and report to the country director DACH.
You will lead the business from a retail perspective and translate the strategic goals into retail operational plans to achieve the required targeted growth in sales and profit. You identify and optimise promotional opportunities and spend time in shops with retail shop teams and customers to understand and identify business critical issues in order to ensure the alignment of tactics and strategies. You maintain the corporate identity in all shops and all related initiatives. You develop key initiatives to increase service and value of the retail operation and generate ideas about future retail activities. You maintain up to date knowledge of the market place, competitors and trends.
- Minimum of a Bachelors Degree or equivalent in an appropriate subject and several years experience in retail; preferably including Retail Management. Cosmetics experience is not a must but has high preference
- Evaluation using KPI based methods, sales and results orientated,
- Understanding of Retail principles and levers which drive brand profit
- Basic Skills: Situational leadership und coaching; high solution oriented / problem solving; flexibility; ability to work under own initiative; good decision-making skills; problem solving and analytical skills
- Excellent English & German command; Mobility – the job entails frequent travel
You are keen to be the best in class within your profession. You are flexible, you enjoy making things better every day and you value authenticity and teamwork.
What do we have to offer?
Rituals offers a varied role (full-time) within a young team with enthusiastic colleagues at our head office in the heart of cologne. The salary offered is in line with market conditions and you will be given the opportunity to make the fullest use of your talents. The organization offers you an ambitious and pleasant international working environment.
"We're not here to sell you beauty; we are here to make you feel good." Raymond Cloosterman, CEO Rituals.
Rituals is about helping you slow down the pace of your busy life, about creating meaningful moments and to remind you to experience these moments with joy.
Our ambition is to become the number one global luxury brand in cosmetics. And for that we need passionate, energetic, ambitious and driven people to help us achieve our goals. This might feel like a paradox, but within our company meaningfulness and performance complement each other like yin and yang.
People are the ultimate ambassadors of our brand.
Qualifications are very important to us when selecting the right candidate. If you are interested in this position and your profile matches the profile we are seeking, we’re looking forward to your application!
Einsatzort: Headoffice, Köln