Senior Merchandiser – H&M – Kuwait – M.H. Alshaya Co.
With each of our retail brands is a merchandising function that plan, select and buy the product ranges our customers find in stores. As a senior member of this team you will ensure all product intake requirements meet budgeted sales as well as plan promotional/sales events. This role will gives you the opportunity to use your commercial skills to plan ranges from a well-known brand and bring that range to the MENA market. In addition to the planning, organising, problem solving skills involved in merchandising, you will also set an example to a team of more junior professional, coaching and guiding them on their career path.
You must be an experienced merchandiser to apply for this role. If you do not have this level of experience but wish to explore a career in merchandising there are Assistant Merchandiser and Merchandiser roles on the Alshaya careers website.
H&M Hennes & Mauritz AB (publ) was founded in Sweden in 1947 and is quoted on Nasdaq Stockholm. H&M’s business idea is to offer fashion and quality at the best price in a sustainable way. In addition to H&M, the group includes the brands & Other Stories, Cheap Monday, COS, Monki and Weekday as well as H&M Home. The H&M group has more than 4,300 stores in 64 markets including franchise markets. In 2016, sales including VAT were SEK approximately 223 billion. The number of employees amounts to more than 161,000. For further information, visit hm.com.
M.H. Alshaya Co. is a leading international franchise operator for over 80 of the world’s most recognised retail brands including Starbucks, H&M, Mothercare, Debenhams, American Eagle Outfitters, P.F. Chang’s, The Cheesecake Factory, Victoria’s Secret, Boots, Pottery Barn and KidZania. The company operates over 3,500 stores across diverse customer sectors: Fashion & Footwear, Health & Beauty, Food, Optics, Pharmacy, Home Furnishings and Leisure & Entertainment.
Alshaya’s stores can be found in markets across the Middle East and North Africa, Russia, Turkey and Europe and the company employs more than 50,000 people from over 120 nationalities.
The company has established itself as the industry leader across these territories through a combination of local market understanding and a comprehensive commitment to customer service. Growth in each of its operating divisions and brands is supported by continuous investment in talent and infrastructure. It applies best practices in retail operations, merchandising, marketing, information technology, logistics, real estate, human resources and financial controls.
M.H. Alshaya Co. is the retail business of the Alshaya Group, which was founded in Kuwait in 1890 and today represents one of the most dynamic companies in the Middle East. In addition to its retail operations, the Alshaya Group is active in a number of other sectors including real estate, automotive, hotels, trading and investments.
|Job Role:||Marketing and PR|
|Career Level:||Mid Career|