Art der Beschäftigung: Vollzeit

Ort: London

Land/Region: United Kingdom

Head of Visual Merchandising & Field Merchandising – Luxe Division

Reporting to the VM & RD Director for Luxe, Head of VM Luxe is responsible for elevating the customer instore brand experience whilst ensuring efficiency and sustainability across the division.  
Role of Head of VM is to support VM Managers with their 3 Star Animations (i.e. LVEB 10 year anniversary), to enable them to work smarter within their Brand Activation teams. The Head of VM should have a strong focus on Luxe efficiencies and work strategically with the VM Teams to elevate the activations whilst reducing cost & waste within the division.   
Working collaboratively with the Luxe commercial director and Purchasing Manager, the Head of VM will coordinate the retailer packages to ensure accurate, qualitative, sustainable and efficient implementation in conjunction with VM manager 

You will

Dotted line to Head of VM & Merchandising Managers for design alignment on all 3 Star Animations across the Luxe division to ensure ‘brand magic’ instore  
Manage a structured Luxe visual merchandising calendar for economies of scale on retailer packages and lightbox updates  
Challenge suppliers to produce industry leading quality whilst being sustainable and efficient 
Work closely with VM teams and purchasing on large VM tenders  
Inspire and evolve the Brand VM teams to produce unrivalled design with creativity that challenges and excites 
Nurture and engage top VM talent within the Luxe Division 
Responsible for: 
Delivering top line sales results and growing the business through business insight to action 
Maintaining a focus on individual brand quality and differentiation  
Supporting VM Teams in creating emotionally engaging customer experiences, consistent with the brand vision 
Building customer loyalty through current brand strategies 
Building and growing high performing teams 
Driving operating fundamentals 
Effectively managing and controlling expenses 
Reinforcing store strategy to reduce shrink 
Managing all activities related to providing a safe work environment 
Understanding, demonstrating and enforcing Company value 

You have

Expresses and decodes brand’s image/value & sense of purpose.
Understands & Integrates Market ‘specificities. 
Understands customer path & shopper experience’s rules. 
Leads design innovation and approaches all projects with a creative eye.
Works with Sketch up/ Adobe Creative Suite.

Showcases and builds brand’s visual identity to build customer centric retail concepts. 
Creates and designs visual concepts to animate a consistent customer path, launches and catalogue. 
Defines & ensures high quality standards of animation items.
Provides a 360 approach to launches considering all customer touchpoints within the customer journey and pathway to purchase.

Adapts the retail concept according to the distribution channel or customer profile. 
Ensures technical and legal compliance regarding the production. 
Cooperates with 360° internal & external stakeholders to guarantee consistent retail experience. 
Pilots & monitors animations to ensure these are in line with timelines and budget. 

Lead and motivate a VM & Field team to deliver excellence.
Guaranties the ROI of POS in line with business objectives. 
Negotiates with retailers about staging and implementations. 
Monitors POS performance and drives it according to local strategy.
Strong organizational skills and ability to work to strict deadlines and in a time pressured environment.

You show

Ambition: You anticipate, think and dream big, demonstrating a high level of aspiration. You are self-driven and show proactivity, especially when seeing problems as challenges. You thrive for exceptional performance.

Judgement: You can balance operational and strategic thinking, challenging the status quo and managing confrontation effectively. You cut quickly through complexity and ambiguity whilst also thinking sustainably and are future-oriented. You reduce complexity to get things done.

Resilience: You always demonstrate purpose and ownership mindset but manage your own energy well. You uphold positivity for others and persist, bouncing back when faced with obstacles. You step back at times and accept limits.  

Empathy: You cooperate and network effectively, creating genuine and trustful relationships with diverse people. You are sensitive to beauty and related emotions, always supporting others and showing benevolence. You understand and respect others’ feelings and motives.  

Learning Agility: You are a self-motivated learner, showing self-awareness and demonstrating openness and curiosity. You experiment and learn from mistakes and past experiences, always showing courage and stepping out of your comfort zone. You support the development of a learning culture.

You get

We put people development and learning at the heart of our business; we’ll help you master your role, develop your technical expertise and you’ll benefit from exceptional management and leadership programmes. From face-to-face workshops to our global online learning resources, you’re actively encouraged to embed learning into your daily life and are rewarded for continuous improvement. Don’t forget that every employee gets 3 Coursera credits; that means you can get qualifications from over 1000 universities from around the world, with thousands of courses to choose from.

Looking for a good work/life balance? With our new hybrid working scheme, you can take a flexible approach to work as well as benefit from early finishes on Fridays during the you can enjoy more time with your friends and family.

As any great employer should do, we make sure we look after your financial wellbeing. That’s why we have a great pension plan, profit share scheme and many more incentives to give you the security you deserve. We also put employee health and wellbeing at the front of everything we do; fully training employees as mental health ambassadors to support and educate ourselves further. There’s also the chance to enrol in medical and dental insurance, gym discounts, health check-ups and even yoga and Pilates classes to employees in all of our locations.

Oh, did we mention that as an employee you also get discount sales of up to 70% off throughout the year on our 36 brands? Plus, you also get the option to share that in our Friends and Family sales as well!

How we recruit

At L’Oréal, we take pride in creating a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment where everyone is welcome and their contributions are valued. When we recruit, hire, train, promote or engage in any other employment practice, we are committed to being an inclusive employer regardless of race, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, socioeconomic status, medical condition or disability, or any other protected status. When we look for talent, we welcome difference - different backgrounds, experiences, personalities and perspectives. The beauty we find in our differences gives us the freedom to go beyond. That’s the beauty of L’Oréal.