Domaine: Marketing

Type d‘emploi: Temps plein

Ville: UK - England - London, Hammersmith

Pays/Région: United Kingdom

Retail & Merchandising Executive

Professional Products Division

The world leader in beauty, L’Oréal is present in 130 countries on five continents. Our 38 international brands have allowed us to devote ourselves solely to one business: beauty, with a mission to provide the best in cosmetics innovation to all women and men around the world. We want to bring beauty to all people. Our ambition by 2020 is to win over another one billion consumers around the world by creating the cosmetic products that meet the infinite diversity of their beauty needs and desires through continued digital innovation. L’Oréal encourages diversity and sustainable, ethical sourcing for all our products and we have reduced our emissions by approx. 50% since 2005. This year we were also named one of the world’s most ethical companies by the Ethisphere Institute for the 8th time.

What are key highlights of this role?

The Retail and Merchandising Executive role drives efficient retail execution and implementation of all the merchandising initiatives across the Professional Products Division. Ensuring quality and consistency across the brands and all the distribution channels, driving the digitalisation of Salons and pushing for Retail Excellence across the division, reinforced through perfect execution, attention to detail and maintenance. It is a key role within the Business Transformation team, reporting to the PPD Retail & Merchandising Manager. 

What are the key duties of this role?

Work with the PPD Retail & Merchandising team, to execute and measure the overall divisions Visual Merchandising and Retail Strategy, championing standards, perfect execution, new ideas and best practice across all brands.

  • ·         DIGITAL WINDOWS: End-to-end management of the UK roll-out and implementation of digital windows across the division, liaising with the international team in Paris as well as the chosen supplier, while measuring the success and ensuring to stay within budget guidelines. 
  • ·         DIGITALISATION OF SALONS: Finding innovative ways to bring new digital concepts to salons, spas and department stores. Understand the consumer’s journey and shopper experience and find new digital solutions to enhance the consumer’s experience. 
  • ·         VISUAL MERCHANDISING: Work with the team to manage the PPD multi brand merchandising budget. Develop permanent merchandising elements, help brands to develop merchandising guidelines to ensure perfect execution/retail excellence of POS and create synergies across bands. Contribute to the training and coaching of the field team to ensure the implementation of the merchandising guidelines.
  • ·         SALON EMOTION: Work closely with the team to implement and execute the Salon Emotion Roll-out. Managing the relationship with Design agencies/ interior Designer to develop turnkey solutions as well as creating merchandising tool kits. Project managing Salon Emotion projects liaising the Sales team and Design agency as required. Tracking sales of transformed salons.
  • ·         Previous experience of working within luxury or retail.
  • ·         Strong planning and organisation skills – with an ability to appropriately re-prioritise and change as required to meet deadlines.
  • ·         Solutions orientated mindset with the ability to work accurately at pace and cope with ambiguity.
  • ·         Articulate with an innate attention to detail.
  • ·         Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • ·         Solid customer service philosophy.
  • ·         Natural creative flair – and ‘ideas person’.
  • ·         Works with initiative and acutely proactive.
  • ·         Excellent communication and influencing skills with experience of building relationships internally and externally.
  • ·         Ability to analyse data, draw accurate conclusions and communicate key messages succinctly.
  • ·         Is risk aware and builds contingency into plans.

·         MERCHANDISING AND RETAIL EXPERT: Alongside the PPD Retail & Merchandising Team, develop and act as a key Visual Merchandising and retail expert, to up-skill teams, pro-actively share knowledge and expertise, including ongoing field visits to ensure perfect implementation of merchandising guidelines, getting feedback and finding new ideas from competition and reporting back.

What key skills are L’Oréal looking for?

Potential next steps following this role

L’Oréal is focused on talent development. You will be supported throughout your career by your colleagues, line manager and the HR team with regular reviews and clear expectations and objectives. If you meet these objectives, you can expect your career to progress to other roles either internationally or in another Division. Possible next steps include, but not limited to a Divisional role or a move into the business.

What could L’Oréal offer me?

  • ·         World class learning and development opportunities.
  • ·         Excellent benefits including pension, profit share, product discounts and a competitive salary.
  • ·         Work with some of the biggest brands in the business, and the most passionate people in beauty.
  • ·         The opportunity to be empowered and to lead the change you want to see within the biggest beauty company in the world.

How do I apply?

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