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HUGO BOSS is one of the leading premium fashion and lifestyle companies with around 14,700 employees worldwide. As the most important interface for our customers, you will demonstrate your passion for our products and act as a brand ambassador for HUGO BOSS. Join a team that provides an exceptional brand and shopping experience with enthusiasm, fun and expertise – because, to create something extraordinary, we must explore new paths together. Shape your own future at HUGO BOSS!

Area Manager Belgium (m/f) - fulltime
HUGO BOSS Belgium Retail BVBA | Antwerpen | Belgium | Full-time
  

As an Area Manager, you will have the overall responsibility for the operational element for the Belgian Retail stores and SIS of your area; this role will repost to the Head of Retail. You will be responsible for driving sales whilst ensuring compliance to company procedures through the store management teams in your area. You should expect to visit every store regularly, conducting a full visit measuring all KPI’s and Operational Processes.

 

What you can expect:

  • Drive sales KPI’s through store management, with regular reviews of achievements vs. benchmark via weekly conference call, individual calls, emails or visits. Current mail sales KPI’s include; Sales, UPT, Conversion and Database capture;
  • Guide Store Managers on tools and tips to improve KPI performance and review progress with a view to performance manage any failure to improve to benchmark levels;
  • Review operational standards and processes in all stores through regular visits and management updates by conference call, phone or email;
  • Promote the highest standards of Customer Experience in your area through the 7 Steps to Selling programme, the Mystery Shop reports and your visit feedback;
  • Promote and monitor use of Visual Merchandising guidelines and standards in your area to represent the brand to the highest standards at all times. Liaise with the Visual Merchandising Manager and the VM’s in your area to manage consistency of standards at all times;
  • Through store visits, conference calls, phone calls and emails support the implementation of all policies and procedures for retail stores. Monitor the effective use of procedures in order to feedback any suggested changes to colleagues in head office and to ensure all stores comply with agreed processes;
  • Maintain action plans and visit notes on all stores with the quarterly review being the main senior management review of the area performance and strategy.

Your profile:

  • Must have a minimum of 5 years’ experience managing people in a retail environment, ideally including field management experience;
  • Demonstrates an ability to lead, motivate, train and develop a team through active management;
  • Understand and present the brand values;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication in both Dutch and English, the market  specific language French is more that desirable 
  • Enthusiastic, self-confident and self-motivated. Shows ambition to drive through initiatives and change to achieve company targets;
  • Willing to adapt and take on new challenges and driven to continually improve;
  • Professionalism is maintained at all times;
  • Able to handle multiple demands and competing priorities successfully;
  • Work effectively and efficiently with the ability to establish credibility. 

 

Your benefits:

HUGO BOSS offers its employees exceptional working conditions in an international environment. If you are interested in the fashion sector and challenges inspire your ambition, we would like to get to know you.

 

If you wish to apply for the above position, please go to http://group.hugoboss.com/en/career, select the above vacancy, make an account and upload your CV and motivation letter.

 

Agency and Third Party Recruiter Notice:

Agencies that submit a resume to HUGO BOSS Belgian B.V.B.A must have a current HB Agency Agreement executed by a member of the Human Resource department. In addition agencies may only submit candidates to positions for which they have been invited to do so by one of our HR Advisors. All unsolicited resumes sent to us will be considered property of HUGO BOSS Benelux B.V. HUGO BOSS will not be held liable to pay a placement fee.

 

Please note that ‘agency calls’ are not appreciated.