Fashion Business Development Manager

Job Info

Job ID:
Business Lobby
Company Type:
Fashion & Luxury 
Job type:
Open position:
Business Development 
Job Title:
Fashion Business Development Manager
Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia
Experience Level:
10+ years 



Job Description

A Luxury Consumer brand company in KSA in looking for a Fashion Business Development Manager:

Key Responsibilities:

Brand Development:
•Develop and constantly update a domain brand panorama for brands held by the Group in Saudi Arabia, their major competitors and newcomers
a) Brand equity/value (yearly list) describing claim, image, perception, fashion content, added value
b) Brand assessment through pre-defined templates such as performance, share of mix, category share of mix
c) Brand Portfolio Gap analysis, describing recommendations based on gaps detected on brand assessment sessions, in terms of style, category content, price point, differentiations

Distribution Strategy:
• Maintain and update a clear overview of the brands distribution worldwide, in alignment with the Group’s strategy in the Middle East, particularly in Saudi Arabia.

Brand Analysis and Development:
• Review and challenge all team recommendations
• Review gap analysis and opportunities reports at Group and Business Unit level
• Follow-up on targeted brands shortlist and review recent performances
• Build a business case to support first contacts with brand owners
• Elaborate business plans for optimal negotiations (in coordination with Mergers & Acquisitions and Legal)

Presentation and Negotiations (external and internal):
• Deliver the presentations regarding the Group and its business units to potential suppliers
• Negotiate with suppliers at Business Unit level

What you need to succeed in this role:
• A passion for Fashion
• Strong knowledge of Fashion brands (global and local)
• Previous experience of working in a similar field; with strong knowledge of retail in the region
• Strong written, verbal and presentation skills
• Relentless negotiator and conscience of costs; budgeting experience
• Experience leveraging data insights
• University Degree in Business Administration or any other relevant field
• 10 years + of relevant experience in the Fashion industry

Salary between USD 9,500 and USD 11,000 including housing and transportation allowance.
As for Schooling, medical insurance and round trip tickets, they are provided by the company.