|Company||Africa Personnel Services (Pty) Ltd|
|Location||Windhoek, Khomas, Namibia|
The Visual Merchandising Manager develops and directs showroom and product merchandising display strategies - working with cross-functional teams (Marketing, Buyers, Sales, and Customers) and managing a Team ensures that visual execution supports the brand vision and promotes overall company strategies.
|Job Functions||Design,Management,Marketing,Media,Operations,Purchasing,Quality Control,Recruitment,Retail,Technical,Training|
▪Play an active role in the country management team ensuring that Visual Management strategy and plans are effectively integrated in the overall strategy.
▪Facilitate seasonal and model store VM workshops with VM and stores staff.
▪Implement VM concepts and campaigns in all stores.
▪Advice and sign off new VM plans per store.
▪Integrate with Creative Manager and VM Implementation Manager Head Office Cape Town to workshop new seasonal layouts and to ensure the effective co-ordination of model stores and country VM implementation.
▪Ensure correct implementation of décor and ticketing in all stores per country, modify décor where necessary to ensure correct implementation and assist in distribution of recyclable décor and equipment.
▪Ensure that all stores launch effectively in adherence to the critical path set by Head Office.
▪Facilitate successful store openings for all new stores in the country, placing the right level of VM skill in stores and ensuring that an action plan is in place to execute VM in stores in line with the Visual strategy.
▪Ensure effective VM implementation and manage brand identity during store openings, day to day management and projects/new initiatives through effective planning.
▪Develop, recruit, retain and lead a competent and motivated Visual stores staff team.
▪Complete national travel to manage and sign off the implementation of model stores and to convey learnings/implementation issues of model stores to Head Office
▪Must be a Namibian National
▪Marketing/Project Management 3 year qualification advantageous
▪Valid driver’s license
▪Must be able to travel extensively
▪5 years relevant VM experience (large store)
▪Customer profile awareness
▪Fashion and lifestyle knowledge
▪Spatial, dimensional and proportional orientation
▪Colour distinction and co-ordination
▪High taste level
▪Eye for detail
|Job Closing Date||18/12/2018|