FarFetch Manager

Chiswick, West London  |  Head Office

Reference
VAC-4260
Role Type
Full Time
Salary Overview
Competitive Basic Salary and Excellent Benefits
Salary
Competitive Salary
Expiry Date
27/11/2020

FARFETCH MANAGER, CHISWICK/ HOME BASED, WEST LONDON

This role will own the relationship with FarFetch and Harvey Nichols to ensure all targets are reached. The candidate will have a high level of interaction with Fashion Buying and Merchandising (B&M), working closely with Head of Merchandising to analyse all aspects of the FarFetch operation, providing clear & concise information with targets to improve sales, margin & stock availability for FarFetch & the wider business. To provide visibility & business understanding of all the metrics which influence performance, sales & margin. Providing clear recommendations for best practice & improvement of terms.

What you'll be doing: 

Merchandising

The candidate will have a high level of interaction with B&M, working closely with Head of Merchandising to analyse all aspects of the FarFetch operation, providing clear & concise information with targets to improve sales, margin & stock availability for FarFetch & the wider business.

  • Management of inventory availability for FarFetch
  • Management of FarFetch Analyst
  • Responsible for growth of FarFetch stock availability
  • Weekly / monthly performance analysis, highlighting & actioning trading suggestions
  • Regular contact with FarFetch Operations
  • Responsible for FarFetch OTB, managing requirements with the Buying Teams
  • Review with B&M stock location ensuring stock is maintained in the best location for availability for the business
  • Constant structured contact with the B&M teams, providing insight to the teams of performance & key ongoing actions & targets.
  • Management of the stock interaction between HN & FarFetch, providing support & guidance to the team throughout the process of onboarding stock.

Finance

To provide visibility & business understanding of all the metrics which influence performance, sales & margin. Providing clear recommendations for best practice & improvement of terms.

  • P&L Management, monthly review with Finance, with recommendations of actions
  • Ongoing investigation of performance & review of KPI’s
  • Evidence of reduction of costs / charges
  • Set targets for performance improvement
  • Quarterly detailed reviews with Finance to be presented with targeted improvement actions.

FarFetch

A high level of interaction with the various FarFetch teams, with constant communication with the FarFetch account manager.

  • Weekly calls to discuss performance & improve ways of working
  • Regular performance reviews agreeing actions for business improvement
  • Ownership of aligned strategy with FarFetch & delivery of agreed targets.
  • To become thoroughly proficient in Storm & FarFetch portals, to then give guidance to the teams for best actions.

About your experience:

  • Previous experience in Merchandising and/or Finance
  • Previous exposure to managing a P&L
  • Proven account management skills
  • Good numerical skills
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Retail experience would be advantageous
  • Advanced excel skills (including vlookups, pivot tables, macros desired)  
  • Power Point presentation creation skills

A bit about you:

  • Resilient and comfortable working in a very fast paced environment, often to short deadlines.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team
  • Commercially minded and customer focussed
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to show initiative
  • Able to develop and maintain working relationships throughout the business
  • Planning and prioritisation skills with the ability to adapt to ad hoc demands

All your hard work, rewarded

Our colleagues are as important to us as our customers. When working with us you will be introduced to a huge variety of benefits including:

Flexible working
Very generous staff discount plus annual clothing allowance

 

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