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Description

Responsibilities:

  • Acting as second in command for the Head of International on day-to-day running of the department including preparing strategy packs; scoping new partnerships from a commercial and operational perspective.
  • Managing the critical path and on boarding of new UK and international partners (wholesale, concessions and franchise) from a commercial and operational perspective.
  • Lead the commercial negotiations, contract signing and preparing a Profit & Loss for every new partner to sing off with the board.
  • Support the Head of International on tracking the department performance from a sales and costs perspective.
  • Be the key point of contact for internal Legal, Finance, Supply Chain and Buying and Merchandise to drive the wholesale & international department priorities.
  • Setting up internal processes and procedures to on-board and maximise the sales and profit opportunities with existing and new wholesale and international partners.
  • Build relationships across the Ann Summers business functions and other Brands to ensure best practices are met and maintained
  • Meeting of the Company`s Values.

Skills and Experience:

  • Possess excellent commercial awareness and ability to drive profit
  • Currently working in international retail business
  • ideally experience in business development and driving multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ideally with a background in Commercial, Finance or Operational Management
  • Have proven success at managing international relationships
  • Have an established track record of operational excellence
  • Be able to demonstrate pro-activity in sourcing new ideas and inspiration
  • Demonstrate good analytical skills, excellent communication, influencing and negotiation skills
  • Display excellent inter-personal and presentation skills
  • Have experience of working as part of a fast paced team as well as an ability to work independently
  • Can perform under pressure and operate in a fast past environment

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