Hunkemöller is looking for a new International Merchandising Lead!

As the International Merchandising Lead, you are responsible for working with our Franchise Partners to maximize their sales, while also being the main point of contact cross functionally for all Partner related queries.

The job role will involve:

  • Lead the International Merchandise team with 2 direct reports.
  • Foster & develop close working relationships with our International Franchise Partners
  • Develop & maintain strong cross functional relationships with Buying, Product/Branch Merchandising, Wholesale, Marketing, Logistics & finance  
  • Monitor Franchise Assortment plans, at options level, identify areas of opportunity, communicate findings to said Partner  
  • Respond and react to individual partner needs with regards to product queries including but not restricted to availability, alternative product options, cancellations, and special requests
  • Ensure quarterly Partner sign in process completed punctually; with quantities sent to the Product teams in line with the critical path
  • Responsible for ensure relevant documents are kept up to date, such as Store Information Database, Partner fees
  • Working with other key stakeholders identify improvements current processes
  • Work on business related projects as directed

Key Attributes / Skills:

  • 3 – 5 years’ experience in a similar role, ideally with Merchandising, Franchise &/or International experience
  • Intermediate/Advanced Excel skills
  • Proven problem solving abilities
  • Ability to develop new processes & workflows
  • Comfortable with change and ambiguity
  • Adaptable to different situations and stakeholders to achieve desired outcomes
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Strong ability to persuade and influence
  • Knowledge of SAP would be beneficial
  • Ability to lead & develop a team in a fun, positive & motivational way

Hunkemöller strives to be a much loved, social & inclusive brand. A place where people love to work, are proud of the brand, and where we create true brand ambassadors. Working in a passionate, energetic, design-led and performance-driven environment where our key customer persona 'Shero' sits at the heart of everything we do. Hunkemöller is certified TOP EMPLOYER of the Netherlands 2022, which underlines our people initiatives and achievements.

Together Tomorrow – Join a Retailer that's on the move to be better for our planet, better for people, better together! From diversity & inclusion, reducing waste, to product care and how we work with our suppliers, our Together Tomorrow initiative reflects what we do and helps drive change across our business. Ready to help us achieving our ambitious goals? Where ever you'll start working with us, if in Stores or our HQs, you can contribute!

Apply now with your CV or LinkedIn profile only.

Nick Bailey
Global Merchandising, Planning and Distribution Director

"We now move to operational leadership for every part of the logistics model - from sourcing and shipping to a single inventory view with its many customer and business benefits."
One-third of every Euro we spend is on product – and we always make sure that the money is well spent. Our merchandising skills have made us market leaders in mainland Europe and industry best practice supports our buying process – so we always deliver the products our customers need. With more than 3,500 styles a year in production and lead times of up to nine months, careful planning and detailed analysis are essential to get the right stock to the right place – and at the right price too.

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Your benefits if you join a TOP EMPLOYER:

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Internal Learning Platform

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Flexible Working Hours

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Dynamic and Fast-Paced Environment

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Restaurant on site with freshly-made food

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Lifestyle Workshops

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Collective Company Insurance Discount

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Support in Travel Expenses

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Community Events

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Pension Support

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Staff Discount

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Performance Reviews

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Hybrid Working Module & Home Office Allowance

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