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Head of Retail - EMEA

Employer
TFG London
Location
London
Salary
Competitive plus benefits
Closing date
27 Apr 2024

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Sector
Retail and Wholesale
Role
Senior Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Details

About The Role

If you want to lead on the International retail strategy for TFG Brands who are going from strength to strength, having experienced phenomenal growth the past two years then this Head of Retail EMEA role is for you.

We're recruiting for an all-encompassing retail leader who can utilise their International multi-country experience to drive sales and customer service excellence across all markets within the region as well as define and measure KPIs for success.

Reporting to the Global Retail Director, the Head of Retail EMEA is responsible for the performance of over 70 stores and concessions across 7 countries. This senior role will draw on your empowering and motivating leadership skills nurture and support a team of Country Managers to meet and exceed growth objectives and performance of all markets.

Your proven track record of successfully driving sales, optimizing operations and managing relationships with internal and external partners will be utilized to deliver strategic brand initiatives and create momentum within TFG to achieve groups goals.

The successful candidate will have superb commercial acumen including excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities. With a strategic mindset and an eye for detail, you will foster a collaborative environment where growth of the business and people go hand in hand.

This exciting role is a critical part of TFG's senior retail team and will contribute to the direction of the brands across the international landscape.

Apply now if you want to be part of a successful brand with even more exciting growth planned.

About You

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About Us

We care, we connect, we collaborate and we create. We are TFG London, home to some of the UK's most successful premium fashion and lifestyle brands including Hobbs, Phase Eight, Whistles and Inside Story. Across all of our brands, we believe that a career in retail is unbeatable and our people are at the heart of everything we do.

TFG London Inclusion and Diversity statement of commitment:

At TFG London and across all our brands we are committed to creating an inclusive culture that welcomes, develops and celebrates a diversity of backgrounds, experiences, cultural references and ideas and opinions within our business.

We are working together to ensure our environment is one where difference is not only respected but encouraged and celebrated and people can bring their authentic, unique selves to work, where their contribution is valued, ability enhanced, and perspective appreciated.

Company

TFG London is part of The Foschini Group Limited (TFG), a leading South African retail business. TFG entered the UK market in 2015 with the acquisition of Phase Eight and we have now added Whistles and Hobbs to our impressive portfolio of the most successful, premium womenswear brands in the UK. We opened our first TFG store in December 2019 and are excited to keep growing the TFG London group.

About our brands: Hobbs:

Hobbs

Founded in Hampstead in 1981, each Hobbs collection embodies the multifaceted nature of modern women, with both tailored yet feminine everyday styles and standout event dressing. The in-house design team spearheads affordable luxury in its London atelier, exquisite quality and attention to detail are intrinsic to the brand. From conception to creation, every piece that bears the Hobbs name has a story to tell.

Phase Eight:

Phase Eight

2019 saw Phase Eight celebrate 40 years designing premium and stylish collections for all occasions. They have positioned themselves as a go-to dress destination and in 2013 launched a successful bridal range. Combined with their daywear, accessories and shoe offering, they give their customers a complete wardrobe solution. The brand ethos is that great style is not just about the clothes, but a mindset; every style is designed to make women feel as great as they look.

Whistles:

Whistles

Whistles is a contemporary fashion brand, based in London. A shopping destination for the busy, dynamic woman, they create timeless pieces with an intelligent sense of design. Collections are considered, wearable and yet distinct, with true seven days a week appeal, crafted to fit effortlessly into modern life.

TFG London Inclusion and Diversity:

At TFG London and across all our brands we are committed to creating an inclusive culture that welcomes, develops and celebrates a diversity of backgrounds, experiences, cultural references and ideas and opinions within our business.

We are working together to ensure our environment is one where difference is not only respected but encouraged and celebrated and people can bring their authentic, unique selves to work, where their contribution is valued, ability enhanced, and perspective appreciated.

We are also proud to be recognised as a Disability Confident Committed employer. Our aim is to:

  • Ensure our recruitment process is inclusive and accessible
  • Anticipate and provide reasonable adjustments as required
  • Support any existing employee who acquires a disability or long-term health condition, enabling them to stay in work

Working at TFG London:

Across the TFG brands, we pride ourselves on having our people at the heart of everything we do. We take great interest in the well-being of our employees enabling them to perform to the best of their ability at all times. Across the TFG brands we really believe that a career in retail is unbeatable. It is an industry in constant motion, defined by the pace of change and by the relentless competition. The retail landscape is constantly shifting, reacting to the customer and their needs. It is also an industry defined by its people. Across the TFG brands, our most valuable asset is our people.

Health and Wellbeing:

The well-being of our employees is really important to us which is why we have some fantastic benefits including:

  • Providing advice to help improve our teams emotional, physical, vocational and financial wellness through our partnership with the Retail Trust
  • Unlimited access to a Virtual GP, 24 hours a day and 365 days a year
  • Subsidised gym membership for central teams
  • Free annual eye test with Specsavers
  • Fresh fruit supplied weekly for all central teams employees to enjoy

Charity Day:

Across the brands, we love giving to charity and we encourage all employees to utilise 1 day per year to take part in a charity initiative of their choice. We are continuously inspired when we hear about employees’ involvements in different charity events and initiatives.

Other Benefits:

We also offer some fantastic benefits such as:

  • Generous discount across our brands
  • Blended working for central teams
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays

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