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General Manager - Apparel
- Aggressive investment plan
- Strategic and leaderhsip role
About Our Client
Our client has a long and established track record of success in the retail industry along with other investments. As a result of continued interest to grow their presence in the South East Asia market, they are currently looking to appoint a General Manager in Singapore to transform the local operations and lead the next phase of expansion in the region.
Reporting to the Group VP, the General Manager will be overall responsible for the P&L and general management of the business in Singapore, Malaysia and the region. You will develop and propose strategies to the group leadership team to support the vision for sustainable growth in Singapore and the region. Leading a sizeable team, you will ensure all functions such as sales, branding, marketing, product, retail operations, distribution and customer service are running effectively. As a leader, you will lead from the front and ensure the team work towards a common goal while also developing and cultivating their capabilities. You will also liaise and work closely with key business partners such as manufacturers and department stores while maintaining a strong working relationship and driving a shared vision.
The Successful Applicant
The ideal candidate should be degree qualified and possess at least 10 years of relevant working experience in the related field i.e. retail, fashion, apparel and accessories. Successful general management experience with direct responsibility of managing a large team, and a demonstrated track record of delivering top line growth and bottom line performance is essential. The ideal candidate is currently, or has been a General Manager/Country Manager or a senior operating executive of a business unit within a international company. You should have a strong business acumen, a positive attitude and excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Sound understanding of the apparel retail/wholesale industry in this region would be advantages.
What's on Offer
An exciting time and opportunity to be part of a very established and financially stable business to help them transform the SEA market.