Assistant Merchandiser – H&M – Kuwait
This role assists the more senior merchandisers in ordering stock, analysing sales and communicating to the stores and brand team. You will produce and analyse reports to determine sales, margin and profit information, assist in forecasting order quantities, track invoices and shipments and ensure all internal systems contain the correct information.
About the Brand:
Founded in Sweden in 1947, H&M has grown through offering fashion and quality at the best price to over 3,000 stores in 53 markets today, making it a truly global fashion company. H&M’s presence can be felt on the high streets of Europe, Asia, North America, Middle East & North Africa. The MENA region currently covers 10 countries and 83 stores and is still growing. H&M is an ever evolving brand that offers a broad and varied range of fashions for the entire family. Our collections are extensive with new items arriving in store everyday offering our customers change and choice every time they visit. This is an exciting and fast paced environment requiring energetic individuals with a passion for fashion and customer service.
* Educated to degree level
* Excellent English skills
* Good IT, numerical and analytical capabilities
* A strong business and commercial acumen
* Motivated and enthusiastic
* A keen interest in retail.
* Merchandising experience is preferable, but not essential.
About the Company
M.H. Alshaya Co. is a leading international franchise operator for over 70 of the worlds most recognised retail brands including Starbucks, H&M, Mothercare, Debenhams, American Eagle Outfitters, P.F. Changs, The Cheesecake Factory, Victorias Secret, Boots, Pottery Barn and KidZania. The company operates over 2,800 stores across diverse customer sectors: Fashion & Footwear, Health & Beauty, Food, Optics, Pharmacy, Home Furnishings and Leisure & Entertainment.
Alshayas stores can be found in markets across the Middle East and North Africa, Russia, Turkey and Europe and the company employs more than 44,000 people from over 110 nationalities.
The company has established itself as the industry leader across these territories through a combination of local market understanding and a comprehensive commitment to customer service. Growth in each of its operating divisions and brands is supported by continuous investment in talent and infrastructure. It applies best practices in retail operations, merchandising, marketing, information technology, logistics, real estate, human resources and financial controls.
M.H. Alshaya Co. is the retail business of the Alshaya Group, which was founded in Kuwait in 1890 and today represents one of the most dynamic companies in the Middle East. In addition to its retail operations, the Alshaya Group is active in a number of other sectors including real estate, automotive, hotels, trading and investments.