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Brand Manager-Kuwait

Job Description and Requirements
Brand Manager needed for a leading retail company in Kuwait.   JOB REQUIREMENTS: • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, finance, or equivalent from a reputable university. MBA is a plus • 5-7 years’ work experience, with a solid background in the retail industry (managerial level) • Good command of both English and Arabic • Excellent communication skills with strong operational exposure • Excellent Organizational skills • Excellent interpretation and analyzing kills • Flexible with a positive attitude • Ability to multitask and work under pressure • Excellent computer skills   JOB DESCRIPTION: • Develop and implement appropriate brand’s strategies by selecting, segmenting and targeting markets, and promoting products and services to those markets • Conduct competition analysis and regular benchmarking, maintain awareness of market trends and new entrants in the retail industries, understanding forthcoming customer initiatives and monitoring local competitors performance • Set up with Marketing Manager the yearly media plan, arrange the brand events to generate additional sales throughout the year and opening new channels for corporate sales • Prepare a monthly and yearly management report in order to reach the ideal and optimized stock and develop an efficient stock management system whereby fast moving and slow moving items are identified • Advice & coordinates with sales department to dispatch the goods to the points of sales as per their needs and define the right assortment according to the retail environment • Develop and maintain brand price list for retail and corporate sales • Provide Sales Manager and General Manager with a monthly brand sales-in and sale-out report & quarterly sales forecasts • Prepare monthly review report to sales manager and recommend necessary actions. • Achieve brand preset target • Implement visual merchandising guidelines in coordination with visual merchandiser • Prepare and report P&L budget for the following year • Identify new opportunities and plan replenishment supplies • Identify and analyze the brand’s strengths and weaknesses, and respond to opportunities and threats in the marketing environment • Create brand sales terms & condition for point of sale and after sales • Identify new spaces & location for brand presence • Train and update the sales staff in appropriate products knowledge • Provide after sales department with the latest information and organize training sessions • Receives general supervision from the Sales Manager • Exercises functional and technical supervision over sales staff.