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Merchandising Project Manager

Date: 03-Aug-2022

Location: Paris, FR, 75002

Company: Matthews International

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Temporary Merchandising and The Alchemist’s Garden (niche collection) development.

We are looking for a Merchandising Project Manager, who would support the team on 6 - 12 Month Merchandising/The Alchemist’s Garden guidelines development and deployment. As the PM you must ensure full understanding and circulation of Permanent Merchandising/The Alchemist’s Garden principles across all the markets and supervise on the design and TD creation to ensure consistency with the approved guidelines,

You will interact with internal and external teams/parts/suppliers, providing clear communication and proper approach which are key elements.

Your support is required to prepare Gucci Fashion House (FH) monthly meetings and weekly submissions, coordinating with all the markets to gather all out of guidelines designs to be presented with all related information.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Supervision out of guidelines projects (from gondolas/backwalls to store designs) for Europe/MEA/US/Canada/Latam Markets.
  • Receive, check and give inputs to optimise the designs to allow the submission to Gucci FH,
  • Decks creation for FH meetings (once a month) + weekly PM deck preparation (gathering Markets projects in one unique ppt document, supporting Markets in design revisions, check if all the relevant commercial info are present)
  • Management of external agency to release in due timings permanent and temporary guidelines for each new launch (creation of a detailed brief to get renders, technical drawings, interactive guidelines documents) and deployment with the Markets
  • Support in the development of new elements (display/shelving tools/new furniture’s etc), from reception of the creativity from FH, check of the technical details to guarantee their "correctness", prototype creation dealing with partner suppliers,
  • Interface with internal teams (Purchase dept, Trade Marketing, GTM, Marketing) for the development/periodically offering to Markets of the globally produced elements, Suppliers’ qualification  
  • Reception and quality check of all the material samples from WW markets/suppliers until final qualification in the new PM concept,
  • Supervision/check of production Technical Drawings of the designs in case of support needed by the Markets,

SKILLS

  • Ideal profile has a Design/Architecture/Interior Design/Visual Merchandising background.
  • Very good eye for technical details, materials, finishes, proportions, with sensitivity to Retail and Commercial dynamics (capable to read a floormap and develop design solutions to optimise customer’s experience).
  • Passion for Cosmetic industry and Luxury is a plus.

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Our Warehouse Automation group, Matthews Automation Solutions, delivers advanced software and control solutions that improve efficiency in the physical processing of orders for retail and ecommerce distribution centers. Matthew Automation Solutions’ portfolio - including brands Lightning Pick, Pyramid, and Compass Engineering – deliver solutions for high-performance order picking, assembly and sortation, as well as warehouse control and execution systems to maximize material flow and order fulfillment throughput.  
 

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