Sales Director Footwear

Multiple Locations
Required Experience: 0 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
Posted 3 days ago

JOB DESCRIPTION As Sales Director Footwear for Europe you will lead, coach and develop a Sales Team to profitably achieve volume and value targets as in Annual Financial Plan through growing retail partnerships and brand equity with a focus on high standard customer/consumer satisfaction. Key responsibilities include: • Develop sales strategy to ensure we are successful across channels in evolving market trends and competitor moves. Put in place a cohesive sales platform to achieve sales performance indicators including forecasting, sell-in and sell-out monitoring. • Ensure effective planning by partnering with forecasting and collaborating closely with merchandising to optimise stock levels and avoid stock-outs. • Develop sales performance management tools, Way to Sell process and standards, focused on building improved customer relationship and optimize their performance. • Develop and implement a strategy to optimize distribution and support Premiumisation strategy. • Lead and coach the achievement of team performance and create a succession and talent pool for the future. • Ensure cross-functional alignment to achieve the sales plan. • Department P&L “big numbers” management and control ( net sales / MGP / OPEX / BC) • Active member of Country Leadership Team and contributor to AFP process. About you: • Minimum 5 years’ experience within Wholesale Sales management and an excellent understanding of the wholesale footwear process at regional / international level • Progressive experience selling and leading footwear sales strategy in a wholesale business model • Can profitably grow sales while aligning with brand and customer segmentation strategies • Establish long term strategies while delivering consistent and first class execution • Experience working in a matrix organization and collaboratively across departments • Financial skills and understanding of profitability drivers for us and our customers • Identify future business opportunities / risks and to develop strategies to address • Anticipate and identify competitor and retail changes which may affect our business • Experience leading sales teams on all metrics including daily, monthly and annual revenue targets, account development, inventory levels, and delivering required gross margin • Fluent in English Position Location: Brussels European HQ, Barcelona, Merone, or Offenbach Levi Strauss & Co. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to leveraging the diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and experience of our workforce to create opportunities for our colleagues and our business. We do not discriminate in employment decisions on the basis of any protected category. Minorities, females, people with disabilities and veterans are highly encouraged to apply. LOCATIONZaventem, BelgiumFULL TIME/PART TIMEFull time