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European Operations Manager, Merchandise (Maternity Cover) - S1319

  • Job added:   1 October 2012
  • Salary :   Please state earnings on application
  • Location :   Central England based, with regular International/European travel
  • Job Type :   Permanent
  • Company :   Southgate Consulting
  • Contact :   Sonia Stretton
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  • Telephone :   01235 863 525
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Our Client, an aspirational Brand within the Automotive sector, is looking to take on an individual, to cover maternity leave (c12 month contract), working as a European Operations Manager, within the Merchandise area of this business.


The role will see the successful candidate working globally and being responsible for the direction of the Merchandise products across the EMEA markets.


With a highly organised working style, a Degree (or equivalent) in Business or Marketing, as well as experience within an Operational role in a Product/Communications environment, you will need to create and develop plans to support bot the Strategic direction and financial objectives, integrating with the EMEA markets, understanding their needs and carefully planning and communicating the product selection, launch and promotion process.


In addition to this, you will be responsible for identifying product development opportunities through gap analysis, compliance legislation and market feedback as well as need to build and develop relationships with key stakeholders and European/International offices.


If this sounds like you and are you able to work on a contract basis, covering Maternity leave, please forward your full, up to date CV, to for further review.


Please state earnings on application



1.Do you have strong Operational experience and experience of Product Management/Communications within a prestigious brand environment?

2.Are you available to work on a contract basis, starting around November 2012, to cover Maternity leave (c12 months)?

3.Do you have a Degree/or equivalent in Business and/or Marketing?

4.Are you able to travel, regularly, both Internationally and within Europe, to carry out this role?

5.Do you have demonstrable organisation & planning skills within your career to date?