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21/03 Richa
Manager at Prometheus Consulting

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Head/Manager - Design - Fashion Industry (7-14 yrs)

Kolkata Job Code: 1236181

About the client:

- Company Name: Reliance

- Headquarter Location: Mumbai

- Founding Year: 2006

- No of Employees: 10000+

Head of Design (Manager) - Fashion Industry

Job Purpose:

- Set the creative direction in the conceptual development of seasonal product lines across apparel & accessories).

- Create & execute original designs, to create products right from concept through production with a clear focus on trends, fit, fabric & finish.

- Strategize & plan the seasonal collection in terms of products both new trends & existing best sellers (cash cows), range composition & design the grid according to the products cost and the intended MRP.

- Evaluate & analyze the global offerings, find gaps & create designs & plan for indigenous offering.

- Research & analyse the market & monitor current fashion trends, collections, customer preferences and competitor to strengthen brand image and maintain competitive positioning against key brand consumer targets.

- Stay on top of new trends, generate new ideas & conceptualize & innovate new products & categories in line with brand image guidelines.

I know I have done a great job if :

- Ensures all assortments deliver consistent color, trend, and creative direction across targeted lifestyle to ensure brand positioning and brand equity objectives are intact.

- Shares responsibility together with the buying, merchandising team for achieving business unit goals relating to profit, revenue & gross Margin.

- Collaborate with cross-functional counterparts in buying, merchandising, global sourcing, visual merchandising,

- Marketing to translate trends into brand appropriate products, collection and fashion communications/stories as per business requirement.

- Offer input to the brand's annual OTB plan.

The people I need to work with:

Within function:

- Buyer

- Planner

- Business Head

- Product head

Outside function:

- Vendors

Capabilities :

- Product technical understanding - Must Have - Clothing.

- Working skills on MS Office ( Excel & PPT - Above average skills).

- Attention to detail and interpersonal skills.

- Ability to interact with management of factories and buyers.

- Ability to work in a fast paced environment, multi-task and organize efficiently with accuracy and attention to detail.

- Good planning and execution skills

- Very strong communication, presentation, influencing & negotiation skills.

- Exposure to an international brand.

- Effective listening and communications skills - simplify communication with ability to put the point across the board.

This job opening was posted long time back. It may not be active. Nor was it removed by the recruiter. Please use your discretion.

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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