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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.

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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