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Visual Merchandising Manager

Date: 05-Mar-2023

Location: KW

Company: Alghanim Industries

Job Purpose


The candidate will lead visual team in development of new stores designs, in-store merchandising concepts, visual displays, and seasonal product calendars, achieving a best-in-class shopping experience and visually attractive store journey.


Essential Job Roles


  • Lead the Visual Merchandising team in creating, establishing, and ensuring an optimal visual level in the store contributing to commercial objectives of Safat Home.
  • Implement and innovate upon store layout plan to best present the product range
  • Maintain an organized and visually appealing environment for our customers
  • Plan and execute effective visual merchandising strategies
  • Utilize space planning tools to ensure simplicity, cost-effectiveness, and efficiency in store design
  • Setting and maintaining standards and procedures with the VM’s and store teams
  • Create Partnerships across multiple departments to maintain and update displays to continue seasonality and relevance to product calendar
  • Analysis of current VM techniques, manuals, policies, and procedures and set up the standards and clear direction for stores to follow
  • Maintaining and updating of detailed Planograms for all stores
  • Drive shop-floor transformation
  • Support with decisions regarding new sites and stores in terms of layout, functionality, space, and structure
  • Contribute to Commercial Projects within Safat Home to include new stores, refits, new concepts, redesign, etc.
  • Accountable for recruiting, developing, and training of the visual merchandising team


Skills, Knowledge & Experience Required


  • 10 years’ experience in Home Furnishing Retail.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Interior design or equivalent.
  • Team builder can build an efficient team around her/him
  • Ability to prioritize and organize multiple projects with strong attention to details.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent knowledge of trends, styles of home-furnishing
  • Creativity and ability to work with styles and wide product range
  • Understanding of how to ascertain information regarding Life at home and how to show the solutions in the stores
  • Ideally with Interior design competence and relevant technical PC software skills