Experience

  • Area Manager Nederland

    at Christ Netherlands

    January 2016 - January 2018

    Provincie Noord-Holland

    In this position I manage to bring the German company to the Netherlands and responsible for all the processes. Duties: o stock levels and making key decisions about stock control. • Analysing and interpreting: o sales figures and forecasting future sales; • Organizing special promotions, displays and events • Attending and chairing meetings • Touring the sales floor regularly, talking to colleagues and customers, and identifying or resolving urgent issues • Initiating changes to improve the business • Setting KPI’s for stores and ensures a clear line of sight between these and individual/team performance • For any new store opening, effectively managing through the opening plan to set up the team, merchandise the store and implement brand expectations

  • District Manager Benelux

    at Fossil Benelux

    January 2010 - January 2016

    District de Luxembourg

    In this position I managed about 400 employees at 9 locations in Benelux. Duties: • Managing and motivating: o a team to increase sales and ensure efficiency; o stock levels and making key decisions about stock control. • Analyzing and interpreting: o sales figures and forecasting future sales; . Trends to facilitate planning. • Using information technology to record sales figures for data analysis and forward planning • Dealing with staffing issues such as interviewing potential staff, conducting appraisals and performance reviews, as well as providing or organizing training and development • Resolving health and safety, legal and security issues • Organising special promotions, displays and events • Touring the sales floor regularly, talking to colleagues and customers, • Initiating changes to improve the business • Setting KPI’s for stores and ensures a clear line of sight between these and individual/team performance

  • Retail Sales Manager

    at International Company Bestseller

    January 2007 - January 2010

    Provincie Noord-Holland

    Duties: • Completing store operational requirements by scheduling and assigning employees; following up on work results • Maintaining store staff job results by coaching / counselling and recruiting new employees • Achieving financial objectives by preparing an annual budget; scheduling expenditures; analysing variances; initiating corrective actions • Ensuring availability of merchandise and services by approving contracts and maintaining inventories • Formulating pricing policies by reviewing merchandising activities and determining additional needed sales promotion etc. Continues next page • Markets merchandise by studying advertising, sales promotion, and display plans; analysing operating and financial statements for profitability ratios • Maintaining professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies

  • Shop Manager

    at ZARA & MEXX

    January 2005 - January 2007

    Provincie Noord-Holland

    Shop Manager • I supervised 25 employees in the new shops in Alkmaar and Amsterdam. • Setting up a new shop with a new team.

  • (Assistant) Shop Manager

    at COOLCAT

    January 1994 - January 2004

    Provincie Noord-Holland

    Shop Manager for Alkmaar, Leiden and Haarlem.

Languages

  • Dutch Native

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