Vice President - Glashütte Original

The company

The Swatch Group is today the largest manufacturer and distributor of finished watches in the world. The Group includes a number of famous brands such as Breguet, Blancpain, Jaquet Droz, Glashütte-Original, Léon Hatot, Omega, Longines and Rado, Tissot, Calvin Klein, Certina, Mido, Hamilton, Pierre Balmain, Swatch and Flik Flak . In addition, the Swatch Group benefits from the strongest industrial base in the watch industry with divisions such as ETA, Comadur, Frederic Piguet, DYB, etc. contributing greatly to our Group’s success. The Group employs over 20,000 employees worldwide with an annual sales turnover of more than CHF4,000 million. The Swatch Group (Hong Kong) Limited (“SGHK”) is a wholly owned subsidiary company of The Swatch Group. When you join the SGHK, you have become part of a worldwide organization committed to providing excellent services to its customers and business partners.

Job description

The Swatch Group Ltd is now seeking for a Vice President to manage one of our prestige brands in Hong Kong and Macau.

 

This position reports to the Country Manager and the Brand Headquarters in Germany. Candidates must come from a sales and marketing or branding focused background, have the ability to lead, develop and build marketing strategy of a brand, with the objective to achieve overall business goals and increase the market share and sales revenue.

 

The individual will be responsible for the management of a prestige brand mainly covering sales and marketing, retail operation, pricing and inventory, and customer relationship.  This incumbent will be fully responsible for strategies and planning of the brand, people management, analysis, and working in close with the headquarters to ensure the brand is strengthen and developed according to the Brand HQ strategies.

Profile

The Swatch Group Ltd is now seeking for a Vice President to manage one of our prestige brands in Hong Kong and Macau.

 

This position reports to the Country Manager and the Brand Headquarters in Germany. Candidates must come from a sales and marketing or branding focused background, have the ability to lead, develop and build marketing strategy of a brand, with the objective to achieve overall business goals and increase the market share and sales revenue.

 

The individual will be responsible for the management of a prestige brand mainly covering sales and marketing, retail operation, pricing and inventory, and customer relationship.  This incumbent will be fully responsible for strategies and planning of the brand, people management, analysis, and working in close with the headquarters to ensure the brand is strengthen and developed according to the Brand HQ strategies.

Professional requirements

WE ARE LOOKING FOR a smart, good personality and motivated talent, who brings along the following background:

 

  • University Degree in Business Administration or related subjects
  • 5-10 years of experience in management position in luxury goods sector is essential
  • Preferably with previous experience of managing a prestige watch brand including retail operation & good relationship with retailers is essential
  • A strong understanding and passion in prestige watches and have good exposure to digital marketing, retail marketing and CRM
  • Proven ability to manage sales versus targets and high achievement of results against forecasts
  • Independent, open-minded, fast-response and passionate
  • Strong people management, training, recruitment and performance management skills
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Proficient in MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint)