Store Manager

Let us tell you about ourselves!

Hudson Group is an international retailer and distributor primarily involved in the sport and fashion wear sectors. The Group’s head office is located in Malta but is also present through offices in Italy, Spain, Morocco, Tunisia and Algeria. Though Hudson Holdings was founded in 2006, the Group’s roots reach as far back as 1987 when the first pair of NIKE was sold in Malta.

We now have an amazing opportunity for you to join our Hudson family as a store manager in our exciting new opening of the Hudson 360 Store!

At our Hudson 360 Store we will be carrying all of your favorite brands – Nike, Tommy Hilfiger, Calvin Klein, and many others. We are passionate about our customers, and they are at the heart of everything we do. We seek to provide legendary and WOW buying experiences through excellent service and a unique store concept.

 

What you will contribute to the team: 

  • You’re accountable for your and your teams’ performance and are eager to improve KPI’s to best serve the customers
  • You will drive sales and customer satisfaction in an omnichannel, digitally supported environment
  • You lead a team that helps keep all store functions running seamlessly so every customer leaves with the thought “WOW, I shopped at Hudson”
  • You can confidently perform all store management functions in the absence of the store manager
  • You’re a brand ambassador and live the “The Hudson Way” to deliver brand desirability for Hudson as well as for the brands offered in the Hudson 360 Store
  • You keep a clear overview on store responsibilities and achieve completion through prioritization
  • The consumer is at the heart of everything we do, and you take a big part in bringing the Hudson experience – both physical and digital – to life for our customers every step of the way
  • A team player through and through, you enjoy working together to reach a common goal and are eager to pass your knowledge and experience on to other sales staff while creating an inclusive and vibrant environment
  • You play a key role in creating an environment in which your team can excel personally and professionally

 

How we imagine you: 

  • Interprets the company product strategy into product ranges
  • Adheres to brand product strategy to ensure cohesive statement is maintained
  • Balances the range for the target consumer and by market in terms of price points, styles, fashion colour, etc.
  • Continuous review of in-season collection to maximize range, sales, and profit
  • Analyse competitor product ranges and actions to ensure we are leading
  • Interface with all different functions of the business i.e., planning and merchandising, brand management and ensures a constant information flow
  • Drive opportunities using critical path to ensure maximum flexibility to decrease markdown risk and maximise sales
  • Review department performance on a weekly basis and proposes action for trading out of poor performing areas and buying into successful areas
  • Coordinate with VM and Marketing for the implementation of the Marketing/VM/ Trade calendars; Ensure understanding of all the critical dates in the calendar
  • Understand the market and competition well and is up to speed with trend activity
  • Meet deadlines in buying calendars and critical path
  • Work with the Merchandiser to ensure merchandise is phased in to provide the correct level of ‘newness’ for the customer according to divisional strategy

 

Your Hudson Benefits:

  • Interact with great brands: Be part of the great thrill involved as each brand unravels its new collections and be behind the greatest product launches, merchandising and marketing campaigns.
  • Grow in a dynamic environment: Hudson offers a great learning environment, pushing you beyond your comfort zone, to go beyond your best abilities and grow in your career. Many employees joined the company and now occupy more senior roles and have also moved to another department consequently growing in their knowledge and their experience. Coupled with this, in many roles you can benefit from flexible hours and an excellent work life balance.
  • Access to great product and promotions: Hudson Group employees are the first to know about the latest product launches and are also entitled to very generous discounts across the different brands.
  • Working at Hudson does not only offer great working environments but also other perks such as free yoga sessions to staff. The social team, also throw the best Christmas, Summer and dress-up parties!
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