Job Title: MD / GM
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: GBP 100K - GBP 120
Start Date: 29 Oct 2020
Reference: en-32141
Contact Name: Mitsuo Sawai
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 29, 2020 16:26

Job Description







GBP 100,000 – GBP 120,000 per annum (depending on experience)


Job profile


An international Japanese brand company is looking for MD / GM, who is responsible for their European business, with a retail store in London, Ecommerce, wholesale and marketing. As managing director / General Manager you lead the European operation with the team in London and plan business development in alignment with the board of directors and their parent company.



Managing director / General Manager responsibilities:

Overseeing daily business operations.

Developing and implementing growth strategies and business plans.

Creating and managing budgets, P/L, B/S and cashflow.

Analyzing accounting and financial data and improve revenue.

Staff planning and hiring to make our team even stronger.

Evaluating performance and productivity.

Researching, identifying and proposing growth opportunities.

Generating reports and giving presentations both locally for the company and for the parent company.

Setting up and securing framework of routines for all staff.



Minimum 5 years experience as Director and/or General manager in the industry.

Minimum 10 years experience from retail/wholesale/Ecommerce in consumer.

goods, preferably in the industry.

Extensive business network in the European fashion industry.

Experience from working in an international environment.

Good knowledge in different business functions.

Strong leadership qualities.

Excellent communications skills.

Excellent presentation skills.

Highly organized.

Strong work ethic.

Good interpersonal skills.

Meticulous attention to detail.

Computer literate.

Proactive nature.

Experience from working in a Japanese company /environment is a plus but not mandatory

Fluency in Japanese is a plus but not mandatory.




London, UK




Candidate must be eligible to work in UK without any restrictions as no visa support given


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