UK Country Manager

Adam Recruitment Ltd
16 Apr 2017
16 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
We are currently working with a Spanish children's fashion brand who are looking to build on their growth in the European and South American markets by opening a brand new UK branch in Manchester. The business has already been operating for 75 years and sell garments in over 80 countries around the world, mostly within multi-brand stores. This role marks their first full foray into the UK market, as they open up their first UK branch, joining existing branches in Spain, Portugal, and Italy, among others.

To support the opening of their brand new UK branch, our client is aiming to hire a Country Manager to oversee the whole UK market.The successful applicant will find themselves responsible for organising and coordinating the work of the new Manchester office delegation, as well as overseeing the administration, sales and customs clearance, finance and accounting, and logistics.

UK Country Manager Key Responsibilities:

- Management and control of daily activity of the company and supervision of employees
- Management of network sales agents
- Control of the accountancy function and bank funds, including collecting and making payments
- Management of deliveries from Spain to final UK customer
- Oversee and supervise customs clearance declaration for Customs Office, and domestic transport

UK Country Manager Skills & Experience:

- Experience with fashion companies desired
- Experience in managing logistics for delivery etc.
- Knowledge of customs legislation and responsibilities
- Fluency in Spanish ideal, or desire to learn Spanish as a new language
- Experience within an accounts or finance handling role

UK Country Manager Salary:

£35,000 - £45,000 basic salary

This is a great opportunity for a highly-organised manager to join an established and growing fashion brand, and take them to the next level by leading their flagship UK store. If you're interested in hearing more about this role then please apply through the link provided, or send your CV to John Reid at Adam Recruitment.