I am a highly skilled sales and marketing professional with expertise in retail and flexibility to achieve sales and marketing goals. Possessing strong ability of confronting new challenges, building self- esteem, love for others and faith in God. Strong mathematical and analytical skills along with team management abilities enable to create synergy effort and work effectively with resource preservation.
04/2007 to 11/2008
Assistant Retail Salas ManagerGlobal Logistics Solutions － London, UK
Managing Retail out let for collection and distribution logistics and supplies for customer requirements.
Increasing business activities by identifying newer business opportunities Planning and organizing sale promotion activities Motivating and leading employee for contributing towards collective targets Planning and forecasting business growth and development was also part of role which required regular assessment and feed back by Sales Manager Key Skills Attained Supply chain management Corporate account management Business Development, Goal Orientation Communication and Interpersonal abilities Problem Solving and Conflict Management.
10/2004 to 01/2006
Fashion ConsultantNext PLC UK
01/2009 to 02/2016
Area Sales ManagerLevi's Strauss Pvt Ltd Pakistan
Retail store management for consumer electronic products including non food FMCG with in Lahore Major Responsibilities: Planning and implementing and exceeding sales targets as per company standards Creating budgets and adopting cost control strategies for increasing margins Creating promotional strategy to increase sales using ATL and BTL approaches Overseeing store operational activities by providing logistics and stock management across six stores in Lahore, Resolving customer complaints and implementing service standards Preparing budgets and organization cost control by controlling variance Visual merchandising and shop window dressing activities Coordination with suppliers, external stakeholders and media groups Collecting feedback through market and customer research and liaising with management for strategies Building, developing, organizing and developing team across retail network, monitoring and appraising Key Skills Obtained The ability to motivate and lead a team with a customer focus approach Initiative and enthusiasm, reporting and compliance Excellent communication and 'people skills' Good planning and organisational skills along with better marketing and promotional skills Timely decision making and strategic thinking Good IT, budget and report writing skills using ERP.
04/2006 to 05/2007
Store ManagerFMCG Appeal
Reporting to Retail regional manager key activities included store operation, procurement, team management, Visual merchandising (SCS) and sales target accomplishment.
Building and motivating store team to implement required service and selling standard.
Planning Sales and budget projection for achieving store targets.
Monitoring market activities, competitors mapping, customer and market research Inventory Management and procurement coordination with suppliers and head office Planning promotional and marketing strategies to increase customer involvement I increased store growth by up to 15% with a significant reduction in cost while increasing margins and store targets attainment on consistent basis Team working and Motivation Prioritizing and Time Management Customer Services and standard implementation Procurement and vendor management Monitoring, Analyzing Presentation and Communication Sales planning, cost cutting Promotion and Marketing.
PGD: business studiesCity College West London
College UK － LondonUKbusiness studies
MBA: Institute of Leadership & ManagementPunjab College of CommerceInstitute of Leadership & Management
account management, advertising, approach, ATL, Budgeting, budgets, budget, Business Development, Interpersonal, Excellent communication, Conflict Management, cost control, Resolving customer complaints, Customer Services, customer service skills, decision making, ERP, fashion, focus, forecasting, front office, Inventory Management, Leadership, legal, logistics, Managing, market research, marketing strategies, market trends, marketing, market, Excel, office, PowerPoint, window, MS Word, negotiation, network, organizational skills, Organizing, people skills, Presentation skills, Problem Solving, Procurement, Promotion, report writing, reporting, research, Retail, selling, Sales, Sales Manager, Sales planning, store management, strategy, strategic planning, strategic thinking, Supply chain management, team management, Time Management, vendor management, Visual merchandising