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China Retail Lead

  • Shangai, Shanghai Shi, China

Job description

The role:

Step into a pivotal role at Brompton, the global leader in urban mobility. As the market leader in China, Brompton is driving the future of how cities move and breathe. We are looking for a Senior Retail Operations Manager with visionary leadership to scale our Brompton Junction stores and significantly influence our global strategy. This is more than a job—it's a chance to shape the future of urban living.

Situated in our dynamic Shanghai office, you will lead the operational excellence and strategic expansion of both directly operated and licensed Brompton Junction stores across China. With plans to increase our presence dramatically, your efforts will help ensure that Brompton reaches its ambitious goal of doubling sales and broadening its market influence.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Orchestrate the ambitious growth of over 20 new licensed stores, elevating the retail experience and operational standards of existing stores to match Brompton’s global prestige.
  • Foster strong partnerships, particularly with the Zhonghe Group, to ensure seamless integration and brand consistency across new and existing outlets.
  • Embed Brompton’s core values of sustainability and community engagement into every facet of the retail operation, innovating ways to intertwine these elements with everyday business practices.
  • Develop cutting-edge, localized retail strategies that cater to the unique needs and aspirations of urban Chinese consumers passionate about quality, health, and environmental sustainability.
  • Manage and achieve comprehensive financial and performance strategies, setting new benchmarks for retail excellence and team development.
  • Provide inspirational leadership to a diverse team, nurturing a culture that values growth, innovation, and alignment with Brompton’s ambitious objectives.

Job requirements

Who you are:

  • Profound understanding of the Chinese market dynamics and consumer behaviour, capable of leveraging this insight to drive strategic retail initiatives.
  • Fluent in Mandarin and English, with stellar communication skills to lead diverse teams and interact with global stakeholders effectively.
  • Strategic and analytical thinker with a robust background in project management, adept at overseeing extensive retail networks and navigating market expansions.
  • A true advocate for cycling and urban mobility, driven by a personal commitment to promoting sustainable and healthy city living.

Desired Experience:

  • At least 10 years of leadership experience in retail management, with substantial expertise in managing upscale, international retail operations within the lifestyle or luxury sectors.

You might not tick all the boxes, and that’s okay, we still encourage you to apply. Here at Brompton we are always looking for people that share the same values and attitudes as we do, as we continue to build diverse teams and a sense of community which is made stronger by each new individual who joins.

Why Join Brompton?

  • Directly influence Brompton’s strategic direction in our most critical market, contributing significantly to the global vision and operational success.
  • Lead in a market that not only supports Brompton’s business but also shapes the future of global urban mobility and environmental sustainability.
  • Thrive in a dynamic role with substantial growth potential, personal and professional, in a visionary and supportive environment.
  • Enjoy a competitive compensation package, including comprehensive benefits, exclusive company perks like your own Brompton bike, and opportunities for substantial career advancement.