Head of Merchandising

Fashion · Giza, NA
Department Fashion
Employment Type Full Time - noon
Minimum Experience Senior Manager/Supervisor

noon is a fast-growing e-commerce venture in the Middle East with committed capital of $1 billion. Our aim is to develop a world-class ecosystem in the Middle East. To achieve this goal, noon has built end-to-end in-house capabilities across all verticals. After launching in 2017, we are now looking for aggressive scaling strategies to maximize our customer reach and product offerings. 

As part of this strategy, we have acquired a fashion vertical called SIVVI, which will be a key revenue and profitability driver for the business. We will build SIVVI into a trendy premium branded fashion destination for the GCC region. We have also set up a dedicated team to manage our fashion assortment across SIVVI & Noon. As Head of Merchandising, the candidate will be responsible for handling the planning, in-season management & commercial steering of our fashion retail business across all our Retail channels & customer types. As we are very much still a startup at the core, we are looking for somebody deeply passionate and committed in making an impactful contribution to the region.

Key Responsibilities  

  • Managing and preparing the divisional budgets and forecasts
  • Ensuring all financial KPI’s are being met or exceeded
  • Managing product life cycles and ensuring appropriate ranging decisions are made
  • Influence, manage and develop the assortment strategy alongside Buying Leadership
  • Ensure the assortment and ranging policies are aligned to the wider business strategy
  • Re-Planning and forecasting of the relevant variables including OTB, sales, margin, profit, stockturn and margin mix highlighting opportunities, threats and required action
  • Drive establishment of relationships with key stakeholders
  • Monitor the buying critical path to ensure timely decision making
  • Ensure best in class data driven approach to reporting, analytics, planning and in season management
  • Leading and motivating direct reports


  • Bachelor degree in Business, Economics, Mathematics or comparable field experience
  • 10+ years of Merchandising experience in the fashion e-commerce space
  • 5+ years of experience leading and managing large data driven teams, with a successful track record
  • Strong influencing, negotiation and communication skills
  • Excellent financial and analytical skills
  • Superior team leadership experience
  • General retail skills and business acumen
  • Strong interpersonal and partnering skills
  • Solid experience in merchandise planning management in online fashion retail environments
  • An entrepreneurial mindset
  • A high level of proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Power BI and a strong attitude to learn technical applications quickly


Who will excel? 

The ideal candidate will be comfortable in a fast-paced, multi-tasked, high energy environment. They will be creative and analytical problem solver with a passion for delivering results.


At noon we have the courage to pursue what seems impossible, we work hard to get things done, we go to great lengths to ensure that the experience of everyone from our customers to our sellers or noon Bandidos is stellar but above all, we are grateful for the opportunities we have.


If you feel the above values resonate with you – you will enjoy this incredible journey with us!

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  • Location
    Giza, NA
  • Department
  • Employment Type
    Full Time - noon
  • Minimum Experience
    Senior Manager/Supervisor