Topshop Topman

Technical Manager (Non-clothing) TOPSHOP

6 days left

UK - England/South East - Greater London33#
Competitive Salary + Benefits
30 Sep 2016
27 Oct 2016
Job Type

Our Global Vision is to be the world’s fashion authority. Endorsed by opinion formers and accessible to everyone, we are an authentic British Brand with world class standards. A fashion-insider that constantly innovates through its brave and irreverent approach, providing fashion leadership to style-minded individuals. We look for the best talent in the industry and currently have an exciting opportunity for a Non-Clothing Technical Manager to join the Technical Team here at Topshop.
A role at TOPSHOP promises a fast paced, challenging, innovative working environment. The key to our success is our people, and becoming part of this inspiring team will be a really fantastic learning opportunity for the right person!

The Job
• This role will define and deliver the Technical Strategy to achieve results in line with overall Brand Strategy including best practice, legal compliance, ethical and training.
• Manage and develop a team of multi-product, non-clothing specialists to ensure they are continually progressing and therefore meet future operational and strategic needs
• Train and support Make-Up Technologist to ensure all Technical aspects of the product are satisfied
• Help to diversify and manage supplier base
• Ensure product compliance with EU and International regulations across non-clothing
• Refine and build existing technical processes across non-clothing functions
• Work closely with Clothing Technical Manager to ensure consistency across the department

• A strong beauty background with 5 years minimum industry experience
• Experience leading and developing a team
• Be able to demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of make-up expertise
• Be proficient in EU and International product regulations
• The appetite to learn about new product areas (shoes, bags, accessories)
• Possess good manufacturing knowledge
• Have off shore travel experience
• Be able to proactively identify and analyse problems and propose commercial solutions
• Demonstrate strong communication skills and the ability to influence and negotiate at all levels

From bonus schemes to season ticket loans, that make your commute a little easier, we offer a range benefits here at head office. We make the most out of our staff discount across The Arcadia Group and a range of brands externally.

As well as this we have lots of exciting things that happen throughout the year, to say a big thanks for all the hard work our great teams put in.