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Ibterior design project Manager. Merchandise buying manager

Location:
Salmiya, Hawalli Governorate, Kuwait
Posted:
May 23, 2020

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Address: Kuwait - Salmiya

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EDUC A T I O N

December 1995 – July 2000

Masters Degree in Interior Architecture

& Decorative arts

Honors List

Lebanese University – Lebanon

Faculty of Fine Arts

1995

High School Graduate

Rawdat El Fayha Secondary School -

Lebanon

R E E M D E E K

D E T A I L S O F C U R R E N T E M P L O Y M E NT December 2010 till Present

Merchandise Buying Manager

Interior Design Project Execution Manager

Midas International General Trading & Contracting Co. w.l.l / Kuwait A long- established company renown in furniture, contracting & interior design Job description:

1. Since assigned as a merchandise buying manager, I contributed in increasing the retail furniture sales return by 20% 2. Advise on product ordering quantity and setting selling GP% 3. Conduct product sourcing, selection and buying by visiting international fairs and meeting and negotiating with worldwide suppliers

4. Assess suppliers to expand business with existing ones or eliminate others and introduce new merchandise resources to upgrade product taste and value and secure unique variety 5. Advise retail management on the display branch location and visual merchandising concept of the furniture and accessories items

As an expert in conceptualization and interior architectural planning and the retail industry, I played a key role in initiating, developing, remodeling and launching all of Midas retail branches in Kuwait and the region

As a project manager my responsibilities cover but are not limited to:

6. Meet with clients to consult and determine the purpose of the design to initiate it and develop concept and visual presentations accordingly

C A R E E R O V E R V I E W

Accomplished highly talented interior designer with over 15 years of professional experience and proven skill to design, develop, realize and manage turnkey interior design projects. Recognized as having the ability to build highly motivated teams focused on achieving tasks successfully

Keeping up with the evolution of the industry through personal effort and continuous market and resources research I N T E R I O R A R C H I T E C T

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7. Analyze and conduct all aspects of efficient safe and budget minded interior projects to put together highly oriented design concepts.

8. Documenting planning detailing and selecting interior finishing products and aesthetic materials for building interior spaces 9. Meet with professionals to negotiate design boards and secure local and abroad outsourcing from suppliers to construction staff

10. Manage and supervise the construction and installation process of interior turnkey & fit-out projects after calculating bill of Quantities related to each project.

11. Negotiate budgets and contracts and hire contractors and subcontractors to achieve diverse commercial and private projects

12. Develop and manage a professional academic and technical team to process diverse large high-end compelling, budget and time oriented interior design and construction projects 13. Monitor project activities and staff performance to establish solid efficiency level

D E T A I L S O F F O R M E R E M P L O Y M E NT

December 2006 till February 2009

Interior Design Project Manager

Ali Abdulwahab Al Mutwaa Commercial Co / Kuwait

Job description:

1. Create a new image and a new brand identity for the company’s furniture division (Home Furniture, Office Furniture, home Accessories & Carpets). Relying on operational management and tactical strategies

2. Conduct product buying by visiting international fairs and introducing diverse new suppliers

3. Manage teams of technicians, interior designers and FF&E assistants.

4. Hire contractors and supervise the projects of the in-house real estate department. Such as anchor stores, showrooms, offices space, pharmaceutical spaces, etc…

5. Implement effective time management to drive self and interior designers & draftsmen team productivity to the make certain that all required responsibilities are delivered in a classification appropriate to the current duties

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D E T A I L S O F F O R M E R E M P L O Y M E NT

December 2002 till December 2006

Senior Interior Architect

Midas International General Trading and Contracting Co. w.l.l / Kuwait Job description:

1. Handle special and commercial turnkey projects from Design to Execution.

2. lead the team that worked on the major transformation of our company’s image by creating and applying a whole new concept of the modernized identity of our stores

3. Conduct the visual merchandising of 2 furniture showrooms FREEHAND SKETCHING



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