Reference Code:  89201

[Richemont Korea] Special Watch Makers Business Development Director


Seoul, 11, KR


Richemont owns some of the world’s leading luxury goods Maisons, with particular strengths in jewellery, fine watches and premium accessories. Each Maison represents a proud tradition of style, quality and craftsmanship and Richemont seeks to preserve the heritage and identity of each of its Maisons. At the same time, we are committed to innovation and designing new products which are in keeping with our Maisons’ values, through a process of continuous creativity.

Title: SWM Business Development Director  




The overall mission of the SWM Business Development Director is to support and coordinate the Richemont watch division activities at the country level for Korea.


Regional scope: Korea   


Key Responsibilities


Richemont Watch Division leadership  

  • Drive the Richemont Watch division Governance/Team Dynamics 
  • Support the distribution transformation toward “Direct to Client” strategy
  • Leverage the division for external negotiation (Partners, dept store, Malls)
  • Represent the Richemont watch division internally & externally 
  • Drive the improvement of the division profitability
  • Coordination of market projects, information, and distribution analyses, 
  • Work closely with the Maisons on their 3y/5y distribution plan
  • Support markets on their SWM Monthly meeting (Analyses, potential projects.…)
  • Data collection and analysis by gathering in-house market knowledge across functions/Maisons as well as external data from primary and secondary sources
  • Close collaboration with local Real Estate dept.
  • Lead any Richemont  watch division initiative  


Business Development

  • Development of the strategic partners’ strategy for Domestic & Duty Free
  • Strengthen relationship with Dept store, Landlord
  • Lead strategic distribution project
  • Ensuring & monitor retailization KPIs
  • Support TimeVallée expansion plan in S. Korea
  • Identification, assessment, and develop strategic distribution plan for major cities
  • Monitoring Opening/closing POS for the watch division
  • Recommendation to the management on action plans and solutions to implement based on market analysis findings
  • Support Roll out of best practices Retail/Retailers
  • Support the roll out of the “New Retail” initiatives and coordination with HQ watch division. 



  • 10 to 15 years’ experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing or Business Management
  • Watch industry or luxury market knowledge
  • Self-motivated and able to work autonomously
  • Expert – Excel, Database, PowerPoint skills
  • Expert Communicator – emphasis on collaboration of brand stakeholders
  • Highly organized and able to work in a large matrix environment
  • Retail Real Estate knowledge preferred
  • Fluent in English and local language is a must