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Merchandising Manager, Lifestyle Activewear OR Menswear
- US buying office
- Newly created roles
About Our Client
Our client is a US buying office hiring multiple Merchandising Manager positions across different categories in menswear, ladies wear, kid swear and active wear.
Reporting to the Sourcing Director, you will work closely with the product development, merchants and sourcing teams at the headquarters and be responsible for all samples development, costing and sourcing activities. You will identify and select appropriate vendors in the Asia Pacific region and manage sample and technical development, costing, price negotiation, production follow-up and quality management. This role will require visits to mills and suppliers for audits, evaluation and selection purposes. You will conduct market research and communicate the latest fabric, trims and style trends to the US headquarters. Candidates with strong experience and expertise in lifestyle active wear (hiking, swimming, yoga, skiing...etc) and menswear across all product categories (woven, knits, sweater, denim) would be highly sought after . We are hiring multiple positions, therefore please send in your resume should you come from a strong mass fashion brand or US buying office apparel background.
The Successful Applicant
The successful candidate will have a minimum of 12-15 years of experience in fashion product development and sourcing with an extensive experience working directly with the buyers at the headquarters. You will possess a comprehensive technical knowledge in product development, costing, sourcing and quality problems. A team player with excellent people and communication skills, you will be motivated, reliable and able to manage multiple tasks. Team management experience is a must. Those with prior new team/ business set up experience will be highly sought after. Fluency in English and good Mandarin is essential.
What's on Offer
Our client is a growing buying office with an excellent reputation in the market. Golden opportunity to join a stable company with a people oriented management style.