Buying Manager- leading FMCG retailer (40k+)
Leading FMCG Retailer
Home & lifestyle
About Our Client
Our client is a leading FMCG Retailer with recent rapid growth in local market. Their product category is extensive, from innovative and fashionable lifestyle products, audio & home accessories to apparel. In order to cope with the business expansion, they are currently looking for candidates with creative minded and strong leadership skills to join them as Buying Manager.
Reporting to General Manager, you will be required for buying of merchandise mix that copes with company business direction. You will plan and allocate the OTB budget, merchandise selection. You will also prepare analysis regarding the sales performance and sales forecast for upcoming seasons. You will be required to explore new business opportunities/ labels from overseas market to company. You will keep tracking on product line and recent business sales performance, as well as to provide recommendations and solutions. In order to facilitate company PR/Marketing event, you will work closely with other parties, such as Marketing Team and logistic team. Besides, you will also prepare seasonal product catalogue, conduct product training to front-line colleagues.
The Successful Applicant
Potential candidate will need diploma or above with Fashion, Textile & Clothing or relevant discipline and have at least 8 years of working experience in retail buying and merchandising; for those who have relevant working experience in exploring and bringing in new business opportunities will be an advantage. You will need strong leadership skills, strong numerical sense and be able to work under pressure. You will need strong computer and excel skills (V-look up, Pivot table) and good command of both written and spoken English, Cantonese and Mandarin.
What's on Offer
Our client will offer an attractive basic salary along with discretionary bonus. Medical and Dental benefits may also be offered for potential candidate.