Senior Merchandising Manager (Hard Goods)
About Our Client
Our client is one of the leading European retailers in Hong Kong. They operate thousands of outlets around the world. They are looking for the talent with European buying offices background specialising in Home/ Seasonal category.
This is a crucial role in the buying office. As a Senior Manager, you are responsible for providing strategic sourcing plans for various categories, ideally in the Home Category. Besides, you will proactively evaluate the vendor lists and maintain solid relationships with their business partners. Product development and ensuring manufacturing qualities will be one of your key liable areas. Due to the fast moving business nature, it is fundamental for you to work under tight time constraints. Leadership experience is a must as well.
The Successful Applicant
To qualify, you will have at least 5 years of experience in Home sourcing, focusing on workspace/ stationary/ seasonal/ furniture would be ideal. Experience in either European buying offices would be decisive. You will be required to travel frequently. Strong time management and negotiation skills are desirable. Exceptional communication skills are necessary for the interactions between team members and suppliers. Knowledge of PC skills is important. Fluent in English, Mandarin is essential and knowing another language or Chinese dialects would be beneficial.
What's on Offer
This role offers an excellent opportunity to work in sourcing industry with regional exposure. It is an excellent opportunity for career growth which offers competitive package and benefits to the right candidate.