Area Manager

Country :
Hong Kong
Town :
HONG KONG
Category :
Retail management
Contract type :
Permanent
Availability :
Full time
Job reference n° :
ITHK00032

Company description

I.T rides on a unique multi-brand, multi-layer business model that only proves to success: a multi-channel approach that caters specifically to well-defined groups of fashion lovers in targeted regions with distinct multi-brand stores and single-brand shops. Augmenting this diverse mix are respected brands from around the world that I.T licenses, and exclusively developed house brands.

IT, i.t, ete! and double-park are the flagship multi-brand stores, each appealing to contrasting individuals and tastes while retaining the passion that our company is renowned for. I.T shops are the home of sophisticated labels at the forefront of fashion, while i.t is the place for younger shoppers to find the best in fun, edgy casual wear. Fine footwear and accessories feature in the refined spaces of the ete! stores. At double-park, the latest in street wear and the lifestyle that encompasses it are explored in an experimental shopping environment.

Like those who shop at I.T, the team behind the company is energetic, open-minded and appreciates how fashion can form part of a modern lifestyle. Their dynamism and focus have propelled I.T into a major brand, in Hong Kong and in new markets beyond.

To cope with the business expansion of I.T, high calibre candidates are invited to fill the following position:-

Job description

Assist Buying Manager to achieve pre-determined financial target, including brand sales, gross margin and inventory level and cost
Assure achievement of volume, gross margin and profit goals through effective merchandise selection, buying, timing and promotion
Formulate buying plan in terms of category ratio and size ratio and allocate the right merchandise in right locations
Analyze business performance through various financial reports and customer researches on a regular basis to identify risks and opportunities and react accordingly
Manage pricing at both full price and markdown, product assortment, and marketing promotions
Work closely with production and sourcing team to ensure the smooth flow of merchandise delivery
Work with marketing and retail teams in regard to speedy response to market dynamics and promotions

Profile

  • At least 4-5 years' management experience in retail operations preferred
  • Minimum 8 years retail experience required
  • Self-motivated, out-going, energetic, organize, interpersonal and leadership person
  • Inspires others with a positive and caring attitude
  • Customer-oriented, hard working with an energetic personality
  • Proven ability to handle multiple stores
  • Proficient in spoken and written English / Mandarin / Cantonese
  • Candidates with less experience will be consider as Assistant Area Manager