General Manager

Country :
Hong Kong
Region :
Hong Kong Island
Town :
HONG KONG
Category :
Management
Contract type :
Permanent
Availability :
Full time
Experience :
More than 10 years
Job reference n° :
APGI-171273_1517827378

Job description

This is an excellent opportunity to join one of the most popular and well-known UK fashion brands in the world in their newly created sourcing operations in Hong Kong. You will be leading dynamic team in driving the company's product development, sourcing and quality operations.

Responsibilities:
*Define and execute a strategic sourcing plan in order to drive revenue, efficiency and quality
*Ensure submissions and shipments are delivered on time
*Source and expand vendor base for relevant apparel and fashion accessories products around the Asia region
*Be the eyes and ears of the brand - the extended arm between the UK HQ and the vendors in Asia
*Provide general management for the Hong Kong office
*Manage, train and develop the team in Hong Kong
*Regular reviews on current vendors to ensure their product quality, production ability and compliance levels are of required standards
*Provide solutions to various development or production issues
*Reach the business objectives given by the top management - such as profit margin, quality standards and delivery performance
*Build strong business relationships with vendors and key internal & external stakeholders
*Negotiate and achieve the best possible deals and solutions to ensure all parties are satisfied

Requirements:
*Bachelor degree or above in textiles/fashion/supply chain or related degree
*Minimum of 15 yrs of experience in merchandising/sourcing/PD position with a minimum of 8 yrs as manager or above
*Must have experience working for a major fashion brand's sourcing office, experience working for UK fashion brands would be a major plus
*Must have strong sourcing network and knowledge around Asia
*Strong leadership and management abilities are a must, experience in all product categories within fashion and apparel would be a major plus
*Experience leading and managing QA / technical teams would be a major plus
*Must have strong written and spoken fluent Cantonese and Mandarin and English
*Effective in the use of MS Office including Word, Excel and Power Point.
*Based in Hong Kong with permanent right to work

Interested parties pls send your CV