Global Sourcing Director - Apparel

Country :
Hong Kong
Region :
Kowloon
Town :
KOWLOON CITY DISTRICT, HONG KONG
Category :
Merchandising
Contract type :
Permanent
Availability :
Full time
Experience :
5 to 10 years
Job reference n° :
ABIF-038430_1531128611

Company description

Global Sourcing Director - Apparel

My client is a large EU fashion retailer, they are newly set up a sourcing team in Hong Kong and looking for a potential talent to manage the sourcing teams in Hong Kong/ China/Off-shore.

Job description

Global Sourcing Director - Apparel



My client is a large EU fashion retailer, they are newly set up a sourcing team in Hong Kong and looking for a potential talent to manage the sourcing teams in Hong Kong/ China/Off-shore.


Responsibilities:

* Provide strategic sourcing planning and implement the plans to different teams

* Manage the whole sourcing, development and production functional in all fashion categories

* Heads up the sourcing department to oversee and operate all merchandising/sourcing activities with all vendors in the region of Asia Pacific
* Oversee different merchandising teams' merchandising activities toward the accomplishment of objectives
* Work closely with HQ ensure that the short and long range departmental objectives are consistent with company vision and strategy
* Prepare departmental plans and budgets and conduct activities in accordance with approved plans and budgets
* Review and approve merchandising programs of department according to company policies and participates in the formulation of merchandising objectives, policies and programs
* Establish and maintain satisfactory customer and vendor relations through direct or delegated contacts with customers and vendors
* Participate in company strategic planning activities and recommend improvement and growth of the business

Requirements:

* Only consider candidates who is currently based in Hong Kong
* Excellent command of English, with French speaking language skills is a must
* University graduate or equivalent
* Degree holder in merchandising, fashion, textile or related discipline is preferred
* Must have over 10 year relevant working experience in apparel industry as global sourcing lead

* Solid experience in all genders (Men's / Women's / Kids) and all categories (Woven / Knits / Sweater)
* In death sourcing experience across the Asia Pacific Region

* Able to work with EU customer independently

* High organized and detail oriented, with good interpersonal skills to work with internal staff and other stakeholders

* Good problem solving and communication skills to deal with customers and factories

* Independent, well-organized and presentable

* Willing to travel occasionally

Please send your CV in word format to dorothy.ng@connectedgroup for further discussion.