Head of Sourcing - Apparel (French Speaker)

Country :
Hong Kong
Region :
Kowloon
Category :
Merchandising
Contract type :
Permanent
Availability :
Full time
Experience :
5 to 10 years
Job reference n° :
ABIF-038430_1536558376

Company description

Head of Sourcing - Apparel (French Speaker only)

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

Head of Sourcing - Apparel (French Speaker only) 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.