Assistant Merchandising Manager (Knit)

CONNECTEDGROUP LTD
Country :
Hong Kong
Town :
HONG KONG
Category :
Merchandising
Contract type :
Permanent
Availability :
Full time
Experience :
5 to 10 years
Job reference n° :
AADH-463787_1564652498

Job description

Assistant Merchandising Manager - Knit & Swim

Our client is a US sporting brand and they are looking for an Assistant Merchandising Manager. Working closely with the Manager, you will be supervising a team of 15+ for operations across 3 regions: Americas, EU and APAC.

Key responsibilities: -

* Vendor management

* Analyse, evaluate and improve vendor's capabilities and performance
* Expand or consolidate vendor base when appropriate
* Price negotiation and create detailed cost saving plans and methods
* Lead-time negotiation along with regular trouble shooting issues such as deliveries and quality issues

* Merchandising Activities

* Supervise and lead the merchandising operations
* Follow production plans to ensure all orders are shipped on time
* Constant interaction and consultation on vendor capacity, order allocation etc.
* Observe and understand in detail the buyer's needs and provide as much support as possible

* Communications with internal support teams

* Assist in certain quality driven initiatives
* Assist in any quality issues, claims or disputes between buyers/QA with vendors
* Monitor potential quality issues and execute relative solutions to ensure they can be avoided

Requirements: -

* Bachelor's degree of above in Textiles / Fashion or related discipline
* Assertive, self-driven, flexible
* Minimum 8 years relevant sourcing experience
* Excellent written and verbal Cantonese, Mandarin and English
* Strong knowledge in C&S knit (sweater / swimwear is a plus)
* International travel is required to US and to production sites in Southeast Asia or otherwise

Interested parties pls send your CV Angela Tsui for more details.

For other available opportunities, please visit www.connectedgroup.com