Sourcing Director - Textiles

Country :
Hong Kong
Town :
HONG KONG
Category :
Merchandising
Contract type :
Permanent
Availability :
Full time
Experience :
More than 10 years
Job reference n° :
AOWN-877163_1547088282

Job description

Sourcing Director - Textiles

An EU based global retailer is currently looking to add a strong candidate like you to join their fast expanding sourcing business in Hong Kong as the sourcing director for their textiles business. The sourcing director will have to lead a total of 5 departments across different product categories to plan and outline the textiles sourcing long term strategies to ensure the company's sustainable business growth.

Reporting straight into the C-Level management team, you will be responsible for:-

* Lead a team of 20 in HK and various members in the regional offices
* Develop long term business partnerships with suitable vendors and consolidate/expand sourcing base when necessary
* Establish key short and long term sourcing strategies for various product categories under the department
* Be aware of various law & political influences from various sourcing bases and continuously evaluating opportunities and threats to the company's sourcing business
* Define and execute internal operations to ensure responsibilities are carried out and communication channels are clear and smooth
* Provide an effective, efficient and competent supplier matrix for products teams to engage
* Collaborate closely with vendors to assist them in developing their capabilities and capacity to assist long term cost saving

Requirements:-

* Bachelor degree and above in textiles, supply chain management or related discipline
* Excellent sourcing knowledge, must have over 15 yrs experience from major international sourcing companies and must have over 8 yrs experience at managerial level or above
* Must have strong technical knowledge in textiles, manufacturing processes
* Strategic mindset, excellent business acumen and numerical awareness
* Willing to travel frequently on a global scale
* Strong communication and presentation skills
* Must speak strong English, other European language skills would be a big plus

Interested parties pls send your CV