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Regional Buying Manager - Travel Retail, Greater China

Job Title: Regional Buying Manager - Travel Retail, Greater China
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hong Kong
Industry: Retail Management
Reference: BBBH10755_1574899207
Contact Name: Hiroshi Toyota
Contact Email: hiroshi.toyota@kos-intl.com

Job Description


About the Client

Our client is a global tier 1 luxury fashion house. In order to cope with their expanding business, they are now looking for a high caliber Regional Buying Manager to oversee the merchandising strategy of the Greater China Travel Retail business (both DOS and indirect).

About the Role

  • Report to the Regional General Merchandising Manager and dotted line to Regional Travel Retail Director
  • Assist and support in all matters relating to buying, operations and promotion initiatives
  • Monitor sales performance closely and perform business analysis in order to develop a detailed action plan to achieve financially targets
  • Develop seasonal launch plan by month, and delivery tracking
  • Develop category and sub-category strategy, and top seasonal initiatives
  • Conduct product brief, assortment planning, forecasting, and buy execution
  • Work closely with Duty-Free Operators and other internal departments such as Training and VM team to maximize sales performance of the Travel Retail business
  • Build and maintain a strong working relationship with Duty-Free business partners across the Greater China region
  • Regularly travel to better understand the business needs of different markets and conduct competitor analysis.


Requirement

  • Degree holder in Merchandising/ Business Administration/ Fashion or any related discipline is highly preferred
  • Minimum 8 years of retail merchandising experience, preferably with knowledge in luxury menswear, ladies wear and accessories categories
  • Strong fashion sense, detail-oriented with good analytical and reporting skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Must have the ability to multitask and communicate with multiple stakeholders
  • Candidates with Travel Retail experience will be an advantage
  • Willingness to travel up to 50% is a must
  • Good command in English, Cantonese, and Mandarin

Job Offer

The company is offering a great career progression and an attractive salary package as well as a dynamic work environment.

Click "Apply Now" to apply for this position or call Hiroshi Toyota at +852 3180 4963 for a confidential discussion. All information collected will be kept in strict confidence and will be used for recruitment purpose only.