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Sourcing Manager (Home deco / US buying office)

Job Title: Sourcing Manager (Home deco / US buying office)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Kwun Tong, Kwun Tong District
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: BBBH10289_1566991259
Contact Name: Nicole Tse
Contact Email: nicole.tse@kos-intl.com
Job Published: August 28, 2019 19:21

Job Description

About the client:

Our client is a leading international off-price retailer of apparel and home fashions, the company owns more than 4,000 stores in 9 countries, and 3 e-commerce sites. To cope with their expansion, they have set up their buying office in Hong Kong recently. The management is looking for high caliber candidate with solid sourcing/ merchandising experience to expand their sourcing function.

About the role:

  • Report to Director and lead a merchandising team to ensure effective sourcing and merchandising operation;
  • Supervising and working with global buying divisions of daily operations in product development and production;
  • Responsible for developing and implementing the strategic sourcing plan in order to fulfill the business needs;
  • Conduct vendor analysis, identify, evaluate potential vendors and manage the overall vendor qualification process;
  • Build and maintain business relationships with merchandising and buying team to promote products and identify gaps and issues throughout the proces;
  • Maintain good relationship with buying teams, sourcing teams and suppliers;
  • Train and develop the team to ensure their performance are consistently at the highest level;
  • Implement company policy within the team.

Requirement:

  • Bachelor's Degree with at least 8+ years of experience in product development/sourcing for a major retailer or manufacturer;
  • MUST have previous skills leading and developing others;
  • Knowledge of hardgoods sourcing including Artificial Floral, Seasonal items, Home decoration, Candle, Bath accessories, Storage, Bathroom Furniture;
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, able to work well in a team environment;
  • Proven multi-tasking and problem solving skills is a MUST!
  • Establish relationship building skills with Buyers, agents and factories;
  • Fluent in English, Cantonese or Mandarin.

Click "Apply Now" to apply for this position or call Nicole Tse at +852 3180 4916 for a confidential discussion. All information collected will be kept in strict confidence and will be used for recruitment purpose only.