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Head of Merchandising, Fashion Retail

Job Title: Head of Merchandising, Fashion Retail
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hong Kong
Industry: Sales & Marketing
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: JN -022020-448028
Contact Name: Wing Yip
Contact Email: cv@hydrogengroup.com
Job Published: March 21, 2020 14:11

Job description

A well renowned global fashion brand is searching Head of Buying for APAC region, reports directly to Managing Director and leads a team of buying.

Responsibilities:

· Drive and communicate merchandising strategies and business opportunities.

· Provide line input to ensure appropriate development for APAC according to and collaboration with headquarters

· Responsible for strategic planning and implementing action plans in order to achieve business objective and improve sell-through

· Monitor sell-through and make relevant suggestions on replenishments or stock movements throughout retail stores and to ensure a healthy merchandising mix

· Review OTB budget and submit for senior management approval and work with local team in terms of setting budget and sales forecasting

· Make buying decisions according to corporate guideline, company business strategies and past history. Drive assortment flow needs, according to channel and within context of corporate strategy; communicate changes and impacts cross-functionally

· Attend buying trips and regular market / store visits overseas

· Work with related departments to develop and oversee the implementation of strategic initiatives designed to drive growth, profitability, customer satisfaction and operation efficiency and productivity

· Work closely with Training, Retail Operations, marketing and visual merchandising to deliver strong brand presentation and boost sales.

Requirements:

· Bachelor's degree with a minimum of 12+ years of experience in a merchandising or buying, with solid working experience in sizable fashion brands.

· 5+ years of managerial experience.

· Team-oriented & collaborative with the ability to manage cross-functional relationships.

· Ability to influence business decisions with internal & external partners.

· Extremely self driven and capability to cope with rapid market expansion.

· Strong analytical, excel skills and presentation skills.

· Bilingual language skills in English and Mandarin is must.

If you are interested in exploring this role further, please send your resume to Wing Yip at wyip@argyllscott.com.hk

More exciting opportunities may be found on the Argyll Scott website at www.argyllscott.com.hk

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