Buying Director Asia (HKD1.2M)

Location Hong Kong
Job-type Full Time
Salary Negotiable
Contact Kimmie Chan
Email email Kimmie
Reference AGKN-806768_1659668144

A reputable lifestyle fashion brand is looking for a Buying Director to lead the all-round buying and retail merchandising functions.

Lead a remote team of 6-8 across Asia, this incumbent is expected to:

  • Plan and implement product, pricing and assortment strategies to achieve set target and deliver appropriate brand positioning in all channels across retail markets
  • Ensure smooth inventory throw through and clearance of stock for healthy stock holding
  • Responsible for Sales and Net margin on all product categories in order to meet the EBIT target of all retail markets
  • Identify and provide prompt action to potential risk and business opportunities
  • Lead all the operational and buying process changes by strategical negotiation and communication
  • Partner with regional counterparts to improve and enhance processes, system and product development
  • Lead and motivate the team and develop succession pipeline to maintain the business sustainability
  • Develop training materials and deliver programs on product and brand directions
  • Assist and organize Go-To-Market strategies across different markets
  • Partner with market leaders to identify market and channel needs to achieve company objectives
  • Work closely with planning & allocation team and regional merchandising team to support global initiatives across markets

Successful candidates should possess:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a world's renowned university
  • 10-20 years' experience in premium apparel brand at management level covering multiple markets across Asia
  • Possess high degree of fashion aesthetic with strong sense about market trends
  • Ability to work under a fast paced and team-oriented environment
  • Strong in retail math with numeric sensibility and business acumen
  • Strategic, analytic, influential and creative with excellent negotiation, communication and presentation skills
  • Strong in Excel and PowerPoint
  • Proficiency in both written and spoken English and Chinese

Interested individuals can click apply now and send updated resume (in WORD format) to Kimmie Chan for further information.

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