Head of Merchandising, Food

Location Hong Kong, Central and Western District
Job-type Full Time
Salary Negotiable
Contact Kimmie Chan
Email email Kimmie
Reference AHME-252136_1630288890

Our client, a leading retailer, is now looking for a high calibre candidate to join their Hong Kong leadership team as a Head of Merchandising, Food.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Report to the Business Leader
  • Develop overall merchandising strategy and category management on food buying team
  • Set up clear system of monitoring and active churning consignees
  • Lead the identification and recruitment of new consignments for food category to ensure fulfillment of the overall business strategy and company vision
  • Oversee operation of central food processing center including operational efficiency, quality and product development
  • Lead and create fairs to accelerate sales
  • Develop tactical sales events in line with the seasonal festivities

Successful candidates should possess:

  • A strategic and charismatic leader with strong commitment to excellence and strong in people and time management
  • A Bachelor degree holder in Business related disciplines
  • 8 years at managerial level leading team of over 13 years in a department store or chain store environment
  • Solid experience in merchandising of fresh and frozen food, including and not limited to poultry, seafood, vegetables, fresh fruits, as well as sales forecast, sales analysis and budget planning
  • Extensive business knowledge, people networking, innovative thinking and sensitive to market trends
  • Strong negotiation and communication skills is essential
  • Excellent command of both written and spoken English and Cantonese is mandatory
  • Occasional travel could be required

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

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