PD Manager - Kids-wear

Location Hong Kong City
Job-type Full Time
Salary Negotiable
Contact Vincent Chow
Email email Vincent
Reference AGTL-576874_1605784069

PD Manager (Kids-wear)
This is an excellent opportunity to join one of the largest European clothing retailer as their PD manager for their kids-wear department. Leading a team of developers, you will be charged with building strong relationships with buyers and designers in the HQ to help the company develop new, attractive and competitive products within this category.

Reporting to the PD director, you will be in charge of:-

  • Manage the PD team for kids-wear and both develop and present suitable products for the buying team
  • Be proactive in development across multiple categories from woven, knit, innerwear and accessories across kids-wear
  • Understand the buyers and designers needs - what the trend is and what the suppliers are capable to offer
  • Build strong knowledge of various materials and relationships with suppliers and vendors in order to deliver best-in-class service and products
  • Be fast, flexible and accurate in terms of sampling and costing
  • Manage presentations during buying seasons

To be successful in this role, you should have:-

  • Minimum of 8 years experience in PD and/or design positions for Western (ideally European) fashion and clothing retailers
  • Must have excellent knowledge, network and trendy mindset in kids-wear
  • Must have experience and strength in presentation work, along with interpersonal and communication skills
  • Must speak and write excellent English
  • Self driven, and entrepreneurial
  • Ability to work under stress and tight deadlines
  • Willingness to travel frequently (when possible) to HQ and sourcing countries

Interested parties pls send your CV to Vincent.chow@connectedgroup.com