Sourcing Manager (Electrical and home textile)

Location Hong Kong
Job-type Full Time
Salary Negotiable
Contact Athena Tse
Email email Athena
Reference ACBE-453056_1615365745

Our client is a well known European retailer and they are looking for a sourcing manager to look after both electrical and home textile products. This person will lead 2 staff and reporting to the Divisional Head.

Key responsibilities include:-

  • Conduct market research to source and develop new products and vendors for all sector operating companies and ensure that customer requirements & briefs are met.
  • Implement category planning and budgeting processes to create saving.
  • Lead sourcing activity planning and reporting (regular updates - sales, market share, project overview, monthly forecasting and ad hoc requests).
  • Work closely with Quality Assurance, Supply Chain and Product Development team to ensure projects and orders are managed through to completion, achieving the agreed quality levels and delivered on-time in full as per KPIs.
  • Build and maintain positive relationship with Euro team; particularly taking responsibility for unified & unique program arrangement to meets expectation.
  • Build and maintain suppliers layout according to team strategy.
  • Manage the category globally, involving satellite offices resources.
  • Minimize the use of Far East agents (importers or traders) by identifying direct factory / vendor sources of supply.
  • Monitor, measure and develop the capabilities of vendor base by developing and implementing vendor-specific strategies.
  • Evaluate market trends in Asia and Europe and attend key trade fairs to maximize awareness of sourcing requirements.
  • Manage the team to deliver negotiation of excellent cost prices for new briefs/products aiming to achieving and exceeding cost reduction against existing/alternative sources of supply (e.g. agents & importers).
  • Instill the expectation (within the team and the vendor base) of negotiating cost price reductions to hit and exceed annual target of existing ranged & repeated items.

To succeed in this key role, you will have least 11 years of experience with 3 years in managerial capacity.

Requirement:

  • Degree holder
  • Good communication skills in Cantonese, English and Mandarin
  • Previous experience in handling either electrical or home textile products will be advantageous
  • Solid understand in EU market will be required

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

For a more comprehensive list of current opportunities, please visit www.connectedgroup.com

#StayConnected

#ConnectedGroup