Sourcing / Buying Manager - Apparel (EU buying office)

Location Hong Kong
Job-type Full Time
Salary Negotiable
Contact Angela Tsui
Email email Angela
Reference AGFG-268107_1652925153

Sourcing / Buying Manager - Apparel (EU buying office)

Excellent opportunity to join one of top European retailers as a Manager in their sizable sourcing office in Hong Kong. The company has a strong presence all-over Europe and a successful sourcing business for a number of years in Asia. Reporting directly into the Director, you will be leading a number of staffs to strategically plan and execute various sourcing operations.

As a senior member of the sourcing team, you will be responsible for:-

  • Vendor management
    • Analyse, evaluate and improve vendor's capabilities and performance
    • Capacity management
    • Expand or consolidate vendor base when appropriate
    • Price negotiation and create detailed cost saving plans and methods
  • Communications with regional buyers
    • Build up strong communication platform and schedules with buyers and designers
    • Constant interaction and consultation on vendor capacity, order allocation etc
    • Observe and understand in detail the buyer's needs and provide as much support as possible
    • Lead and supervise the sampling and costing operations and strive for continuous improvement
  • Communications with internal teams
    • Monitor capacity of each location carefully
    • Analyse, evaluate and propose available capacity for order allocation
  • Communications with internal support teams
    • Assist in certain quality or CSR driven initiatives
    • Assist in any quality issues, claims or disputes between buyers/QA

Requirements:-

  • Bachelor degree of above (Masters / MBA an advantage)
  • Relevant sourcing experience from EU buying offices with global exposure
  • Excellent written and verbal Chinese and English
  • Excellent in manipulating various systems
  • Proven managerial skills
  • Strong sourcing experience in China and SEA countries (e.g. Bangladesh, India)
  • Experience working in large sized European retailers is preferred

Interested parties please send your CV in word format to Angela Tsui (angela.tsui @connectedgroup.com) for more information.

For other available opportunities, please visit www.connectedgroup.com