Vice President of Global Costing

Location Hong Kong, Central and Western District
Job-type Full Time
Salary Negotiable
Contact Kammy Ng
Email email Kammy
Reference AIYD-871726_1626671678

One of the most well-known and successful footwear retail groups in the world is looking to further expand their reputable Hong Kong sourcing business by adding a senior management level candidate to their global costing team.


Reporting to the global SVP of sourcing, you will be responsible for:

  • Offering leadership and ownership of the global costing team
  • Define the vision and success for the costing process
  • Accuracy of costing will be one of the key deliverables for this role
  • Monitor products, materials, production and logistics cost across manufacturing regions
  • Design various cost structures to ensure each operational cost has suitable method of identifying most efficient costing operations
  • Manage your team's P&L and work closely with various key stakeholders in the business to collaborate and achieve overall business goals
  • Be accountable of the overall costing strategy and establishment of operation excellence
  • Build, develop and maintain strong costing teams globally to strive for the best performance for the business
  • Be the key driver in various cost reduction projects and strategies and ensure other stakeholders internally and externally achieve such goals
  • Implement key strategies with global factories / vendors
  • Hold seasonal costing meetings and set up timelines to keep progress and updates
  • Draw various scenario projects on material, components, production, technology and logistics to draw target margin per season
  • Work closely with all brands within the group to build target vs actual programmes to build strong alignment and collaboration across the group
  • Define and strategise various projects or initiatives to aim to achieve best margins in the market


Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, business management or related discipline
  • Minimum of 15 years in costing related positions at large sized sourcing / retail / supply chain companies
  • Minimum of 5 years in director / VP level
  • Candidates with experience working in multiple countries / continents, preferred
  • Must have high ethical standards, with sound presentation, communication and people skills
  • Must speak and write excellent English, Cantonese and mandarin are a plus
  • Regular travelling - up to 30%


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