VP of Sales & Merchandising - Sweater/Knitwear

Location Hong Kong
Job-type Full Time
Salary Negotiable
Contact Vincent Chow
Email email Vincent
Reference 1_1615594820

VP of Sales & Merchandising - Sweater/Knitwear

This is an excellent opportunity to work for one of the largest garment manufacturing companies in the world. Being the VP for their sweater/knitwear department, you will be leading a large sized regional team and take responsibility of the P&L of this business unit.

Responsibilities:-

  • Manage the business unit for all sales and merchandising operations
  • Provide strong strategic plans and implement such plans into internal teams such as PD, sales, merchandising and quality
  • Lead the process from design all the way to bulk shipment, ensuring the teams are delivering accurate actions at the right time
  • Work closely with buyers and designers to ensure the products they demand are made under competitive cost under short lead-time
  • Lead, train and develop the team to ensure their performance is consistent and of a high quality
  • Be commercial - drive the sales of the team by being proactive and delivering high service level to the buyers to ensure long term business growth
  • Build strong relationships with vendors and assist in improving their performance

Requirements:

  • Bachelor degree or above in textiles or related discipline
  • Minimum of 15 years' experience in an apparel sourcing/merchandising/sales position with at least 3 years of director/VP experience
  • Must have strong experience in sweater/knitwear with major garment manufacturers/trading/buying offices
  • Must have proven track record of sales & business development success
  • Must have strong production experience and very skilled at working with factories
  • Fast paced, proactive, willingness to take charge
  • Strong leadership and ability to build and develop teams
  • Excellent command of English and Chinese
  • Willing to travel frequently