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Job ref no.: CT3115413-01#2319

Merchandising Manager V China based

Abdoolally Ebrahim Housewares Limited

Benefits
  • 5-day week
  • 13-month pay

Responsibilities:

  • Supervise a team of Merchandisers on daily operations;
  • Build and maintain good relationship with vendors so that all prices and lead times are best first time of asking;
  • Review existing vendors’ capabilities from time to time to maintain or upgrade the service standard of our strategic vendor pool;
  • Source new suppliers to continuously improve our strategic vendor base, whenever necessary;
  • Proactively identify and qualify factories to support Product Development team on ODM items development and launch;
  • Manage all NEW item enquiries from Business Development team, providing quick turnaround solutions with best pricing and options;
  • Manage order execution and project management from initial request to shipment of finished product;
  • Work with Engineering and Quality teams on ODM and OEM projects in compliance with US, European and other countries’ regulations;
  • Work with BD/Marketing team to continuously update items in our showrooms;
  • Gather market information and prepare various types of report;
  • Arrange and prepare product presentations;
  • Well-equip with updated raw material cost information, ensuring best price negotiations with suppliers/factories;
  • Build and maintain good inter-departmental relationship, ensuring clear and concise communication;
  • Develop and train subordinates continuously;
  • Foster a culture of openness and sharing across the business.


Requirements:

  • Minimum 10 years of working experience in merchandising field with at least 3 years in managerial level;
  • At least 3 years working experience in trading environments;
  • Abundant experience in Housewares /Kitchenware products a MUST;
  • Experience in managing HK subordinates a big plus;
  • Familiar with US and European Market, clear understanding of the international market and industrial characteristics a MUST;
  • Familiar with costing & production flow, sensitive in figure, capable to go through the entire production cycle independently with BD team, designers, engineers and factories;
  • Well-versed in managing Mainland China vendors;
  • Strong negotiation skills, strong supplier network and relationship;
  • Able to proactively work under own initiative without close supervision;
  • Able to handle multiple projects simultaneously, meeting tight deadlines and working under pressure;
  • Dynamic, hands on and with "can do" attitude in a demanding and fast-pacing environment;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; good project management and customer service skills;
  • Good command of both written and spoken English and Chinese;
  • Computer literate, well-versed in applications of MS Office software;
  • Good knowledge and hands-on experience of ERP systems for large US/European retailers ERP systems a big plus;
  • Position is based in Dounguan or Yiangjiang or SZ.  Frequent travel within PRC and to HK is required.


We offer 5 days work, bank holiday, double pay and other benefits to the right candidate.

Does that excite you? If yes, please apply with your CV by clicking Apply Now and visit our website at www.abdoolally.com

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Job ref no. CT3115413-01#2319
Salary
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Job Function
Industry
Location
  • China
Employment Term
  • Full-time
Experience
  • 10 years - 15 years
Career Level
  • Senior management level
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