Job ref no.: CT3114387-01#6537

Merchandising Team Leader

AMAC Human Resources Consultants

AMAC Human Resources Consultants -Hong Kong Merchandising Team Leader (Watershorts, Footwear & Equipment)

  • Sourcing products on a global scale for an international brand or High

Street retailer

  • Working directly with vendors and an ability to evaluate performance


  • Managing and influencing others in a multi-cultural environment
  • Working in an 'open book' costing environment and effecting reductions

where opportunities arise

  • Working in a cross functional role in a global business
  • Fundamental principles of supply chain management on a global basis
  • Effective calendar management in an International Brand , Retail or

FMCG environment

  • Principles of key vendor partnerships and the management thereof
  • Product cost breakdowns and cost engineering principals
  • Corporate responsibility strategy and implementation plan
  • Strong communication skills both verbally and electronically in a

multi-cultural environment

  • Sound mathematical, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Knowledge in SAP or other ERP systems is required
  • Good command of written and spoken English and Mandarin

Job Duties:

  • Build and take the lead of a cross functional team (Category, Design

Supply Chain Planning, Technical, Finance, Sales and Licensees) to

manage the Sourcing and Operations requirements for your vendor base

  • Manage the vendor relationships to ensure that the company is at the

forefront of 'best in class' supply chain management & On Time

Delivery & financial targets are achieved

  • Support all licensees for the relevant category to ensure both Brand

integrity and alignment

  • Work cross-functionally with the headquarters' Category team and Asia

colleagues to drive the development and implementation of product and

sourcing strategies at category level in-line with calendar and target

cost / margin requirements

  • Maintain expert awareness of specific market intelligence and

innovation both in terms of product and raw material to support the

product strategy

  • Communicate the product and sourcing strategies to vendors and lead

the day-to-day management of vendor relationships within your area

  • Responsible for sourcing new vendors where gaps are identified
  • Work with all vendors to communicate and execute social responsibility

strategy, encourage, monitor and facilitate vendors' on continuous


  • Work with key vendors to deliver improved supply chain efficiency

including greater flexibility, shorter lead times, re-engineering and

margin improvements

  • Be the voice of the company within vendor base & licensees
  • Proactively support and resolve issues on cost price negotiations &

operational issues

  • Manage service level agreements with key vendors, conduct monthly

operational and annual 360-degree performance reviews

  • Drive, monitor and report key performance indicators for vendors
  • Escalate and resolve poor vendor performance
  • Support licensee requirements in line with Brand guidelines
  • Monitor performance of direct reports providing leadership, coaching

and support as necessary to meet individual development goals

  • Drive teams development and training plans
  • Develop and support succession planning across the team


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Job ref no. CT3114387-01#6537
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Job Function
Employment Term
  • Full-time
  • 0 year - 5 years
Career Level
  • Non-management level
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