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Job ref no.: CT3114630-01#9512

Product Development Manager V Childrenswear

Next Sourcing Limited

Benefits
  • 5-day week
  • 13-month pay
  • Dental plan
  • Discretionary bonus
  • Insurance plan
  • Medical plan

 Responsibilities:

  • Lead a team to achieve annual Sales Targets by presenting to Next the very best product that Hong Kong has to offer
  • Achieve annual sales targets for Childrenswear – set sales budget, create departmental strategies and develop supplier strategies
  • Work with the UK Buying and Design teams to understand the needs of the Customer and create existing new product collections for each department
  • Stay updated with UK fashion trends and product directions within Next. This will involve travel to the UK and inspirational travel to Tokyo / Korea and constant communications with UK Buying and Design teams
  • Manage the product offer from the Country / Region. This will require developing a good understanding of yarn, fabrics, mills and factories/suppliers, in terms of their product range, prices and lead times. Develop strategies with them to offer Next a competitive edge
  • Work with the Merchandising and Technical teams within the local office to ensure the Product Offer is backed-up by excellent service and quality. In particular, development samples and price quotes must always be fast and accurate

 Requirements:

  • Have a strong design or product development background ideally in Childrenswear, Baby girls and Older girls wear for the UK market
  • Excellent project management and interpersonal skills to develop strategies to offer the brand a competitive edge
  • Excellent communication skills to work with the Product Development, Yarn Sourcing, Merchandising and Technical teams to ensure we maintain our excellent Product Offer
  • Be sales focused and commercially driven with good price negotiation skills
  • Have excellent presentation skills to present products strategically
  • Be resourceful, energetic, well-organized, analytical and competent
  • A real self- starter and great problem solver

We offer attractive salary remuneration including 5-day working week to the right candidate. Interested parties, please click the following button Apply Now for sending your Curriculum Vitae with expected salary and availability to us.

To know more about NEXT, please visit http://www.next.co.uk/. ;

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Job ref no. CT3114630-01#9512
Salary
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Job Function
Industry
Location
  • Taikoo Shing
Employment Term
  • Permanent
  • Full-time
Experience
  • 0 year - 5 years
Career Level
  • Entry level
Education
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