head of buying (cosmetics) in Hong Kong

sally lo, randstad hong kong
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about the company.
Our client is a luxury retail group with growing business in the APAC regions. Currently they are growing a new platform in the China market so as to expand the business. Looking for a Head of Buying to handle their cosmetics & perfumes side. This is an APAC position.

about the job.
As a Head of Buying, you will
-Collaborate with team colleagues to manage daily tasks including merchandise reporting, assortment/sales data consolidating and analyzing
-Be responsible for OTB management, purchase order proposals, stock management and KPI control
-Build business cases for APAC for improvements and identifying missing brands in the regions to HQ
-Communicate with category managers and commercial directors to ensure plans are implemented in a timely manner
-Lead regional negotiations with Vendors within APAC for T&Cs
-Work with the marketing team for the promotional initiatives in store and online as well as digital communication.
-Lead the team to manage assortment and bad stock in an efficient way

skills & experiences required.
-Bachelor degree in relevant discipline; master degree is a plus
-Candidates with at least 5 years of experience in beauty category is a must
-Candidates from retail background with experience handling multi-brands are highly preferred
-Strong market knowledge and negotiation skills
-Presentable, able to manage multinational brands
-Capability to drive the business; Passion to grow
-Fluent in English and Mandarin (optional)

about the benefits.
Our client offers high stability. On top of that they also offer
-Discretionary Bonus
-Leadership experience
-APAC exposure
-Opportunity to expand China market
-Opportunity to involve in digital transformation project
-Young and dynamic working culture

If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call Sally LO at 2232 3496.
If this is not your ideal job but you are looking out, please contact us for a discussion on your career preferences.


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educational requirements

Bachelor Degree