about the company.Our client is one of the largest discounted retailers with over 40 years of operation and 300,000 employees in the world. Their business focuses on household, home textile, decoration, and apparel items. To cope with their expansions, they are currently looking for a sourcing specialist (home/household/textile) to join their fast-growing team.about the job.Developing and implementing the strategic sourcing plan in order to fulfill the business needsManaging the end-to-end merchandising activities from buyer's brief to shipment, meeting buyers' expectationsFollowing up with suppliers to give appropriate instructions on manufacture, preparation, and shipment of the merchandiseEstablishing a strong supplier base and developing alternative solutions to achieve product and business objectivesConducting price quotation and negotiation, costing, market sample development, forecasting, and vendor capacity managementImplementing sourcing strategies to support strategic opportunities and the businessLeading the onboarding of new suppliers/factories and continuous improvements of related processesEnsuring that potential new vendors and factories can meet the company's standards and requirementsReviewing quotation records and supporting price negotiations with suppliers to ensure margin objectives are metManaging critical path milestones and acting proactively to mitigate or escalate expected delaysSupporting sourcing manager and the buying team to build a competitive and commercial product range that reflects the design stories is delivered to customersDeveloping and maintaining transparent and honest relationships with suppliers, based on trust and respect and in full compliance with the company's ways of working with suppliersskills & experiences required.Degree holder in any discipline3-5 years of experience in managing home categories (eg. home textile, beddings, home decor, household items)Candidates who have experience in buying offices is a plusCandidates who speak fluent English and Mandarin is highly preferredCandidates who have global markets exposureabout the package5 days workCompetitive salary packageDiscretionary bonusMedical & Dental insuranceFlexible Working HoursIf you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV to email@example.com or call Cecilia NG at 22323444. If this is not your ideal job but you are looking out, please contact us for a discussion on your career preferences.