(senior) sourcing manager - eu buying officer (toys & nursery) in Hong Kong

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contact
nora liu, randstad hong kong
job type
permanent
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job details

posted
location
hong kong
specialism
sourcing & procurement
job type
permanent
working hours
Full-Time
reference number
91M0133605_1557826587
contact
nora liu, randstad hong kong
apply now

job description

about the company.

Our client is one of the largest retail chains from Europe with stores across Asia and Europe. Currently, they are looking for a (Senior) Sourcing Manager to look after Toys and Nursery category (relevant experience is preferred but not a must)
about the job.
  • Develop, implement and executive strategic sourcing plans catering to business needs
  • Oversee a team of merchandisers on daily merchandising activities
  • Develop the suppliers by understanding their capabilities and enhance their performance and processes
  • Identify areas for driving continuous improvement initiatives through simplification and innovation
  • Work closely with overseas buyers and attend buying trips
  • Lead and implement Supplier Partnership Plans
  • Drive cost saving initiatives
  • Perform presentations to the senior management on new initiatives

skills & experiences required.
  • 10 years of experience or above relevant experience with at least 4 years in managerial role (more experienced candidate will be considered as Senior Sourcing Manager)
  • Familiar with EU market with an international mindset and awareness of global market trends and being able to stay agile and adaptive to new changes
  • Good command of English - able to perform presentation to senior management and communciate effectively in a westernised environment
  • Strategic and open-minded, able to bring in new mindsets and new ways of working and able to lead the team to break through existing boundaries
  • Strong influencing and persuasion skills and able to manage different stakeholders
  • Okay with regular travel (around 4-5 days per month + buying trips)

Interested candidates please click Apply Now; for any questions, please contact Nora Liu at 2232 3427 or 9314 5992 for any inquiries.

skills

no additional skills required

qualification

no additional qualifications required

educational requirements

Bachelor Degree