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Divisional Merchandising Manager- Furniture
- Lead a team in a mult-inational sourcing office
- Great office location
About Our Client
Our client is a US trading company.
As a divisional merchandising manager, Assist in building and maintaining a strong vendor network to meet customers' expectation. You will collect market information and trend and recommend needs for new product -development initiatives, also enhance the product sales and cost-saving. You will establish professional relationships and negotiate the best offer with main customers and others potential sales prospects. You will settle disputes between clients and vendors on claims while keeping their good business relationship. You will identify current problems, foresee pitfalls and advise resolution to subordinates to maintain smooth workflow. You will monitor and review the business performance to determine effectiveness. You will act as liaison between functional departments such as technical and QA departments to ensure related communications are implemented into the daily routine. You will perform special projects and analyses, as required.
The Successful Applicant
To be qualify to this position, you will
-Degree holder preferred
-Minimum 8 years solid experience in furniture and at least 3 years experience at supervisory level.
-Strong product knowledge in wood and metal furniture will be an advantage
-Knowledge in US market is preferred.
-Good network with factories and suppliers in HK & mainland China
-Fluency in both written and spoken English and Mandarin
-Good communication, leadership, negotiation and problem solving skills.
-Effective communication and interpersonal skill to interact with all levels, both external and internal.
-Ability in handling product development and follow up independently.
-Good product sourcing knowledge and bargaining technique.
-Good network with factories and suppliers in China.
-Fluency in both written and spoken Cantonese, English and Mandarin.
-Responsible, detail-oriented, flexible and good team player.
What's on Offer
Working in a sizable sourcing office in Shenzhen with wide range client around the world