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Director of Merchandising & PD - ClothingConnectedGroup Ltd
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  • Posted on 21 Oct 2019
Director of Merchandising & PD - ClothingConnectedGroup Ltd

Job Highlights

  • A leading global retailer
  • Energetic and fast paced work environment
  • Lead a team of 8-10 staffs including 2-3 managers

Job Description

Director of Merchandising & PD - Clothing

After a few highly successful years of business, a leading global retailer is now looking to expand their HK sourcing office this year. A key position they will be looking to hire in the new financial year will be a director of merchandising & PD for their clothing department. The company is known for their energetic and fast paced work environment, along with fantastic career prospects and employee benefits on offer.

Reporting into the head of business unit, you will be leading a team of 8-10 staffs including 2-3 managers.


  • Lead and manage merchandising and product development teams, supervising the daily operations and ensure the performance and productivity matches the company's business strategies
  • Train, develop and guide the team members to maximise efficiency and accuracy in their work


  • Supervise the end to end merchandising operation - from development to shipment
  • Development accuracy, pricing, quality, on-time delivery and customer service are the main KPIs for the team
  • Manage and improve the suppliers to ensure best customer service for the product's buyers
  • Ensure the team builds a strong technical and commercial knowledge of the product to offer important information, network, solutions and strategies to fulfil the company's needs
  • Build strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders to ensure a clear and smooth operation
  • Work closely with vendors on price quotations - driving running costs down to ensure product prices are most competitive in the market
  • Evaluate suppliers abilities and performance - work closely with compliance teams to ensure requirements are met
  • Provide technical solutions to internal and external teams when needed


  • Bachelor degree or above in garments/textiles/fashion merchandising
  • Minimum of 15 years merchandising/sourcing experience
  • Minimum of 8 years experience in leading sizable EU retailers' merchandising teams
  • Experience working in mass market retailers a big plus
  • Proven garment/clothing PD and merchandising experience
  • Strong technical knowledge in production and development of wide range of garment categories
  • Must have excellent corporate attitude with strong drive and passion in the products
  • Must speak and write excellent English and Chinese languages preferred
  • Willingness to travel regularly

Interested parties pls send your CV to Vincent Chow

Additional Information

Career Level




Years of Experience

15 years

Employment Type

Full Time, Permanent

Company Overview

ConnectedGroup is an executive search and recruitment firm with offices in Hong Kong and China. We work across a number of industry sectors providing cross-functional recruitment. Our specialisms are Financial Services, Legal, Manufacturing, Supply Chain/Sourcing, Industrial, Technology, Strategy & Transformation, Life Sciences, Consumer and Retail/Luxury Goods, Hospitality, Sales, Marketing & Communications, Corporate Functions/Administration (Human Resources & Talent Acquisition/Finance/Accounting/Professional Support), Property & Real Estate.

All information is used for recruitment purposes only. Although we endeavour to respond to every applicant this may not always be possible so if you receive no response within 60 days, please consider your application for this specific vacancy to be unsuccessful. We will contact you with the next vacancy that matches your profile.

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