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Global Head of SourcingConnectedGroup Ltd
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  • Posted on 21 Aug 2019
Global Head of SourcingConnectedGroup Ltd

Job Highlights

  • Lead a team of over 80 staffs
  • Manage business volume >US$200m per annum
  • Report into the HQ in New York

Job Description

Head of Global Sourcing

A major US fashion & apparel company is looking to hire a head of global sourcing for their Hong Kong office to lead their global PD, sourcing and production operations. The role will require you to lead a team of over 80 staffs, whilst managing a business volume of over US$200m per annum. You will report into the HQ in New York. The goal is for you to build a strong sourcing strategy and operations across all sourcing and production countries from fabric mills to garment factories, and to become the key partner to the sales and design team based in the HQ.

Responsibilities:

  • Build and develop suitable and effective sourcing strategies, both by vendor and country and region
  • Hands on approach towards capacity planning and raw material management
  • Build solid work relationships with customers and vendors to provide effective and creative solutions to achieve business targets
  • Aggressively drive price negotiation and work closely with design and PD teams to discover potential cost saving ideas without damaging the quality and aesthetic of the styles
  • Regularly monitoring with HQ's teams on T&A, business and sourcing strategies
  • Work closely with head of quality to ensure products are of high-quality standards
  • Review and evaluate vendor performance and manage them to configure improvement plans
  • Monitor compliance and sustainability levels of vendors to ensure ethical targets are achieved
  • Proactively lead sourcing in potential new sourcing regions or vendors including emerging markets in order to achieve competitive cost without compromising lead-time and quality
  • Manage P&L and budgeting to achieve corporate goals and targets
  • Lead, develop, and guide the team to achieve consistently high performance with good team morale


Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 15 years' experience in sourcing and product development with at least 5 years of senior management experience in a matrix organization
  • Extensive experience with developing global sourcing strategy with diversified country matrix, multiple foreign offices and risk profile analysis
  • Extensive private label experience which includes working directly with retail customers
  • Experience across multiple product categories and distribution channels
  • Demonstrated strong verbal, written, analytical and negotiation skills
  • A high energy, roll-up-the-sleeves attitude with a positive approach to dealing with challenges
  • Attract, develop, and retain top level talent and demonstrated ability to motivate, develop and inspire a team
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Business
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English, Mandarin and Cantonese a plus
  • Travel required

Interested parties please send your CV to Vincent Chow - for more information.

For other available opportunities, please visit www.connectedgroup.com

Additional Information

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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