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Head of BuyingSolent Manufacturing Ltd
  • Hung Hom
  • Salary provided
  • Posted on 23 Aug 2019
Head of BuyingSolent Manufacturing Ltd

Job Highlights

  • 5 days work
  • Buying
  • Head

Job Description

As the Hong Kong based Asia Buying Director, you will be responsible for an Asian team of sourcing experts across all categories of health and beauty, household, re-useable bags and impulse snacks. You will be looking at the product development, sourcing, costing as well as areas such as supplier rationalisation. Other responsibilities include:


Key Responsibilities:

  • Reporting directly to our Group Operations Director you will develop, innovate and lead our sourcing strategy
  • Management of all the company's Asia sourcing processes
  • To develop existing regional sourcing partners and create synergy within business partners
  • To provide support to the Groups commercial expansion by proactively developing new sourcing routes
  • You will be owning the overall supplier strategy for the company, working closely with Head of Commercials to understand the business plan or the products they require as well as having oversight on where the products are manufactured
  • Liaise with all departments within the business to provide support and direction to enhance the product development of the region
  • Conduct regular communications/meetings with stakeholders within this business to ensure global consistency where viable
  • Lead the global sourcing team to manage supplier relationship
  • Responsible to work with customers directly to source products
  • Invent negotiation strategies and secure profitable deals
  • Deliver annual saving target


Job requirements

  • With strong experience of managing a buying team in HK, Shanghai and Vietnam
  • Capable to oversee multiple projects to a high standard
  • Proficient individual with a strong background in product sourcing, ideally in the brand/retail industry
  • Experience in sourcing varied product categories, preferably in Health & Beauty, Household and Bags Categories
  • Innovative approach to developing new strategies of supply
  • You will be highly driven and be able to lead and grow the team
  • Good understanding of analytics and presenting reports to the business heads for continued development
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proficient in English is a must
  • Energetic, Passionate and Modern

(Personal data provided by applicants will be strictly used for recruitment purpose only.)


Additional Information

Years of Experience
Employment Type
Full Time, Permanent

Company Overview

SOLENT GROUP was established over 20 years ago with the desire to invest within Asia. The business has fully established itself as a key investor and partner to many production facilities across health & beauty and household, and general merchandise sectors. We have 7 offices around the world and over 100 people in the group. Now our Hong Kong Hung Hom office is looking candidates who are detail-minded, proactive, self-motivated for the following position:


Additional Company Information

Benefits & Others
Five-day work week, Flexible working hours, Medical insurance, Performance bonus

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