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Merchandising Manager (lingeries/swimwear)ConnectedGroup Ltd
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  • Posted on 21 Oct 2019
Merchandising Manager (lingeries/swimwear)ConnectedGroup Ltd

Job Highlights

  • A renowned trading company
  • US and EU market
  • Competitive remuneration package

Job Description

Merchandising Manager (lingeries / swimwear)

Our client is a renowned trading company and they are looking for a Merchandising Manager based in Hong Kong. The company has a strong presence in the US and in Europe, and they have established a highly successful sourcing business for a number of years in Hong Kong.

As a senior member of the sourcing team, you will be responsible for:-

  • Merchandising Activities
    • Supervise and lead the merchandising operations, including T&A follow ups
    • Follow production plans and WIPs to ensure all orders are shipped on time
  • Communications with buyers
    • Build up strong communication platform and schedules with buyers and designers
    • Constant interaction and consultation on vendor capacity, order allocation etc.
    • Observe and understand in detail the buyer's needs and provide as much support as possible
  • Vendor management
    • Analyse, evaluate and improve vendor's capabilities and performance
    • Source and develop products with vendors
    • Expand or consolidate vendor base when appropriate
    • Price negotiation and create detailed cost saving plans and methods
    • Lead-time negotiation along with regular trouble shooting issues such as deliveries and quality issues
  • Communications with internal support teams
    • Build trust with the quality and CSR teams in order to ensure all products sourced are done so ethically at the required quality standards
    • Assist in certain quality or CSR driven initiatives
    • Assist in any quality issues, claims or disputes between buyers/QA with vendors
    • Monitor potential quality issues and execute relative solutions to ensure they can be avoided


  • Bachelor degree of above in Textiles / Fashion or related discipline
  • Self-driven, flexible, opened-minded and creative
  • Minimum 8 years relevant sourcing experience with at least 5 years management experience
  • Excellent written and verbal Cantonese, Mandarin and English
  • Strong knowledge in mens/ladies apparel - must have good knowledge in woven/knit/sweater items
  • Ability to work in an extremely fast-paced environment
  • Frequent travelling
  • Experience using PLM systems an advantage

Interested parties please send your CV in word format to Vincent Chow for more information.

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Additional Information

Career Level



Non-Degree Tertiary

Years of Experience

8 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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