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Sourcing Specialist (Any garment category)ConnectedGroup Ltd
Sourcing Specialist (Any garment category)ConnectedGroup Ltd
Job Highlights
  • Kidswear team
  • US/UK/Canada experience
  • Excellent English communication
Job Description

Sourcing Specialist (All Apparel)



This is an excellent opportunity to join one of the top 10 global retailers as their sourcing specialist 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 member of the sourcing team, you will be responsible for:-

  • 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 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
  • 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
  • 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

Requirements:-

  • Bachelor degree of above in Textiles / Fashion or related discipline
  • Experience using PLM systems an advantage
  • Minimum 5 years relevant sourcing experience from major retailer's sourcing offices
  • Excellent written and verbal Cantonese, Mandarin and English
  • Knowledge in kidswear is an advantage
  • Self-driven, flexible, opened-minded and creative
  • Willing to handle ground work
  • Travelling will be frequent

Interested parties pls send your CV to Angela Tsui for more information.







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




Additional Information
Years of Experience
2 years
Employment Type
Full Time, Permanent
Company details
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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