- Salary: Undisclosed
- Work Type: Permanent / Full Time
- Min. Education Level: Degree
- Field of Study: Retail Management
- Years of Experience: 10
- Skills: Interpersonal & Communication skills
Job location: Vietnam
- Rare Opportunity
- High Growth Organization
About Our Client
Our client is a leading vertically integrated retailer and the largest Eastern European Retailer specializing in fashion, apparel footwear and accessories for customers of all ages under their brand. With close to 30 years of history, they have expanded massively since then and managed to build a reputation locally and regionally as a well recognized brand providing a large portfolio of products to consumers. As of 2012, they operate close to 450 stores in malls and high streets across Eastern Europe and they are on its way to launch an online store, operate over 600 stores and reach sales of over USD 1 B this year (2013). With a strong commitment to having over 1, 000 stores in the Eastern Europe region and additional international markets by Year 2015, they are currently seeking an experience and high caliber Director of Sourcing in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam to be an integral part of their management team.
Based in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam and reporting to the SVP Sourcing & Manufacturing based in Russia and Chief Representative in Vietnam, you will be responsible for the setting up of the organization’s presence in Vietnam where you are mainly responsible for the managing of all Asia Sourcing.
Your Other Responsibilities include:
- Responsible for sourcing activities & communicate and handles all style developments for new projects and requirements to factories and all parties concerned
- Sourcing for right suppliers within the textile industry who are dealing with large apparel retailers
- Negotiating with vendors on price, discount, shipment, and working terms and achieving target price, on-time delivery & quality standards as per required
- Actively coordinating with Merchandiser and Sourcing Team from Head Office
The Successful Applicant
You will possess a Degree and have at least 10 years of relevant experience in Sourcing of Textiles within a reputable Retail MNC. You must have a track record of success in a management role and possess solid sourcing experience in a large apparel retailer/agent for retailer; i.e. fast fashion value price. Excellent interpersonal & communication skills are essential and experience in working in Hong Kong/UK/European markets is an advantage. You must be bilingual in English and either Vietnamese or another Southeast Asian Language. Prior working experience in Vietnam is highly preferred.
What's On Offer
Our client offers the intangible benefits of a work environment that is stimulating, challenging and balanced; where personal & professional accomplishment, growth and excellence is a key driver. You will be working in a People Management Role within an Established Organization; and being part of an Employee Centric Business that provides a large degree of autonomy to their management team and encourage creativity and development of new ideas.
Apply for this Job
Apply online using the form below or phone Kenneth Koo on + 65 6533 2777 quoting job ref H1904660