Our client is a global sourcing company and they are looking for a Director of Sourcing for their hardgoods team, looking after all kind of hardgoods including electrical, kitchenware, tabletop, toys etc. This person will be reporting to the president with a team of 10+ staff.
We are now seeking for a DIRECTOR OF SOURCING (HARDLINE)
- Well organization skills of dealing with complex product categories, manage high sku and multi-countries production base.
- Develop product and vendor strategies to drive for continue business growth.
- Work with the Sourcing Managers to evaluate the performance of factories and assess the business risk that support clients' business needs.
- Supervise and guide a team of merchandisers and coordinate with cross functional teams to achieve excellent KPI to meet client's expectation.
- Strong and in-depth negotiation skills to drive cost saving and costing margin for clients' continue business growth.
- Full ownership of the whole supply chain from factory sourcing, development till shipment with in-depth technical knowledge, proactive on problem precaution & strong decision maker.
- Manage the team to ensure they are up to the company standard
- Motivate the team by sharing knowledge and expertise, ensuring attention to detail and seeking continuous improvements
- Develop a close relationship with existing suppliers and develop new suppliers through personal connections, trade fairs and sourcing trips
- Product, payment and business term negotiations with suppliers.
To succeed in this key role, you will have at least 15 years experience in sourcing with at least 6 years in managerial capacity.
- Tertiary educated
- Self-motivated and have strong sense of responsibility.
- Strong people and process management skills
- Strong analytical and interpersonal skills
- Independent and excellent time management in meeting deadline.
- Strong communication skills and fluent in English, Mandarin and Cantonese
- Experience in handling relevant categories
- Experience working in European market is a MUST
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