Regional Merchandising Manager - Ready-to-wear

  • Company: Christian Dior Far East Ltd.
  • Country / Region : Hong Kong
  • Business group: Fashion & Leather Goods
  • Contract type: Permanent Job
  • Function: Merchandising
  • Experience required: Minimum 5 years
  • Reference No.: CDC03904
  • Date of publication: 2020.11.05

Position

Buying

  • Drive buying sessions in Paris to ensure best merchandise is purchased at appropriate quantities/sizes to achieve targeted sales projections and sell-through
  • Put together seasonal open-to-buy with Business Planning
  • Prepare sales forecast on products, deliver reliable sales planning data
  • Work closely with Supply Chain for production distribution

Merchandising

  • In charge of all ready-to-wear related issues
  • Plan seasonal product launch to preview new collection for clients
  • Initiate collection launch trunk shows and prepare looks for presentation
  • Provide the boutique network with relevant collection/product information, sales strategies and selling techniques
  • Work with VM on collection launches, boutique remerchandising & season end sale
  • Conduct market research, competitors analysis and trends
  • Analyze sales performance through sell-through analysis & propose action plan
  • Plan seasonal markdown schedules and provide markdown list 
  • Control inventory level

Promotion

  • Collaborate with VM team to have synergetic launch, in-store merchandising, window display/visuals
  • Work with PR to ensure brand image promotion is in line with product plan
  • Identify business opportunities with CDM, local markets and retail
  • Propose incentives for selective categories

Training

  • Organize/conduct products training
  • Provide relevant product information, sales strategies

Profile

  • University graduate in related discipline
  • Previous experience in merchandising of luxury good and service related industry preferred
  • 5-8 years' relevant working experience
  • Excellent Microsoft Excel skill
  • Communication skill
  • Language skills: English, Cantonese & Mandarin, other language ability is an added advantage
  • Aggressive, Detail-minded, Target-oriented
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