Regional Senior Buyer

  • 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.: CDC03482
  • Date of publication: 2020.03.24

Position

Buying Function

  • Develop merchandising strategies for the region with the team.
  • Define product mix of ready-to-wear and shoes of each market.
  • Prepare seasonal open-to-buy together with Business Planning Team.
  • Attend seasonal buying sessions in Paris to ensure best merchandise is purchased at appropriate quantities and sizes to achieve targeted sales projections and sell-through.
  • Prepare sales forecast on products.
  • Deliver reliable sales planning data and work closely with Supply Chain Department for production distribution and allocation.

Merchandising Function

  • Act as the coordinator for all ready-to-wear and shoes related issues between Paris HQ, countries and boutiques.
  • Provide the boutique network with relevant collection and product information, sales strategies, and selling techniques.
  • Plan seasonal product launch to preview new collection for Elite and VIC clients; Plan trunk shows/ fashions shows and prepare looks for showcasing.
  • Work with VM on collection/ product launches, boutique remerchandising & season end sale.
  • Plan seasonal markdown schedules and provide markdown list for all boutiques.
  • Propose season end discount and control discount to be in line with budget.
  • Prepare review reports on product.
  • Analyse sales performance through sell-through analysis & propose action plan.
  • Control inventory level.
  • Arrange retail pricing for all markets to be in line with price policy & global positioning as set by Paris.
  • Arrange transfer of merchandise to maximize sell through percentage.
  • Conduct market research, competitors analysis, market & product trends as well as pricing.

Others

  • Compile regular sales analysis reports of all region to ascertain sales performance for the all product categories.
  • Weekly sales performance reports.
  • Monthly sales forecast.
  • Best seller reports.
  • Any ad hoc reports, regional consolidation

Profile

  • University graduate in Fashion Merchandising or related disciplines
  • Minimum 5 years relevant working experience in merchandising of luxury good and service related industry preferred
  • General computer literacy & strong in excel
  • Training coaching skill
  • Language skills: English, Cantonese & Mandarin, other language ability is an added advantage
  • Aggressive, Detail-minded, Target-oriented, Strong fashion sense
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