Brand
Vacancy title
Buyer- Merchandising and Buying, sloggi (Regional role)
Ref
19654
Function
Brand Merchandising
City
Hong Kong
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
31/08/2021
Description

sloggi® brings true comfort to people’s everyday by creating the most wearable, innovative bodywear in the world. Launched in 1979, the brand has long been the best-selling brief brand in Europe and today delivers unrivalled comfort across multi-faceted intimate apparel ranges for both women and men across Europe, Asia, US and Canada.

 

Learn more about Sloggi on:

www.sloggi.com

www.facebook.com/sloggi/

www.instagram.com/sloggi

www.linkedin.com/company/sloggi

 

For our sloggi regional in Hong Kong office, we are searching for a highly motivated:

 

                                                                                Buyer – Merchandising and Buying, sloggi (Regional role)

Purpose of the job:

Buyer is one of the key members in the merchandising team who will support the head of merchandising to deliver the merchandising strategy and achieve the budget by formulating, conducting, and implementing various kinds of analysis and planning (e.g., merchandising plan, buying plan, sell-through, delivery, replenishment, and stock clearance plan). This role will also work closely with the online & offline sales team and marketing team to achieve sales growth with targeted profitability.

 

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Assist Head of Merchandising in product mix planning, merchandise selection, pricing, buying plan, and assortment plan
  • Support the Head to plan the regular and ad hoc promotional activities to increase sales growth
  • Assist regional assortment with fact-based analysis
  • Formulate OTB, assortment plan, and allocation plan according to the budget and maintain a smooth flow of merchandise delivery
  • Monitor and support on regional process and timeline
  • Maintain templates and tools for regional buying and KPI reviews
  • Manage monthly and seasonal buy for regions/stores with an effective assortment
  • Prepare various sales, product, and inventory performance reports
  • Monitor the sell-through, stock level, SKU holding, and their efficiency, merchandise distribution, and replenishment on a timely basis so as to ensure the right stock in the right quantity at the right place at right time for sales growth and Sloggi brand building
  • Work closely with sales and marketing team in development and execution of assortment for buying plans to maximize the sales growth and proper Sloggi brand image
  • Quick response to market so as to optimize sales performance
  • Keep track of the market trends and suitable new products, identify market opportunities, benchmark against competitors, and make necessary recommendations
  • Support other ad hoc project as assigned

 

Your ideal profile:

  • Strong understanding of the buying flow as a Regional buyer in Asia. Experienced in Great China, Singapore, Malaysia, Korea is an advantage
  • With at least 2 years of hands-on retail buying experience in underwear, lifestyle, fast-fashion, sportswear
  • Expert in Excel skills specifically but not limited to using Pivot Table, VLookup functions, and charts
  • Strong in fashion sense, analytical skills, business acumen, and numerical sense
  • Knowledge of online retail is an advantage
  • Team player
  • Language skill: English and Mandarin must; Cantonese preferred
  • Bachelor's level in Fashion Retailing, Business Administration, Marketing, Social Sciences or related preferred

 

We offer an opportunity in a fast-paced organization which gives those looking for a challenge the possibility to grow with the company and shape the future.

We are a family-owned company with strong values, operating at a global level with key markets in Germany, Japan, and China - where our iconic brands, Sloggi and Triumph, continue to delight our consumers.

Sloggi is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability. 

If you are seeking a great opportunity to develop your career, please send us your application letter and CV in English, diplomas, and expected salary range by clicking on Apply.