Buyer cum Merchandiser

31 Jul 2019

Sourcing Merchandiser

This global market retail chain has grown significantly in the past few years and seen an increasing prominence here in Singapore. They are now bringing in more business units from the European and Greater Asia markets and in conjunction are looking for experience professionals to focus in Merchandising and Sourcing for Hard Goods

In this role, the incumbent will nevertheless have relevant working experience in a sourcing or purchasing function, in Household and Kitchenware categories. This is however not limited to if that individual portrays substantial exposure in similar categories. He or she will will also be setting up and implementing short/long term sourcing strategies to support growth, enhance vendor relationships, leverage on supplier networks likewise accountable for pre-allocation processes in RFQ/RFP exercises.

In addition, this person would also be involved in merchandising initiatives by consolidating and preparing sales forecasts, business inventory reports, optimizing sales volume of product areas, monitor operations to ensure compliance, identify production and supply difficulties, analyze every aspect of bestsellers, negotiate cost prices, agreeing timescales and delivery dates, maintain data integrity and be involved in report presentations to management

You will be reporting in to the Operations Director and work very closely with cross functional teams in Merchandising, Product Development, Production, Compliance and Sustainability. Moreover, this will be an open working environment that encourages transparency and work life balance.

An ideal candidate would:

  • Be at least a Diploma graduate and have at least 2 years working experience in a similar sourcing/purchasing/merchandising function and industry
  • Have good knowledge and network within the Asian suppliers community
  • Prior experience working in India/Sri Lanka markets with Kitchenware/Cookware/Household appliances would be advantageous
  • Also be interpersonal, independent, able to carry out business negotiations and knowledgeable on compliance and sustainability programs
  • Be able to travel for business requirements

To apply online please use the 'Apply' function, alternatively you may contact us at 68183192 for a constructive discussion. Do note that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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