About the company
Our client is a large global fashion and lifestyle business. Headquartered in China, they have a large sourcing office in Bangladesh. They are seeking a confident leader with experience to manage their Bangladesh operations as Country Manager.
About Bangladesh operations
The Bangladesh office in Dhaka has ~55 people- this includes production, sourcing and technical people. The Country Manager will be responsible for the full P&L of Bangladesh, managing the team, growing the business, improving efficiency and developing the sourcing function. The Country Manager will report to global HQ in China.
The Country Manager will oversee all technical, production, development and sourcing aspects for their Bangladesh operations. The ideal candidate is someone from production and sourcing background with strong management skills.
-Manage all aspects of production, quality and delivery. It is essential to be able to maintain discipline within the factory base ensuring timely deliveries to agreed quality standards.
-Work closely with HQ in China
-Problem solving at the grass root level, understanding and foreseeing issues at an early stage and immediately acting upon them to minimise inefficiencies, delay.
-Improve existing processes and systems in order to gain more visibility of communication, critical path, etc between factories and the regional offices
The ideal candidate will be a strong leader with solid overall experience in production, development, sourcing and quality management either within a manufacturer or a retailer.
We are looking for a strong personality who can command the respect of factories and achieve discipline in production processes. Our ideal candidate has the skill sets to deal with difficult factories and stakeholders of different cultures and backgrounds.
The candidate will ideally have UK or European high street experience and have solid experience living and working globally (including Asia and Europe)
Only applicants who are eligible to live and work in the UK/Europe will be considered.
Expat package – negotiable