Senior Footwear Product Development Manager - Hong Kong

Location
Hong Kong
Salary
£110000 - £130000 per annum + Salary guideline + accomm etc
Posted
17 Dec 2018
Closes
14 Jan 2019
Ref
HT901858D
Contact
Helen Taylor
Sector
Footwear
Job Type
Permanent
Senior Footwear Product Development Manager - Hong Kong
This is a great opportunity to join a large global fashion retail and sourcing company in their Hong Kong office, in a senior role managing teams across Asia, within their footwear department.

The Candidate: Senior Footwear Product Development Manager - Hong Kong
*Extensive experience working with UK retailers, and understanding UK standards, is essential
*In depth experience & knowledge of footwear / product and supply chain costs
*Good knowledge of factory operations
*Strong negotiation skills, with the ability to manage costs
*Proven track record of managing teams, to be able to set strategy and direction for the department
*Able to react to the market and be innovative
*Strong negotiating and influencing skills amongst internal customers, suppliers and third party providers
*You will have a strong customer focus
*Strong interpersonal/ communication skills
*Excellent English language skills - written and spoken.

The Role: Senior Footwear Product Development Manager - Hong Kong
*Management of the footwear team, to ensure budgets and product strategy are delivered
*Travel to offices across China, Vietnam and Cambodia
*Identify best practices and ways of working, to stabilise and grow the footwear team
*Manage, control and set budgets globally
*Line managing the team, providing coaching and support to all members
*Develop a database of suppliers to produce key items
*Working with women's, men's and children's footwear teams in the UK, as well as closely with other departments

The Package: Senior Footwear Product Development Manager - Hong Kong
Excellent HKD salary, plus accommodation allowance etc