Product Manager - Soft Accessories

Hong Kong (HK)
Competitive dependant on experience
18 Dec 2018
15 Jan 2019
Job Type

The Company

Our client is a fast paced and demanding sourcing office with global operations.  They now have an opportunity for a Product Manager covering Soft Accessories to join their office in Hong Kong.  

Product Manager - Soft Accessories - The Role:

  • Lead a team to achieve annual Sales Targets by presenting the very best product that Hong Kong has to offer through China and Cambodia
  • Achieve annual sales targets for Soft Accessories and Bags – set sales budget, create departmental strategies and develop supplier strategies
  • Work with the UK Buying and Design teams to understand the needs of the Customer and create new product collections for each department that are price architecture focused.
  • Stay updated with UK fashion trends and product directions.  
  • Manage the product offer from the Country / Region. 
  • Work with the Merchandising and Technical teams within the local office to ensure the Product Offer is backed-up by excellent service and quality. In particular, development samples and price quotes must always be fast and accurate
  • Ensure Customer visits to the Country / Region are well prepared and that Buyers / Managers are always impressed with the product / territory offer
  • Solve problems and deal with issues professionally and promptly as they arise
  • Occasionally travel to China to explore new suppliers as well as build up better relationships with existing suppliers

Product Manager - Soft Accessories - The Candidate:

  • You’ll have a strong design or product development background ideally in Menswear for the UK market
  • Excellent project management and interpersonal skills to develop strategies to offer the brand a competitive edge
  • Excellent communication skills to work with the Product Development, Yarn Sourcing, Merchandising and Technical teams to ensure we maintain our excellent Product Offer
  • Be sales focused and commercially driven with good price negotiation skills
  • Have excellent presentation skills to present products strategically
  • Be resourceful, energetic, well-organised, analytical and competent  
  • A real self- starter and great problem solver 

Product Manager - Soft Accessories - The Package:

- Competitive salary plus benefits

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