Product Development Manager

Shanghai (CN)
Competitive dependant on experience
14 Mar 2019
01 Apr 2019

The Company

Our client is a fast paced and demanding sourcing office with global operations.  They now have an exciting opportunity for a Product Development Manager, to work across womens tailoring, girls dresses and denim. The role is located in their Shanghai office. 

Product Development Manager - Ladies & Girlswear - The Role:

  • Achieve sales and margin targets
  • Consistently deliver and present the season’s key trends
  • Management of a PD team of 2
  • Work with the UK Buying and Design teams to understand the needs of the customer
  • Manage the product offer from China and off shore regions
  • Work with the Merchandising and Technical teams within the local office to ensure the product offer is backed-up by excellent service and quality
  • Management of all customer visits to the Shanghai, to ensure Customer visits to the Country / Region are well prepared
  • Solve problems and deal with issues professionally and promptly as they arise.

Product Development Manager - Ladies & Girlswear - The Candidate:

  • Strong product development or design background in ladieswear and girlswear for the UK market 
  • Excellent project management, strategic thinker to offer the brand a competitive edge, drive sales & achieve targets
  • Excellent communication skills to work with all internal, external and Global colleagues, suppliers & customers  
  • Must have strong leadership skills, an exceptional team player with impressive interpersonal skill 
  • Understand costing and negotiating skills and garment makeup on all product categories
  • Decisive decision maker
  • Resourceful, energetic, real self-starter, analytical and competent  

Product Development Manager - Ladies & Girlswear - The Package:

- Competitive salary + benefits 

Due to the anticipated interest in this role only short listed candidates will be contacted.