Merchandising Director - Retail Luxury

Job Title: Merchandising Director - Retail Luxury
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: JN -082018-174629
Contact Name: Wing Yip
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 14, 2018 11:17

Job Description

Our client is one of the most luxurious fashion Maison, with strong business expansion they are looking to hire merchandising director to lead a sizable team in the Hong Kong Office.

Responsbilities -

  • Achieve assigned goals and objectives including gross margin, sales and total inventory turn for the assigned merchandise category.
  • Select and purchase merchandise inclusive of timing, delivery, sizing and mix with a view to maximizing and driving the business.
  • Maintain effective category merchandise control systems which are to include replenishment, open to buy and seasonal merchandise.
  • Work closely with the HQ and regional team to manage plans for stock levels, react to change/demand and logistics, reorders, cancellations, redirections and transfers.
  • Partner with Finance Team to ensure that merchandise forecasting is in line with business plans.
  • Create and implement plans to maximize gross profit by coordinating sales, gross margin, inventory turnover, cost of promotion and markdowns.
  • Ensure open communication with Store Managers on a consistent basis regarding hits or misses for all product categories, thereby given the ability to react and analyze appropriately.
  • Provide training to Store Managers and Retail Team including but not limited to design, construction, merchandising and product knowledge.
  • Perform competitive research and analysis to illustrate both strengths and weakness' of products in all markets
  • Attend seasonal buying trip

Requirements -

  • Graduate calibre individual
  • Fluent in English and conversant in spoken and written Cantonese and Mandarin.
  • Advanced level Excel, Access and Microsoft Office.
  • To be proactive in terms of finding opportunities to grow the business and be reactive to changes within the markets.
  • Proven track record of increasing sales turnover
  • To have an acute understanding of trends and competitors
  • Have a sense of urgency and ability to deal swiftly with changing needs

If you are interested in exploring this role further, please send your resume to Wing Yip at

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