West Kowloon Cultural District Authority

Merchandiser (Ref:18145K)

18/11/2018
Hong Kong Island (Cyberport Office)




Reporting to the Buyer and Product Developer, the role of Merchandiser is key to ensuring the delivery of a truly unique M+ cultural retail experience via a wide range of products. Through the creation and purchase of extraordinary product offerings that deliver an on-brand message, profits will be maximized, and the visitor experience will be enhanced.  

 

You will be responsible for:

  • working closely with Buyer and Product Developer to develop department strategy and action plans for the commodities including books, stationary and paper products that achieve sales, profit targets and cost control;

  • identifying and proposing new business opportunities, new sourcing strategies and methods to maximise profitability;

  • monitoring performance against plan and identifying cost-effective and efficient replenishment methodology to ensure an optimum stock level is maintained for business needs;

  • quantifying open to buy with phased commitments, proposing mark down and pricing adjustments to ensure inventory levels kept in check;

  • establishing critical path for the development and delivery of all product ranges including product trialling and display sampling;

  • ensuring all products on shelf meet relevant regulation and trading standards that protect the best interest of M+;

  • managing suppliers’ relationship and performance, contributing ideas to management on supplier management strategy;

  • conducting regular meetings with relevant teams to review the business performance, identifying potential challenges, exploring the opportunities and mitigating risk; and

  • managing databases and systems, preparing regular weekly reports and statistic for management review.

 

You should:

  • possess a recognised university degree in any disciplines;

  • have at least 5 years of relevant experience with renowned multinational retailers specialised in books, stationary and paper products;

  • demonstrate high level of accuracy, attentive to details, strong numerical sense;

  • have experience in project management from concept to implementation, be able to follow through and report any potential risk to management when deem necessary;

  • be a good team player, well-organised, creative, flexible and able to work under high pressure; and

  • possess good communication skills, proficient in both written and oral English and Chinese.




For interested parties, please submit your application along with your CV on or before 18 November 2018 via online application or by mail quoting the reference number, name of the position, expected salary and your availability to: 

Ms. Michelle Cheng
West Kowloon Cultural District Authority
Units 608-613, Level 6, Core C, Cyberport 3, 100 Cyberport Road, Hong Kong

Data collected will only be used for job application processing. Applicants not being invited for interview within 4 weeks from 18 November 2018 may assume their applications unsuccessful.

All related information will be kept up to 24 months and all personal data will be destroyed afterwards.

For more information

http://www.westkowloon.hk or contact

Ms. Michelle Cheng at 2200-0220



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