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Buying Director (Hong Kong Based)
- European Fast Fashion Brands
- German Speaking needed
About Our Client
Our client is a market leading women fast fashion brand with retail operations across Europe and significant market share across key markets. With a sourcing and buying hub in Hong Kong, they are currently looking out for a seasoned and talented Buying Director to drive the direction of the company to new heights.
Reporting to the CEO, you will hold full accountability for developing and implementing the buying strategy for the entire women wear collection for the group. Leading a team of buyers, designers and quality controllers, along with associates in Asia, you will be directly involved in creative product development, sourcing and product selection to achieve a well balanced and targeted range of products to ensure sustained growth of the business. You will exert your knowledge and expertise and acquire market data from trade fairs and market visits to develop your buying strategy and will be the key decision maker for assortment spend and pricing.
The Successful Applicant
As Buying Director, you will be a highly motivated and driven individual with a minimum of 10 years experience specialising in women causal wear buying. Ideally you will have in depth knowledge of European fast fashion market in terms of product assortment and pricing strategy. In addition, you will have a proven track record of success in leading buys for multiple categories and be able to set the direction for the brand. Prior experience in managing teams at regional level is an advantage. Fluency in English and German is a must. Occasional travel will be required on a need basis to European and Asian markets.
What's on Offer
Attractive salary and bonus will be offered to the high potential candidate