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HEAD OF MERCHANDISING

Job Title: HEAD OF MERCHANDISING
Location: Wattana
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Reference: JTH300003001413715
Contact Name: 165DB
Contact Email: 165DB@prtr.com
Job Published: July 04, 2017 18:03

Job Description

Company Background:

Our client is a leading beauty product retailer with a significant presence in Thailand. Due to their current business expansion, they are now looking for a suitably qualified candidate to join them in the position of Head of Merchandising.

Responsibilities:

  • Being responsible for merchandising for all products in the retail business.
  • Analyzing and evaluating market trends and sales opportunities in the product category.
  • Conducting regular research of the retail market and competitor activities.
  • Developing business partnerships and being responsible for client relationship management.
  • Managing merchandising strategies and operating plans to reflect the broader global environment.
  • Forecasting demand planning and implementing strategic category planning, buying process and selection of product mix for stores to increase sales growth objectives.
  • Controlling inventories, delivery schedules and exit strategies.
  • Undertaking sourcing and buying selections; determining product category, quantity, terms & conditions, and profit margin.
  • Negotiating buying terms and agreements to fulfil sales objectives.
  • Designing product cycle process to ensure that the entire the selling schedules are well organized.
  • Participating in domestic and international business partnership meetings.
  • Preparing performance reports for management.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Marketing or a related field.
  • Minimum of 8 years’ work experience in merchandising management.
  • At least 5 years’ experience in the fashion or consumer retail industry.
  • Good command of both spoken and written English.
  • Proactive with the ability to drive business growth.
  • Strong analytical and Microsoft Excel skills.