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Product Manager - Non-Clothing & Accessories

Location
Leicester, Leicestershire
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
13 Nov 2020

The Company

Our client is a fast paced and demanding sourcing office with global operations.  They now have an opportunity for a Product Manager covering Non-Clothing and Accessories (to include some babywear and swimwear) to join their vibrant Head Office in Hong Kong. 

Product Manager - The Role:

  • Reporting into the Head of Product and managing the Non Clothing product offer from the region.
  • Lead a team to achieve annual Sales Targets by presenting the very best product that HK has to offer through China and Cambodia
  • Achieve annual sales targets for Non-Clothing and Accessories – set sales budget, create departmental strategies and develop supplier strategies
  • Work with the UK Buying and Design teams to understand the needs of the Customer and create new product collections for each department that are price architecture focused.
  • Stay updated with UK fashion trends and product directions.
  • Work with the Merchandising and Technical teams within the local office to ensure the Product Offer is backed-up by excellent service and quality. In particular, development samples and price quotes must always be fast and accurate
  • Ensure Customer visits to the Country / Region are well prepared and that Buyers / Managers are always impressed with the product / territory offer
  • Solve problems and deal with issues professionally and promptly as they arise
  • Occasionally travel to China to explore new suppliers as well as build up better relationships with existing suppliers

Product Manager - The Candidate:

  • You’ll have a strong design, buying or product development background ideally in Non-Clothing and Accessories for the UK market
  • Excellent project management and interpersonal skills to develop strategies to offer the brand a competitive edge
  • Excellent communication skills to work with the Product Development, Yarn Sourcing, Merchandising and Technical teams to ensure the excellent product offer is maintained.
  • Be sales focused and numercially driven with good price negotiation skills
  • Have excellent presentation skills to present products strategically at all levels.
  • Be resourceful, energetic, well-organized, analytical and competent
  • A real self- starter and great problem solver

Product Manager - The Package:

- Competitive salary plus generous benefits

 

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

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Details

  • Job Reference: 00000142-1
  • Date Posted: 13 November 2020
  • Recruiter: u&i Recruitment Ltd
    u&i Recruitment Ltd
  • Website: https://uandisearch.com/
  • Location: Leicester, Leicestershire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Manufacturing Operations, Retail & Consumer Products, Sales & Marketing, Trades & Services
  • Job Type: Permanent