Job Description

Title: Merchandiser

Company Name: A Renowned Retailer

Vacancy: 3

Job Location: Dhaka

Employment Status: Full-time

Educational Requirements:
∎ Bachelor/ Masters in any discipline.
∎ B.Sc in Textile Engineering from any reputed university will get preference.

Experience Requirements:
∎ At least 5 year(s)

Job Responsibilities:
∎ As a Merchandiser you will play a key part of the team; you will manage supplier strategy, performance, and relationships, supporting the retailer in country with all order placement.
∎ Understand overall business performance, strategy & requirements for the season / year ahead
∎ Evaluate supplier / factory performance & provide achieved analytics on supplier KPI's including on time shipments, defective returns, inspection pass rates, working on relevant improvement plans and provide recommendations to for supplier with growth/ decline opportunities.
∎ Deep understanding of each supplier and factory capability, capacity, compliance, future strategy and potential opportunities.
∎ Work with supplier base to enact & drive the retailers strategic initiatives on sustainability, lead time reduction and value chain improvements, improving efficiencies year on year.
∎ Obtain and onboard new supplier & factory sources to provide economical volume-driven sources of supply which will improve margin and supply.
∎ Understand forecast volumes and manage upfront capacity & griege planning with suppliers to secure the requirements and manage in season efficiently
∎ Liaise with Suppliers and the retailer on a day-to-day basis for issue and query resolution
∎ Understand trend direction for the season and brief suppliers accordingly
∎ Risk assess design packs and ensure right fabric / size spec / make-up are briefed to the right suppliers, supporting on product engineering
∎ Visit manufacturer’s/producer’s facilities, obtain samples and price quotes, liaising with Suppliers with product development feedback, helping to ensure samples adhere to the Recipient’s sealed sample process.
∎ Support costing preparation and negotiations, to ensure right first-time pricing strategy & support to hit seasonal margin targets with year on year improvements
∎ Assist with placing orders and finalising samples to the extent requested on behalf of the Recipient, ensuring that all orders specify that the Recipient is the buyer.
∎ Keep clear record of all contracted orders within the office systems
∎ Complete end to end progressing for all orders, in line with the critical path requirements managing capacity requirements with the suppliers / factories.

Additional Requirements:
∎ Both males and females are allowed to apply
∎ Excellent knowledge & experience in apparel manufacturing and retail
∎ Up-to-date with the latest merchandising trends and best practices
∎ Ability to build clear, confident, positive communication with company colleagues and suppliers with the ability to form relationships, influence, and work collaboratively across the business
∎ Good interpersonal, influencing, listening, organisational, presentation and decision-making skills
∎ Self-motivated and able to work under pressure, quickly and efficiently
∎ Excellent communication skills & fluent in English – written & verbal

Salary: Negotiable

Job Source: Online Job Posting.

Application Deadline: 31 Aug 2022

Company Information:
∎ 1 Aug 2022
∎ A Renowned Retailer
∎ Address : Dhaka,Bangladesh
∎ Business : Buying House

Category: Garments/Textile


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