We are looking for an experienced and passionate Assistant Merchandise Manager to join our Shanghai team. In this exciting role, you will lead an effective team and clearly deliver the highest standard of service while striking a balance amongst customers’ requirements, the company’s profitability & policy, and suppliers’ resources and to strive for Operational Excellence in performing role responsibilities
How will you make a difference?
- Lead and manage the team to achieve business objectives.
- Assist in building and maintaining a strong vendor network to meet customers’ expectation.
- Collect market information and trend and recommend needs for new product development initiatives
- Establish professional relationships and negotiate the best offer with main customers and others potential sales prospects.
- Settle disputes between customers and vendors on claims while keeping their good business relationship.
- Identify current problems and advise resolution to team members to maintain smooth workflow.
- Monitor and review the business performance to determine effectiveness.
- Perform special projects and analyses, as required.
- Visit factories on a regular basis
Who are we looking for?
- At least 8 years’ merchandising experience in hard goods ( such as home decoration / outdoor products / Household items/Crafts) , some managerial experience is a plus
- Proficiency in MS Office applications
- Good communication skills in English (written and spoken)
- Sales-driven orientation and good people management skills
- Good at analysing figures and problem solving
- Good communication and interpersonal skills with all levels and can work with overseas teams, staffs and vendors
- Able to work under high pressure and accept the challenge
- Able to foresee production risks and provide workable solution
- Solid experience in & knowledge of German market is a strong advantage
Why work with us?
- Collaborative, fun and challenging work environment
- Open, transparent and diverse culture with locations worldwide
- Double-pay, performance bonus, flexible working hours
- Full healthcare insurance coverage
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