Senior/ Manager, Sourcing Development, Apparel

Location Ho Chi Minh
Category Sales
Job reference 11050
Job type Permanent
Consultant email
Consultant contact no 84967890097
Date posted Jun 01, 2021
1. Key responsibilities:
  • Managing vendor partnerships, ensuring performance that supports the product development processes of the brands
  • Effectively breaks down functional work plan into detailed work activities, ensures the team is fully aware of their respective roles & responsibilities
  • Enhancing and advocating for vendors’ capabilities and use of new technologies, to drive innovation of process and product
  • Communicating proactively with Asia Hub stakeholders, product development and design teams to build and adhere to a product development calendar that enables best in class on time samples, execution and delivery.
  • Communicating proactively with stakeholders, when there are development concerns raised – and provide solutions where possible, to rectify, whilst maintaining set calendar dates
  • Collaboration with all ‘in country’ internal stakeholders across Production, Global Material Supply, Compliance, Responsible Sourcing, Product Stewardship, Logistics and Quality teams to ensure the Delivery of all set KPIs.
  • Fostering and role modeling a culture of inclusion, candor and trust.
  • Support all associates in the team, to ensure they create and drive their individual development plans – and develop a regular cadence of review.
  • Challenge the status quo by adopting a creative and curious style that can drive continuous improvement
  • Participate in company-wide initiatives to promote the company purpose activation and to improve company Asia Product Supply systems and processes.
2. What distinguishes you:
  • Knowledge of apparel – with proven experience in development of knitted and woven product and managing a diverse product collection.
  • You will be coaching and developing your team, providing timely constructive feedback enabling them to excel and realize their potential.
  • Proven leadership experience in managing multi-cultural teams and ability to influence stakeholders on a global level to advance business goals.
  • A basic understanding of paper patterns creation and an understanding of digital product creation will be an advantage.
  • Drive and passion to make a difference, presenting a growth mindset that role models positivity and curiosity to your team and peers.
  • Executive presence – you will be capable of capturing your audience’s attention, being composed and well prepared.
  • Ability to lead, facilitate and champion change.
  • Good business acumen and understanding of the competitive global business environment, as well as an awareness of economic, social and political trends that impact the organization’s global strategy.
  • Language Proficiency: Excellent English