Senior Merchandising Manager, Tmall Global - Baby, Household, Food, Cosmetics

HK
1 month ago(11/17/2017 3:24 PM)
Job ID
2017-28377
Category
Purchasing/Merchandising/Procurement
Position Type
Perm
# of Openings
2

Overview

Launched in February 2014, Tmall Global is the gateway to China for international merchants and the go-to shopping platform for more than 400 million Chinese consumers. Tmall Global currently offers products from 63 countries and more than 15,000 brands ranging from department stores, apparel, electronics, fashion, cosmetics and supermarkets.


Tmall Global Direct Import has 3 missions: Enable international merchants, upgrade supply chain and fuel consumption. That’s precisely why we’re seeking a buyer to join our TDI (Tmall Global Direct Import) team.

 

Buying expertise in the following categories is strongly desired: FMCG, Healthcare,Fashion (men, women, children), Beauty/Cosmetics, mother and baby care.

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with cross-functional (procurement, business development, marketing) teams to support Tmall Direct Import business development.
  • Source and qualify new vendors for various product categories, including fashion, food, cosmetics, personal care, baby products ;
  • Follow up orders with vendors, customers, and internal parties to ensure customer satisfaction and on-time delivery ;
  • Liaise with international brands, and assist their order procedure and promotion in Tmall Global,  
  • Establish strong and long-term relationships with strategic oversea partners/brands/governments.
  • Formulate sourcing strategies and conduct vendor research for SE Asia countries, especially, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia.  
  • Build and execute strategic business development plans, and drive mutually beneficial programs with our strategic partners.
  • Develop vendor planning strategy to reduce supply risk, review flow of raw materials supplies and improve flexibility of production cycle
  • Prepare business reviews to the senior management team regarding project progress and challenges.

Qualifications

  • Minimum 5 years solid experience in procurement/merchandising industry, preferably in global market.
  • Proven experiences in international procurement fields and supply chain. Knowledge of Internet and ecommerce is a plus.
  • Ability to think strategically and execute methodically. Adept at making data-driven decisions . Acute sense of judgment, tact and diplomacy.
  • Comfortable in a fast-paced, multi-tasked, high-energy environment.
  • Highly driven self-starter who can deliver results in a highly dynamic environment and business climate.
  • Capability in forming enduring teamwork across an organization and geographies supported by strong networking skills and ability to build alliances.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in both English and Chinese (Putonghua is a must).
  • Bachelor degree in supply chain management, marketing, business management or relevant field of study
  • Willingness to travel and work overtime. (Most working time in Hangzhou, and need to travel to SE Asia frequently)

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