Senior Merchandiser (Garden Furniture/ BBQ)

Career

The REWE Group with its headquarters in Cologne, Germany is one of the largest food retailers in Europe with a strong non-food business base. Serving customers through different channels such as discount stores, supermarkets and DIY stores in 21 different countries in Europe, the REWE Group combines an annual turnover over 57.8 billion Euro.

 

The Hong Kong based REWE Sourcing office, REWE FAR EAST is looking for:

 

Senior Merchandiser (Garden Furniture/ BBQ)

 

General Responsibility:

 

Create tactical plans to enact manager’s sourcing strategies for areas of product responsibility, drive vendor sourcing/ evaluation, vendor/product development activities and provide necessary support to subordinate to ensure on time execution and quality products that meet or exceed our customer’s needs/expectations..

 

Specific Functions:

 

  • Create tactical plans to enact manager’s sourcing strategies for areas of product responsibility.
  • Responsible for developing and cultivating vendor partnerships to meet current and future. needs according to strategic direction of product categories.
  • Negotiate pricing programs with vendors and prepare quotes and proposals.
  • Foster open communication across Asian and European teams.
  • Organize and lead buying trips with customers.
  • Accountable for success/failure in assigned product categories as determined by key company
  • Administer expenses within budgetary guidelines.
  • Perform additional related responsibilities as requested.
  • Perform other ad hoc duties


Requirements:

 

  • Business or professional degree or equivalent.
  • 7+ years of relevant industry experience related to European retail market.
  • Solid business acumen.
  • Effective written and oral communication in English and Chinese (Cantonese/Mandarin)
  • Proficient in the use of MS offices (excel in pivot table, vlookup, etc.) and other ERP system.
  • Must be well organized, proactive and result oriented.

 

The right candidate will be offered a competitive remuneration package including 5-day work week as well as medical insurance.

 

Interested parties please apply with full resume together with your expected salary to the Manager, Human Resources, REWE Far East Ltd. 17th Floor Linkchart Centre, No. 2 Tai Yip Street, Kwun Tong, Kowloon, Hong Kong or send an e-mail to Candidate@rewe-fareast.com.

 

 

All applications will be collected for recruitment purpose only and treated in strict confidentiality.