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Merchandise Director

Job Title: Merchandise Director
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: India,
Industry:
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum
Reference: Q96486
Contact Name: Quest Search & Selection
Contact Email: simon@questsearch.co.uk
Job Published: June 27, 2015 16:11

Job Description

A major European international fashion retail business is looking for a skilled and experienced Merchandise Director to head up their team.As the Merchandise Director you will be taking over the following responsibilities:- Build and implement the global sourcing strategy of a particular category- Profile, research and assess the market, competition, and trends- Plan and anticipate evolution of volumes- Ensure that the samples and trims meet the original demands and all steps of approvals are completed within the expected timeframeThe successful candidate will have the following qualifications:- Degree in Procurement/Purchasing/Textile Engineering or related discipline- Minimum of 12 years relevant experience, with at least 8 years in a managerial role within a global garment supply chain and purchasing environment- Good command of spoken & written English plus a second language.- Strong negotiation and sourcing skills- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills- Must be flexible and willing to travelThis is a highly challenging position which in return assures a rewarding salary package. If you enjoy these challenges and are looking forward to boost your career furthermore, send us a copy of your up to date CV.

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Quest Search and Selection is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.