Jr Category Manager - Fashion - Shilla Travel Retail Hong Kong Limited - Lantau Island

Job Highlights
Category Management, OTB Management, Team Manage
Store Design Layout, Stock Management
Travel Retail, Beauty, Vendor Management
Job Description

PRIMARY OBJECTIVE

Reporting directly to Merchandising Director, this Jr Category Manager – Fashion will be responsible for leading and managing his/her portfolio of fashion accessories brands (watches, sunglasses, jewelleries, leather good etc.). From forecasting/OTB, buying to store’s brands performance in order to maximize sales, trade margins and trading profits, stock-on-hand and stock turn

JOB DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Research, monitor, analyze and improve his/her portfolio performance from diverse perspective: sales, category mix, customer mix, market trend, penetration, who is shopping vs. who is not etc.
Responsible for HK (HKIA) and Macau (MIA) stores category performance
Source new and emerging category/brand to introduce to the business
Actively involve and lead the shop renovation and space allocation per category/brand to improve productivity of the shop
Work closely with store design to execute renovation and space allocation
Support regular reports and evaluation such as daily sales, monthly sales, productivity evaluation, external reports etc.
Update a robust brand-mix in order to attract different segments and profiles at Hong Kong International Airport (age, socio-economic status, nationality, shopping behavior, etc

Negotiate and manage trade terms and reach agreements with brands which includes store design and layout, space planning, CAPEX funding, Fashion Advisor headcount
Responsible for OTB management, purchase order proposals, stock management and KPI’s control
Work closely with brands and Retail Operations Team to:
upgrade and maximize our in-store execution (brands stories, lifestyle concepts, tailored proprietary furniture, curated zones, etc.) in the respect of awarded tender submission contents
support store refurbishment projects such as working with external project management, designer and contractor
Liaise with Marketing and IT Teams to develop his/her portfolio through digital channels, on-line store, in store digital assets and marketing strategies
Oversee the overall planning and execution of brands’ marketing /promotional calendar for his/her portfolio
Manage brand marketing income through securing marketing supports from brands such as GWP and investments
Support Marketing team in the areas of advertising, PR & Communications, and any external promotions or partnership programs

KEY REQUIREMENTS & COMPETENCIES

Degree holder or equivalent
3 years or above of relevant merchandising experience in fashion and/or fashion accessories, preferably in travel retail industry

Hands-on experience in MS Excel, PPT and possesses category acumen
Self-starter with strong business acumen and result-oriented
Outgoing, dependable, proactive and team player with can-do attitude
Good organization and time management skills
Good customer service focus to internal and external customers
Strong communication and interpersonal skills, ability to interact with all levels
Knowledge in SAP is a plus
Fluent in written and spoken English and Cantonese. Other language skills would be a plus
Additional Information
Career Level
Middle
Qualification
Degree
Years of Experience
3 years
Job Type
Full Time, Permanent
Job Functions
Merchandising & Purchasing, Handbag, Watch, Procurement / Purchasing / Sourcing
Company Overview

The Shilla Duty Free operates 6 Cosmetics & Perfumes and Fashion Accessories stores at the Hong Kong International Airport starting from 12 December, 2017. The brand “Beauty & You” is a one-stop shopping destination offering a wide spectrum of beauty and fashion accessories brands. We engage customers at every stage of their airport shopping journey with exciting activities, refreshing concepts and excellent service, delighting them with unparalleled shopping experience and irresistible value that is Beauty & You.

To cope with our business expansion, we would like to invite a high calibre and passionate candidate to join us for the following position by sending email to recruit.shillahk@samsung.com

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