Triumph is one of the world’s largest intimate apparel companies. It enjoys a presence in over 120 countries with the core brands Triumph® and sloggi®.
Globally, the company serves 40,000 wholesale customers and sells its products in 3,600 controlled points of sale as well as via several own online shops.
The Triumph Group employs close to 25,000 people and achieves revenues of Swiss Francs 1.58 billion (2016). It is a member of the Business Social Compliance Initiative (BSCI).
Our Brand Department in Hong Kong is looking immediately for a highly motivated Brand Merchandising Assistant
The Brand Merchandising Manager Assistant supports and assists the Brand Team in delivering all KPI’s in line with the Brand Strategy within the responsible areas of Segments or Sub-
Brands for Brand Triumph across Asia.
Apart from supporting the Brand Management team in daily tasks, the major focus will be on building up Brand Management skills in order to support and deliver a merchandising process and plan specific for the category and the Segment, or Sub-Brand throughout Asia.
Based on its areas of responsibilities and key relationships, the role is to ensure Triumph brand is positioned as a pioneer within product innovation, and that across Asia there is an aligned approach on how the brand is developed and executed.
Organization and key relationships
The Brand Merchandising Manager Assistant (BMMA) reports to the Brand Merchandising Manager (BMM). The position is based at Asia headquarters in Hong Kong.
Apart from team and direct reporting line, the role works closely with :
Senior Brand Merchandising Manager (SBMM)
Media and Consumer Marketing
Supply Chain and Product Development
Sales and Demand planning Functions
Areas of responsibility
Support the implementation on the Triumph Asia Strategic Product Planning and Process which continuously provide opportunities and sources of growth , and deliver against the Corporate and Business Unit KPI’s and Targets : support the BMM in delivering seasonal and annual business target set and agreed with the SBMM within the responsible areas
Develop knowledge and understanding of the dynamics of financial management, KPIs settings and building profit and revenue, plus of technicalities and specifics to products and Segments, or Sub-
Brands (i.e. ownership and expertise)
Build up knowledge and continuously implement the brand positioning and values across the business and within the organization (i.
e. consumers and market place needs) which supports the BMM in their day to day business
Be part of the Brand Merchandising function, which delivers analysis, range plan maintenance, core assortment planning support, merchandising flow support, text store training, sample process management, commercial feedbacks, Sku management, forecasting.
Participate in the preparation and organization of the Range meetings , including sample management, tools preparation, model casting, support during the presentations
Develop, monitor and maintain Asia product and pricing strategy tools, and competitors analysis .
Develop understanding of the female clothing market to provide insights for consumer and market places and learn how to deliver competitive advantages for brand Triumph.
Be part of a solid collaborative team work across various levels of management and organization.
Partner and collaborate with Key Functions - Design, Product Development, Supply Chain and Brand Marketing to consistently deliver against the Service Leader Corporate proposition : efficient processes, reduced time to market and unparalleled shopping experience across an Omni channel approach
Deliver and foster a collaborative, inspiring and energetic work style that promotes initiative and entrepreneurial thinking in line with the corporate shared values of honesty and trust.
Preferred 3 years + experience in Brand Management or Product Management (can be in Beauty / Fashion / Female related product)
Educated to degree level +
International study and / or background is a plus
IT proficiency : Intermediate MS Excel skills specifically but not limited to using Pivot Table, VLookup functions, and charts
Capability to analyze business data and propose solutions to develop the business
Understanding of and strong interest in the Fashion / textile environment with basic knowledge of brand positioning and trends, of competitive environment and consumer needs and product
Ability to inspire via strong presentation & communication, and interpersonal skills
Ability to work in an international company and multi-cultural environment
Fluent English or working proficiency
Well organized with multi-tasking talent
Flexible, creative, enthusiastic and willing to learn