POSITION SUMMARY :
Supports the Product Manager in building, developing and managing best-in-class product strategies and business processes that lead to the successful and sustainable development of the CKJ Denim's business in Asia.
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES / ACCOUNTABILITIES OF THE JOB :
Support the development of merchandise plan by collecting feedback from directly operated and distribution countries
Keep relevant departments & affiliated offices informed of key global product initiatives. Liaise with involved parties to ensure those initiatives are launched according to agreed plan
Drive brief and line plans and make recommendations for improving the assortment for the market
Collaborate with Global Design to bring the line to execution
Review seasonal assortments relative to the merchandise plan and ensure they can meet company targets.
Support preparing for market presentations with line and product direction, style assortments and pricing
Review sell-in and sell-through on a regional and country level. Monitor and analyze sales performance & inventory levels by market.
Communicates closely with key GTM partners to continually understand buying trends, development, competitors and consumer insights, etc.
Category management as appropriate
QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE :
Minimum 5 years all-rounded merchandising experience, with at least 2-3 years
in retail industry
Previous working experience in international fashion or denim brands is definitely an advantage
Education : Bachelor degree required, preferred in fashion or business related discipline
Solid understanding of retail buying and the product creation process
Strong commercial sense and knowledge of consumer / fashion trends
Intense interest in fashion branding / retailing
Creative, visionary and able to clearly articulate product point-of-view
Strong analytical, interpersonal, and communication skills
Collaborative with ability to work across functions and in concert with region and
Excellent people and process management skills