Hungry to make a difference? Then foodpanda may be the place for you!'
At foodpanda, we’re on a mission to redefine customers’ food and shopping experience as a multifaceted online platform across the 14 countries we operate in.
We’re all about bringing on the smartest and brightest minds as we continue to grow in a fast-moving and agile environment, and hiring those who can thrive in an energetic and hardworking start-up culture.
We strive to become everybody’s most loved delivery platform, however, this won't happen without some really awesome people!
We are looking for a highly-driven and motivated Senior Merchandiser to join our fun, professional and dedicated pandamart Department based here in Hong Kong.
Our pandamart team strives to change the Hong Kong consumers groceries purchase behaviour from traditional retail / standard e-commerce to no-queue, 15 mins delivery, 24x7 always available.
Wait no longer and join us if you want to make a direct and visible impact and contribute to large-scale success!
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As our merchandising specialist, you will be the key player in expanding our product range. Being the listener of our customers’ needs, our merchandising team aims to bring the customers’ favourite products to the platform while offering attractive product value and promotions.
Roles and Responsibilities
Full P&L responsibility for the category, subcategory, including revenue, margin, wastage & other supplier income.
Must develop and execute optimal category strategy, pricing, promotions, range, availability, and cost prices to expand both sales and margin
Ensure pandamart has the widest selection and best prices in the market through international sourcing, recruiting marketplace sellers and leveraging competitive intelligence.
Work with existing vendor base to negotiate cost, funding and terms improvement, secure supplier marketing and advertising spend, develop new incentive programs, and ensure a reliable and operationally effective flow of goods to our fulfillment centre.
Work to develop new sourcing and extended range to ensure we have high quality, good value goods available to our customers year-round.
Employ data-driven decision making to drive the category. Provide insight to the head of merchandising and work closely with marketing and supply chain to forecast demand and ensure consistent supply
Partner with the Operations & Supply Chain team to manage inventory levels and wastage.
Contribute to pandaamrt growth by optimising and streamlining Category management. Help to design systems and processes to minimise time spent on day-to-day tasks and allow more time for strategic thinking.
Work cross functionally with Supply Chain, Operations, Imports, Pricing, Strategy, Finance, Trade Marketing and Marketing to deliver strategic projects allowing pandamart to offer the best customer experience.
Qualifications and Requirements
Bachelor’s Degree or relevant.
3+ years' relevant work experience, preferably in FMCG, retail, account and category management.
Chill and frozen category merchandising experience is highly desirable
Demonstrated track record of successful negotiations, influence and overall relationship management (both internal and external).
Ability to work autonomously in a highly demanding and often ambiguous environment, with strong attention to detail and exceptional organizational skills.
Ability and desire to contribute to wider team performance and culture.
Strong analytical skills.
Great communication skills (both oral and written) are a must.
Mastery of MS Office (particularly Excel and PowerPoint) as well as agility with web-based software applications and internally-developed systems.
Candidates with more experience will be considered for Associate Merchandising Manager.
What We Offer
A dynamic, fast paced environment
A vibrant and international team with diverse background
Steep learning curve in e-commerce & entrepreneurship
Learning & development programs and skills trainings
Flexible working hours and agile company with a flat hierarchical structure
Monthly staff allowance and corporate discounts including at restaurants, gyms and many more
Agile office environment with a fully-stocked beverage fridge and self-serve beer