Business Manager – Merchandising
With a vision to be the most compelling swimwear supplier in the world, MAS joined hands with Speedo International (UK) back in 2001, to form Linea Aqua – which has now grown into the force behind some of the world’s leading swimwear brands. We are looking for an enthusiastic and dynamic individual who is quick on their feet to join our Linea Aqua team based in Pelawatta as a Business Manager—Merchandising to build strong relationship with LA customers and ensure to fulfill capacity demand with right earnings and meet sales budgets.
What will your job role look like
- Participate for marketing visits and coordination meeting with customers to build strong customer relationship and look for new business opportunities by onboarding potential customers.
- Oversee, monitor and ensure the development process take in place according to set T&A from the initial proto kit receipt until the style is commercialized and bought, by allocating adequate internal resources.
- Ensure the material availability for all samples stage and keep continues dialog with PDC team and customer for on time samples.
- Ensure buy-ready meetings are carried out by the team, minimize final minute changes and make sure all relevant documentation is received in advance from the customer to enable a smooth production process.
- Monitor and ensure customers were informed on delivery status and make sure to achieve DIFOT cooperate with all stakeholders at manufacturing units.
- Act as a change agent, identify possible improvements to systems/ processes within the Merchandising department, monitor implementation to streamline the merchandising process and achieve the team’s Lean KPIs.
Qualifications and Experience
- MBA/Degree in Marketing, Management, Physical Science or any other relevant field.
- 4-6 years of work experience in a similar capacity.
- SAP Knowledge will be an added advantage.
- Excellent communication and negotiation skills.
- Sound knowledge about apparel development/production processes.
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