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Buying Manager - Kitchen/Home

  • Retail, Luxury
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent
  • 70000
  • REF1673
Job Description

Luxury Buyers -
Furniture x 1 
Kitchenware x 1


We are seeking two dynamic and experienced individuals to join this incredible luxury retailer as a Buying Manager. The ideal candidates will be responsible for curating an exquisite collection of designer furniture, lighting, decor and the second position will be Kitchenware.

This role involves extensive travel to international trade shows, showrooms, and boutiques to source premium products that align with the brand's aesthetic.
Candidates with a deep understanding of the Mainland China market and customer preferences are essential.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Product Curation:
    • Curate a diverse range of luxury furniture, lighting, and decor objects for the home.
    • For the kitchen and dining category, source everything from table settings, crystals, and wine glasses to ceramics and dining sets.
  1. Global Sourcing:
    • Attend international trade shows in Paris, Milan, and other relevant locations.
    • Visit showrooms of renowned designer brands and discover new niche brands to enhance our product offerings.
  1. Brand Coordination:
    • Collaborate with various brands, ensuring a mix of price points and coordinating products based on color themes or specific aesthetics.
    • Bring a creative touch to the overall curation, telling a compelling story, and identifying trends and themes.
  1. Business Management:
    • Manage open-to-buy spending budgets seasonally.
    • Negotiate trade terms and conditions with vendors.
    • Place orders and oversee inventory and sell-through performance.
    • Collaborate with the retail, visual merchandising, and marketing teams for seasonal highlights and event coordination.
  1. Team Leadership:
    • Lead and mentor an assistant buyer and a merchandise executive for each category.
    • Work collaboratively with the General Merchandise Manager of the home/lifestyle department.

Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in buying for home and lifestyle products, with a focus on luxury furniture or kitchen and dining essentials.
  • Deep understanding of the Mainland market and customer preferences.
  • Strong negotiation and communication skills.
  • Proven ability to manage budgets and optimize sell-through performance.
  • Creative flair for curating products with a keen eye for trends and aesthetics.
  • English and Mandarin fluency

Compensation: Base salary ranging to HKD 70,000 per month, depending on experience. 

Interested candidates are invited to submit their resume, portfolio, and a cover letter detailing their relevant experience

 

 

 
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