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Job title: Operation Manager
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Location: Dhaka, Bangladesh
Salary type: Annual
Job published: 2018-02-02
Job ID: 32042

Job Description

We are looking for a

 

OPERATIONS MANAGER

(Sourcing & Merchandising) - knitwear

 

 

who has excellent management, problem solving skills and an open mind personality to be able to serve the buyer and the manufacturer and can facilitate a smooth operation by understanding the needs of both parties and guarantee the highest level of efficiency in the sourcing & merchandising process.

 

Our Client is a trading company with 10+yrs experience in Bangladesh, based in Dhaka. The owners are foreigners and actively involved in the business. The turnover is EUR10mill+ with a client base (garment wholesalers & retailers) in Russia, UK, France, Canada, US, China, Hong Kong with mostly knitwear products by sourcing products from Bangladesh, India, Pakistan etc. .

 

Responsibilities:

  • Daily communication with both internal teams (Sales, Tech Design, Operations, Quality, Design, etc...) and external partners (factories) to resolve issues quickly. Summarize and report findings
  • To monitor seasonal progress and ensure that deadlines, specific to approvals and fabric commitments, are met and work with appropriate teams to expedite as needed
  • Clarify and reinforce sampling needs, Quality standards, and development policies/procedures
  • Identify process improvements, document procedures and drive efficiencies and/or automation
  • Develop the expertise to anticipate potential customer needs/concerns (sales, merchandising,  design)
  • Managing the work of the Merchandisers’ team of 7 people
  • Bringing initiative and creativity in order to create the best customer service for the client
  • Being the main contact between suppliers and client
  • Daily communication with both internal teams (merchandising, sample room, desing, quality) and external partners (factories) to quickly clarify sampling needs, quality standards, development policies & procedures

 

The Candidate:

  • Understanding of knitwear design, fabric qualities, printing, merchandising and product development activities
  • Excellent management skills
  • Minimum 5 years related experience, industry knowledge in Apparel Manufacturing, Sourcing, Product Development or Merchandising
  • Responsible, punctual and organized approach
  • Excellent problem solving skills, creativity and team player
  • Excellent communication and persuasion skills are necessary as you will build strong relationships both horizontally and vertically to enable delivery of operational excellence across your business area
  • English is a must
  • open to expat candidates

 

Essential skills:

Negotiation, Sourcing, Management, Product Development , Apparel, Merchandising, Textiles, Retail, People management

 

Location: Dhaka/Bangladesh

Remuneration:  Expat salary with benefits + bonus

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