Head of Merchandising
Salary Health Insurance
Location Bangkok ProvinceFULL_TIME
Consultant Thitirat Jetaramwong
Job Ref 1832700/001
Date posted 27 July 2022bangkok sales/sales-support 2022-07-27 2022-09-25 retail Bangkok Bangkok TH Robert Walters https://www.robertwalters.co.th https://www.robertwalters.co.th/content/dam/robert-walters/global/images/logos/web-logos/square-logo.png
An exciting Head of Merchandising (x 1 vacancy) job has just become available at one of the most fast-growing food applications in Thailand. This is a role for a Merchandiser who is a leader in their field, keen on food and FMCG products.
About the Head of Merchandising Role:
The Head of Merchandising provides strategic support to merchandising team on assortment, pricing, and positioning, to efficiently achieve the sales KPIs.
The salary range for this role is THB90k - 140k per month + health insurance
- Participate in strategic direction and execution plan development for merchandise and category management and market positioning strategy, drive business strategy development that optimises long-term success, focusing on maximising sales and profits.
- Set direction for selection of merchandise, pricing, sales promotion which are customer focused to achieve sales target and profit
- Review and respond to weekly trading results and competitor actions, ensuring price is competitive for our customers and profitable
- Develop plan for supplier relationship management including developing and fostering relationships with suppliers for long-term and mutual benefits, and achieve sustainable business continuity
- Forecast and manage my budgets effectively, always being cost conscious and stock monitoring
- Work with Sales, Key Account Management, Logistic and Operations teams to deliver continuous improvements and great service levels
- Manage fresh food and dry food consignment sales to get the product in front of customers for new/existing products and new sales channels opportunity
- Coach and develop the team to deliver their performance and ensure a strong talent pipeline
- Develop and lead a high-performing team, giving them the opportunities to be their best to achieve KPIs/OKRs and improve the category for customers
To succeed in this role, you must have good communication skills in English.
- Seven -10 years of related work experience in merchandising, category and buyer roles in retail business, FMCG and food industry would be preferable
- Strong process orientation and scalable solutions to complex problems
- Strong leadership skills and high resilience
- Negotiation, supplier management, stakeholder management, data analysis and leadership skill
- Category management and commercial acumen as well as developing category strategy
- Experience in working cross functionally to deliver step change projects
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Operational excellence
This leading company has an outstanding international reputation in its field. This well-recognised brand offers a great working environment.
If you are driven, determined and want to take the next step in your career, this is the role for you. Great career progression opportunities await the right person in this exciting Head of Merchandising
Apply today or call me to discuss this new opportunity at Thitirat.Jetaramwong@robertwalters.co.th
Due to the high volume of applications, our team will only be in touch if your application is shortlisted.
Robert Walters Recruitment (Thailand) Limited
Recruitment License No.: น. 1188 / 2551
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