Sr. Market Representative with a MNC Retail Chain, Delhi
Experience: 4 - 6 Years
Compensation: 12L - 15L
Industry Type: Retail
Posted Date: 10-Jan-17
Job Description & Candidate Profile
As a Senior Market Representative, Sourcing, you’ll take the lead as you…
Owns personal development through continuous learning and proactively seeks new assignments that build knowledge and improve skills.
Ensures direct reports are properly trained with the skills necessary to be successful in their respective jobs.
Reviews project management, processes and costing elements; coordinates and communicates with team, business partners and across functional teams to ensure vendor meets program timing and action (T&A) and product quality meets expectation/requirements.
Retrieves necessary information from systems to complement the above functions and to identify actions to be taken.
Supports Manager/Director with developing vendors by ensuring vendors are coached on standard procedures and business expectations. Works with vendors on improving product design, cost competitiveness and business execution.
Monitors and ensures vendors execute sampling and order management processes effectively and works with Target Compliance & Production Services (TCPS) and appropriate counterparts to diagnose any possible issues related to product quality and on-time delivery proactively.
4 year University/College degree or equivalent
4 - 6 years of sourcing and/or merchandising experience
Advanced knowledge of market and industry within the relevant geographic area (able to identify competitors’ activities/development to share with HQ and Global Teams)
Advanced technical knowledge of processes and expertise of specific product categories sourced. Strong ability to cost specific product categories (understanding of economic and raw material impacts to negotiation and pricing)
Large external network to gather required competitor and market information
Excellent communication skills in English and local office language, both written and verbal
Strong MS office skills and able to use all relevant tools and systems